List of breweries in Washington

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Washington ranks 8th nationally in craft breweries per capita.[1]
There were 281 licensed breweries in Washington in 2014
Washington brewery production 2010-2014. The four largest breweries, Redhook, Elysian, Georgetown and Mac & Jack's accounted for 62% of all Washington beer production in 2014.[2]

This is a list of licensed, active breweries in the U.S. state of Washington. In 2014, there were 281 breweries licensed by the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB), 233 of which produced at least one barrel of beer.[2] The first American brewpub since Prohibition, Bert Grant's Yakima Brewing & Malting Co, was based in Washington.[3]

Breweries[edit]

Breweries that were licensed in Washington and reported the taxable sale of at least one barrel of beer in 2014. The public records of licensed breweries, the number of taxed barrels of beer produced annually, and other data are from the Public Records Index of the WSLCB.[2] Numbers in parentheses after the city indicate the brewery has more than one location in that city.

Brewery City Production by year in barrels
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2010–2014
Redhook Ale Brewery Woodinville 167,403 158,547 169,599 149,029 257,574 902,152
Georgetown Brewing Company Seattle 32,083 39,290 45,411 52,262 55,790 224,837
Mac & Jack's Brewing Company Redmond 38,047 40,529 41,968 43,626 45,602 209,770
Elysian Brewing Company Seattle (4) 6,099 8,576 29,742 43,254 58,399 146,070
Fish Brewing Company Olympia 14,497 16,334 16,599 14,809 14,369 76,608
Pike Brewing Company Seattle 8,763 9,782 13,246 12,615 13,075 57,481
Hale's Ales Seattle 8,883 9,544 10,905 11,472 10,783 51,587
Fremont Brewing Seattle 1,643 3,847 7,088 12,352 18,995 43,925
Maritime Pacific Brewing Company[4][5] Seattle 7,001 7,000 7,120 7,177 6,452 34,751
Ram Restaurant & Brewery Arlington, Lakebay, Puyallup, Richland, Roslyn, Woodinville 5,932 6,220 6,865 6,514 6,754 32,286
Boundary Bay Brewing Company Bellingham 6,232 6,497 6,507 5,916 6,136 31,288
Scuttlebutt Brewing[6] Everett 4,918 6,183 5,732 6,550 7,606 30,989
Diamond Knot Craft Brewing Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo 4,115 5,317 7,672 6,131 6,593 29,828
Silver City Brewery[7][8] Bremerton 6,062 5,288 7,615 8,617 27,582
Iron Horse Brewery Ellensburg 163 2,212 10,153 12,570 25,098
No-Li Brewhouse Spokane 1,592 1,522 2,412 5,956 7,813 19,294
Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company[7] Snoqualmie 2,986 3,362 3,285 2,987 4,074 16,694
Big Al Brewing[9][10][11] Seattle 1,596 1,920 1,924 1,135 0 6,575
Two Beers Brewing Company Seattle 925 1,911 2,588 5,183 5,755 16,361
Dicks Brewing Company Centralia 3,110 2,973 2,945 2,908 4,413 16,349
Harmon Brewing Co. Tacoma (2) 1,893 2,597 3,208 3,045 2,665 13,409
McMenamins Mill Creek, Olympia, Seattle (2), Vancouver (2) 2,131 2,420 2,684 2,736 2,754 12,724
Elliott Bay Brewing Burien & Seattle 1,655 1,834 2,758 2,802 2,713 11,762
Icicle Brewing Company Leavenworth 1,007 2,695 3,731 3,956 11,388
Port Townsend Brewing Co. Port Townsend 2,425 2,235 1,773 2,731 2,079 11,243
American Brewing Company Edmonds 1,273 3,061 3,119 3,560 11,013
