As you may know, Capitol Cider always has 20 ciders and 10 beers on tap, but on very special occasions, they give their beer selection a little extra TLC. Such an occasion starts May 12 for Seattle Beer Week. Capitol Cider will feature new beers and host events throughout the month. Cider and Beer Manager Jonathan Chambers has outdone himself yet again with this awesome schedule of beer-infused festivities.
- – For the third year, Capitol Cider’s Seattle Beer Week Launch event will feature Engine House 9 out of Tacoma, WA with nine beers on tap and an E9 flight.
- – Lagers and Legos, featuring eight beers on draft from Orlison Brewing. night is normally game night at Capitol Cider, and for this edition, they’ll have Lego pieces to play with (or bring your own!) and the Lego Movie playing.
- – “Beer Camp” with Sierra Nevada. Preview a very limited selection of Sierra Nevada collaborations with local breweries. This is the only Seattle Beer Week event featuring this lineup of beers.
- – Graf’fest, featuring only beers brewed with apple juice, or beers mixed with finished cider, from companies in our ‘hood and across the country.
About Capitol Cider
Founded in 2013, Capitol Cider is a restaurant, full bar, bottleshop and music venue located in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. It offers more than 170 hard ciders on tap and in bottles, plus a range of apple-based spirits including vodka, gin and Calvados. Its menu of modern pub fare, led by Executive Chef Erik Jackson and Chef de Cuisine Sara Harvey, is entirely gluten-free. The atmosphere is set with dark paneling, a master copy collection of famous paintings, old books and period architectural elements.
Downstairs is home to shuffleboard tables, board games, trivia and TVs ideal for local sporting and cultural events or private meetings and parties. With total capacity of 260, Capitol Cider is the country’s largest independent cider bar. The restaurant is open daily from www.capitolcider.com.—late and and brunch from Happy hour features $5 generous bites accompanied by drink specials at the $4-$3-$2-$1 price point, and is offered – from and late night – from . For more information, visit
N.W. Beer Guide