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Kitsap on Tap: Bainbridge Island Brewing

July 8th, 2014 by Tad Sooter

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Founded: 2012

Location: 9415 Coppertop Loop, Bainbridge Island

Online: Website, @bainbridgebeer, Facebook

Beer sold in: Taproom, kegs, limited bottles

Signature beers: Eagle Harbor IPA, Puget Sound Giant Hoptopus (double IPA), Kommuter Kolsch

What’s brewing: Founded in 2012 by law school graduate Russell Everett and father Chuck, Bainbridge Island Brewing is the island’s only brewery. The well-appointed taproom attracts crowds locals and tourists alike.

The Everetts doubled brewing capacity in the past two years, while gradually expanding their wholesale business. The brew house serves up well-crafted Northwest favorites, along with a rotating selection of small-batch experiments.

Quotable:

“We felt like on Bainbridge we had a unique opportunity to have a taproom integrated with the brewery that would serve as a social space as well. I view it as the island’s living room.” — Russell Everett 

blog.tinyKitsap on Tap is an exploration of West Sound’s rising craft beer industry. Find the print story, more beer features and ongoing coverage at kitsapsun.com/beer.

 Brewery Profiles: Silver City Brewery | Hood Canal Brewery | Der Blokken Brewery | Slippery Pig Brewery | Valhöll Brewing | Sound Brewery | Bainbridge Island Brewing | Rainy Daze Brewing | Slaughter County Brewing | Unicycle Ale|

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