Ice Harbor Brewing Company Kennewick 1,872 2,227 2,185 2,330 2,334 10,949
Everybodys Brewing White Salmon 1,259 1,974 2,186 2,468 3,018 10,906
Odin Brewing Company Seattle 760 1,474 2,177 2,877 3,118 10,406
Black Raven Brewing Company[12] Redmond 1,219 1,448 1,863 2,243 3,428 10,203
Northwest Brewing Company Pacific 892 1,523 2,210 2,239 3,265 10,129
Bale Breaker Brewing Company Moxee 15 2,111 7,781 9,907
Rock Bottom Brewery Bellevue 2,038 2,000 1,923 1,581 1,579 9,120
Hilliard's Beer Seattle 253 1,948 3,474 3,164 8,839
Skagit River Brewing Company Mount Vernon 1,905 2,097 1,560 1,615 1,510 8,687
7 Seas Brewing Gig Harbor 1,497 3,243 3,881 8,621
Schooner Exact Brewing Company Seattle 843 1,985 2,651 1,958 1,091 8,527
Chuckanut Brewery Bellingham 109 1,580 1,970 1,984 2,218 7,860
Kulshan Brewery Bellingham 1,169 2,329 3,227 6,724
Lazy Boy Brewing Co. Everett 1,174 1,776 1,194 1,213 820 6,177
Big Time Brewing Company Seattle 1,398 1,160 1,126 1,150 1,063 5,896
R. Ellersick Brewing Co. Lynnwood 890 820 1,140 1,410 1,070 5,330
Walking Man Brewing Stevenson 1,342 1,195 1,060 883 818 5,298
Anacortes Brewery Anacortes 1,058 1,104 1,094 982 1,037 5,275
Alpine Brewing Company Oroville 750 1,306 970 921 1,193 5,140
Orlison Brewing Co. Airway Heights 416 571 600 1,195 1,901 4,682
Sound Brewery[8] Poulsbo 472 1,071 1,613 1,330 4,485
Yakima Craft Brewing Co. Yakima 606 495 700 1,044 1,249 4,093
Airways Brewing Company[7][6] Kent 73 190 2,515 609 688 4,076
North Fork Brewery Deming 2,771 279 289 280 251 3,871
Riverport Brewing Clarkston 554 684 767 832 935 3,771
Roslyn Brewing Company Roslyn 621 671 712 764 551 3,319
Skookum Brewery Arlington 439 605 560 762 800 3,166
Old Schoolhouse Brewery Winthrop 315 396 672 773 927 3,084
Gordon Biersch Brewing Company Seattle 545 618 578 651 673 3,066
Bellevue Brewing Company Bellevue 193 1,305 1,528 3,026
Paradise Creek Brewery Pullman 192 390 558 820 778 2,739
Snipes Mountain Brewing Sunnyside 561 479 415 551 731 2,738
Amnesia Brewing Washougal 1,320 1,353 2,673
Flyers Restaurant And Brewery Oak Harbor 481 494 503 540 517 2,534
Kimos Richland 488 487 442 511 546 2,474
Triplehorn Brewing Co. Woodinville 127 1,167 1,170 2,464
Engine House No 9 Tacoma 350 386 483 570 668 2,456
Elk Head Brewing Buckley 418 494 454 473 470 2,309
Steam Plant Grill Spokane 165 303 597 597 618 2,280
Hood Canal Brewery Kingston 1,054 456 278 426 2,213
Naked City Brewery And Taproom Seattle 151 226 338 754 728 2,197
Laht Neppur Brewing And Laht Neppur Cellars Waitsburg 301 481 444 490 297 2,013
Bainbridge Island Brewing Bainbridge Island 307 730 913 1,950
North Sound Brewing Co. Mount Vernon 125 370 469 449 490 1,903
Issaquah Brewpub (Rogue Ales) Issaquah 567 345 213 323 319 1,768
Reubens Brews[13] Seattle 138 798 829 1,765
Stoup Brewing[6] Seattle 168 1,562 1,730
Narrows Brewing Company Tacoma 322 1,374 1,695
Island Hoppin Brewery Eastsound 114 554 1,004 1,672
River City Brewing Spokane 18 667 891 1,575
Powerhouse Restaurant And Brewery Puyallup 286 325 299 299 309 1,518
Backwoods Brewing Company Carson 168 311 1,010 1,489
Methow Valley Brewing Company Twisp 374 292 275 326 203 1,468
Iron Goat Brewing Spokane 155 577 720 1,452
La Conner Brewing Company La Conner 313 308 283 284 257 1,445
Northern Ales Kettle Falls 133 277 309 371 351 1,441
