Gold in These Waters - San Juan Island Brewing Takes top prize in ESB at the state Brewers Awards

San Juan Brewing Company proudly took home a Gold medal in the ESB (Extra Special Bitter) category at the Washington State Brewery association awards.  With over 390 breweries in Washington State taking home any prize is a feat – let alone less then a year after opening.  

Jesse Visciglia had this to say about the award “The ESB, a fantastic beer, exemplifies our dedication to beers that are balanced, highly drinkable and made with the highest quality ingredients in the world”

The beer was chosen in a blind taste test by a panel of experts. Sean Aylward said, “We are incredibly proud to win this award and it is a great testament to Jesse’s skills as our head brewer and the commitment we all have to produce high-quality beer.”  

The award-winning beer can be found on tap at the San Juan Brewery and select restaurants and bars in San Juan, Skagit and Whatcom county.  

San Juan Brewing company opened July 28, 2017 by two third-generation island brothers who love good beer and good food.  San Juan Island Brewing Company (SJIBC) is your local, independent craft brewery serving traditional Ales and Lagers that represent the delicate balance of flavor and drinkability. Serving SJIBC Brew along side exceptional Wood Stone fired Pizza, Burgers, and other Pub style offerings.

San Juan Island Brewing Company is located at 410A Street in Friday Harbor. It is open seven days a week. Call 360.378.2017 for more information or visit their website.


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