Si­boire mi­cro­brew­ery wins gold and bronze medals at Cana­dian Brew­ing Awards

Sherbrooke Record - - LOCAL SPORTS -

TOut­let Staff

he Si­boire Mi­cro­brew­ery was awarded two medals at the 18th edi­tion of the 2020 Cana­dian Brew­ing Awards held ear­lier this month in Bri­tish Columbia.

In the cat­e­gory of “New Eng­land IPA style” beers, Si­boire’s la Presta won the high­est hon­ors,

win­ning the gold medal, and in the “French and Bel­gian style Sea­son” cat­e­gory, the 18 Juil­let 1853 won the gold medal.

“It’s a gold medal that means a lot to our team. The last 12 months have been a real

roller coaster and our work in the brew­ery was to keep the fo­cus on our goal, which is al­ways to push our lim­its in terms of prod­uct qual­ity,” ex­plained Jonathan Gau­dreault, mas­ter brewer and

co-owner of the mi­cro­brew­ery Si­boire in a press re­lease.

“The most pop­u­lar style in North

Submitted by Que­bec An­glo­phone Her­itage Net­work

Rich­mond County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, in con­junc­tion with Rich­mond St. Pa­trick’s So­ci­ety has been awarded $6,000 to­wards cre­ation of an out­door mu­ral on Main Street that will cel­e­brate the dif­fer­ent groups of peo­ple who call Rich­mond home, in­clud­ing those with Ir­ish, French and Dutch ances­try.

The mu­ral is one of four projects in the East­ern Town­ships funded in part­ner­ship with the Que­bec An­glo­phone Her­itage Net­work (QAHN). Al­to­gether, nine com­munity groups from around the prov­ince have part­nered with QAHN to pre­serve and share lo­cal his­tor­i­cal knowl­edge, with spe­cial em­pha­sis on Que­bec’s English­s­peak­ing his­tory.

“We are re­ally happy to be work­ing with our mem­bers to on such a range of in­ter­est­ing his­tory projects,” said Matthew Far­fan, QAHN’S ex­ec­u­tive

COURTESY QAHN

Heather Darch, cu­ra­tor, Mis­sisquoi Mu­seum; Sa­muel Gau­dreau-la­lande, direc­tor-cu­ra­tor, Colby-cur­tis Mu­seum; Grant My­ers, QAHN pres­i­dent; and Norma Husk, pres­i­dent, Rich­mond County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Mu­seum.

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