Redhook Ale Brewery

Redhook Ale BreweryRedhook Ale Brewery

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

14300 NE 145th St
Woodinville, Washington, 98072
United States

(425) 483-3232 | map

Visitors can also grab a pint at the Forecaster's Public House, located at the brewery.

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3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

No other brewery in Washington comes close to rivaling the scope of Redhook's 260,000-bbl annual production. Their Woodinville operation boasts the state's largest brew kettle (100-bbl - so large, it has a mechanical winch to lower the poor soul who must enter and clean it) and their fermentation room would appear to cover several acres. It's like a tank battalion.

Redhook's Woodinville digs adjoin two wineries beside the Sammamish River and resembles a manicured estate moreso than an industrial plant. Daily tours allow visitors to explore the facility, collect a complimentary sampling glass, and dip into Redhook's catalog of ales. The one dollar cost is more of a tip than an admission fee, but be sure to tip your tour guide afterwards as well.

Adjoining the brewery is The Forecaster's Pub. The pub features a spacious seating area (often crowded), outdoors dining, and free live music on weekends. Food is routine barfare but generous and tasty. Just be sure to save some room for the Porter Ice Cream Sundae. The bar serves four regular Redhook ales, three seasonals, a cask, and several specials, including newer beers not yet available in bottles. The gift shop is easily the most accommodating of its kind in the state, offering Redhook playing cards, sweat bands, golf towels, and BBQ aprons among the more routine staples of T-shirts and drinking glasses. Bottled beer is available to go, often at discount prices.

Redhook beers range from clean, approachable standards to minimalist introductory beers suited to mass-market sensibilities. They are distributed to every American state except Utah and Oklahoma. When offered at supermarket prices, best values may be had in the form of the sharp, workable Long Hammer IPA or the agreeably modest Copperhook Spring Ale.

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Photo of Hackattack
4.33/5  rDev +18.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

When my Dad and I visited Seattle in the 80's I got some Red hook ESB at a liquor store and loved it. On the six-pack label there was an ad to visit the brewery (which is in a suburb of the Seattle metropolitan area) so I talked Dad in to going there. We toured the immaculately clean inner workings of the brewery. Then enjoyed some fresh beer at the bar afterwards, There were free samples offered before we did this, but I wanted more! This was a big deal to me because American microbrews were basically in their infancy. Great memory!

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Photo of Sludgeman
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Visited a long time ago - in the 90's.

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Photo of Stardusthotel83
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
4.7/5  rDev +28.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of doctorpepperguy
4.08/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of brewskifan55
4.13/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

The Granddaddy of craft beer. A gorgeous building and brewery. The Forecaster's Public House is enormous with lots of TV's and room for fun gatherings. Impressive beer assortment with nice flights available. I got to try the bourbon barrel Blackhook Porter and it popped. We had an order of sweet potato fries to compliment the brews. Our server was sweet and gave us a couple of their old taster glasses to take home. She even let us sample the cask offering. Set in the beautiful village of Woodinville, this place should be a must for beer fans. Wish we'd taken the time to check out the brewery itself.

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Photo of Oh_Dark_Star
2.88/5  rDev -21.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 2

The environment was nice and a big cabin feel and a lot of happy faces, but this place has watered itself down to offer no beer selections beyond what is commonly available on the store shelves and most of those I am less than impressed with. I was hoping to try their (less commercialized) bests, but left very early and disappointed.
Cannot speak for the food.

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Photo of gandres
3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Mister_Faucher
2.99/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.75

Photo of Sixpoint
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Cannibalgasm
3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.08/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Hophizer
3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Took the tour great time with good beers.

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Photo of Donkster46
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Brandonparrent
3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of mr-jj
4/5  rDev +9.6%

I'm not the biggest fan of many of their beers or their mega-"craft" status. Still, this place has a great location just off of the bike trail, an interesting tour, the food is good, the service is usually friendly and they always have some interesting guest and cask beers that are not their standard mass-produced offerings.

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Photo of efsulliv
4.07/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of legalag11
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of zp6167a
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Mattmarinucci
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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5/5  rDev +37%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Redhook Ale Brewery in Woodinville, WA
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