The 10 Largest Breweries in Washington

Washington state is is second only to California among states with the most craft breweries. Here are the ten biggest producers.
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Washington has 386 craft breweries, according to the Washington Beer Commission. They produced 587,000 barrels in 2017, down from 630,000 the year before — the first decline in production since 2009. Here are the state’s largest producers.

1. Elysian Brewing Company*
Location: Seattle
2017 Production in Barrels: 66,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 90,000

2. Georgetown Brewing Company
Location: Seattle
2017 Production in Barrels: 64,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 55,000

3. Fremont Brewing Company
Location: Seattle
2017 Production in Barrels: 44,000 
2018 Production in Barrels: 31,000

4. Mac & Jack’s Brewery
Location: Redmond
2017 Production in Barrels: 38,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 43,000

5. Iron Horse Brewery
Location: Ellensburg
2017 Production in Barrels: 25,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 23,000

6. Bale Breaker Brewing Company
Location: Yakima
2017 Production in Barrels: 24,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 19,000

7. Redhook Ale Brewery*
Location: Woodinville
2017 Production in Barrels: 20,000 
2018 Production in Barrels: 82,000

8. Silver City Brewery
Location: Bremerton
2017 Production in Barrels: 17,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 15,000

9. No-Li Brewhouse
Location: Spokane
2017 Production in Barrels: 11,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 9,000

10. Pike Brewing Company
Location: Seattle
2017 Production in Barrels: 11,000
2018 Production in Barrels: 12,000

* Elysian and Redhook are owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev. Redhook closed its Woodinville brewery in 2017 and moved production to Portland. SOURCE: Washington Beer Blog

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