Congratulations Yaletown!

Iain Hill, Head Brewer Yaletown Brewing Company

Yaletown Brewing Company beer was awarded Best of Show, as well as first place in three categories at the BC Beer Awards May 14, 2010.

The BC Beer Awards, BC’s first blind-judged beer competition, was part of the first craft beer week to be hosted in Canada, here in Vancouver this past week.

Iain Hill’s Yaletown Brick and Beam IPA (BEST OF SHOW)
Yaletown Hill’s Special (1st for Wheat Beer)
Yaletown Brick and Beam IPA (1st for IPA)
Yaletown Oud Bruin (1st for Spiced / Seasonal)

According to the Vancouver Craft Beer Week website, Iain Hill “oversees brewing operations at all [Mark James Group] breweries – High Mountain (Whistler), Big Ridge (Surrey), DIX (Vancouver), and Taylor’s Crossing (North Vancouver) while remaining as Head Brewer at Yaletown.”

Congratulations Iain Hill, Yaletown Brewing Company, and the Mark James Group from Yaletown.ca. Time to head over to 1111 Mainland Street a raise a glass in their honour!

By: Tanya Bennett