Seattle Capitol Hill Brewery Tour

Washington, Seattle Guide (B): Seattle Capitol Hill Brewery Tour

By now you probably know we are working our way around the city to taste all that our local breweries have to offer. Here are the results from our trek around Capitol Hill.

Optimism is an intriguing new addition to Capitol Hill breweries. This open beer hall is the creation of a Microsoft/tech power couple who were tired of software. Naturally, they decided the next step in their lives would be to open a humble, 16,000 sq ft. brewery in one of Seattle's hottest neighborhoods. 

When you walk into Optimism you feel the openness of the massive space, their brewing operation is front and center and they have communal seating. The yellow paint and large windows give off a light feeling. Perfect for drinking a beer with some friends. 

Many beer enthusiasts will pause in confusion when reaching the bar to order though. Optimism's owners have been clear they want to bring beer drinking back to the "every day (wo)man." So instead of calling it a Stout, they describe and label their beers with more general names (Ex. Black: bold, coffee, nutmeg).  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Seattle Capitol Hill Brewery Tour
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Optimism Brewing    Elysian Brewing Company   Outer Planet Brewing   Standard Brewing  
Author: Sarah Miller
Read it on author's website: http://www.rainorshineguides.com/blog/seattle-brewery-tour-capitol-hill

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