Taps: 9 / Bottles: 950
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 118 | Reviews: 104 | Show All Ratings:
4.38/5 rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Was my first bottle shop I ever went to going on 5 years or so now. Nearly cried when I walked in, seeing all the fancy beers that had been so hard for me to get up until that point. Haven't been in some time now (have a great shop 5mins away from home now) but still has a place at the top in the Seattle area. It has undoubtly changed and gotten a little bigger but they have a wide array, nice people to help you and a few times (I believe there are around doublt digits now) to try some selections as well.
Coming to Seattle? Give Bottleworks a visit (and the surrounding Wallingford/Fremont/Ballard) if you like beer and helpful people to point you in the right direction.
03-06-2014 22:27:28 | More by Sound_Explorer
4.53/5 rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | $$
Finally got there. It's great, as expected. Actually better. Great service, bowler bar (and you can buy smaller pours and drink them while you shop), dim lighting to protect the beer, reasonable prices, and fantastic selection including aged vintages of some special brews. Short review, but I think that about covers it.
Go there if you like beer! And, it's in/near Fremont, a cool neighborhood with some other beer destinations such as Fremont Brewing Co.
12-27-2013 04:45:48 | More by sprucetip
4.5/5 rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | $$
This is a beer store that should top your list if heading to Seattle. The guys there were very helpful and the selection was great. Walked away with a few beers I've been wanting to try and a few suggestions from the staff. A must stop for out of towers, especially Canadians.
11-07-2013 04:57:44 | More by sasky7777
4.93/5 rDev +11.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$
Has a dark gothic almost feeling that you would expect out of a place in Seattle. Had very good selection, and the Bottleworks Cascade release was available. For top shelf hard to find items this seemed to be the place to visit. Spend a few hundred dollars in a matter of minutes. What more needs to be said that hasn't been said already.... well they did give me a free shirt and stickers that I didn't know about until I got back to Nebraska.
10-17-2013 10:05:45 | More by MilwaukeeCrusher
4.22/5 rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | $$
Great bottle shop for those new to the Seattle area. Definitely one of my "go-to" shops for seasonal and special release beer! There are plenty of bottle shops in the area, but Bottleworks is one of the best, for sure! I'm getting thirsty just thinking about it!
08-30-2013 19:32:22 | More by LumpkinBrews
4.29/5 rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | $$
This is a cool bottle shop with a great selection. They get a lot of special things in, and they do collaborations with local breweries and put them on draft at the store. There’s a nice long communal table to enjoy one of their rare tap beers. Their anniversary beer was absolutely outstanding. This bottle shop is older than and owned by the same people who own Brouwer’s.
08-05-2013 04:36:07 | More by Fluffheady
4.21/5 rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | $$
On a recent visit to Seattle, I stopped in here based upon the reviews on this site. It held up to the reputation. Roughly eight beers on tap with a table to sit and enjoy in the middle of the coolers of beer.
Large selection separated by styles for the most part. Some high quality regionals, locals and imports. I was looking for local brews only and was guided in selecting these by the gentleman working. He made some very solid beer suggestions with a nice variety of styles. I enjoyed all of them thus far. Prices seemed very fair. Both guys working were very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this shop when in Seattle.
06-11-2013 04:50:52 | More by jera1350
4.3/5 rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | $$
Pretty dark and musty, but a good place none the less. Very good selection with good prices. You can get some pretty cool finds. Recently picked up a batch 36 of HotD Fred, and they had a Barleywine that was older than that. No food. Staff is friendly and helpful, but seems like they have a lot of work to do. I’m in walking distance, so I’m there quite a bit.
05-30-2013 18:11:48 | More by Smurf2055
4.47/5 rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Great place in a great neighborhood. My wife found this place after we were strolling the area by foot...I had been meaning to stop by but just never did. I was delighted to find some unique beers on tap, the dude who poured our brews was quite friendly, especially when we told him we had an identical glass head to the one he has displayed with some bottle caps inside. Went during a down time, like I usually do, I just prefer it that way, you get better service and more time & space to browse...duh! Anyhoo, great selection and they let you break open sixers to buy individual 12oz cans or bottles (I like to try as many different beers as possible so this is prime for me and mine). Check out what is lurking in their front window if you stop by. If you are willing to chat to these guys without trying to be a bigger badass, you will enjoy your stay, respect the store and you will be treated the same way...sorry, some of the reviews I read about this place could be said about anywhere in Seattle if you stop by during peak hours. I feel better now and you will after you check this place out, stop by Sock Monster if you do.
01-29-2013 04:55:24 | More by Hopmodium
3.21/5 rDev -27.5%
vibe: 1 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | $$
Dark is an understatement for this place. Not a cheerful place to hang about in or browse, particularly with heavy metal blaring in the background. You can't read the labels or the tags unless you're 3 inches from the glass. Prices are reasonable except some of the aged beers. I actually expected a little more of a selection. There were a lot of European beers but otherwise there was a lot of empty space but certainly not much more than my local bottle shops. A couple of interesting beers on tap to try but I really didn't feel like staying. So unless I'm looking for a rare or aged beer I really won't be stopping here again anytime soon.
06-27-2012 00:15:00 | More by Bfarr
Bottleworks in Seattle, WA
98 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.