Rooftop Tasting Room Holiday Hours

Rooftop will be open regular business hours during the holiday season with the following exceptions:

December 13 - CLOSED for employee holiday party!

December 25 - OPEN 4-8 pm for Hanukkah Party!  Public is welcome.  

December 31 - Open EARLY for Husky Football Game!  Open 12-6pm!

We will be OPEN regular hours for New Years Day.

ROOFTOP ANNIVERSARY PARTY AUGUST 12-14!

August 12-14, we’re planning a weekend-long anniversary party – with a special bottle release of our Bourbon Barrel Aged Belgian Quad (“BBABQ” for short), special keg tappings each day, and the rollout of the Rooftop Original – exclusive pint club.

Special Bottle Release!

The 22oz BBABQ is our first bottle release in over 2-years (and only our second bottle ever!)  We will only have 1,000 of these puppies for sale, and will roll them out in stages – 30 cases on Friday, 50 on Saturday and the rest on Sunday.  The BBABQ is a great beer for special occasions (like Rooftop's Anniversary Party!) and is best paired with rich food, cheeses and meats.  It’s a ‘spirited’ drink, too! We aged it for 8 months in Woodford Reserve Bourbon Barrels, so it hits heavy with an ABV of 12.0%.  These bottles will be for sale at $14.60 each ($16 after tax) with a limit of 6 per customer.

Special Beer Tappings!

  • Friday, August 12 – BBABQ on tap!  12% ABV, 11 IBU;
  • Saturday, August 13 – Hoppin Honey 2016!  11.6%ABV, 28 IBU;
Our beloved braggot, Hoppin Honey, is finally back!  Braggot is an ancient style of beer that  blends mead and beer.  It’s tasting notes include caramel, raisins, and – of course - honey. 
  • Sunday, August 14 – Golden Stout, 5.3% ABV, 30 IBU
Winner of the PNA 2016 Summer Beer Olympics!
It’s beer sleight-of-hand from our mad scientist/pilot system brewer, Bryan Myron. It looks light and tastes like a dark. How’d he do it? Well, a good magician never gives away his tricks… but let’s just say it involves lots of cocao nibs and coffee. Made with Zoka Coffee’s Buena Vista light roast coffee and cocoa nibs from Theo’s Chocolates.

Rooftop Pint Club Membership!

To top it all off, we’ll also be unveiling our Rooftop Pint Club!  The Club will be an annual membership, and members get a special “Rooftop Original” pint glass with all pints in it $1 off for the whole year. Other perks include a “member’s only” party at the end of 2017 with special beer tastings, and advanced reservation and extra bottles from Rooftop’s special bottle releases!  Membership will be limited in number, so you are going to want to sign up right away.  We are still working out a few details, but it will all be on the web site soon, including sign up details.  

It'S Summer at Rooftop

Happy Solstice!

To start things off on a parental note, as many of you know this Sunday is Father’s Day. Haven’t bought your good ol’ dad a present yet? Why not buy him a pint? Or better yet, a couple! The forecast calls for sun and good cheer on Sunday and we’re offering dads a special deal of $4 pints to show them how much we appreciate them. We’ll be open from noon to 10pm, so stop on by for beer and food from Curbside Burgers and Brats.

Rooftop is in full festival mode this weekend.  The Solstice Fest is in Fremont and the three day Washington Brewers fest is at Marymoor Park.

While we are not in Fremont Solstice festival in any official capacity, we are a short bike or walk away, and offer a respite from the craziness of naked cyclists.  All that is fun, for sure, but we think a nice quiet pint or 2 on the Roof during the longest days of the year is even better.  And if you are naked… it is a Family establishment.  Please!

Washington Brewer’s Fest is an all-ages beer festival (that’s right, you can bring the kids!) at Marymoor park and offers over 500 beers to sample from 110 breweries (plus wine and cider tastings) throughout the state.  Are we going to be there? You bet! Fermented libations aside, the festival will offer music, food trucks and activities for the young and old! More information about tickets and hours...

