|Grapes 'n Growlers|
Grapes 'n Growlers is located in Vancouver at the Riverstone Marketplace a couple doors down from QFC. Emily and I went over to check it out last Friday and stayed for a couple hours and met two of the four owners,Tom Mahoney and Ashley Cahoon. In between talking with the owners and enjoying a freshpint or two (and wine) with friends this is what we found out about Grapes 'n Growlers.
You will also notice the very long bar top with seating for many....including kids...yeah I will get to that in a minute..
|Tom Mahoney and Ashley Cahoon pouring some pints|
Behind the bar is a mini bar shelf for times when it's really busy. Also down toward the back you will find more tables.
|We arrived fairly early and it was pretty quiet, but by the time we left it was pretty crowded and this was in use. Always nice to have a place to put your beer down when it's crowded.|
|DigitalPour system in realtime for the 51 taps|
|Kegerator with wine on tap|
In the future if laws change in Washington you might be able to grab a growler and get it filled with wine at Grape 'n Growlers to take home, just like you can in Oregon. Currently the law in Washington only allows Washington winery tasting rooms to fill wine growlers. But you can get growlers to go of beer and cider and kombucha.
|Kegerator of different Kombuchas|
This is where the family vibe comes in. We asked Tom if kids were allowed and it was a resounding "yes". Tom said that it was in the plans all along as they built out their business. With so many young families in the area they really wanted to allow parents to bring in their kids. And yes kids are even allowed to sit at the bar with you...well I think Tom called it a food service grade bar or something similar, but they can sit with you at the bar enjoying a root beer float while you have a freshpint or a glass of wine.
We really liked Grapes 'n Growlers. It has a lot to offer, especially with the wine on tap option and kids being allowed. