Bellingham Bay BREWers Cruise

Wednesday Evening Beer Tastings Aboard the Victoria Star 2

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  • Stay cool this summer with our popular series of beer tasting cruises on Wednesday evenings in June, July, August and September aboard the Victoria Star 2.
  • Each week Boundary Bay Brewery will serve a variety of their award-winning beers, joined by 2 other Northwest breweries serving up their best brews.
  • It’s just $39/adult for this cruise around Bellingham Bay & Chuckanut Bay, which includes tastings of 3 different beers from each brewery and various snacks.
  • These cruises will sell out quickly – You can reserve online, or by calling 1-800-443-4552 or (360) 738-8099.
  • Depart from the Alaska Ferry Terminal in Fairhaven. The boat leaves at 6:30 pm – please check in about 30 minutes prior to pick up your tickets. 

SCHEDULE 2017

May 24 – September 13

(Wednesdays)

September 22 & 23

(Oktoberfest Cruises)

Depart Bellingham: 6:30 pm
Arrive Bellingham: 8:00 pm

RATES

Adult : $39
Adult (Oktoberfest Cruises) : $49
(Must be 21 or older)

2017 Schedule of Cruises & Participating Breweries:

May 24

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
structuresbrewinglogo Structures Brewing – Through their distinct and creative beers they work to forge long-lasting relationships within the community – mixed fermentations and fresh offerings.
wanderbrewing Wander Brewing – A family owned and independent brewery bringing their love of wandering and craft beer to Bellingham, with a taproom located in downtown Bellingham.

May 31

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
  Diamond Knot Brewery -A craft brewery and operator of alehouses based in Mukilteo, Washington, which the Seattle Times said is “widely regarded as producing some of the best, most innovative beers in the region”.
Brewery TBA

June 7

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
  Chuckanut Brewery – A brewery and restaurant offering consistent, unique, quality driven craft beers and beverages with creative, locally influenced fresh American cuisine in Old Town, Bellingham.
  Fremont Brewing Company – This Seattle-based, family-owned microbrewery was founded in 2009 to brew small-batch artisan beers made with the best local ingredients they can find.

June 14

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
  Georgetown Brewery – A Seattle microbrewery, started by Roger Bialous and Manny Chao, that brews the popular Manny’s Pale Ale.
Brewery TBA

June 21

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
North Fork Brewery – Located just a short drive from Bellingham on the scenic Mt. Baker Highway, this popular restaurant/brewery/wedding chapel produces beers in the time-honored, time-intensive style of British Ales.
  Aslan Brewing – Downtown Bellingham microbrewery committed to pushing the boundaries of craft beer while preserving the purity of brewing tradition – Pride of the Organic Northwest.

June 28

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Birdsview Brewing Company – Started in July 2006, it’s a small family run craft brewery located on the beautiful North Cascades Highway near Concrete, WA.
  Kulshan Brewery – Now with two breweries in Bellingham – the original on James Street and K2 on Kentucky Street, each with a lovely tap room, growlers-to-go and a variety of popular beers.

July 5

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Brewery TBA
Brewery TBA

July 12

Boundary Bay Brewery – Boundary Bay Brewery has been recognized with more than 100 awards including being named the Largest Individual Brewpub in the United States.
Brewery TBA
Brewery TBA

July 19

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
  North Sound Brewery – Old world inspired ales – small batch, unfiltered frothy goodness! Opened in 2012, just off Memorial Highway in west Mt. Vernon, WA.
Brewery TBA

July 26

Boundary Bay Brewery – Boundary Bay Brewery, located in the heart of downtown Bellingham, features a taproom with 10 taps and two cask engines, as well as a bistro, outdoor dining including a patio and beer garden.
  Maritime Pacific Brewing Company – A small, family-owned brewery, established in 1990 in the Ballard District of Seattle, known for their Flagship Red Alt Ale.
Brewery TBA

August 2

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
  Port Townsend Brewing – Since their start in 1997, when they offered only two beers to customers, the Port Townsend Pale Ale and The Port Townsend Brown Porter, they’ve grown to brew over 10 ales today.
  Old Schoolhouse Brewery – This Winthrop, WA based brewery has won many awards, especially for their Fresh Hop IPA, and has been named one of the top adventure bars in the country.

