11 of the best must-try breweries in Seattle

Mar 9 2021, 9:30 pm

If you are serious about beer, you know that Seattle has a wide array of craft breweries to choose from.

Because choosing where to have a beer is serious business, we’ve narrowed down the must-try spots for you.

Here’s where to find 11 of the best breweries in Seattle:

Georgetown Brewing Co.

If you’re looking for “darn tasty beer,” Georgetown Brewery is your spot with seven full-time beers to choose from, including three pale ales, a pilsner, India Pale Ale, and a porter, as well as eight part-time beers. The brewery also has a tasting room open during select business hours all week offering pints in addition to cans, kegs to go, and 64oz growlers.

Address: 5200 Denver Avenue S, Seattle
Phone: 206-766-8055
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Fremont Brewing

This family-owned craft brewery creates artisan beers with local ingredients — showing that it knows “beer matters.” It brews a selection of year-round drinks, and seasonal, imperial, barrel-aged, community beers, collaborations, and wonderbeers.

Address: 1050 N 34th Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-420-2407
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Reuben’s Brews


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Reuben’s Brews is a family-owned brewery that brews from the glass backward: “designing each beer with intention, unbound by constraints.” Brewmasters at this brewery hope to grow your love of beer with each of their new pours.

Address: 5010 14th Ave NW, Seattle
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Cloudburst Brewing


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With 10 beers on tap and future beers listed, Cloudburst has you ready to taste some ‘sunshine.’ Just a heads up, the tasting room is closed Mondays and Tuesdays, but open during select hours Wednesday to Sunday.

Address: 2116 Western Avenue, Seattle
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Old Stove Brewing


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After spending time in the popular Pike Place Market, you’ll probably get a little thirsty — so why not quench your thirst with a craft beer at Old Stove and overlook the water where you’ll have 21 brews to choose from?

Address: 1901 Western Avenue, Suite A, Seattle
Phone: 206-602-6120
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Optimism Brewing Co.

According to the brewery, “optimism is the way to live, make beer, and grow a company.” We’ll cheers to that! Not known for a specific kind of beer, Optimism likes to create a brew for every consumer and has created 46 on tap to do just that.

Address: 1158 Broadway, Seattle
Phone: 206-651-5429
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Two Beers Brewery

Using local ingredients, Two Beers has five menus: year-round, seasonal, draft, package, and limited. If you can’t stay for a beer or two inside, you can take cans, bottles, kegs, and growlers to go.

Address: 4700 Ohio Avenue S, Seattle
Phone: 206-762-0490
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Red Hook Brewing


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Located in Capitol Hill, this brewery serves 16 taps of rotating small-batch beer that has been brewed on-site — and when the patio is open, you can bring man’s best friend with you (just note, your furry friend can’t go indoors).

Address: Pike Motorworks Building – 714 E Pike Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-823-3026
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Burke-Gilman Brewing Co.

Burke Gilman Brewing Co. has so many awards under its belt. As soon as you give one of their brews a try, you’re sure to understand why.

Address: 3626 NE 45th St, Suite 102, Seattle
Phone: 206-268-0220
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The Good Society

The Good Society produces less than 750 barrels a year. Their exclusive vibrant beers are brewed to get people talking — the owners of the company make their beers to “provide a place for everyone to gather around the table, build a community, and help their neighbors.”

Address: 2701 California Ave SW, Seattle
Phone: 206-420-3528
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Lowercase Brewing


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Located in Georgetown, Lowercase Brewing is a perfect mid-size brewery. What started as a basement brewery for friends slowly turned into a place for people to gather. Now, the spot is a public brewery with awesome, tasty beverages.

Address: 6235 Airport Way South, Seattle
Phone: 206-258-4987

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