If you read this blog, you probably don’t need me to tell you too much about the annual Washington Winter Beer Festival. I’m guessing you already know that it’s one of the best and most-popular beer events on the Seattle beer calendar, with over 50 Washington breweries pouring potent winter elixirs and other beery creations. This year the festival happens on December 4th and 5th at Magnuson Park in Seattle.
Below we share the complete beer list, along with other details about the event. Tickets are on sale now for all three sessions.
Session 1: Friday, December 4, 5:00 – 9:00
Session 2: Saturday, December 5, Noon- 4:00
Session 3: Saturday, December 5, 5:30 – 9:30
Doors open 15 minutes before each session begins. Taps close 30 minutes before closing each session.
Separate tickets required for each session
Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
- Advance tickets $30
- Admission at the door $35 (if still available)
- Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass and ten 4oz tastes.
- Designated driver admission is $5 and available at the door only.
- 21 and over only.
- Tickets are on sale online at www.washingtonbrewersguild.org and select ticket outlet: 99 Bottles (Federal Way), Bottleworks (Seattle), Full Throttle Bottles (Seattle) and Malt & Vine (Redmond). This event may sell out so advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
Over 50 Washington Brewers Guild member breweries will showcase their tastiest, boldest winter seasonals to get you in the holiday spirit! The beer lineup includes dark malty stouts, robust winter warmers, barrel-aged gems and many, many more.
Tease Chocolates will be sampling their handcrafted chocolates and confections. Many of the featured winter brews pair exceptionally well with their single origin bars, truffles and toffees.
Brewmaster’s Bakery will be sampling granola made with spent grain from breweries all over Washington State.
In addition the following food trucks will serve up hearty dishes to complement the beers:
Athena’s Food Truck—Greek gyros & falafels
Bread & Circuses—gastropub eats
Wood Shop BBQ—Kansas City style BBQ