Washington state is home to endless craft breweries with a unique range of drinks. If you’re looking for fresh styles, renowned favorites, or simply somewhere new to try, check out some of these best breweries in Washington.
Black Raven Brewing Co. – Redmond
When you taste a Black Raven beer, you can tell people who genuinely love beer made it. There’s no end to their unusual flavors—you’ll find the award-winning Cherry Sour or Raspberry Sour here. Some are available all year, but others only make a seasonal appearance. The special brews are only around for a limited time, and their popularity makes them disappear fast. No matter what you end up getting, though, you’ll love the once-in-a-lifetime flavours and beer-loving atmosphere.
Fremont Brewing Company – Fremont
Located in the Fremont District—Seattle’s brewing center—this brewery prides itself on its local ingredients and sustainable brewing methods. Their most popular brews include the Interurban Pale and the Universale Pale Ale, and the latter is a Northwest twist on the classic pale ale. They also boast a range of seasonal beers and their occasional “wonderbeer” found only at their Urban Beer Garden.
Chuckanut Brewery – Bellingham
Chuckanut Brewery first established itself in 1984, and it’s owned by a brewmaster who also operates breweries in Mexico and Istanbul. This award-winning brewery offers a unique menu of flavours, from fascinating lagers to pilsners with a sweet touch.
Holy Mountain Brewing – Seattle
The people at Holy Mountain Brewing are wholly committed to quality ingredients and recipes. Their brews have a heavy oak influence and world-class hops from the nearby Yakima Valley. They also have a constantly rotating lineup, so nothing sticks around all year. Visitors will always find something new and exciting every time they visit—Holy Mountain is easily one of the best breweries in Washington.
Bellevue Brewing Company – Bellevue
Since 2012, this brewery has used a combination of both traditional and original techniques to craft their broad range of brews. With styles and flavours ranging from ESBs to Scotch Ales, Bellevue Brewing Company offers the perfect spot for ale-lovers. They also boast a flagship series, a brewer’s series, and a seasonal series of ales, so there’s no end to the unique ales you can try.
If you’re looking for a new brew and a great atmosphere, any one of these provides a fantastic range to try. Remember to drink responsibly, and know what to do next if you do get into trouble.