Friday, December 1, 2017

BEER: Favorite local brews of the Inlander's PowderKeg Brew Fest 2017

Posted By on Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 10:32 AM


If you attended the Inlander's PowderKeg Brew Festival as part of the annual Winter Party at the Spokane Convention Center, hopefully you cast a vote for the featured beer, cider or mead that wowed your taste buds as you sampled your way through the fest's 24 participating regional beverage makers.

Now that the gold tokens have been counted, we're here to announce the winners of several categories!

Best of PowderKeg 2017 (most vote tokens received overall)
Beer: Dark Persuasion German Chocolate Stout — Icicle Brewing, Leavenworth
Cider/mead: Cranpeary Caramel Perry — Pear Up Cider, Wenatchee

Best of PowderKeg: Drink Local (local breweries with most tokens overall)
Beer: Gutter Ball Pale Ale — Ten Pin Brewing, Moses Lake
Cider/mead: Spiced Apple Session Mead — Hierophant Meadery, Mead

People's Choice: Most Ounces Poured
Beer: Dark Persuasion German Chocolate Stout — Icicle Brewing, Leavenworth
Cider/mead: Cranpeary Caramel Perry — Pear Up Cider, Wenatchee

Drink Local: Most Poured Overall Beer
First place: Big Juicy IPA — No-Li Brewhouse, Spokane
Second place: Fat Lenny IPA — Post Falls Brewing, Post Falls
Third place: Inconceivable Imperial Pilsner — River City Brewing, Spokane

Drink Local: Most Poured Overall Cider/Mead

First place: Blue Balls Cider — Summit Cider, Coeur d'Alene
Second place: Winter Lift Cider — Whiskey Barrel Cider Co., Pullman
Third place: Chai Spiced Cider — North Idaho Cider, Coeur d'Alene

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Chey Scott

Chey Scott is the Inlander's Associate Editor, overseeing and contributing to the paper's arts and culture sections, including food and events. Chey (pronounced "Shay") is a lifelong resident of the Spokane area and a graduate of Washington State University. She's been on staff at the Inlander since 2012...