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)

2016 Schedule of Cruises & Participating Breweries (2017 SCHEDULE COMING SOON!):

May 25

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 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.
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.

June 1

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.
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.
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”.

June 8

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.
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.
North Sound Brewery – Old world inspired ales – small batch, unfiltered frothy goodness! Opened in 2012, just off Memorial Highway in west Mt. Vernon, WA.

June 15

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.
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.

June 22

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.
Anacortes Brewery/Rockfish Grill – Focused on using high quality ingredients, a carefully controlled process and delicate handling to provide some of the best beers you will find in the industry.
Island Hoppin’ Brewery – San Juan County’s home to high quality, small-batch brewed ales & lagers, located in Eastsound on Orcas Island.

June 29

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.
Flyers Brewery – Brewpub based in Oak Harbor, WA and the Burlington Airport, featuring a variety of award winning beers including Pacemaker Porter and Afterburner IPA.
Farmstrong Brewing – Newly-opened brewery and taproom in Mt. Vernon, with a relaxed environment, partnering with local farmers and producers to bring fresh beer and food to the community.

July 6

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.
 postdoc_logo Postdoc Brewing – A Redmond based brewery inspired by a love of great beer, scientific endeavor, and the pursuit of a liquid dream.
 flyingbike Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery – Flying Bike, located in the Greenwood district of Seattle, is the first cooperatively owned and operated brewery in Washington State.

July 13

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.
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.
Schooner EXACT Brewing Company – Started in 2006, this Seattle based brewery (based in the SODO district) currently produces 13 varieties of beer, sold throughout the I-5 corridor.

July 20

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.
Pike Brewing Company – Seattle brewpub offering food and a selection of their own specialty beers, popular throughout the NW.
Backwoods Brewing – Based in Carson, WA (on the Columbia River), their team of brewer’s and staff consists of all local family and friends, embracing the idea of work and play as a team.

July 27

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.
old-schoolhouse-brewery 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.
 mcmenaminslogo McMenamin’s Anderson School – Originally built in 1931 as Bothell Junior High, this is the latest Washington addition, a destination and gathering place for all.

August 3

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.
 192brewinglogo 192 Brewing – Named for their original 192 square foot backyard brewery, this Kenmore based brewery features a tasting room and outdoor beer garden.
 structuresbrewinglogo Structures Brewing – Through their distinct and creative beers they work to forge long-lasting relationships within the community – mixed fermentations and fresh offerings.

August 10

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.
 scuttlebutt Scuttlebutt Brewery – Launched in 1996, this Everett based brewery has a product line that includes more than 17 styles of hand crafted ales.
 port townsend brewery 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.

August 17

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.
 maritime_logo 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.
 georgetown-brewing-company Georgetown Brewery – A Seattle microbrewery, started by Roger Bialous and Manny Chao, that brews the popular Manny’s Pale Ale.

August 24

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.
LazyBoyLogo Lazy Boy Brewery – Brewing craft beer in Everett, WA since 2006, with beers available in their tap room, as well as restaurants and bars throughout the Pacific Northwest.
 naked-city 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 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.
ram-logo-250 RAM Brewing at Northgate – The brewers from their Northgate location will be joining us with a selection of their specially brewed beers.
 black-raven-brewing 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.

September 7

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.
snoqualmielogo Snoqualmie Falls Brewing – Located in downtown Snoqualmie, this brewery began in 1997 and offers a wide range of premium year round and seasonal beers, including the Schooner Zodiac Kolsch.
airwaysbrewing Airways Brewing – A Kent, WA based brewery producing three year-round beers and a host of rotating seasonals, as well as specialty casks and small batch brews.

September 14

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.
 soundbrewery Sound Brewery -This Poulsbo-based brewery produces excellent, diverse, award winning beers. Their tasting room features 11 taps, snack food like smoked salmon & cheese, and homemade ginger ale.
 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.

September 23 – 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 24 – 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.