Three local brewers win state, national awards for their beers

  • Herald Staff
  • Monday, June 23, 2014 11:13am
  • Life

Three brewers in Snohomish and Island counties were honored in recent state and national brewery competitions.

At the Washington Beer Awards, announced June 14, 460 beers were judged in a competition among 75 state breweries. Among the winners were:

Skookum Brewery, 17925A 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, won a gold medal for Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beers for its Barren Wood brew. It also earned a silver for Imperial or Double Indian Pale Ales for its Mammoth Jack IPA and a silver for Other Porters for its Brown &Hairy beer.

The American Brewing Co., 180 W. Dayton St., Warehouse 102, Edmonds, won a brown medal for German Hybrid Beers for its American Blonde.

Flyers Restaurant and Brewery, 32295 Highway 20, Oak Harbor, claimed gold for Humbles Blonde Ale and Silver for Barnstormer Brown Ale, both in the English Ales category at the state competition.

Flyers also won gold at the North American Brewers Awards for its Barnstormer Brown Ale in the English Dark Mild category and bronze for Balloon Buster Belgian Dubbel in the Belgian Dubbel category.

At the Los Angeles International Beer Competition announced June 13, Flyers claimed bronze for three beers: Pacemaker Porter in the Robust Porter category, Barnstormer Brown Ale in the English Dark Mild category and Brouwers 8 in the Other Strong Beer category.

More in Life

This beefy ex-cop has a delicate hobby: intricate paper-cut art

You can see Tom Sacco’s creations at the upcoming Everett Art Walk.

Kamiak student Aidan Norris (center) drags Matthew Ninh into a scene as Mitchell Beard (left) reads his lines. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Joy, disappointment at Kamiak High’s ‘Spamalot’ auditions

More than 80 students try out for 45 roles in the outrageous Monty Python musical comedy.

Arlington eagle fest wants your nature-themed artwork, haiku

Local residents of an artistic bent are invited to submit… Continue reading

What’s new for 2018 for travelers in Scandinavia

Sweden, Norway and Finland have embarked on many urban, cultural and transit projects.

Dolores O’Riordan was lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries

The police force said the death was being treated as “unexplained.”

Kia Rio subcompact takes a classy step up in 2018

A new design, roomier cabin, and better fuel economy are among the improvements on the 2018 Kia Rio.

‘Trump saying something racist isn’t exactly news anymore:’ ‘SNL’

The week’s news was dominated by reports that Trump disparaged Haiti, El Salvador and all of Africa.

Bald eagle no longer listed as ‘sensitive species’ in the state

A recent study found that eagle numbers are strong throughout Washington.

Living the suite life: A story of luck, love and legends

Jennifer Bardsley got a much better deal than she bargained for when booking a hotel room.

Most Read