Microbreweries too large for you? Move down a notch to a nano-brewery. The latest beer craze in Seattle favors the really little guys, such as Populuxe, who carefully nurture their beer barrel by barrel before serving it in pints and growlers from their tiny tasting room in Ballard.
The menu of 10 ever-changing brews is impossible to predict; just bank on it being made with skill, know-how and a whole lotta love. Food carts park outside in the small 'garden,' where you can sit, sup and play cornhole on warm summer evenings.