NorthStar Spirits

Sip Idaho North 2024 - Liquor Tasting Festival!

Idaho's only all spirits liquor tasting festival!

Time: 5:00pm     Day: Saturday     Ages: 21+ Ages     Price: $65 - $100
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Sip Idaho is Idaho's only public all liquor tasting festival each year, featuring local craft distilleries from the Pacific Northwest and beyond!

Come celebrate good spirits at our 2024 tasting event! 
Where: Red Lion Hotel - Templin's on the River - 414 E. 1st Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854 
VIP Experience: $100
  • 1 hour exclusive pre-entry/early access to the event, starting at 4pm
  • Grand Teton Distillery rocks glass for you to take home!
  • Some vendor booth spaces may have special swag goodies available at their tables, only during the first hour of the event for our VIP's. (This is at the discretion of each vendor, and items are available on a first-come-first-serve basis, while supplies last. We cannot guarantee the availability of any particular goodies/swag for those who may show up late.)
  • Includes everything in General Admission!
General Admission: $65
  • (Mostly) unlimited samples from all our liquor suppliers/vendors (Please drink responsibly!)
  • Light appetizer buffet
  • Live music 
  • Some non-liquor vendors may be offering items for sale, such as cocktail syrups, bitters, boozy chocolates, etc.

Liquor Vendor List (Who am I sampling from?!):

  • Firewater Distillery - Idaho
  • Warn Reserve Cocktail Company - Idaho
  • Grand Teton Distillery - Idaho
  • Up North Distillery - Idaho
  • Party Animal Vodka - Idaho
  • Square One Vodka - Idaho
  • Koenig Distillery - Idaho
  • Heads & Tails Distillery - Idaho
  • American Harvest Vodka - Idaho
  • Blue Ice Vodka - Idaho
  • Triple Dog Irish Whiskey - Idaho & Ireland!
  • Wild Roots Spirits - Oregon
  • Oregon Spirit Distillers - Oregon
  • Dry Fly Distilling - Washington
  • Temple Distilling - Washington
  • Ogden's Own Distillery - Utah
  • James E. Pepper Distillery - Kentucky
  • St. Elder Liqueurs - Massachusetts
  • Allen's Coffee Brandy - Massachusetts
  • Beach Whiskey - Texas
  • Azulejos Tequila - Mexico
  • Dona Celia Tequila - Mexico
  • Cabrito Tequila - Mexico
  • Damiana Liqueur - Mexico
  • Mocambo Rum - Mexico
  • Grand Mayan Tequila - Mexico
  • Peloton de la Muerte Mezcal - Mexico
  • Coconut Cartel Rum - Guatemala
  • Water Proof Scoth - Scotland
  • Naud Cognac - France
  • Amaro dell'Etna - Italy
  • Amaro Santa Croce - Italy
  • More Coming Soon!
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The Red Lion has a limited block of discounted rooms for our event guests. You will need to reserve your room by calling the Red Lion Hotel at (208) 773-1611 and ask for the "Block Code: SIPI0517" to qualify for the discount. There are a limited number of discounted rooms available, so we encourage you to reserve your hotel room right away, before the discounted rooms are gone. Update: The room block has closed, but you may still be able to get a room at market rate.
This is a 21+ event. Although we all love our babies and pets, we take Idaho's liquor laws seriously, and they are not permitted in the venue throughout the duration of the event.
This event is brought to you by NorthStar Spirits and sponsored by Idaho's very own Grand Teton Distillery!
Interested in being a vendor or a sponsor? Please contact Rachelle at for more information.