Tag Archive: New_breweries

Charging Hippo Spotted Near Seattle


Charging Hippo Brewing is bent on its plan to become the first brewery in Shoreline. Not just up there, north of Seattle, but actually in the city of Shoreline. To that end, they’ve been shopping for viable commercial space for the past year and a half. As of yet, they’ve been unsuccessful, but now they…

Lowercase Brewing & the brewery boom in South Park


We visited one of Seattle’s newest breweries a few weeks ago: Burdick Brewing, which opened a couple months ago in the South Park neighborhood (read it). At that time, we learned that someone was constructing another brewery right next door—Lowercase Brewing. In fact, it’s not really next door: they share a wall, with a roll-up…

Two New Breweries Coming to Bellingham


In a post last week I mused about the possibility of Bellingham becoming the Pacific Northwest’s next great beer destination (read it). My thoughts were not randomly conceived. Note that Bellingham Beer Week is currently in full swing. As it stands right now, Boundary Bay Brewing, Chuckanut Brewery, and Kulshan Brewing are within city limits….

The Booming Business of Beer in Ballard


by North Seattle Sarah, Washington Beer Blog’s North Seattle Bureau Chief Friday night I had the opportunity to attend two new brewery grand openings in Ballard.  My first stop was Peddler Brewing, located on Leary Way just off of 15th.  After splitting a sampler with a friend, we went just a few blocks down to…

Another New Brewery Poised to Open in Ballard


Back in October I told you about Populuxe Brewing Company, which intends to open soon in Ballard. Today, MyBallard.com reports that the brewery intends to open by the end of the month. The brewery is the brainchild of Peter Charbonnier and Jiri Zatloukal, a pair of homebrewing buddies. In addition to making beer, Populuxe will…

Out-of-State Breweries Still Setting Their Sights on Seattle


Last week I shared the news that Russian River Brewing opted to withdraw from the Washington beer marketplace. Understandably, many people were disappointed to hear the news. Well, you win some and you lose some. In the wake of last week’s bad news, I want to share a bit of information about some  of the…

Microfinance & Microbrew – 2 Local Breweries Get Creative


Over the past decade, an ever-increasing thirst for craft beer spawned an unprecedented proliferation of breweries across the country. The Brewers Association reports that the number of breweries in the country has roughly doubled in the past ten years. Today there are more than 2,000 breweries in the United States, with about 180 active breweries…

New Breweries Coming, Including One More in Ballard


Last week I posted a story about new breweries coming to Seattle. Specifically, I called out Peddler Brewing and Urban Family Brewing, which are in various stages of opening in Ballard. Today I want to give a shout out to Populuxe Brewing, which also plans to open in Ballard. Populuxe Brewing is actually well on…

New Breweries and More


By my reckoning there are now more than 170 breweries in Washington. I just added a few new breweries to the list, removed some dead weight, and cleaned a few things up (name changes and such). Some of the breweries I mention below are not exactly brand new, but I haven’t really talked about them…

Can Washington Handle 15 More Breweries?

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Today I am sad to report that the Washington State Liquor Control Board discontinued Hazel Dell Brewpub’s microbrewery license. The brewpub, located in Vancouver, WA, closed its doors at the end of 2011. Now it is official. It is always sad to see a brewery close. On a positive note, I am happy to report…