Who are We?

Three-time Large Brewpub of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival, Elysian Brewing Company operates three locations and a production brewery in Seattle, Washington. Known both for classic styles and for flexibility and innovation, Elysian has brewed over 500 different recipes since opening in 1996. While Elysian’s brewers use a variety of unusual ingredients, they are seasonally notorious for their pumpkin beers. Each year Elysian hosts the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, where dozens of different pumpkin beers are poured, some of them from giant pumpkins.

Our first Seattle location, opened in 1996 on Capitol Hill, Seattle’s most populous neighborhood. Elysian Fields, opened in August 2006. Perched next to Seattle’s two sports arenas, Fields seats 400 and packs the house at lunch and on gamedays. Fields has since become an innovation center for our brewers where new beers are brewed each week on the 7bbl brew. In 2017, our Taproom opened next to our Georgetown brewery.

We've been through a lot since opening in 1996.

Elysian Brewing opened our first location on Capitol Hill in Seattle - a 220-seat beer hall that currently serves as our main brewery.


Elysian was chosen to operate a pub and small brewery at Gameworks - a large entertainment complex owned by Universal Studios, Dreamworks & Sega. Elysian left this partnership i n 2002 upon expiration of a five-year contract.


Perched next to Seattle's sports arenas, Elysian Fields opened as a must-hit game day destination. It has since become an innovation center for our brewers.


In the fall, Elysian opened our 35,000 square foot production facility in the heart of Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood, Airport Way. This facility currently features a 60-barrel brewhouse and 20 quadruple-sized 240-barrel fermenters as well as two foeders from the esteemed Heitz Cellar’s Winery and a variety of whiskey and wine barrels for special projects.


In 2015, Elysian partnered with Anheuser-Busch, joining its family of craft brands. Brewing, events, operations, innovations, management, teams, and all five Elysian locations continue to be led from Seattle, WA.


Airport Way expands into the north building, adding another 33,000 square feet intended for increased storage, office spaces, and dedicating 14,000 square feet of capacity for our wood-aged beer program.

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