Sockeye Brewing responds after winning at this year's Craft Beer Awards

Press Release

Bend, OR- January 31, 2018: Sockeye Brewing from Boise, Idaho is adding another gold medal to their list of achievements in brewing excellence today. Within the friendly competitive nature of the craft beer industry, Sockeye beers were submitted alongside other notable craft breweries throughout the United States. Sockeye was one of two Idaho-based breweries to win an award in this year’s competition.

The annual Best of Craft Beer Awards takes place at Mount Bachelor Village Resort in the growing “beer town” of Bend, Oregon. This year, Judging took place in five sessions over a 3-day period by nearly 80 of the finest West Coast judges. They awarded 245 gold, silver, and bronze medals to 152 brewery locations in a total of 86 categories. Of the accolades awarded, Sockeye’s Power House Porter won a gold medal in the brown porter category. Learn more about The Best of Craft Beer Awards and view the entire list of 2018 awards at

About Sockeye Brewing: Sockeye Brewing has been brewing Idaho Handcrafted beers for over 20 years. Originally offered as a locally brewed beer option for surrounding bars and restaurants, Sockeye Brewing continues to grow with the rising demand for quality craft beer in Idaho and the rest of the northwest. Today, Sockeye Brewing is home to two brewpubs in Boise, is one of the top producing craft breweries in Idaho, and is considered a cornerstone
in the Idaho craft beer industry. Our beers are currently available in seven states, including a recent international expansion into Japan. Learn more about Sockeye at

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