Now that we’ve got your weekend planned out with Rooftop, let’s jump slightly further into the future. Next stop: August! Coming up in August, we’ll be hosting an anniversary bash so hoppin’ it might as well be an IPA! Join us for an evening of celebration, special edition tap offerings (did we say IIPA?) and some big news of big plans in the Rooftop future (ever heard of a mug club or a growler club? You will soon! Keep your ears tuned).

More information on the shindig soon, but until then, we invite you to stop on by the Roof to celebrate a simpler pleasure: Summer! We’re open until 10pm from Sunday to Thursday and ‘til midnight on Friday and Saturday, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the summer sun and warmth in the best way possible, on the Roof with a brew!

Whelp, that about wraps it up the end of this month’s newsletter, but keep in touch! Until next time, we hope to see you in the sun, having fun and taking it easy on the Roof!

Seattle Beer Week Events - May 12-22!

Seattle beer week showcases the brewers and beers that make our city one hell of a great place to drink beer!  There are a lot of events to sift through for beer week - here are a few that will feature Rooftop Brew Co beers and brewers:

  • May 12th: Seattle Proper Night @ Naked City. Looking for "fruit & other infusions, sours, & other rarities"? Head over to try out Rooftop's Apricot Gose, then follow up with any of the 17+ other lip smacking and palate provoking blends on tap at Naked City.  

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  • May 14th: Tour De Pints  Strap on your helmets and slather on some SPF! Rooftop is the third of six stops on this (very leisurely-paced) day of bikes and brews, offering the perfect combination of exercise, exploration, and top-of-the-line fuel (noun: ˈfju.əl - beer) and food (noun: fo͞od - not beer).

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  • May 14th: Rooftop Brewer's BrewBQ @ Fiddler's Inn. Passing up the opportunity for Rooftop beer, BBQ, and live music is like….wait, is that something we can even fathom? We will be there and don’t think that you want to miss this evening of spicy food, saucy beer and slammin’ music by Eric Miller, hosted by the beautiful Fiddler’s Inn in Wedgewood.   And the Rooftop Brewer’s will be on hand to give out some Rooftop swag!

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  • May 16th: Women In Beer @ Pike Brewery I know y'all have been dying to meet the ladies of Rooftop - they're pretty top notch. Come meet two of Rooftop’s owners, Jess and Angela, at the Women in Beer event at Pike Brewing Company on Monday, May 16! They'll be pouring alongside a bunch of other amazing women involved in the local brewing, winemaking and food scene. Proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands.

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  • May 16th: Rooftop Brewery Night @ Hilltop AlehouseCome drink Rooftop Beer, chat with Head Brewer Kyle Feldman, and get a chance to win some fun Rooftop swag!

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  • May 16th: This is Washington Dammit! @ Beveridge Place Pub All pints $3.50.  Thirty-six different beers from thirty-six Washington breweries!  Rooftop’s CDA will be on tap and representing!

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  • May 17th: Wood Aged Washington @ Naked City.  Hop in for some hop talk with some of the finest brewers in the state, ourselves included! Rooftop’s Bourbon Oak Aged Quad features on a menu boasting many the best wood aged beers fit to fit Washington home.  

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  • May 19th: Interbay Brew’s Night @ Ballard Beer Company.  Rooftop, Urban family and Holy Mountain.  The Interbay Trinity, if you please, will take over all the taps at Ballard Beer Company on May 19th!

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 Want to stay on the Roof for your beer week activities? You’re in luck! Throughout Seattle Beer Week, we’ll be showcasing a number of Special Tap offerings.  Come on in for…

  • Bourbon Oak Aged Quad
  • Apricot Gose

  • NITRO Stargazer

  • Vanilla Comet IPA

  • On #Firkin Friday:

    • CometGazer IPA (Stargazer IPA aged with Comet hops) on Friday the 13th (yikes!)

    • Gateway Dry Hopped Pale with FRESH ORANGES!!! On Friday May 20

Finally, May 17th is our Stargazer Comic Release Party.  Seriously, it’s a comic book called "Stargazer".  Come meet author Aaron Swetnam and illustrator Sarah Russell to get your personal signed copy.  We will have Stargazer IPA for $4 per pint AND Stargazer on NITRO!

