The 9 Best Breweries in Washington State!

The beer culture in Washington State is truly a special one. There’s no better way to unwind than by sipping on some delicious, small-batch, hand-crafted beers and there’s an abundance of places to do just that in Washington. From refreshing IPAs to delicious ales, these 9 breweries in Washington are among the very best! 

Elysian Brewery Co. Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA

Having turned out over 350 different recipes since Elysian opened its doors back in 1996, Elysian is a veritable Willy Wonka when it comes to crafting amazing brews. Known for its flexibility in brewing both classic style and more imaginative beers, Elysian Brewery Co. has it all, whether it’s some hop hearty space dust, or an Avatar Jasmine IPA, Elysian Brewery has beer for you. So come in to their 220 seated beer hall and enjoy this classic American northwest brewpub.

Fish Brewing, Olympia, WA

Enjoy high quality brews hand crafted at a 40-barrel brew house. Fish Brewing’s brew pub features great beer, ciders, spirits and a large kitchen which offers heartily good food. Locals and visitors know this as one of Olympia’s favorite social gathering spots. Home of 2015’s world’s greatest beer “Beyond the Pale, Pale Ale.” Make Fish your next stop!

Maritime Pacific Brewing Company, Seattle, WA

Maritime is modelled after the maritime spirit. Located in a traditional marine town, the warm and nautically festooned atmosphere makes this spot a delight to the local and traveler alike. The small, family-owned brewery pours many local favorites, such as the Flagship Red Ale, the Night Watch Dark Amber and the Bourbon Barrel Jolly Roger.  

Dreadnought Brewing, Monroe, WA

Enjoy the comfortable, family-friendly atmosphere and top notch beer here at Dreadnought Brewing in Monroe. The quaint character of this brewery is something to enjoy as you listen to live music and sip a Squeeze Box Blood Orange Pale Ale or a Hopmodulation California Pale. 

Dystopian State Brewing Company, Tacoma, WA

With 18 taps of flagship and seasonal beers, all made in house, Dystopian State Brewing in Tacoma has set itself apart from the rest by using high quality ingredients and steering clear of extracts. From their triple black IPA to their coconut cream ale, this dedication to quality shows all the way to the point it hits your lips! Known for their friendly and knowledgeable service, Dystopian State Brewing is a must visit!

Elk Head Brewing Company, Buckley, WA

From the industrial complex it is housed in, to the austere woodcarvings, Elk Head Brewing in Buckley is indeed a gratifying environment to enjoy a good beer and some delicious food. The variety of freshly brewed beer is always rotating to keep you satisfied. Don’t leave this place without trying their Spicy Blast Zone Ale! 

Black Raven Brewing, Redmond, WA

With a distinct style and offerings of adventurous flavors like the rich Feather Weather Coffee Stout and award-winning Grandfather Raven Imperial Stout, Black Raven Brewing is sure to impress any beer snob. Enter their beer tasting room to taste your night away. With new beers concocted all the time, you will be sure to find something amazing! Known for its amazing beer, locals have long flocked to Black Raven Brewing in Redmond.

Rooftop Brewing Company, Seattle, WA

This traditional Pacific Northwest craft brewery offers a great space to come and enjoy some seriously good beer. The heated patio is a great place to be outside while still staying comfy on cool evenings. Rooftop Brewing Company offers a variety of IPAs and ale on nitro. Enjoy great food at one of the rotating food trucks. The bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable and there’s free popcorn too!  

Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro, Bellingham, WA

This locally owned and operated brewing company has been creating and crafting amazing beers since 1995. Come in and enjoy the family friendly fare, burgers, steak, local seafood and desserts as well as any one of their many award-winning beers! Open all week long!  

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