Over the years, beer has become a booming business as more and more people are discovering craft brews. According to Alltech.com, there are currently over 10,000 craft breweries worldwide.
Woodinville, WA is the home to seven craft breweries who welcome thirsty patrons to their facilities. These include Fish Brewing, Triplehorn, Sumerian, 20 Corners, Good Brewing Co, Crucible, Meitier,
Woodinville is excited to introduce two new taprooms to the area including Hopheads and the Route 522 Taproom. Hopheads opened its doors in the summer of 2018. The owner, Jay Ferias, is a devout beer enthusiast who wanted to create a family friendly atmosphere for those who simply love to drink beer. Hopheads offers 22 local craft brews on tap and in addition, are serving sandwiches and calzones for customers who bring an appetite and wish to quench their thirst. Hopheads Taproom is located in the Woodinville Plaza at 14141 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd and is open daily.
The newest beer spot in Woodinville is the Route 522 Taproom, which opened on June 15, 2019. Route 522 Taproom is located in the Bear Creek Plaza at 17802 134th Ave NE, the same location as the defunct Collective on Tap. Owners Greg Nygreen and Frank Espinoza are no strangers to the beer industry. Their first endeavor was the Route 2 Taproom, located in Monroe which opened in 2015. Their new taproom in Woodinville offers 24 beers, 3 flavors of hard cider, plus a red and a white wine, all on tap! They are open daily for lunch and dinner with a menu filled with comfort foods. Be sure to stop by this family friendly taproom if you are in the area. They would love to see you.
Of course, these are not the only places to sit down for a cold, local craft beer in Woodinville. There are several other establishments serving a variety of beer, wine and spirits including the Hollywood Tavern, Rooney’s, Tipsy Cow, Horseshoe Saloon, The Woodinville Chop Shop and The Pizza Coup & Ale House.
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