Tune into the Seattle Beer Week website and our Facebook page for complete listings of what’s coming up during Seattle Beer week.

See you on the Roof!

 

Raise the Roof Party Weekend!

Winter Drinking Season is upon us.  Join us this weekend for some special beer releases under the new outdoor Rooftop!

Keep abreast of what is on tap on our web page and over Twitter.  Here are a few of the beers we will release in the tap room starting on Friday:

  • 2015 Rooftop Holiday Ale Casked!
  • 2015 Rooftop Holiday Ale
  • 3-year-old Hoppin Honey
  • Bourbon oak aged Russian Imperial Stout
  • 2014 Rainier Creek Ale

See you on the roof!

Rooftop Tasting Roof Open 7-days a week!

The header says it all.  Starting today, we are open 7 nights a week!  That means that you never have to go without a pint or a growler fill from Rooftop.

Not only that - but Mondays are $10 growlers fills, if you want to bring some Rooftop beer home for dinner or for watching some Monday night football.

We are now open:

Mon-Weds: 3-9

Thurs-Fri: 3-10

Sat: 12-10

Sun: 12-8

We are getting there!

Thanks to everyone who has been inquiring on our grand re-opening.  We promise, it is getting closer and closer.  Like imminent even.  We are getting ready to build our rooftop deck, and the brewing system is up and running!  We can't wait to share more - as soon as we have something concrete, we promise, you will be the first to know.

In the meantime - enjoy this EPIC Seattle summer and dream of Beer on the Roof!!

Rooftop has a new location!

After several months, we are excited to finally announce our new location - we will be opening a 15-BBL brewery and tasting room at 1220 W. Nickerson St. in Queen Anne, just down the road from our original garage!

There is still plenty of work to be done, but we’re looking forward to opening a new tasting room and rooftop deck (finally!) and brewing beer ready for distribution in and around Seattle by this May, 2015. 

We can’t wait to share our beer with you at the new space. Stay tuned here and on Facebook and Twitter for more details about how things are progressing.

 

Architect's rendering of the exterior.

Architect's rendering of the rooftop deck.

Architect's rendering of the rooftop deck.

Architect's rendering of the rooftop deck bar.

Architect's rendering of the rooftop deck bar.

Saying Goodbye to the Garage...

It's with much excitement and sadness what we launch into the last weekend of operations at the little garage in the alley behind 7-Eleven. If you haven't heard, we're moving out and moving on up:

In order to keep up with demand, Rooftop Brewing Company is expanding its production capabilities from a 1-barrel to a 15-barrel brewhouse. As part of this expansion, Rooftop will be moving into a larger brewing space and opening a true “Rooftop” beer garden, on top of an actual rooftop! 

While we are excited to be opening in a new space, it will be sad to say goodbye to our little garage in the alley behind the 7-ElevenOur lease expires at our current location at the end of September, 2014, and we have decided not to renew so that we can focus on opening our new space. 

Rooftop is taking a short hiatus between closing its current space and opening the new. We hope to open the new space, still in the Queen Anne neighborhood, in early 2015! We will keep you updated on the various interwebs (www/Facebook/Twitter). 

That means that this weekend is it! Last chance to soak up the copious amount of good vibes that we've discovered in our little garage. 

Here's what's to know regarding the final weekend.

  • LIQUID-ation: If you bring in your Rooftop pint glass, we'll be pouring beers into it for just $3! Consider it a 'thank you' for your love and loyalty.
  • Limited Edition Shirts!: They sold like hot cakes last weekend... so don't miss out on your commemorative Rooftop Garage tees:
  • We'll be open during our regular business hours this weekend: 5-9 Thursday, 5-10 Friday, and 3-9 Saturday.
  • We'll have ELEVEN brews rotating on NINE TAPS:
    1. Fresh Hop Ale
    2. Hoppy Half Wheat
    3. Citra Single-Hop IPA
    4. Simcoe Single-Hop IPA
    5. Rye IPA
    6. IPA
    7. CDA
    8. Makeda Coffee Porter
    9. Oak-Aged Imperial Porter
    10. Blueberry Tripel
    11. Schilling Grapefruit Cider

Come get misty-eyed with us!



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