Nestled in the heart of the North Cascades, Lake Chelan captures the essence of pristine beauty and outdoor adventure. While this serene haven is renowned for its picturesque lake, lush vineyards and stunning mountain vistas, it’s also emerging as a hub for craft beer lovers! Our recent Brews on the Bridge event showcased the talents of local breweries, leaving attendees with a deeper appreciation for the region’s craft beer scene. We’re excited to highlight the local businesses that made this event an unforgettable experience for all!
LAKE CHELAN BREWERY
Photo Credit: Lake Chelan Brewery
Lake Chelan Brewery, a charming brewery situated on the north shore of the lake in Manson, has been a pioneer in the local craft beer scene. Their brews showcase the unique flavors of the region, often featuring locally sourced ingredients! Whether you’re a fan of their Lake Chelan Lager or their adventurous seasonal offerings, there’s something for every palate here.
STORMY MOUNTAIN BREWING
Photo Credit: Stormy Mountain Brewing
Nestled in downtown Chelan, Stormy Mountain Brewing has become a favorite among locals and visitors alike. With a focus on small-batch, handcrafted beers, this brewery offers a diverse lineup, from crisp IPAs to rich stouts. Stormy Mountain Brewing’s passion for brewing and their commitment to quality is evident in every sip.
Photo Credit: ChelanCraft Cider
Beer wasn’t the only delicious liquid served during Brews on the Bridge! Cider was also a popular choice amongst attendees. ChelanCraft Cider, situated in the heart of the Lake Chelan Valley, is a local cidery that has become a well-known favorite to all. Offering a delightful selection of ciders that capture the essence of the area’s apple orchards and the innovation of their cider-making process has put them on the map.
WASHINGTON GOLD CIDER
Photo Credit: Washington Gold Cider
With a commitment to crafting high-quality, artisanal ciders, Washington Gold Cider offers a unique tasting experience. Here you can sip on diverse selections of ciders, all made with locally sourced Washington apples and cherries!
Photo Credit: Rootwood Cider
Rootwood Cider takes inspiration from the bountiful orchards that grace the Chelan landscape, crafting their beverages with an artisanal touch that brings out the true essence of the apples. The cidery’s charming tasting room invites visitors to savor the fruits of their labor, offering a warm and welcoming atmosphere that’s perfect for friends and family alike.
BREWS ON THE BRIDGE
Brews on the Bridge was a celebration of the incredible breweries and other vendors that call this region home. Guests had the opportunity to enjoy tastings, eat delicious food, meet the brewers and learn about the craft beer-making process. The event fostered a sense of community and camaraderie, with participants and brewers sharing stories and experiences.
Lake Chelan’s breweries and cideries have earned a special place in the hearts of both locals and tourists, and events like Brews on the Bridge are instrumental in fostering this appreciation. We encourage you to explore their offerings, visit their establishments and immerse yourself in the culture that is thriving in this beautiful part of Washington State. We look forward to seeing you at our next event. Cheers!