Valholl Brewing Company Poulsbo 10 72 88 482 668 1,320
12 String Brewing Co. Spokane Valley 45 295 376 603 1,318
New Belgium Brewing Company Seattle 89 202 332 619 32 1,274
Loowit Brewing Company Vancouver 59 349 854 1,262
Heathen Brewing Vancouver 23 456 752 1,231
Atomic Ale Brewpub & Eatery Richland 245 263 234 229 213 1,183
Republic Brewing Company Republic 148 304 338 361 1,151
Birdsview Brewing Co. Concrete 194 187 206 261 280 1,128
Horse Heaven Hills Brewery Prosser 163 220 220 224 245 1,071
Northwest Peaks Brewery Seattle 5 76 145 326 471 1,022
Mill City Brew Werks Camas 287 660 947
Grove Street Brewhouse Shelton 308 273 103 155 84 923
Budge Brothers Brewery Spokane 30 50 162 362 273 877
Aslan Brewing Company Bellingham 842 842
Badger Mountain Brewing Wenatchee 264 546 810
White Bluffs Brewing Richland 17 106 169 237 249 779
Mill Creek Brewpub Walla Walla 141 155 128 158 186 767
Der Blokken Brewery Bremerton 47 155 138 206 220 766
Wander Brewing Bellingham 743 743
Communitea Kombucha Seattle 3 112 146 209 228 699
Whitstran Brewing Company Prosser 133 144 185 136 95 693
M.T. Head Brewing Co. Graham 35 64 79 204 281 662
Peddler Brewing Company Seattle 230 398 628
Wingman Brewers Tacoma 63 119 177 268 627
The Station U-Brew Seattle 92 134 147 136 116 625
Machine House Brewery Seattle 9 277 321 608
Westport Brewing Company Westport 4 261 204 78 546
Epic Ales Seattle 50 40 82 189 175 536
Mt Tabor Brewing Company Vancouver 48 162 168 145 522
Lost Falls Brewery Colville 138 123 99 96 66 522
Twelve Bar Brews Woodinville 35 234 208 42 518
Rainy Daze Brewing Company Silverdale 25 235 255 515
Hi-Fi Brewing Redmond 503 503
Foggy Noggin Brewing Bothell 57 79 105 111 120 471
Shrub Steppe Smokehouse Brewery Richland 22 230 201 452
Perry Street Brewing Company Spokane 432 432
Waddells Brew Pub & Grille Spokane 405 405
Spinnaker Bay Brewing Seattle 130 270 400
The Salish Sea Brewing Company Edmonds 26 367 393
Populuxe Brewing Seattle 154 218 372
Seapine Brewing Company Seattle 10 135 225 370
Adams Northwest Bistro And Brewery Monroe 28 67 69 95 97 356
Papas Casino Restaurant & Lounge-Ten Pin Bre Moses Lake 131 216 347
Barhop Brewing Port Angeles 12 101 89 108 26 336
Slaughter County Brewing Company Port Orchard 29 102 198 329
Dirty Bucket Brewery Woodinville 32 132 162 325
Puyallup River Brewing Company Puyallup 55 144 123 322
Chief Springs Fire & Irons Brew Pub Dayton 54 53 40 56 104 306
Bad Jimmys Brewery Seattle 40 265 305
Three Magnets Brewing Company Olympia 279 279
Standard Brewing Seattle 103 173 276
Ashtown Brewing Company Longview 57 197 254
Vashon Brewing Company Vashon 8 61 80 99 249
North Jetty Brewing Seaview 74 163 237
Hopped Up Brewing Company Spokane Valley 87 150 237
Top Rung Brewing Company Lacey 230 230
Bodacious Berries Fruits And Brews Mead 4 36 187 227
Doomsday Brewing Company Washougal 226 226
Railside Brewing Vancouver 43 155 18 216
St. Brigids Brewery Moses Lake 1 34 71 103 209
Propolis Brewing Port Townsend 89 114 203
Ramblin Road Craft Brewery Spokane 5 198 203
Dru Bru Snoqualmie Pass 198 198
Lantern Brewing Seattle 191 191
Dirty Hands Brewing Vancouver 41 143 185
Rocky Coulee Brewing Company Odessa 16 162 177
Ghost Runners Brewery Vancouver 6 72 99 177
Olympic Club Centralia 58 41 37 22 17 174
