The 15 Washington Beers to Consume Prior To You Die

Reuben’s Brews|Flickr/Krystin Norman Who cares what a particular way of life website that rhymes with “illest”says, Washington is clearly the very best beer state in America. We had over 80 breweries open here within the last year alone! But it turns out that having numerous sweet suds-makers positions a bit of an issue: how can you perhaps know which local beers to drink? By reading our list of the 15 Washington beers you have to consume prior to you die, clearly …

Flickr/Christopher Porter IPA, 6.3%This medium-bodied pleasure is a Northwest interpretation of the classic English style, provided by one of Seattle’s many prolific/creative breweries, so if you’re looking for a strong example of what is quickly ending up being the country’s most popular kind of craft beer, this one’s for you.
Robust porter, 5.9%
If the fact that this beer won gold at both the 2015 Washington Beer Awards and World Beer Championships doesn’t impress you, the deep roast and tasty caramel flavors really should.
American amber ale, 5.5%
A SMASH (single malt, single hops) brew, this acclaimed citra/red supports a mild nutty taste with a pleasant citrus scent. Leading that all off with a crisp finish and you’ve obtained a. sorry’boutthis! … SMASHingly good pint. 2 Beers Brewing Co.Coffee beer, 5.2%There aren’t many beers you would wish to eat a donut with, however this chocolatey brown ale is the perfect match for any sweet treat you want to toss its way. This beer invests about 24 hr in contact with a premium Ethiopian Harrar roast, giving it that delicious coffee taste and fragrance. Thanks To Stoup Developing American-style strong pale ale, 5.9% The folks over at Stoup Brewing like to call this one” sunshine in a glass,” and they could not be more ideal. This light and citrusy brew has aromas of tropical fruit and goes down extremely quickly.
Fruit beer, 5.2%
Made with real Northwest raspberries (no syrups here, bub!) this blonde ale has long notes of raspberry without all of the sweetness, the majority of which ferments out of the end product. Light and refreshing!
Pale ale, 5.4%
The well-loved Seattle brewery, Georgetown Developing Company, brews this well-liked Seattle beer with an intricate malt flavor, and crisp, hoppy surface that you can find … well, generally anywhere. Yes, it’s that popular.< img src= ";jpeg_quality=65.jpg"/ > Thanks To Holy Mountain Developing American pale ale, 5.2%This newish brewery has rapidly become a cult favorite (they have problem keeping up with demand) thanks in no small part to this magnificently crafted and aromatic pale ale, every batch of which is made with a choice of hops, and may need an expedition to their Interbay brewery if you wish to find it. Flickr/Alirjd Winter season warmer, 8%You’ll think Christmas came early when you take a sip of this gorgeous, rich, and malty winter warmer. Brewed with a mix of fresh Northwest Chinook and Cascade hops, this strong brew will have you feeling jolly in no time. Old Schoolhouse Brewery American IPA, 7.2%Huge and vibrant with a lot of piney and floral Pacific Northwest keeps in mind, this beer is the signature brew of Old Schoolhouse Brewery situated in Winthrop, which is a small neighborhood … um, someplace in Washington, presumably.
American blonde ale, 4% This light beer is best for relaxing on an outdoor patio while enjoying the stunning and sunny summertime weather. Subtle malt sweet taste and moderate hoppy tastes finish off this pleasing beverage.
Sour ale, 4.2%
This standard German beer is made with distinct active ingredients like coriander and sea salt that give it an oddly satisfying, and tasty surface, but that kind of imagination is barely a surprise coming from the men who offered us Gastropod. Pike Brewing Co.Golden IPA, 6.3%We couldn’t compile the very best regional beers without including this ode to the Seattle landmark that EVERYONE knows. This West Coast-style IPA, brewed with five ranges of Yakima Valley hops, won a contest back in 2012 seeking to discover the beer most evocative of Northwest beer culture. It measures up to that honor.
European pale lager, 5%
Known as “liquid bread” in Germany since it is often served at breakfast, this design of beer is renowned for its easy-drinking and malty character. This one is certainly that, and has won various awards for many years, consisting of most recently a bronze at the 2015 Washington Beer Awards. Fremont Bakery Oatmeal stout, 11%Aged in 15-year-old single-use Kentucky bourbon barrels, this chocolatey beer from Seattle’s finest brewery is extremely limited however oh-so-tasty if you can get your hands on a bottle. But hey, at 11% ABV, you truly just need one.Sign up here for our daily Seattle email and be the very first to get all the food/drink/fun in the area.


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