Due in part to a less than perfect economy, one of the hottest industries in the nation right now is Microbrew Beer's / Craft Brewing and the effects of that national beer craze is defiantly being felt right here in the Spokane and Coeur d' Alene area with several new breweries now open or opening soon in the local area. Several local brewers have even formed a organization called the Spokane / Inland Northwest Craft Brewers who hope to promote the Inland Northwest region thru it's beers.
Among the newest additions to the area's brewery scene are...
Selkirk Abbey Brewing Co. A Belgian style brewery that opened just last month in the 6000 block of Seltice Way inbetween Post Falls and Coeur d' Alene
Red Barn Red Barn will open soon as the first brewery in the Green Bluff Growers area. The Red Barn Brewery will be located inside of Bodacious Berries, Fruits and Brews at 16004 N Applewood Lane,Mead .
Slate Creek will be the newest brewery for Coeur d' Alene. The Slate Creek Brewery is aiming to open in the fall at 1710 N 4th St in Midtown Coeur d' Alene
Trickster's Brewing Co. will also open soon in Coeur d' Alene. The brewery is now under construction off of Kathleen Ave near the Coeur d' Alene Police Department HQ.
Knucklehead Brewing will open soon at 25011 E. Trent Ave. in Newman Lake.
Beljica will open soon in Chewelah. Beljica will be the area's second Belgian style brewery.
Also work continues on River City Brewing in Downtown Spokane and Spokane's Northern Lights Brewing Co. is enjoying success locally under their new name No-Li Brewing Co. . No-Li is still located in their original location on Trent Ave. just a few blocks east of Downtown Spokane.