Chuckís Hop Shop | Seattle, Washington
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Chuckís Hop Shop
Excellent based on 23 ratings
Type: Beer Store

656 NW 85th St
Seattle, Washington United States 98117 [ print map ]
206 297 6212

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Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM, Sun 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM


Mayor: ACHops (29) | Affiliated user(s) here Keepthereceipt | Taps: 38 | Bottles: 1200


Chuckís Hop Shop

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Beer Available At Chuckís Hop Shop (arranged by most recent)
Finnriver Elijah K. Swanís Cranberry Rosehip , Bayhawk Zappa Brews Nelson IPA 64, Prairie Artisan Ales Puncheon 98, Joseph James Pro-Am Saison , Finnriver Fresh Hopped Hard Cider , Urban Family Hoppy Magnolia , Breakside La Tormenta 85, Ballast Point Dead Ringer Oktoberfest 84, Perennial / Solemn Oath Stefon 85, Perennial Saison de Lis 95, Sierra Nevada / Bells Beer Camp Maillardís Odyssey 99, Georgetown Lovely Reida 86, Hop Valley Citrus Mistress 99, Coronado 18th Anniversary Imperial IPA 98, Black Raven Splinters Bourbon Strong Scotch Ale 85, Stoup 2X IPA , Skookum Chucklehead IPA , Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 100, Sound Mosaic American Pale Ale 80, Oskar Blues Old Chub 97
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23 reviews for Chuckís Hop Shop
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  83%
 Selection  88%
 Food  63%
 Value  69%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  92%
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94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Petronius  (24) Seattle, Washington | April 20, 2012
Simply amazing! Along with the knowledgeable stuff(Chuck himself is god-like) there are lots of well-picked taps and even more so bottles. Beer and wine tastings, homebrewerís get-togethers, espresso&ice-cream, FOOD. Youíll always find beer nerds hanging out here; besides, the crowd is not as pretentious as at Bottleworks.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
BRR  (1) Washington | August 15, 2012
Love this place. Awesome selection that is strongest on the domestics, but still has a good selection of intíl brews. Easy-going and friendly.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
Crit  (137) Surrey, British Columbia | September 17, 2011| Updated November 29, 2014
Great selection of bottled beer. Also many quality beers on tap. Kid and dog friendly. Even several varieties of ice cream available
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
BrewDad  (445) Olympia, Washington | June 29, 2014
Super place in Seattle I was impressed with the beer selection and taps.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Dwebs  (2) , | March 6, 2012
We love going to Chucks, totally unique spot as a former grocery store turned beer drinkers haven. They have so many great beers and if they donít have it, talk to Chuck. He can get it.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
after4ever  (232) Brier, Washington | March 29, 2013
Evidence that you donít need an amazing structure to make a great business. This is a little beer mini-mecca thatís been carved out of a crummy old convenience store. They appear to have done this by sheer force of will. Itís a great bottle shop, and they always have a great tap list. They even have food! You walk in and the front has a few tables, some wine displays merched out, and an aisle or two of packaged foods for sale. It still has that convenience store feel, at least for a few square feet--racks of candy bars, and so on. But past that is a medium-sized seating area with a dozen or so tables and about 700-800 bottles in coolers and on shelves. They get a solid cross-section of West Coast (the emphasis), other domestics, and imports. They get their fair share of special releases both in bottle and on tap. The staff are really nice, and the prices are solid enough. Thereís usually a food truck parked outside, and the place gets really busy. If you like good beer, this place will eventually be a must-stop for you. Sooner or later, either curiosity or something good in stock nowhere else has to bring every beer lover here. Itís not the first stop for out of town visitors, but theyíre very good at what they do, and they wonít let you down.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
nate2g  (665) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | October 12, 2013
Basic setup of tables, chairs and a cheap looking bar. It feels like Iíve just stepped into a mini-mart or something. Oh, thatís not a negative connotation by any means...I freakiní loved this place. Chuckís Hop Shop rocks. Ridiculous amount of bottles stocked up in fridges lining the walls plus an extensive tap selection to choose from. Thereís food trucks dishing out excellent grub outside. Family and dog friendly. Fill growlers here. Yes!
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdamJackson  (200) Enfield, New Hampshire | October 14, 2013
This spot was nice. Lots of bottles for there or takeaway, decent tap list but prices seemed high. They have daily food trucks outside and I took up the biscuit truck quite well. Iíd come here again but they are pretty far north of seattle.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick  (755) Columbus, Ohio | November 4, 2013
(Visited 09/2013): Chuckís is located in the north part of Ballard on the corner of NW 85th and 8th. There is a small parking lot in front of the building.

After passing a small patio in front, the interior opens to a convenience store style layout with shelves along the right and perimeter, including some coolers toward the rear. There is a small walk up bar in the back left corner, with a digital board above the bar listing what is on tap. Yellow walls, and a painted logo with the words "Land of a Thousand Beers".

As for the beers, there are exactly 38 on draught, including breweries like Bakwoods, Elysian, Odin and Fort George. Growlers are available for draught beer. The bottled selection amounts to hundreds, including many west coast breweries like Bruery, Lost Abbey, Elysian, Pike and Almanac. Lots of singles and imports as well.

Service on a relatively slow weekend afternoon was good both at the bar and while I was shopping. These guys definitely know their beer.

I did not have any food on my visit.

Overall this is a solid beer store to visit in the Seattle area, and the option of enjoying a pint before, during or after shopping is a great bonus.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
CampesinoTino  (71) Seattle, Washington | July 10, 2012
Excellent selection and quality mix of taps make it one of the top Seattle bottle shops. Would definitely make this my neighborhood hangout if I lived in the area.

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