August 9

Boundary Bay Brewery – Boundary Bay Brewery is an independently owned and operated brewpub located in the heart of downtown Bellingham. Since 1995, Boundary Bay has been making handcrafted beer and fresh, local food for the Bellingham Community.
  192 Brewing – Named for their original 192 square foot backyard brewery, this Kenmore based brewery features a tasting room and outdoor beer garden.
  Black Raven Brewing – This Redmond based brewery takes inspiration from a mix of old-world styles and Northwest flavor, creating new and original beers for all to enjoy.

August 16

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
stones-throw-brewing Stone’s Throw Brewery – Brand new microbrewery located in the Fairhaven district of Bellingham. Making great beer that much closer to the trails and adventures on the Southside.
  Scuttlebutt Brewery – Launched in 1996, this Everett based brewery has a product line that includes more than 17 styles of hand crafted ales.

August 23

Boundary Bay Brewery – Boundary Bay Brewery has been recognized with more than 100 awards including being named the Largest Individual Brewpub in the United States.
  Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery – Flying Bike, located in the Greenwood district of Seattle, is the first cooperatively owned and operated brewery in Washington State.
  Naked City Brewery & Taphouse – A Seattle-based, award-winning brewery that produces a variety of small-batch beers available at the pub and friendly bars and restaurants throughout Western Washington.

August 30

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
  RAM Brewing at Northgate – The brewers from their Northgate location will be joining us with a selection of their specially brewed beers.
  Pike Brewing Company – Seattle brewpub offering food and a selection of their own specialty beers, popular throughout the NW.

September 6

Boundary Bay Brewery – Boundary Bay Brewery, located in the heart of downtown Bellingham, features a taproom with 10 taps and two cask engines, as well as a bistro, outdoor dining including a patio and beer garden.
Brewery TBA
Brewery TBA

September 13

Boundary Bay Brewery – Boundary Bay Brewery is an independently owned and operated brewpub located in the heart of downtown Bellingham. Since 1995, Boundary Bay has been making handcrafted beer and fresh, local food for the Bellingham Community.
Brewery TBA
Brewery TBA

September 22 – OKTOBERFEST CRUISE
Join Boundary Bay Brewery aboard the Victoria Star 2 for a cruise featuring a variety of fall and harvest beers, as well as delicious food. We’ll be serving German bratwurst, saurkraut, German potato salad and several other selections. Tickets are just $49 and will go quickly.

September 23 – OKTOBERFEST CRUISE
Boundary Bay Brewery will be aboard the Victoria Star 2 again for a cruise featuring a variety of fall and harvest beers, as well as delicious food. This cruise is so popular we’re doing two of them again this year – September 23rd and 24th.

* – Must be 21 or older.

TESTIMONIALS

“The brew cruise was great. We are repeat customers who really enjoyed the nice evening cruise with friends and family, great beer and nice snacks. We and our neighbor usually take one brew cruise per month while they run in the summer and early autumn.”

-John W.

“Fabulous as always. Always so nice to go on this cruise. Great people who work the cruise and the beer merchants are always so nice”

-earlj447

“Nice relaxing evening cruise. Great views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands and happy people with tasty suds.”

-A8357BDdons

2016 BREWers CRUISE TASTING GLASS

brewers-cruise-2016-glass Get your limited edition 2016 Bellingham Bay BREWers Cruise 9 oz. tasting glass! They are just $5 each and can be purchased in advance while purchasing tickets online, by phone or in person. Pick up your glass when you check in the night of the cruise and enjoy tastings of up to 9 different beers with your new glass!

location / directions

Cruises depart from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal / Alaska Ferry Terminal in Bellingham, WA. Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to departure at our ticketing office inside the terminal. (Map / Driving Instructions).

Depart from the Alaska Ferry Terminal in Fairhaven. The boat leaves at 6:30 pm – please check in about 30 minutes prior to pick up your tickets.

Bellingham Bay BREWers Cruise Gift Certificates

Looking for the perfect gift for friends or family? We have gift certificates available – give us a call at 800-443-4552 or stop by our office.

Cancellation Policy

If your plans change and you need to cancel your reservation, or change it to a different date, please give us a call at least 24 hours prior to departure. Reservations cancelled within 24 hours of departure are non-refundable. When you make a reservation, we will send you a confirmation letter detailing our cancellation policy.

For more information and reservations, please give us a call at 1-800-443-4552, or book online.