Coffee, wine and beer—the best beverages belong to Seattle. If you’re dying to try some of the local boozy favorites in this rainy city without bar hopping, grab a bottle of your favorite tipple at one of these top locations…
Esquin Wine & Spirits
Drink your way through the day when you dive into Esquin’s extensive liquor collection. This staple of the Industrial District is a welcoming space for patrons, with an art gallery of bottles to choose from and bright, helpful staff. Don’t miss the back rooms or the free tastings on Thursdays and Saturdays, where you can try a diverse list of local Washington favorites.
You won’t be able to leave without grabbing a bottle!
Address: 2700 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
Bob’s Lake City Liquors
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As far as liquor goes, Bob knows his stuff. With a great selection and even greater service, check out this awesome Mom and Pop shop in the Lake City area. The owner and namesake of this store, Bob, keeps his shelves stocked with only the best adult beverages. For that special bottle of booze that you just can’t seem to find, try Bob’s Liquors…
Address: 9824 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
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This place is the whole package—the variety is unreal, the selection is enormous, and the prices are fantastic. Here, you’ll find just about everything you need, from local to international beers, spirits and wines. Sip and mingle at one of their free Friday tastings, or try a brand-new bottle of wine before you buy.
Northwest Liquor & Wine
Looking for local whiskeys and ryes? Just as its name suggest, Northwest Liquor pays homage to the magnificence of the Pacific Northwest by emphasizing local distilleries and wineries. With 8 taps that are ready to pour you a pint and over 1400 wines to choose from, Northwest Liquor boasts the largest selection of beer, wine, and spirits on Capitol Hill.
Address: 1605 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
A blend of premium liquor and classic brands, with a splash of the rare and unusual. Capco Beverages is dedicated to specialty liquors, combing the globe to find their customers exactly what their looking for—even if they don’t actually know it themselves.
Address: 4100 SW Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98116
Chuck’s Hop Shop
Fill your boots at Chuck’s Hop Shop!
This self-proclaimed “Land of a Thousand Beers” is sure to satisfy every beer and cider lover’s whims. Fun events and food trucks are a common sight at Chuck’s, where you can get together with the gang or subscribe to some self-love with a cold brew.
Address: 656 NW 85th St, Seattle, WA 98117
Now you know *where* to buy your liquor, it’s time to work out exactly what you need to buy… If you’re a rum lover then scan this guide to the best international rums on the market, or step things up a gear with these brilliantly bonkers spirits!