Category: What’s Happening in Woodinville

IPA in Redmond, Washington

If you’re looking for an IPA in Redmond, Washington, a basic search on Google reveals some of the top brewers.

In the US, more and more beer drinkers are choosing craft beer over the traditional brands, and brewers in Redmond figured that out a while ago.

If you like a finely crafted IPA, Redmond has some great breweries that are definitely worth the trip. Redmond is located just 21 minutes east of Seattle.

All the breweries offer India Pale Ale (IPA) in different flavors. They normally have a flagship IPA, and a Double IPA if you like a hoppier IPA, and casks IPA brewed in really small batches.

The brew masters in Redmond are some of the most imaginative in the industry.

In some brewpubs you’re even encouraged to mix an IPA with another beer, like a lager, to create a unique blend that some times become personal favorites.

Breweries in Redmond are serious contenders as some of the best brewers in the World, and they do offer many more styles that just IPA.

What is even more creative are the names and descriptions IPA brew masters come up with.

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Where to Find a Good IPA in Woodinville

With the exception of Redhook, Woodinville has been predominately known as a wine aficionado’s city; well that’s not the case anymore. Today a growing list of local breweries are attracting local drinkers and day tripping beer lovers from across the region. If you’re looking for a good IPA in Woodinville, stop by one of the following breweries; you won’t be disappointed.

14300 NE 145th St
(425) 483-3232
Redhook is the iconic big daddy of breweries in Woodinville. You can even take a tour for an insignificant price and you’ll get a free pint glass which is a lot of beer when compared to most brewery tours. You’ll also be able to sample their beers in their massive tasting room. IPA lovers will want to try Redhook’s Long Hammer, an India Pale Ale with a rich, piney citrus aroma and characteristic bitter flavor. Some say that Long Hammer is one of America’s most enjoyable and bestselling IPA’s; not sure if this is true; you’ll have to stop by and see for yourself.

Triplehorn Brewing Co.
19510 144th Ave NE
(425) 242-7979
This is a fun, laid back, spacious brewery that has recently been remodeled to add more space for seating and live music on the weekend. The staff is friendly and fun, the brews are great and according to online reviews their IPA’s are fantastic, especially their signature beer; the Landwink IPA.

Brickyard Brewing
5817 238th St SE
(425) 483-2337
The Brickyard is really laid back, feeling more like a man cave than an a pub with a great atmosphere and even better beer. When it comes to finding a good IPA in Woodinville, it doesn’t get much better than their espresso IPA with its awesome coffee aroma.

Twelve Bar Brews
12826 NE 178th St, Suite C (near McClendon Hardware)
(425) 482.1188
Twelve Bar’s is a production brewery, but you can stop by their Woodinville tasting room for tasters, pints and growlers on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. If you do, you’ll definitely want to try their Wicked Riff IPA; it’s wicked good.

The Dirty Bucket
19151 144th Ave NE, Ste 101
(206) 819-1570)
This is one of Woodinville’s hidden treasures that’s nestled in next to a couple of Woodinville’s auto care centers and a car wash. There are a few places in Seattle that pour Dirty Bucket’s great beers, but the best way to sample what they have to offer is at their cheerful tasting room where you can order off of their larger than average roster. If you’re looking for a good IPA in Woodinville, don’t miss out on their Filthy Hoppin’ IPA, the beer of choice for local “hop heads”.

The Black Raven
14679 NE 95th St.
(425) 881-3020
The Black Raven is just a hop, skip and a jump from Woodinville (about a 15 minute drive) and definitely worth checking out. The Raven’s Nest isn’t your traditional brew pub; it gives off a living room vibe, where you can chill out and enjoy one of their many fantastic brews, hanging out with fun local beer drinkers. The brew pub serves pints, sample trays and you can get beer to go.

Woodinville is quickly becoming a craft brewery paradise, giving local beer drinkers an equal opportunity drinking experience; it’s not all about “wine” anymore. IPA anyone?

Fall Colors in Woodinville

Fall colors in Woodinville

Fall is a beautiful time in Woodinville!  Everywhere you turn the you’ll see streets and country roads lined with a variety of trees each showcasing a blend of rich fall colors that are absolutely breathtaking. One the the prettiest displays of fall colors surrounds the Woodinville park and ride located at  17800 140th Ave. N.E. Woodinville, WA 98072 and is definitely worth checking out before all the leaves fall.  Be ready to take pictures!

Value Village is Coming to Woodinville

That right, Value Village is coming to Woodinville. Thrift and consignment store lover’s in Woodinville are thrilled with the news!  What some of us refer to as “VV’s” will be opening its doors on May 2nd where QFC used to be.

Most of us Woodinville-ian’s feel that this new addition to our wonderful community will breath new life into the downtown shopping center, and give us all a fun opportunity to find some unique treasures and get great deals on used clothing, furnishings and you know . . a little of this and that.

See you May 2nd in Woodinville’s  brand spankin new Value Village (VV’s).

New to Woodinville – Ross Dress For Less

Ross Dress For Less in WoodinvilleWoodinville residents are thrilled to see the empty gap that had been Linens and Things alive again with the anxiously awaited opening of the Ross Dress For Less department store. Ross is known for it’s great prices with daily savings of at least 20 to 60% when compared to other department stores.

Also coming to Woodinville soon is a TCBY yogurt and Mrs Field’s cookies. Just two more reasons to love living in Woodinville, as if Molbak’s Nursery and Ste Michelle Winery weren’t enough.