If you’re visiting Northwest Washington, and interested in fresh-hopped beers, Bellingham and Whatcom County has you covered.
Not to mention, two of Bellingham’s breweries have brought home gold medals from the 2018 World Beer Cup. Chuckanut Brewery earned gold for its Chuckanut Pilsner and Chuckanut Kolsch and Aslan Brewing earned gold for its specialty Saiso, Frances Farmer. AND Bellingham is the only Washington State city to rank in the Top 25 for Most Craft Breweries per 50,000 people.
A visit to the iconic North Fork Brewery & Pizzeria will leave you starry-eyed. Enjoy house-brewed beers and hand-tossed pizza pies.
🏠 6186 Mt Baker Hwy, Deming, Washington
Experience Washington’s first farm-to-glass distillery at Bellewood Farms in Lynden. Also enjoy apple bin train rides for the whole family, a corn maze, apple cider, donuts, and acres of family fun.
🏠6140 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, Washington
In and around Bellingham, locals and visitors can check out any of our 17 different breweries, taphouses and or unique cideries to complete and follow the Bellingham Tap Trail!
Some local favorites include Boundary Bay Brewery, Aslan Brewing Co. and Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen for a pint paired with farm-to-table fare. Pick up your trail passport at any of the stops to start your hoppy journey!
Besides brewing bold North West beers, Boundary Bay is also big on community and helping to drive a sustainable Bellingham economy. They have partner with local suppliers and farmers throughout Whatcom County to create a menu of fresh Northwest pub food and support over 100 local nonprofits annually.
🏠 1107 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham, Washington
Aslan Brewing’s mission is to produce colorful and flavorful world street food with flare. They also distribute world-class 100% organic ales, lagers, and soda-pop using local resources, sustainable and low-impact practices in order to promote a healthier, happier, and more environmentally conscious community.
🏠 1330 N. Forest St, Bellingham, Washington
The Great American Beer Festival just announced that Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen has won 3 medals for their lager beers in 2020! Taste for yourself and enjoy lunch, happy hour or dinner with an eclectic, fresh, local menu.
🏠 601 W Holly Street, Bellingham, Washington
It’s hard to beat a day on Western Washington’s largest apple orchard. Bellewood Farms in the fall crisp air and fresh apples ready to be picked is every locals favorite activity. Since opening to the public in 2002, Bellewood has grown to now include the Bellewood Farm store and café, and in 2019, they opened the Bellewood’s Distillery, where they serve “farm-to-table” flavors including their Bellewood Honeycrisp Vodka and Barrel Aged Gin.
🏠 6140 Guide Meridian, WA-539, Lynden, Washington
Stock up on apple cider and dozens of varieties of plums, pears, grapes, squashes and more at Cloud Mountain Farm Center.
🏠 6906 Goodwin Road, Everson, Washington