What’s one of the best parts about living in Seattle? All the amazing local beers. If you like craft beer and you live in Seattle, you are a literal kid in a candy store. There are too many amazing breweries within the Emerald City to even count, but luckily many of them host amazing events in Seattle each month to share and showcase their amazing work in the beverage game. So, if you’re looking to expand your knowledge of Seattle beer and you need a few local events to kick your discovery into gear, these 8 Seattle events for the local beer lover are great places to start.
Like local beer? Like Yoga? Well do we have a Seattle event for you! Make your way down to the Hellbent Brewing company in Lake City on January 29th for Beer + Yoga. A year ago, Just Add Yoga, a local seattle organization, made it their priority to combat the Seattle Freeze that we’ve all heard about, while pushing people to get out and move their bodies. It took a while, but they finally realized that the best way to do this was to combine two Seattle favorites, Beer and Yoga. The 29th at Hellbent marks the 1 year anniversary of this mission. Join the folks for an hour long all levels yoga practice in the morning. Immediately following practice, you’ll move to the bar for a pint of your favorite local beer from Hellbent. Talk about an awesome sunday.
Another fantastic Seattle event to celebrate some incredible local beer! Join Lowercase Brewing on Saturday the 21st in Georgetown for their 3rd anniversary shindig! Lowercase is happy to have made their recent move to the taproom in Georgetown, and they’re celebrating with the release of three special collaboration beers, including the Coffee biere de garde they made with Counterbalance, and the Savory Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, in collaboration with Jellyfish Brewing. There will also be delicious food available, and some awesome live music to set the mood. Lowercase is special in that they’ve adopted a straightforward, no-frills approach to local beer – taste and craft is what matters, not pretense.
If you’re looking for another upscale Seattle event that lets you enjoy local beers within a fine-dining atmosphere, The Raven & The Heron Brewmaster’s Dinner on Saturday the 21st is certainly for you. This Seattle event will feature a 5 course tasting menu paired with 5 impeccable Fremont Brews, including their new Lush IPA, the Salted Gose, and the B-Bomb. If you don’t know the Fremont Brewing company, and you live in Seattle, now is the perfect time to acquaint yourself. Hosted by the RavenLeaf Public House, this event is the perfect pairing of Ravenleaf’s executive chef’s remarkable cuisine, and Fremont’s amazing brews. You don’t want to miss it!
If you like Belgian style beer this Seattle event is sure to delight your tastebuds. Make your way down the Fisher Pavilion in Seattle Center on Saturday january 28th for the 8th annual Belgian Beer Fest! Thanks to Belgian yeast, Washington beer makers have long enjoyed producing the uniquely flavorful and strong belgian beer variety. The event will feature over 100 belgian-style beers, including tripples, dubbles, saisons, wits, Abbeys, and Lambics, all produced by Washington breweries, including Fremont, Peddler, Magnet, Triplehorn, Flying Bike, Postdoc, and many many more. If you love local beer with a twist, this Seattle event is one you’ve got to make it to.
Seattle is practically overflowing with local brewers, no pun intended. So much so, that many breweries are partnering up with one another to help showcase and spread the love for local Seattle beer. Well, no Seattle event better embodies that sentiment than the Interbay Brewery night at Naked City Brewery. Head on up to Naked City in Greenwood on January 26th for their Interbay Brewery night where they’ll host two guest kegs each from Urban Family and Holy Mountain Brews. The kegs will be tapped right at 6pm and they’ll keep pouring until the kegs blow out! Plus, if you buy one of the showcase beers, you’ll get a raffle ticket that’ll give you a shot at winning some awesome prizes and giveaways!
Looking for a Seattle event that you can continue to enjoy beyond January? No problem! Pies and Pints, one of our favorite local pubs here at Eleanor Apartments, was smart enough to turn every monday into all day happy hour. If you’re in Roosevelt and you’re looking for a spot to wet your whistle, Pies and Pints can be your one-stop for local beer and delicious eats. We might be biased, since Pies and Pints is right around the corner from Eleanor Apartments, but still, an all day happy hour is pretty tough to beat, especially when you’ve mouth-watering australian style savory pies backing you up. Even if you can’t make it this month, get down to Pies and Pints ASAP.
Seattle is well known for it’s craft beer, but you’ve got to take advantage of it. It’s not going to come to you, you’ve got to seek it out. But luckily, a lot of the local breweries around here host some amazing local events to not only showcase new beers, but to make sure they’re enjoyed properly. The 8 events we’ve listed above are all exemplary of the craft and expertise present in Seattle’s local beer scene, so if you’re looking to discover fresh and new local beers, you know where to go.
At Eleanor Apartments, we’re committed to showcasing all the amazing local flare and flavor that Seattle has to offer. If you’re interested in joining a community that allows you to experience the best of the Emerald City, don’t hesitate to get in touch!