Brewery News: WA: Silver City Brewing responds after taking home 6 medals at this year’s NABA

image of Silver City's Don Spencer courtesy of our Flickr page Got this in our inbox yesterday and wanted to share this with you guys.

Silver City Brewery, the Kitsap Peninsula, Washington’s premier Award winning brewery is excited to announce the results from 2011’s North American Beer Awards. In all, 6 Silver City Brews were awarded 6 medals, 3 Gold’s, 1 Silver, & 2 Bronze. Silver City flagship Ridgetop Red Ale won gold in the Irish Red Category, Winterbock won gold in the Traditional Bock category, Old Scrooge defends it’s gold crown in the English Old Ale category rounding out the gold winners. Clear Creek Pale Ale was the English Pale Ale category silver medalist. Copper Mountain Bock in the Marzen category & Fat Scotch Ale in the Scotch Ale category brought home the Bronze.

With the 6 NABA awards added in brewmaster Big Daddy Don Spencer’s has a nearly 60 medal strong medal collection.

In response to learning the results Big Daddy had this to say. “It feels great to be recognized and makes me so proud of the team we have. We must be doing something right.” Don added that “I’m most proud of the consistency & continuity in which we have garnered accolades such as these that has allowed us to be mentioned amongst some of the best breweries in the US” -

Ridgetop Red Ale & Fat Scotch Ale are available year round at Silver City Restaurant & at numerous grocery stores, bars & restaurants around the Puget Sound. Clear Creek Pale Ale is available year round at the Silver City’s Flagship Restaurant. Copper Mountain Bock is a spring seasonal, Old Scrooge is a Holiday Seasonal, and Winterbock is a winter seasonal. All three are available “in season” at Silver City Restaurant and select grocery stores, bars, & restaurants around the Puget Sound.

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About Silver City Restaurant & Brewery

Silver City Restaurant & Brewery is the Kitsap Peninsula’s premier destination for award-winning, handcrafted beers, Northwest-inspired food, legendary hospitality, and great memories in a fun, friendly environment. Silver City was started in 1996 by Co-owners Steve & Scott Houmes, and it remains a locally owned and operated family establishment. Silver City Brewery’s handcrafted beers are available at more than 450 Puget Sound area bars, restaurants, and grocery stores throughout Kitsap, Jefferson, King, and Pierce counties.

In May of 2010 Silver City opened their new production facility at 206 Katy Penman Ave. in Bremerton, WA to meet the growing demand for their beer in the retail market. The 7,600 sq. ft. facility will feature a tasting room late 2011.

Silver City’s selection of Northwest-inspired food and handcrafted beers have resulted in nearly 60 local, national and international awards including numerous Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals at the prestigious Great American Beer Festival, World Beer Cup, and the North American Beer Awards. Silver City is also the recipient of Evening Magazine’s “Best of Western Washington – Best Brew Pub” Award four years in a row (2007-20010). In April 2010, Silver City was named, “Best Brewpub in the Nation,” by Luxist Magazine.

For more information on Silver City Restaurant & Brewery, please visit us online at:, and on Facebook and Twitter.

Congrats to the owners, brewers, and staff of Silver City Brewing; you deserve it.


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