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P.E.I. breweries bring home Atlantic beer medals

Two Island breweries came home with hardware from the Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards over the weekend.

35 breweries entered 228 beers into competition

Upstreet celebrates winning two medals at the 2016 Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards. (Upstreet/Facebook)

Two Island breweries came home with hardware from the Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards over the weekend.

Upstreet took home a gold medal for its One Way Black IPA in the North American Style Specialty Ale category, and a silver for its De Novo One Belgian-style specialty ale.

The P.E.I. Brewing Company won gold for its Island Red in the North American Style Amber category.

A panel of 21 judges at the event sampled 228 beers from 35 breweries for the competition, which was held in Halifax.

A total of 49 awards were handed out at a gala Sunday evening.

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