Pike Brewing wraps up 2019 with ChocoFest and new Beers

Seattle’s 30-year brewing pioneers Pike Brewing, are entering 2020 with a bang. The downtown, Pike Place Marketplace located brewpub has their popular annual Chocofest, returning popular Black IPA, new barrel-aged beer and much more still coming before the end of 2019.

Save the Date for Chocofest

Fall in love with sips, sweets, and savory bites at Pike Chocofest in benefit of local nonprofit Long Live the Kings! Save the date for Chocofest on February 9, 2020. Tickets go on sale Giving Tuesday: December 3, 2019!

Octopus Ink Black IPA Returns

Intriguingly hoppy with dark malt, Pike Octopus Ink is brewed with Chinook, Centennial, Citra, and Simcoe hops, then dry-hopped with Citra, Amarillo, and Simcoe. This ensures the citrus and piney hops character shines through its smooth and round stout-like base. Now available on draft and in 12-ounce 6-packs throughout Washington.

Bourbon BA Imperial Stout and Whiskey Conditioned Scotch Ale

Bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout Pike Entire and whiskey conditioned Scotch ale Pike Wood-Aged Kilt Lifter return in time for the holidays! Find 12oz four-packs of Pike Entire on shelves now, and Pike Wood-Aged Kilt Lifter once December hits. These chest-warming treats for the winter are perfect additions to holiday meals and make a great host gift.

Pike King of Cascadia Porter

In July 2019, Pike Brewing partnered with local co-op market the PCC to produce an limited-release IPA supporting local nonprofit Long Live the Kings. Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, the Pike King of Cascadia will become a series of rotating beers supporting LLTK’s mission to restore wild salmon and support sustainable fishing in the Pacific Northwest. The next addition to the series is a porter: Robust, smooth, and near black in color, Pike King of Cascadia Porter is a versatile, food-friendly beer. Cans will be available exclusively in 16-ounce four-packs at the PCC and Pike Brewing starting this week. Limited draft will be available at The Pike PubTankard & Tun, and throughout Washington.

Black (Beer) Friday

Enjoy $5 pints of black beer sunset until close at Pike Brewing on Black Friday, November 29! Drink pints of Pike XXXXX StoutPike Third Story Cherry Stout, Pike Octopus Ink, and Pike King of Cascadia Porter on Black Friday at Tankard & Tun and The Pike Pub, plus find our limited-edition $80 Pike varsity sweatshirt 25% OFF online (and onsite) Black Friday through Cyber Monday with the code BLACKBEERFRIDAY!

Celebrate the Season with Half Priced Wine

Tuesdays and Wednesdays enjoy half off Tankard & Tun’s bottle list of wines for a limited time! Tankard & Tun wine program focuses locally with bottles like Mark Ryan “Wild Eye” Red Mountain Syrah and JM Cellars Columbia Valley Chardonnay, plus French Champagne from artisanal producer Piot-Sevillano, all at a deal that’s cause for celebration this holiday season!

Pike Holiday Hours

This winter, The Pike Pub is open 11am until 11pm Sunday through Thursday and 11am until midnight Friday and Saturday. Tankard & Tun is open 11-10pm daily. For the holiday season, however, there are a few adjustments:

  • Tankard & Tun will be open 11-9pm and The Pike Pub will be open 11-10pm on Thanksgiving Eve, November 27.
  • Both restaurants will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 28.
  • Both restaurants will be open 11-5pm on Christmas Eve, December 24.
  • Both restaurants will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25.
  • Tankard & Tun will be open regular hours and The Pike Pub will be open 11-11pm on New Year’s Eve, December 31.
  • Both restaurants will be open their regular hours on New Year’s Day, January 1.

Pike Brewing Company is an award-winning independent craft brewery located in downtown Seattle’s Pike Place Market neighborhood. Pike is home to two locally focused restaurants, American gastropub The Pike Pub and seafood restaurant and oyster bar, Tankard & Tun.

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