Maritime Pacific Brewing Company
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Active Beers: 24
Beer Ratings: 504
Beer Avg: 3.66
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Ratings: 28 | Reviews: 22 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Hobbz:
4/5 rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$
Ah, back in Ballard. But this is a first for me: Maritime Pacific and the Jolly Roger pub.
I was due to meet up with a good friend who had recently finished up class nearby and was making his way back into the area to start our night out. I was a bit early and wandered into the joint to start up solo... I just had to enter as I walked by since they were brewing up something nice no doubt next door (the Jolly Roger door is adjacent on the right with the brewery). That active wort-hop boil aroma suckers me every time.
It was nearly 6 pm and there were four middle-aged customers at the bar. After taking a seat and ordering a red alt beer, I took a quick sip and then checked the small place out. Quite nice a simple layout. The floor tiling was cool set up in a treasure map motif. Then soon the remnants of the brewing smells were overtaken inside with that of fresh poured beer as more and more guests began to arrive. My buddy Scott was one, arriving after only my first beer.
We took two samplers each after our pints of IPA. They carried eight varieties this evening, but were out of (and currently brewing) a special one my friend had wished for: The Nightwatch dark amber ale. Little matter, as we quickly focused attention to pitchers of dry hopped Islander Pale Ale (IPAs).
Had soo much fun here, this ended up my friends one and only spot this eve. I was the vacationer, so I did venture out beyond my hotel room a bit later on foot.
Very recommended. Hope to be back, soon.
01-10-2005 06:33:38 | More by Hobbz
More User Reviews:
4.23/5 rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$
Went here a couple years ago and had some massive sandwich with beef patty, fried egg, bacon, etc....screamed heart attack. Delicious! Recently back in the area and that item was gone but my buddies and I all loved our burgers and sandwiches. Service and menu selection is good. We shared a pitcher of their seasonal dry hopped IPA, it rocked! Yes, many places to choose from in the constantly growing Ballard / Fremont area. Worth a stop for lunch and beer, at least once.
11-08-2013 03:46:40 | More by BVukelich
3.74/5 rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | $$
Was an early Friday afternoon so I got good service and the beers on the flight were good but not great. This should mean nothing to others, as I am not as well versed in West Coast styles as palettes there tend to be different than the Midwest. I did think the IPA was good and their Winter Warmer is a doozy. There is fierce competition in Seattle when it comes to beer... if it was anywhere else I would visit again but in this instance there are other places nearby I would rather visit.
10-17-2013 10:19:07 | More by MilwaukeeCrusher
3.43/5 rDev -12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5 | $$
I had never visited the old location and finally hit the new one last night. A reasonably attractive room with a nautical theme (I hate pirates tho), as is fitting for the Fremont/Ballard area of Seattle.
The quality of MP's brews is always top shelf and there was a decent selection of beers, many of which don't seem to make out in the wider distribution that their mainline beers do.
The service I had at the bar was decent, not great, not terrible. I did have to expend some effort in getting the bartenders attention when I had a couple simple questions/request however.
Considering it's location in Seattle, the prices were very fair. I had 2 items off the appetizer menu, Double sliders (which were very good, tasty and filling) and beer-battered, deep fried bacon (which was a bit too bready, I thought. And I only had room for 1 of the 4 strips. I took the rest to go and gave them to friends), 1 pint, 1 small glass and a taster and my total was under $20.
Overall, a worthy visit when your in or near Seattle.
02-18-2011 12:00:53 | More by beertunes
Maritime Pacific Brewing Company in Seattle, WA
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