Lucky Envelope Brewing, Ballard
Lucky Envelope was founded by Barry Chan & Raymond Kwan. They have won multiple local and national awards for their beers with Lucky Envelope, including ENIAC Mosaic India Pale Ale (2016 WA Beer Awards Gold Medal Winner, and Helles Lager (2015 GABF Bronze Medal Winner). The tasting room is in hip Ballard, in a neighborhood you can actually find parking in!
Counterbalance Brewing Company, Georgetown
Counterbalance Brewing Company is the brainchild of Frank Lawrence & Jeff Howell. They met while working with Caffe Ladro. Both have a desire to enjoy life and a love of great beer. Counterbalance began in 2013, and is known for Counterbalance IPA and our personal favorite, Kushetka Russian Imperial Stout. And don’t forget their amazing Pogo duck logo! Counterbalance is easy to find, with plenty of parking.
The Pike Brewing Company, Pike Place Market
The Pike Brewing Company is a family owned brewery located in the historic Pike Place Public Market neighborhood. It was founded in 1989 by craft beer pioneers, Charles and Rose Ann Finkel. Pike Brewing handcrafts beers of character including the Pike Pale Ale, Pike IPA, Naughty Nellie, Space Needle IPA, Kilt Lifter, Monk’s Uncle, and XXXXX Stout along with seasonal offerings such as Harlot’s Harvest, Old Bawdy, Auld Acquaintance, Derby Lager, Saison Houblon, and Octopus Ink. The Pike Pub is known for local, sustainable and seasonal pub fare and for housing the world-famous Micro-Brewery Museum, illustrating 9,000 years of beer history.
Dystopian State Brewing, Tacoma
Dystopian State Brewing is pretty dang cool. The brewery is located in the historic Arctic Bottling Company building in downtown Tacoma. The tap room combines the past and the future with old brick and wood, industrial inspired furniture, and a dark and rebellious atmosphere. Beer? Awesome! There is something for everyone, from Pilsner to Imperial Stout and everything in between. They also have cider from Cockrell Cidery.