Top 10 Breweries in Seattle - Updated 2023

Top Breweries in Seattle
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Seattle is a beautiful seaport city located on the west coast of the United States. Seattle is popularly known for its breweries and constitutes 250 of them across the city. There are tons of people across the globe who come flocking to Seattle to taste the cold brews and attend events where the art of brewing is taught as well! Seattle is the perfect place to sip on handcrafted local brews prepared with the freshest of ingredients. Places like the Ballard and Fremont neighbourhoods are packed with dozens of breweries for you to chose from. Seattle is hence undoubtedly called the beer heaven! Take a look at some of the most renowned breweries in Seattle and visit each of them for a brewing experience like never before!

1. Fremont Brewery

Fremont Brewery is a renowned local brewery in the Fremont neighbourhood of Seattle. It is amongst the top breweries in Seattle right since its establishment in the year 2009. It serves artisan beer prepared from the finest of local ingredients in Seattle. The handcrafted beer tastes divine and has won the hearts of many. From the regular beer to the seasonal favourites, Freemont Brewery has established two noteworthy breweries in Seattle. There are a number of popular brews to choose from and trust us each of them are worth it! Go ahead and gulp down the drinks on your next trip to Seattle.

Fremont Brewery

Address: 1050 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103, USA

Website: Fremont Brewery

2. Stoup Brewing (from USD 89.0)

Stoup Brewing is a friends-and-family-run craft brewery in Ballard. The word ‘Stoup’ typically means a drinking vessel/ a beverage container. This taproom has a lively ambience and is a hub for those who have a thirst for versatility. The beer here is anything but ordinary and is prepared with the finest blend of ingredients. Some of the hot favourites include the American Pale Ale, Berliner Weisse, Citra IPA, Robust Porter and tons more. The tasting room and beer garden look spectacular and the aromas penetrating throughout this place will keep your tastebuds tantalising for more.

Stoup Brewing

Address: 1108 NW 52nd St, Seattle, WA 98107, USA

Website: Stoup Brewing

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3. Ghostfish Brewing Company

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Keeping up with the trends is what perfectly describes the Ghostfish Brewing Company. Their recently launched gluten-free beer says it all. Ghostfish sources its high-quality gluten-free malts from three malthouses, making it one of the most preferred brands in Seattle. In addition to serving gluten-free beer, the taproom is also a full restaurant with a dedicated gluten-free kitchen! Combing traditional brewing methods with non-traditional ingredients is what makes this brewery stand out!

Ghostfish Brewing Company

Address: 2942 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134, USA

Website: Ghostfish Brewing Company

4. Rooftop Brewing Company

The Rooftop Brewing Company is a microbrewery and tasting room operating out of a garage. The tasty and cold brews prepared with the freshest of ingredients is sure to get you wanting for more. It has an array of participating food trucks like Curbside, Napkin Friends, Cocina Buena, Off The Rez, and Where Ya At, Matt? It is truly one of the most popular breweries of Seattle and has something which would appeal to everyone’s taste buds.

Rooftop Brewing Company

Address: 1220 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119, USA

Website: Rooftop Brewing Company

5. Reuben's Brews

Reuben's Brews
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Reuben’s Brews is a family-owned brewery which has been a customer’s favourite right since 2012. Their taproom in the Ballard neighbourhood of Seattle offers 24 boldly distinctive beers. Some of their popular all-year-round brews include Crikey IPA, Pilsner, Gose and Robust Porter. The rich flavours coupled with the soothing aromas will truly awaken your senses. Besides being available at the taprooms, the draft beers are also available fine bars, restaurants and retailers throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Reuben's Brews

Address: 5010 14th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107, USA

Website: Reuben’s Brews

6. Urban Family Brewing Company

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Urban Family Brewing is run by a local family passionate about craft beer. The flavours sold here are nothing run of the mill and the owners stand true to the motto ‘variety is the spice of life’. The handcrafted beers here have a taste of uniqueness and freshness, making this brewing company a hot favourite amongst many! The pretzels offered here too are amazing and it is truly a must have with the cold brews.

Urban Family Brewing Company

Address: 4441 26th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98199, USA

Website: Urban Family Brewing Company

7. Redhook Brewlab

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Redhook Brewlab on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Redhook founders, Gordon Bowker and Paul Shipman started this fantastic brewing company in the year 1981, to bring newness to the concept of ‘beer’. To them, beer was more than just a mere 'yellow fizzy drink’ and they succeeded in adding that spark and vitality to this local drink by blending in the finest of ingredients. The Redhook Brewlab is located in Capitol Hill’s Pike Motorworks building and offers the freshest of brews prepared with the finest of ingredients. The beers are truly out of this world!

Redhook Brewlab

Address: Pike Motorworks Building, 714 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122, USA

Website: Redhook Brewlab

8. Cloudburst Brewing

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Starting in 2015, the Cloudburst Brewing has become a sensation within three years of its inception. This microbrewery has a huge fan following and you will witness tons of people flocking towards this place and why wouldn’t they? The owner Luke has immense expertise in curating handcrafted beer and his independent brewery Cloudburst Brewery truly reflects his success story. This taproom serves regular as well as seasonal favourites and is a popular choice especially amongst the young crowd!

Cloudburst Brewing

Address: 2116 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

Website: Cloudburst Brewing

9. Holy Mountain Brewing

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Started by two friends in 2015, this independent brewery has picked up a huge momentum and is one of the most preferred breweries in Seattle. It is located in Seattle’s Interbay neighbourhood and has been a major crowd puller right since its inception. Though Holy Mountain has brewed a number of noteworthy beers, the Midnight Still is renowned all across Seattle for its exemplary taste. The credit for their success goes to their attitude of thinking out of the box and this truly reflects in their beer line-up.

Holy Mountain Brewing

Address: 1421 Elliott Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119, USA

Website: Holy Mountain Brewing

10. Peddler Brewing Company

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

As the name suggests, the Peddler Brewing Company is geared toward bicycle riders. The walls of the brewery showcase bicycles which makes the place fun and unique, along with their large beer garden that serves great cold brews. The food served here too is impeccable and goes well with this local drink. It is a fabulous place to spend a relaxing afternoon and enjoy the aromas of those malted flavoured beauties. Do visit this one on your next trip to Seattle!

Peddler Brewing Company

Address: 1514 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA 98107, USA

Website: Peddler Brewing Company

The beer heaven

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Seattle is undoubtedly the beer heaven with independent breweries open at every nook and corner of the city! Do visit this place to try out some of the best handcrafted cold brews.

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