Craft Brewery Craze: Seattle Edition

Greetings and good tidings fellow Seattle beer lovers! We are back and ready to showcase the best-kept secret brewery finds and local labels. This week we will be heading to BREWPUBLIK’s newest location Seattle, Washington to share some of our team’s favorite places to drink and procure beer you’ll love.

Georgetown Brewery: Nestled in Seattle’s historic district, Georgetown Brewery has been called the “wonder bread” of Seattle since it’s inception in 2002. Regarded as a craft beer staple in the Seattle community, Georgetown is the largest independent brewery complete with their own tasting room. That’s right, an entire section dedicated to tasting a variety of beer! There are 13 taps to choose from including their passion fruit infused Pretty In Pink Pale Ale to their citrusy Lucille IPA. And don’t forget to try their two best sellers Manny’s Pale Ale and the silky Bodhizafa IPA. Prefer carryout? Take home some of their free samples to enjoy!

Reuben’s Brews: Since opening in 2012, Reuben’s Brews has made major waves in the brewing community. Reuben’s has won multiple awards at events such as the Great American Beer Festival, the World Beer Cup, and was named Mid-Sized Brewery of 2015. Why the hype you ask? One word, Tap Room. Reubens signature 20-tap room rotates a variety of beer and is constantly changing to give you new brews to try. From traditional beers to newly crafted brews, you are sure to find the perfect beer for you.

Fremont Brewing: Since its opening in 2009, Fremont Brewing has committed itself to sourcing local, quality ingredients for their home-brewed organic artisan beers. Fremont is not only committed to quality beers but also sustainable lifestyles. Owner Matt Lincecum takes “Activism Through Beer” to heart. Fremont is committed to sustainable business practices socially, economically and of course, environmentally. While saving the environment is definitely a plus, sitting and sipping in their beer-garden is another whimsical feature. The brewery expanded its already-appealing little patio to take up the entirety of the parking lot out front. Make sure to check out the Lush IPA as it is, without a doubt, the crowd favorite. Filled with a hand-selected blend of malts, lush, lime, mango, and guava, Lush IPA is their specialty. Drink at Fremont and save the planet one beer at a time!

Stay tuned for our next edition of Craft Brewery Craze, featuring San Francisco!

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Craft Brewery Craze: Charlotte Edition

Some of the best-kept secrets in craft brews are local labels that can actually be found in your own city! We’ve decided to loop you in and provide the 411 on some of the best hidden gems in Charlotte, NC to kick off our Brewery Series…

  • Lenny Boy Brewing Company: Want more than a drink? Stop by the Lenny Boy Brewing Company where culture comes first and the beer is certified organic. Not only will you be surrounded by an endless selection of beverage selections ranging from Beer to Kombucha, but also weekly art shows, food trucks, fitness events and so much more. While you enjoy the experience, make sure to try Lenny Boy’s “Dat Pale American Pale Ale” (we dare you to try and say that 10 times fast!).
  • Legion Brewing: Whether you are shopping the high-end retail of Southpark or moseying down the eclectic streets of Plaza Midwood, you can’t help but notice the legion of love coming from our friends at Legion Brewing. If you’re not going for the fan favorite, Juicy Jay IPA, then check out these other go-to’s: the citrus filled Orange Chick Saison Farmhouse Ale and the feisty “Bite Me” American Amber Ale, all brewed in house.
  • Heist Brewery: Last but certainly not least, Heist has stolen the Queen City’s heart since its opening in 2012. Heist is officially Charlotte’s only Craft Brewpub. Starting small out of a 10HL German brewhouse, they have shown exceptional growth and have now added a 30 barrel production facility!  Heist focuses on small-batch beer ranging from traditional Hazy Belgian Table Beers and Saisons to IPA’s and Double IPA’s. You’ll also find some very solid Porters and Imperial Stouts. If you prefer to mix things up, there’s an extensive Craft Cocktail program with over 100 whiskeys, as well. Heist is the go-to brunch locale with wood-fired specialties and signature home brewed beers like their “Zeal of Approval” pineapple infused IPA.

No matter what hidden gem you choose to visit, continue to support small businesses and invest where you nest!

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