Fish Brewing Company was awarded the 2015 Washington State Brewery of the Year Award at the Washington Beer Awards competition as part of the WA Brewers Festival in Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA.
In addition Fish Brewing Company was awarded three gold medals and one silver medal during the competition; Fish Tale Organic IPA won Gold, Leavenworth Boulder Bend Dunkelweizen won Gold, Leavenworth Premium Lager won Gold, and Leavenworth Whistling Pig Hefeweizen won Silver.
“Capturing this award is enormous,” says Sal Leone, CEO and President of Fish Brewing Company “It has been our priority recently to improve our beers and company branding. This award proves that our hard work has paid off. I am extremely proud of our brewery staff and their hard work.”
The Washington Beer Awards is a craft beer competition designed specifically to support Washington’s professional brewers. More than 700 beers were entered in the competition by 107 Washington breweries, spanning over 100 unique styles from the Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines for technical and stylistic excellence. The Brewery of the Year is awarded to the brewery who wins recognition in multiple style categories.
Fish Tale Organic IPA is a medium-bodied beer with a rich golden color, brewed with the finest organic malts and hops. Leavenworth Boulder Bend Dunkelweizen is an unfiltered dark Hefeweizen, with a gently sweet character infusing its medium-bodied smoothness. Packaged in convenient 6-pack cans the Boulder Bend is great for floating down the river. Our Leavenworth Premium Lager proudly combines traditional Bavarian pilsner flavors with a bolder Northwest profile, resulting in a perfectly balanced full-bodied flavor. Leavenworth Whistling Pig Hefeweizen is a bright reward for days spend under the sun. Crisp yet easygoing, this unfiltered wheat bier and its classically cloudy appearance characterizes the best German hefeweizens but is born in the Pacific Northwest.
About Fish Brewing Company
Founded in 1993, Fish Brewing Company is owned by over 400 beer drinking consumers, who pooled their resources to build a landmark brewery in Olympia, WA, which is known for its quality water and artesian wells. Fish Brewing produces hand-crafted beers and ciders under our three core brands: Fish Tale Ales, Leavenworth Biers, and Spire Mountain Cider, which can be found in 20 states and internationally, both in bottles and on draft. Fish Brewing operates a full service pub in Olympia, WA, which was featured on the Food Networks show Diners, Drive-in & Dives, and a new taproom in Woodinville, WA. Fish Brewing believes that fresh beer and cider, fine food, and enduring friendships are what life in the Great Pacific Northwest is all about.
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