Here are just a fraction of the places you can go for the beery goodness that is Seattle Beer Week, May 10 through 20—check for a full list of locations and events. Yay for beer! And find tons more pub/bar/restaurant reviews in our online bar reviews.

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recommended BEVERIDGE PLACE PUB • West Seattle: Darts, pool, shuffleboard, and 25 beers on tap and more than 100 in bottles are here for you at this homey neighborhood alehouse. Also: a patio with hop vines growing. For food, there's the commendably sensible solution of the Menu Book, with tons of nearby delivery and take-out options, and they'll also let you bring something to eat from home. (6413 California Ave SW, 932-9906,, $)

recommended BROUWER'S CAFE • Fremont: Belgian cuisine offers all kinds of peasanty, promising things: steamed mussels, frites, the creamy chicken-leek stew known as waterzooi, the beer-braised beef stew known as carbonnade, Belgian endive. All of these are served at Brouwer's, and the kitchen gets the flavors just right. The place is massive and theatrical, with a kind of swank postindustrial-beer-hall vibe, but the cavernous space somehow still feels cozy (especially if you get one of the dark wooden booths). And if you love beer, you're gonna freak out on the 64 taps and 300-plus bottles, including a tremendous selection of monk-y Belgians. (Also: more than 60 kinds of Scotch!) Beware of the crowd at prime Fremont party hours. (400 N 35th St, 267-2437,, $$)

recommended THE BURGUNDIAN TAVERN • Green Lake: From the people behind Brouwer's Cafe and Bottleworks (yay!), the Burgundian Tavern is a craft beer bar where Bandolero (and, before that, the Pour House, and the Luau) used to be. (Confusingly, the Burgundian spent its first three months known as the Publican, but a restaurant in Chicago by the same name got mad, so...) Also: breakfast all day to cushion the drinking, and chicken and waffles that are reportedly God's gift to brunch. (2253 N 56th St, 420-8943,, $$)

recommended COLLEGE INN PUB • University District: Subterranean both literally and in spirit, the College Inn is one of Seattle's best dive bars, resplendent with grubby, pubby appeal. Beers for every kind of person (snob to yob), pool and darts, worn wooden booths, and a fireplace are but a few of the attractions here. There is also the prospect, greater here than any other single place in the city, of finding yourself in a profound conversation with a complete stranger you'll never see again. And try the chili, for it is amazing. (4006 University Way NE, 634-2307,, $)

recommended COLUMBIA CITY ALE HOUSE • Columbia City: Wedged in that commerce-dense stretch of Rainier that functions as Columbia City's de facto downtown, Columbia City Ale House is a ridiculously lovable brew pub with tons of beers (local and otherwise) and good bar food. (4914 Rainier Ave S, 723-5123,, $—$$)

recommended EASTLAKE ZOO TAVERN • Eastlake: This magnificent Eastlake dive welcomes everyone: massive bikers, leftover hippies, and fresh-faced college kids. The vast space houses an assortment of game-gear: pool tables, dartboards, pinball machines, shuffleboard, and snooker. If you can't have fun here, you're dead. (2301 Eastlake Ave E, 329-3277,, $)

recommended FEIERABEND • South Lake Union: Feierabend (fire-uh-bund, approximately, but don't worry if you can't pronounce it—it means "quitting time") encourages a calm, joyous immoderation. They have truly intimidating portions of Wiener schnitzel pornographically laid across mountainous beds of fries, and fat, stubby, imported-from-Germany deep-fried pickles. Eighteen German beers are on tap, each served in its correct glassware, which is marshaled in sparkling rows on the bar's shelves; you can also get an enormous, dimpled one-liter glass mug of any one of them. While it's in a ground-floor condo retail space, Feierabend's ceiling is high, its furnishings dark and sturdy. Real live Germans have been known to frequent this place (and clean their plates, too). (422 Yale Ave N, 340-2528,, $$)

recommended HOPVINE PUB • Capitol Hill: The Hopvine is a nice, low-key neighborhood place with a good selection of microbrews for the hale, Northwesty set. People go apeshit for the Hopvine's soups—the chef says they've asked if they can get them intravenously. (507 15th Ave E, 328-3120,, $$)

recommended LATONA PUB • Green Lake: This friendly neighborhood pub serves exclusively local brews along with above-average bar food (nothing's fried). Dogs are welcome. (6423 Latona Ave NE, 525-2238,, $$)

recommended THE PINE BOX • Capitol Hill: Headed by Ian Roberts (a founder of Seattle Beer Week and former Brouwer's bar manager) and occupying the location of the deceased Chapel, the Pine Box enlivens its (gorgeous) mortuary setting with more than 30 brews on tap, as well as a full menu of pizzas, steaks, and more destined to be paired with a nice cold one. (1600 Melrose Ave, 588-0375,, $—$$)

recommended PROST! Phinney Ridge and West Seattle: Seattle's two Prost!s—it means "cheers," specifically for beer, in German—are like miniature beer halls. Their brief German menus skew toward the absorptive—the slow-cooked rippchen mit sauerkraut is a must—and a dizzying number of German imports are on tap at the bar. And along with proper glassware for each beer and steins galore, there's the legendary Boot: a two-liter vessel for the committed or gigantic beer drinker. Prost! (3407 California Ave SW, 420-7174,; 7311 Greenwood Ave N, 706-5430,, $)

recommended QUINN'S • Capitol Hill: The people behind Restaurant Zoë created this Capitol Hill gastropub, offering (relatively) affordable, prettied-up versions of country foods people have been eating forever. Dark, plain furnishings set against the enormous windows anchor the space, leaving the limelight to the building's bones; the best thing about the space might be the bouquet-of-lightbulbs chandeliers, like a collection of good ideas glowing together. Upstairs is like the hold of an old ship. People love the wild boar sloppy joe, and anything pâté-ish or sausagey is bound to be great (vegetarians, beware). Quinn's bar favors whiskeys, bourbons, and beers, and they always carry several Trappist ales and always have 14 beers on tap. (1001 E Pike St, 325-7711,, $$)

recommended SUPER DELI MART • West Seattle: Super Deli Mart is a West Seattle convenience store/beer geek's paradise, with great beer on tap and to-go in growlers (and a great not-on-tap beer and wine selection, too, plus sandwiches). (9051 35th Ave SW, 937-1442, $)

recommended THE YARD CAFE • Greenwood: Brought to you by the people of Ballard's excellent pub/cafe/bottle shop the Dray (spell it backward!), the Yard has 12 rotating beers on tap, Mexican food, and a giant yard. It sounds fun! (8313 Greenwood Ave N, 588-1746,, $$)