Two beers from Edmundston's Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault have won medals at the Atlantic Canada Beer Awards which were held yesterday in Halifax.
Tante Blanche, an authentic Belgian wit won a gold medal in Belgian specialty beer category. Bonhomme Sept-Heures, a strong pumpkin ale, won a bronze medal in the fruit and fields category. Both are seasonal beers. Tante Blanche is available from May to September while Bonhomme Sept-Heures is available from September to November.
The judges received 257 submissions from 35 craft breweries and cideries from Atlantic Canada. They presented 42 medals in various categories. The awards gala was held in Halifax on Sunday.
"We're thrilled that our brewery, still very young, continues to perform in this way in various competitions. We are also very proud of the work of our brewing team and all our employees who are dedicated to producing top-quality beer, "said brewery General Manager André Léger.
Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault craft brewery is located at the Place du Vieux poste downtown Edmundston, New Brunswick. It opened in July 2014. More than 80 shareholders contributed to the realization of this business in Edmundston.
Twenty beers brimming with character, seasonal or permanent, have been brewed since the official opening and the spectacular arrival on the market of the brewery's first beers, Bob LeBoeuf and Tante Blanche. The brewery's beers are now available across New Brunswick, in bars, restaurants and branches NB Liquor, as well as in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Soon, Soeur Catherine IPA will available at various SAQs across Quebec.