Chilliwack's Old Yale Brewing added to its trophy shelf last weekend with two more statues from the 2013 British Columbia Beer Awards.
The popular local micro-brewery's Old Yale Pale Ale beat out 26 other entries to take second place in the American Ale category.
Parallel 49's Gypsy Tears took first place.
And brewer Larry Caza's Saquatch Stout took third place in the stout category, which featured 14 entries.
First went to Persephone Brewing Company's Stout-Off Stout and second was Longwood Brewing's Stoutnik Russian Imperial Stout.
"We are very happy about winning two awards," co-owner Jeremy Sibley said. "The number of craft breweries in B.C. has increased by about 50 per cent in the past few years and many of these brewers are making great beer. We are proud to recognized as one of the best of the best."
Old Yale was started by Caza in 2000 out of a tiny storefront in Vedder Crossing. He brewed four beers, which were sold in 650-millilitre bottles and available provincewide. But he wasn't profitable so he shut the brewery down in 2010.
Gord Gagne and Jeff Hunt then came along with a business plan and a deal was made to re-open. Sibley joined the team later and the four having been working hard with new beers, new branding and new packaging, which includes selling in cans and pouring growlers out of the Venture Place brewery.
"Our brewmaster Larry Caza has been brewing beer in Chilliwack since 2001, well before craft beer was as popular as it is now," Sibley said. "He continues to brew some of the best beer in the province."
This summer Caza created original recipes including Outta Wack Mango Wheat Ale and DOAle.
The brewery will soon release an Irish-Cream Stout in time for the cold weather, according to Sibley.
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