TOUR INCLUDES REUBEN'S BREWS, OBEC BREWING, AND STOUP BREWING. Right in the center of Ballard's brewing district, this easy walk is less than a quarter of a mile but filled with great beers.Old World Beers and exciting new NW brews. Family traditions, old world brews and inovative beers within an easy, relaxed walk.Each brewery features traditional beer styles and we'll learn a bit about them, the brewery and some brewing history. These small neighborhood brew pubs are also famous for their innovative and unique styles. Whether you are an experienced cerevisaphile or trying your first ale or lager I guarantee you that you'll find something that you've never tasted before, something you might not care for, and something that you will love. If you have never been to Seattle's brewery scene you will find the atmosphere warm and inviting, and most brew pubs are family and pet friendly.
Reuben's Brews Our tour begins at Reuben's Brews, one of the neighborhood's most popular spots. This brewery is truly a family affair. In fact, young Reuben was only a month old when he inspired his Dad to start brewing. Santa loves to visit Reuben and enjoy his Father's handiwork.Obec Brewing Our next stop is Ballard's newest micro-brewery. Obec is a Czech word (pronounced "O-Betz") meaning "community" and their ideal is to build community around beer. You will feel right at home with their traditional styles and cozy taproom. It's about building community around Obec, and making the world a better place through beer.Stoup Brewing Stoup has that crazy, mixed-up Seattle, hipster, family vibe. Now you can visit with Santa and sample some of thier great winter ales and winter beers. We'll try four great northwest examples of some winter beers.