Kitsap brewers make splash at WA Beer Awards
The Washington Beer Awards were announced Monday and Kitsap County was well represented.

blog.rainydazeRainy Daze Brewing (Silverdale), Valholl Brewing (Poulsbo), Silver City Brewery (Bremerton), Der Blokken (Bremerton), Sound Brewery (Poulsbo), and Bainbridge Island Brewing (um… Bainbridge Island?) combined for 16 medals.

Sound Brewery made a clean sweep of the Abbey-Inspired Ales category.

West Sound beer stood out among 460 entries from 75 Washington breweries. Here are the Kitsap winners (full results are embedded at the bottom):

Wheat and Rye Beers:
Silver: Rainy Daze Brewing – Rainy Rye IPA

American Light Ales:
Bronze: Valholl Brewing – Golden Warrior

English Ales:
Bronze: Rainy Daze Brewing – English Pale

British Strong Ales:
Gold: Silver City Brewery – Old Scrooge
Bronze: Sound Brewery – Old Scoundrel

Scottish Ales:
Gold: Silver City Brewery – Fat Scotch Ale

Imperial Stouts:
Gold: Der Blokken – Double Black
Silver: Silver City Brewery – Imperial Stout

Other Pale Ales:
Bronze: Rainy Daze Brewing – Belgian Bastard

American-Style India Pale Ales:
Silver: Bainbridge Island Brewing – Eagle Harbor IPA

Imperial or Double India Pale Ales:
Gold: Rainy Daze Brewing – Hypocrite Double IPA

Belgian Ales:
Gold: Bainbridge Island Brewing – Belgian Blonde
Silver: Valholl Brewing – Poulsbo Abbey Wit

Abbey-Inspired Ales:
Gold: Sound Brewery – Tripel Entendre
Silver: Sound Brewery – Dubbel Entendre
Bronze: Sound Brewery – Entendez Noel

(Photos: Bottles of Sound Brewery beer on display in Poulsbo. Mike Montoney brewing at Rainy Daze.)

2014 Washington Beer Awards Results by Tad Sooter

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