The Pine Box | Seattle, Washington
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The Pine Box
Excellent based on 17 ratings
Type: Bar

1600 Melrose Ave
Seattle, Washington United States 98122 [ print map ]
206 588 0375

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Hours: Mon - Fri 3pm - 2am, Sat & Sun 11am - 2am


Mayor: 50belair (2) | Affiliated user(s) here Ianbroberts, BrouwersCafe | Taps: 33 |


The Pine Box

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Beer Available At The Pine Box (arranged by most recent)
Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee 100, Caldera Kettle Series Hop Hash 86, Boneyard Hop Venom 99, Everybodyís Little Sister 46, 10 Barrel The 2nd Nail: Pine Box Anniversary Green Apple Weiss 86, Sound Brewery Humulo Nimbus Double IPA 97, Boneyard RPM IPA 98, Stoup India Pale Ale , Deschutes Not The Stoic 98, Engine House No. 9 Verre Violet Current Sour , Breakside Irish Stout 58, Backwoods The Bumbler , Epic Escape To Colorado IPA 91, Stillwater Stateside Saison 97, Snipes Mountain Jackal , New Belgium Lips of Faith - Paardebloem 83, Gueuze Tilquin (Draft Version) 99, Big Time S.M.A.S.H. (Simcoe) , 21st Amendment Fireside Chat 55, pFriem Double IPA
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17 reviews for The Pine Box
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  79%
 Selection  82%
 Food  77%
 Value  73%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  88%
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86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
bvc  (103) Kenmore, Washington | August 16, 2014
These guys did a great job with the spot and put on a lot of events all year and give a good deal of attention to not only the beer, but the liquor and food as well. Services is always great as is the crowd/atmosphere. I would frequent here more often if it werenít for the physical location as I am just rarely on the hill. Would highly recommend this place however to anyone visiting or new to the area.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
tiong  (80) Espoo, Finland | June 18, 2014
A cool little place in an old building. Nice tap list with few specialties, didnít have time to check out their bottle selection. Food was tasty. Too bad they only serve 12oz or 16oz portions, even for the stronger beers.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
50belair  (146) Florida | June 8, 2014
Killer old building in Capital Hill area. Fantastic decor, friendly staff, great beer selection. This place rocks. Stoked we hit it up before heading back home....
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy  (551) Toronto, Ontario | May 5, 2014
a late drinking bar with a focus on hoppy local brewers. nice knowledgeable bartenders, busy for a monday. nice long wooden bar. par bar a lot of sub p lines.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine  (738) The Sunshine State, Florida | December 20, 2013
Fun addition to Capitol Hill. On first glance it looks like a Wetherspoons because it is a well converted heritage building--a former funeral home! Inside they might have done better to pimp the goth potential. I wouldn't call it sterile but the music selection on Friday night was classic rock Clear Channel version?! That was disappointing. The food, however, was good. Porcini dusted popcorn :) pizzas in a gas fire oven good (kimchi pulled pork, etc). Decent tap list, though could use some more skillful curation. Service excellent. Attentive. We had to send a bad beer back and it was accepted without question. It sure is easy to nitpick in Seattle...although it could use a few tweaks (the music especially), it is a great place.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
LilBeerDoctor  (336) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | October 17, 2013
An awesome bar set inside an old building with Greek-style white pillars reminiscent of a bank or courthouse or something. A cozy pub environment but even though they advertised being a hot spot for Seahawks and Sounders games, I didnít actually see a TV inside...The beer list mainly features Pacific Northwest breweries (Alameda, Alaskan, Double Mt, Everybodyís, Firestone, Fremont, Laurelwood, Ninkasi, Silver City, etc) and one of the beers I got was run through a randall. Although I didnít get food, the menu mostly features pizza. Overall a great selection of mostly local beers so itís worth a stop, especially for an out-of-towner.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
nate2g  (606) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | October 12, 2013
A really good, diverse beer selection on tap here. Busy and bustlin too...attentive staff. Very cool. Keep on bringing the tasty beers!
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
dgs1300  (5) Washington | August 29, 2013
Going strong since spring of 2012. Convenient to central Seattle, easy walk from bus stop, strong beer selection + booze, good menu. One of Seattleís must-visit beer bars.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Smurf2055  (53) Seattle, Washington | May 30, 2013
This place is very Brouwerís-esk. They have a fantastic taplist, and get some really cool kegs on occasion. It gets busy at times, so service is usually good but sometimes a bit slow. Havenít had the food yet, and prices are pretty standard. Very well done and a great addition to Capitol Hill.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois  (617) The íSham, England | April 14, 2013
Visited late on a Thursday evening in Noví12. I beleive the place had only opened earlier in the year and it is located in a former funeral home! The place was fairly busy and the only seats we could find were on stools at the bar. They have big electronic screens displaying the beer range above the bar. Good selection, 30+ taps, largely WA and OR but a few from other parts of the country also. Randaliser was in use and during our visit was infusing Sierra Nevadaís Hefeweizen with orange and hops! Good that the regular beer was also available so that you could do a comparison. Service was good and the bartend gave us a few samples and was happy to make suggestions. Iíll be heading back here on my next trip to Seattle.

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