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Full Throttle Bottles

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94
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29 Reviews
Reviews: 29
Visits: 45
Avg: 4.29
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

5909 Airport Way S
Seattle, Washington, 98108-2714
United States
phone: (206) 763-2079 | map
fullthrottlebottles.com

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Reviews: 29 | Visits: 45
Reviews by beer2day:
Photo of beer2day
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%

On the way into Seattle from SeaTac, right off I-5 just north of Boeing Field. Just up the street from 9-lb Hammer.

Lots of parking in the back. Street parking definitely limited.

For an out-of-towner, the selection was very nice and inviting. Most of the beers I was looking for were here, including many from California. Prices did seem a little on the high side, but not totally out of line for other stores I visited.

Service was pretty good, considering. Only one person was working and the store was relatively crowded. She made a good effort in checking with everyone and did seem to know her stuff.

Lots of cider, if that's your thing. It's not mine.

Not much warm beer, if that's an issue. Way more bombers and singles than sixers as well.

Overall, I'll stop in on my next visit.

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Photo of Taybeh
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Nice little place just off I-5 and not far from SeaTac, surrounded by funky little shops and restaurants...it fits the neighborhood. Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon, after a visit to the Mueseum of Flight with my 5 year old... it wasn't too busy...walked out with a nice mix of sours and IPA bombers. The guy at the counter was friendly and happy to make some recommendations... Good selection of WA and OR offerings, as well as CA stuff that is harder to get. Their singles fridge was okay (though I was sad to see the Firestone Walker offerings were over 3 months old). No growler fill or sipping while you shop, which is a feature of some places in the PNW that I love.

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Photo of MatthewWalters
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Mehinaman
4.68/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Really awesome beer shop in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle. As with any good beer shop they have plenty of single bottles and cans you can buy. The staff are ultra friendly as well

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Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DucksFan16
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Donkster46
4.16/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of dundeestalacerveza
5/5  rDev +16.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Awesome bottle shop in Georgetown..
Great selection of bottled beers.. And they do requests!....
Great vibe, great people.... just great

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Photo of grocerylist
4.69/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SeattleBoB76
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of rab53
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of strongaf
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of sharpski
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of schnarr84
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of kmahe
4.86/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of cherche
2.5/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

My Seattle friend recommended this place for all of my bottled beer needs. It sure delivered! It is small and terribly full of beer. Bottles everywhere! Finding so many Northwest beers was like paradise for this East Coaster: Justice Brewing, Burnside, Hub, Alaskan, Fremont, Airways, Harvester, Crux Fermentation, Diamond Knot, Silver City, Fish Brewing, Pelican, Black Diamond, Gigantic Brewing… and so on.

This is not your typical Stone-and-Sierra bottle shop! I found some good stuff, like Pelican Mother of All Storms. Several barrel-aged brews around, including Lost Abbey Deliverance, Black Xantus and North Coast 20th Anniversary. Prices are high- 20 dollars for Deliverance?? But the variety and customer service (the guy working there during my visit knew his stuff and was ready to recommend good beers) make up for it. Will return, no doubt.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of BVukelich
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75

Stopped by for the first time today. It was about 1pm on a Friday and parking was kind of a pain. The store comes across a little cluttered...half wine, half beer. The sales lady (owner) was super helpful but not annoying in anyway. I was looking for something different and found a "just in" brown ale from Baranof Island Brewing in AK. $10 for a 22oz. She said her husband went to high school with the founder or something and they were the ONLY store in the state with the new brew. Score! I drink and review immediately. Overall the store serves its neighborhood well. Worth the stop if you are half way between Seattle and Federal Way. They don't fill growlers.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Smurf2055
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

A bit pricey and inconvenient to get to, but the owner is nice, and the facebook site does a good job keeping updated. You can get the rare beers here. Overall though, it’s nothing you can’t find at one of the other Seattle bottleshops, and it’s usually a bit more pricey. I still shop here on occasion.

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Photo of kemoarps
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

I've been to this place a couple of times now, when I've been in the city. Somewhat out of the way, in what strikes me as a recently reclaimed industrial area in the south city. It's not that large, but the atmosphere is what I like in a bottle shop: beer, beer related things and beer (along with some wine/cider/other alcohol stuff) all with a... lived in? kind of feel? That's not the exact words Im looking for, but you can probably get the idea. Not some sprawling soulless STORE (heaven forbid!!), but a smaller space, lots of wood, beer taking up almost all of the space, with character and shit. Found a number of really good stuff that I hadn't come across elsewhere (wasn't SCOURING the city, but have looked at other stuff as well), the owner I believe (who has been there both times I've been in), offered us help if we needed it, but was not overly pushy. We looked by ourselves and picked some stuff out, then asked her advice/opinions on a couple of things, and she clearly was a beer person who had a store, not just a business person who just happened to sell beer. A little more expensive for some of the items, but I've found that to be true at most of the bottle shops I've been to in the city, and besides: i'd rather pay a little more for something I want than not have access to it at all.

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Photo of woemad
3.86/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Checked this place out after grabbing lunch at Jules Mae last fall.

Bottles, bottles, everywhere! In coolers, in boxes, on top of boxes. One gets the impression there's not a lot of storage space in the back, so it all goes on the salesroom floor!

Selection is good, not great for the area. There were a number of beers I can't get in Spokane, but would not be out of place at Bottleworks. Still, if I lived in the neighborhood it'd be my go-to place.

One employee on duty, was friendly and looked up things I couldn't find (none of which they had at the moment).

A nice bottleshop that would draw rave reviews where I live, but is simply good without being great in Seattle.

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Photo of Hopmodium
3.17/5  rDev -26.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Stopped by while in the area visiting the oldest pub in Seattle, was not impressed by the staff, their knowledge, their selection or much of anything. It is a bottle shop where there are no other bottle shops, that is what allows this place to thrive. Perhaps I am spoiled by The Beer Junction but I do not consider myself a beer snob or particularly particular when it comes to what I want or expect from a bottle shop but there is little to be desired from this joint, skip it unless you have nowhere else to pick up craft beer in S. Seattle.

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Full Throttle Bottles in Seattle, WA
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