Obviously, there is a massive amount on offer to see and do in Tacoma, but did you know it also has a vibrant brewery scene? Many top-rated breweries serving the finest ales are located throughout Tacoma – so why not visit?
However, with so many breweries on offer, narrowing down where to go and what to drink can be challenging. So not to stress – we have compiled a list of the top-rated breweries and their customer’s fan-favorite ales for your brewery hunt in Tacoma!
- E9 Brewing Co and Taproom
- 7 Seas Brewing and Taproom
- State Street Beer Company
- Odd Otter Brewing Company
- Odin Brewing Tacoma
- Black Fleet Brewing
- Sig Brewing Company
E9 Brewing Co and Taproom is a highly rated brewery in the heart of Tacoma. E9 Brewing Co and Taproom has the privilege of being Tacomas first craft brewery, established in 1972. The owners of E9 Brewing Co and Taproom believe they embody the true essence of what it means to create unique, tasty craft brews!
You can visit this brewery’s taproom to try some of their finest ales. However, despite having a vast range of top-notch ales, their Engine House IPA is among the highest-rated brews. This ale is an American IPA full of that rich hoppiness you love from an IPA!
7 Seas Brewing and Taproom is a local brewery set up by two local friends who bonded over their love of craft brews. The pair spent years perfecting their ales and then proceeded to be the 1st brewery to brew their beers in Washington State! Many years later, this brewery has built up quite a reputation as one of the top-rated breweries in Tacoma!
So, which ales do visitors love the most? Well, 7 Seas Brewing and Taproom is well-known for its Imperial IPA called Ballz Deep Double IPA – a medium/heavy-bodied double IPA with light citrus and grapefruit undertones!
The State Street Beer Company is a brewery you have to check out. It specializes in craft beers, and juicy natural wines, and introduced pizza during Covid. The pizza ended up being a huge hit and became a part of the permanent menu.
I bet you wonder what ale will best go with that steamy pizza. Well, customers of this brewery love its Octoberfest Lager called Pfriem. This lager offers a perfect balance of hops and malt to make a refreshing and tasty ale.
Odd Otter Brewing Company is a quaint style of brewing that brews its craft ales on-site. Not only does this brewery offer excellent brews, but it also specializes in creating a perfect environment. Small and cozy with live music and karaoke, Odd Otter Brewing Company is the perfect brewery for your chilled night out.
Coy up in a corner, listen to some live music, and try an ale a little different than what you are used to. Odd Otter Brewing Company’s customers absolutely love its Ottermelon Watermelon Hefeweizen – an unusual Hefeweizen that benefits from a light watermelon taste and aroma.
Odin Brewing Tacoma offers both an in-house and takeaway service. This brewery provides tables with a bay view, televisions, and gorgeous food and ales, creating a relaxed atmosphere.
Are you searching for a highly-rated red ale to enjoy in Tacoma? Look no further because Odin Brewing ‘Odin’s Gift’ is a highly rated red ale that is rich and warm and pairs well with every food served here.
Black Fleet Brewing does it all – taproom, kitchen, and brewery; it’s no wonder this brewery is highly rated. This family-friendly brewery offers a safe and comfortable space for everyone to enjoy a cold brew and some tasty food!
Despite having a smaller selection of ales to try from in this brewery, many customers rave about their Black IPA called Wolf Eel – a dark, rich and malty IPA that hits the spot every time.
Sig Brewing Company is a must-try if you’re hoping for a more upscale brewery and restaurant. Right in the heart of Tacoma, this brewery makes tasty ales and wine as downright delicious food!
Wash down your gorgeous meal with Sig Brewing Companies MG2020 – a fruit and field beer that is light on the hops and malt and bursting with a fruity aroma. This beer will surely go down as a treat for anyone with a sweet tooth!