Bottleworks | Seattle, Washington
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Bottleworks
World Class based on 138 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1710 N 45th Suite 3
Seattle, Washington United States 98103 [ print map ]
206 633 2437

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Hours: Sun-Wed 11a-8p; Thur 11a-9p; Fri-Sat 11a-11p


Mayor: 5000 (92) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 950+


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Beer Available At Bottleworks (arranged by most recent)
Breakside Apollo and Dionysus 78, Lost Abbey Bottleworks 15th Anniversary Ale 93, Ballast Point Even Keel 93, Holy Mountain Kingís Head , North Coast Le Merle 96, North Coast Puck 88, Delirium Red 36, Dogfish Head Victory Stone Saison du BUFF 95, Fremont Cowiche Canyon Organic Fresh Hop Ale 99, Perennial / Solemn Oath Stefon 87, Orval 99, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale 99, Uinta Punkín 49, Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest 75, Deschutes Black Butte XXVI 99, Urban Family Hedberg , Epic Ales Sarrasin , Bayreuther Aktien Zwickíl Kellerbier 48, Black Raven Nothing But Flowers 80, Captain Munsonís IPA 94
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138 reviews for Bottleworks
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  83%
 Selection  89%
 Food  45%
 Value  73%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
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88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Oakes  (681) Vancouver, British Columbia | March 2, 2005
A serious and proper store worthy of any beer geekís time. Pretty much everything distributed in Seattle (so does not include at-the-brewpub-only type stuff). Beer mags, chocolate, glassware. Nothing else - a straight up beer store.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
drismyhero  (12) Tacoma, Washington | January 21, 2005
This is the essential bottle shop in the region, I live an hour and a half away and still frequent the place. Great selection of hard to find locals and beers from abroad, incuding several beers brewed special for the place (all of which are very good - excellent). Perhaps the most unique aspect of the store is itís spectacular assortment of vintage and discontinued beers. The owner has very good intuition as to what beers age well and what will be heavily sought after in the future. A very large portion of the barley wines, lambics, and Belgians are sitting on the shelf in groups of two or three, dating back a couple years a piece. You can literally walk out of Bottleworks armed for tens of vertical tastings! Excellent.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
Gromit  (9) Port Orchard, Washington | January 7, 2005
I canít think of how this place could improve. The people there know their stuff. I donít know who posted the "Brew Tour Guideís Comments," but I think itís a bit outdated as I think youíd be hard-pressed to find WA beers that arenít stocked here. And even beyond WA, if the beer is available in WA (and if itís not, donít blame them, blame the WSLC), they have it in stock, and if it ages well, theyíll have many vintages of it on-hand.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Sham  (43) Seattle, Washington | December 1, 2004
This is definately a top notch place. I was overwhelmed as were others at the selection. There are vintages of most every beer in here and some rarities that few ever see! I spent a hefty sum in literaly no time, and definately plan to be spending more there.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
skaughty  (19) Marietta, Georgia | December 1, 2004
Nice and dark inside - almost feels like a Belgian beer bar (which they will be opening in early 2005). As soon as I walk in, I overhear a conversation where an employee is explaining the proces of making a flemish sour ale, and the differences in the aging of various products - they know their stuff! The Dry Hopped IPA was there, the vintages were there (Stille Nact, Old Boardhead, etc...). The chocolate selection is also great, which kept my wife occupied while i searched further.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Hoser  (164) Cowtown, Alberta | September 30, 2004
Proper cooler tempertures, low lighting, a staff that is very well beer educated and bonus glassware when large purchases are made. Bought the la Conner IPA (Bottleworks verison)but was disappointed as it foamed everywhere which tells me the bottle I got had a sanation problem. This store is a must visit and possibly the best bottleshop I have ever visited. I never have been to a store where you can buy lots of different vintages of the same beer. Amazing !!!!!!
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
batkins  (78) Vancouver, Washington | September 11, 2004| Updated March 19, 2006
Great store. Not too hard to find. Great selection, especially older vintages, although a little bit pricey. On the other hand, where else are you going to find this stuff? Go!! Buy the LaConner dry hopped.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths  (1352) Boulder, Colorado | August 16, 2004| Updated December 18, 2013
Not only is this one of the best beer stores in the country, itís easy to find off of I-5 to 45th street, and the folks who run it, as well as the customers, know what they are doing. Not even worth going to another store in town. Keep it up guys.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
jeffc666  (93) Fairfax, Virginia | July 31, 2004
Bottleworks is a hell of a place to buy beer. Superb selection, the beer seems to treated well, most is in coolers and the store itself is kept cool and not too bright. They have an excellent selection of local NW beers as well as a nice selection of other craft beers and lots of European imports. Bottleworks is a must stop if you are in Seattle!
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
mreeves  (36) Sammamish, Washington | July 16, 2004
The only place in Seattle to find all the best and rarest beers. Great staff and great selection. Prices can be a little steep in my opinion for the slightly mainstreamish beers (Unibroue, popular NW micros). A little dingy too (kind of dark and dank), but really the only place to go in Seattle if youíre looking for something interesting.

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