Tacoma Brewing Company Tacoma 8 55 101 163
West Seattle Brewing Co. Seattle 48 113 161
Bushnell Craft Redmond 151 151
West Highland Brewing Vancouver 14 10 99 27 150
Geaux Brewing Bellevue 24 117 141
Lake Chelan Brewery Manson 4 55 81 140
Acadian Farms Carson 36 59 42 137
Drop Anchor Brewery Cathlamet 136 136
Cole Street Brewery Enumclaw 136 136
Twin Peaks Brewing And Malting Co. Port Angeles 20 58 53 131
Lowercase Brewing Seattle 4 127 131
Kombucha Town Bellingham 64 67 131
Burwood Brewing Company Walla Walla 126 126
Menace Brewing Ferndale 17 33 75 125
Pacific Brewing & Malting Co. Tacoma 118 118
Holy Mountain Brewing Company Seattle 117 117
Rooftop Brewing Company Seattle 49 66 115
Top Frog Brewery Newport 50 60 111
Slippery Pig Brewery Poulsbo 107 107
Middleton Brewing Everett 31 70 101
101 Brewery Quilcene 5 27 21 24 23 99
Parkers Castle Rock 8 43 48 99
English Setter Brewing Spokane Valley 7 91 98
Justice Brewing Everett 12 45 38 96
Big Block Brewing Sammamish 13 81 94
Whitewall Brewing Marysville 91 91
Postdoc Brewing Company Redmond 90 90
Flycaster Brewing Company Kirkland 80 80
192 Brewing Company Kenmore 22 41 17 80
Dungeness Brewing Company Port Angeles 3 32 35 70
Lake Tapps Brewing Company Sumner 69 69
Haas Innovations Brewing Yakima 40 25 65
Mt. Pilchuck Brewery Snohomish 9 55 64
Flying Lion Brewing Seattle 63 63
Fathom & League Hop Yard Brewery Sequim 8 8 14 18 13 62
Bluebird Brewing Seattle 10 38 14 62
Colockum Craft Brewing Kittitas 19 42 61
Brickyard Brewing Woodinville 39 15 3 56
Bog Water Brewing Co. Westport 30 26 56
Wild Earth Brewing Roslyn 52 52
The Hop Crew Brewing Sequim 52 52
Duvall Springs Brewing Duvall 4 18 29 51
Burdick Brewery Seattle 28 23 51
Hop Nation Brewing Company Yakima 50 50
Tin Dog Brewing Seattle 1 48 49
Strong Arm Brewing Renton 20 27 47
Five Dons Brewing Longview 6 40 46
Odd Otter Brewing Company Tacoma 42 42
Wet Head Brewery Auburn 11 31 42
Sound To Summit Brewing Snohomish 37 37
Krausenwerk Lacey 36 36
Old Ivy Brewery And Taproom Vancouver 17 19 36
Two Sisters Brewery Benton City 5 13 12 6 36
Downpour Brewing Kingston 35 35
St. Helens Brewing Company Toledo 9 16 9 33
Gallaghers Where U-Brew Puyallup 33 33
Whiskey Ridge Brewing Co. Darrington 26 26
Zythum Brewing Co. Fairfield 25 25
Beerded Brothers Brewing Vancouver 6 16 23
Water Buffalo Brewery Walla Walla 6 8 8 22
Old Rock Brewery Duvall 4 16 20
Hanson Brothers Brewing Newman Lake 2 17 19
River Time Brewing Darrington 3 15 18
Unicycle Ale Poulsbo 18 18
Nosdunk Brewing Company Walla Walla 17 17
Brew Bakers Lake Stevens 16 16
2nd Chance Brewing Seattle 15 15
Triceratops Brewing Company Olympia 15 15
Herbert Benjamin Friendly Brewing Renton 10 4 14
Milepost 111 Brewing Company Cashmere 2 10 12
Beta Brewing Everett 1 1 1 8 11
Barnstormer Brewing Carson 10 10
Two Harps Brewing Kennewick 8 2 10
Barbarian Beverage Index 9 9
Skagit Valley Malting Burlington 4 5 8
Its Brewing Arlington 7 7
Paper Street Brewing Company Pasco 6 6
Brother Ass Brewing Vancouver 6 6
Saddle Rock Pub Wenatchee 5 5
Northwood Public House And Brewery Battle Ground 5 5
Triple R Brewery Seattle 5 5
Berchmans Brewing Company Yakima 3 3
Yakima Hops & Brew Supply Yakima 2 2
Outlaw Ales Bonney Lake 1 1
Pyramid Breweries Seattle 0 0 0 0 0

