Washington Breweries

Craft breweries and brewpubs located primarily in the Seattle metro area plus some Portland and San Francisco thrown in for good measure. Visited during our five years living in Seattle from 2008 to 2013.

Cantwell Rising: You Can’t Keep A Good Dick Down

Dick Cantwell

Now I’ve got your attention, here’s some really welcome news from across the pond. Everyone who knows me from my years in Seattle understands that I was extremely partial to Elysian: the brewery, its brewpubs, its beers, the Trip Series of collabs with New Belgium, and the monthly Twelve Beers of the Apocalypse series and events marking the end of the world in 2012. All this was while co-founder Dick Cantwell was at the helm and before his partners sold out to AB-InBev in 2015. So, imagine how pleased I was to read of Dick’s imminent return to the brewing business. Read on…



Build It And They Will Come or Boy Who Cried Wolf?

For the better part of three years Bellevue Brewing Company (BBC) existed as a Facebook page. However last month beer began to flow in the Bel-Red corridor. Now that all the initial opening hullabaloo has subsided, and there are actually some house beers to sample, does BBC live up to all of its hype? To find out Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer recently paid them a visit… (more…)