5 Beers We Are Totally Crushing On Right Now

Some of our favorite new beers, plus a list of regional award-winners

The world of craft beer is highly diverse, so it's easy to only drink the newest releases or latest brew trends. But sometimes you come across a beer so drinkable and delicious that you find yourself longing for a second pint before you've even finished the first. Here are five local beers we can't get enough of:

New England Style IPA (Series)

Perry Street Brewing, Spokane

Hazy, juicy and tropical, the beers of this year-long series from PSB showcase huge, fruity hop flavor and a smooth, soft bitterness; they'll make you rethink what an IPA can be.

Red, White & No-Li Pale Ale

No-Li Brewhouse, Spokane

Nicknamed "fruity pebbles" by the brewery, this is a light and crisp pale ale that is loaded with big citrus fruit aromas and flavors. (6.1% ABV, 35 IBU)

Mill Butte Grisette

Quartzite Brewing, Chewelah, Wash.

This French Saison-style beer is perfect for warmer weather — light and dry, with floral notes in the aroma and flavor. (5.5% ABV, 20 IBU)

India Pale Lager

Orlison Brewing, Airway Heights, Wash.

A pale lager that doesn't skimp on the hops — big fruity aroma and flavor, paired with clean, slightly sweet malt character, makes this beer a win for hop-heads. (7% ABV, 53 IBU)

Double Rainbow Red IPA

Iron Horse Brewing, Ellensburg, Wash.

Is it a red ale? An IPA? It's the best of both worlds — a bready, nutty, malty beer with the pungent hop character that any IPA lover is looking for. (7% ABV, 70 IBU)

Award Winners

Perry Street Brewing, Session IPL

2016 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal

River City Brewing, Congratulator Doppelbock

2017 Washington Beer Awards Gold Medal

Bellwether Brewing, Fernweh Baltic Porter

2017 Washington Beer Awards Gold Medal

Laughing Dog Brewing, Imperial Pecan Porter

2017 North American Beer Awards Gold Medal

Wallace Brewing, 1910 Black Lager

2017 North American Beer Awards Gold Medal

MickDuff's Brewing, Se Habla Cerveza

2017 North American Beer Awards Gold Medal

Orlison Brewing, Boulder Garden Brown

2017 Washington Beer Awards Gold Medal

Big Barn Brewing, Mead Honey Lager

2017 Washington Beer Awards Silver Medal

Waddell's Brewing, Barrel Aged Blackberry Sour

2017 Washington Beer Awards Bronze Medal

No-Li Brewhouse, Big Juicy IPA

2017 Australian Beer Awards Silver Medal

No-Li Brewhouse, Born & Raised IPA

2017 Australian Beer Awards Bronze Medal

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