Inactive breweries[edit]

Former Washington microbreweries with Wikipedia articles.

Brewery City Production by year in barrels
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2010–2014
Yakima Brewing Yakima

Newly licensed[edit]

Salish Sea Brewing Company (opened 2013)

Licensed microbreweries with no production data available.[14]

  • The 238 Brewing Company, Mead
  • Atwood Ales, Blaine
  • Brier Brewing, Brier
  • Cash Brewing, Silverdale
  • Chainline Brewing Company, Cross Kirkland Corridor, Kirkland[15][16][17][18][19]
  • Destiny City Brewing, Tacoma
  • Carleton Brewing Company, Seattle
  • Farmstrong Brewing Company, Mount Vernon
  • Fortside Brewing Company, Vancouver
  • Fox Island Brewing, Fox Island
  • Lowercase Brewing, Seattle
  • Modern Monk Brewery, Spokane
  • Thrsty Crab Brewery, Freeland
  • The Salish Sea Brewing Company, Edmonds
  • Slippery Pig Brewery, Poulsbo
  • Wobbly Hops Brewery, Bremerton

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Craft Brewing Industry Statistics
  2. ^ a b c Public Record Index. Washington State Liquor Control Board
  3. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (August 6, 2001), "Bert Grant, 73, a Beer Maker Who Developed Microbreweries", New York Times, retrieved January 18, 2015 
  4. ^ "10 Best Seattle Breweries", 10best.com (USA Today) 
  5. ^ Morrison, Lisa M. (2011). Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest: A Beer Lover's Guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Timber Press. p. 106. ISBN 978-1604690897. 
  6. ^ a b c World Beer Cup winners list (PDF), Brewers Association, 2014 
  7. ^ a b c Kendall Jones (October 2012), "Best Seasonal Beers for Fall", Seattle Magazine 
  8. ^ a b World Beer Cup winners list (PDF), Brewers Association, 2012 
  9. ^ "Coming July 31st: Sarah’s Summer of Beer". KZOK. June 15, 2014. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Hot Pockets: Off-the-Beaten-Path Neighborhoods Where the Eating Is Good". The Seattle Weekly. January 14, 2014. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  11. ^ "SunBreak Classic: Timeless Local Gift Guidance". The SunBreak. December 16, 2014. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  12. ^ World Beer Cup winners list (PDF), Brewers Association, 2010 
  13. ^ Kendall Jones (May 23, 2014), "Local Breweries Earn Medals at Australian International Beer Awards", Washington beer blog (Seattle P-I) 
  14. ^ New License Applications, Approvals, and Discontinuances, Washington State Liquor Control Board, January 30, 2014, retrieved 2015-02-03 
  15. ^ Rob Butcher (October 17, 2014), "Chainline Brewery to build deck facing Cross Kirkland Corridor", Kirkland Views 
  16. ^ Kendall Jones (July 29, 2014), "Vocal Minority Threatens to Shut Down Kirkland Brewery", Washington Beer Blog – via Seattle Post-Intelligencer 
  17. ^ "Suburban Seattle rails-to-trails project takes step forward in Kirkland", East Oregonian (Pendleton, Oregon), January 31, 2015 
  18. ^ David Eisenberg (August 21, 2014), "Chainline Brewing Given Green Light in Washington", Brewbound (BevNET.com) 
  19. ^ "Chainline Brewing Kickstarts idea for deck over Cross Kirkland Corridor", Kirkland Reporter (Sound Publishing), November 18, 2014 

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