Image: Mike Holm

1.  Reuben’s Brews

Britain and Germany by way of the Pacific Northwest

2.  Stoup Brewing

Classics, done right. Coming soon: a huge new beer garden.

3.  NW Peaks

The new Bergschrund taproom is all about sessionable brews that still pack flavor. 

4.  Hilliard’s Beer

So, so much more than its ubiquitous 12th Can pale ale

5.  Peddler Brewing

Lovers of bikes, massive tasting flights, and coffee saison

6.  Maritime Pacific Brewing Company

Bar food; smooth, reliable ales

7.  Populuxe Brewing

Spot-on beers in a range of styles, but you had us at “cornhole and an outdoor fire pit.” 

8.  Bad Jimmy’s

Flavorful beers, zero snobbiness

9.  Hale’s

A Seattle brewing longtimer serves jo jo–style fries and a dozen house beers.