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Good Times are Brewing at Bothell’s Craft Breweries

Nothing says weekend getaway quite like Bothell's growing craft beer scene! Head to Bothell, Washington, and learn how award-winning brews are crafted with a cold beer in hand. You’ll soon discover that each Bothell brewery has its own style, but what you’ll find at all of them is an approachable brewery with folks who are passionate about beer and dedicated to delivering a great experience to their guests. We’ll cheers to that! 

Bothell’s Craft Beer Scene 

Owned by Chef John Howie, Beardslee Public House is a microbrewery and restaurant specializing in designated brews created on-site. It’s a popular gathering spot for locals, tourists, families, and friends. Look for cherry ales, IPAs, saisons, pilsners, amber ales, and hard seltzers here! Come hang on the patio or take home a 32oz Crowler of Beardslee Beer to go. 

Cairn Brewing is a neighborhood brewery along the Northshore of Lake Washington. Swing by their taproom for an up-close view of their brewing area, have a meal from their food truck and relax in the beer garden. Cairn brews a range of year-round and seasonal ales and lagers with 15 or more beers on tap. Get a dollar off your first beer when you cycle the Burke-Gilman Trail to Cairns with our Beers & Gears Passport

Decibel Brewing brewery and tasting room is located on Bothell Everett Highway. Decibel has a variety of beers on tap — so whether you enjoy something light, dark, or hoppy they’ve got something for you. They’re open Wednesday-Sunday and welcome children and pets. Peanuts and snacks are available, but you can bring in whatever food you’d like.

Foggy Noggin is a quaint microbrewery specializing in English ales. Their tasting room is temporarily closed but they have opened a drive-thru pick up option for to-go orders. You must try their Diablo del Sol, a bold and hoppy English Pale Ale that will warn you to apply sunscreen and put on your sunglasses. Available in growler fills only ($16).

Hop and Hound is downtown Bothell's original community Craft Beer Taproom, Bottle Shop and Beer Garden owned and operated by Eric and Lauren Shaffer and their hound dog, Charlie. This dog-friendly brewery is open 7 days a week and includes a rotation of food trucks every Friday and Saturday. You’ll find Mexicuban (Latin Fusion), Anthony’s Finn (Seafood), Seoul Bown (Korean BBQ), and Oskar’s Pizza in the food truck court this month. While you’re here, try Watts Brewing Company beer. They’re a local but distribution only brewery that offers a great selection of unique and delicious craft beers.

Check out Bothell’s full brewery listings and follow Begin at Bothell on Instagram to find out the latest happenings.