Idaho Pour Authority is Sandpoint’s Premiere Bottle Shop and Taproom, conveniently located in the beautiful downtown core. We have 12 rotating craft beer taps and over 300 unique bottles of craft beer in stock. Whether you are looking for a mixed six-pack for the weekend, a place to fill your growler or a comfortable place to relax and try some new beers, Idaho Pour Authority has everything a craft beer lover could want. We are a 21 years of age and over establishment.
If you get hungry while you are enjoying your beer, we offer gourmet cheeses and meats to snack on while you are sipping.Idaho Pour Authority also carries a selection of hard cider, wine by the glass, as well as glassware, T-shirts, growlers, and other gift ideas. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is here to make sure you find your perfect beer.
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In December of 2012, we (Vicki Reich and Jon Hagadone) struck on the idea of opening a beer shop in Sandpoint, Idaho. We have been beer lovers and homebrewers for years and thought Sandpoint needed a store where people could gather to share good beer, talk about beer and then take a few home. It didn’t hurt that Jon was ready for something new after 21 years in the building supply trade. With Jon’s years of sales experience and Vicki’s experience in retail, we thought we could make a go of it.
Over the next few months, we put together financial projection and beer lists. We completely remodeled the inside of our store and decided that carrying some cheese and chocolate to pair with the beer would round out our offerings.
At the end of May 2013, we opened for business. We are so thankful for the incredible reception and support we have received from our customers. We plan on continuing to supply Sandpoint with great beer for the foreseeable future.
Idaho Pour Authority
Hours of Operation
Monday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm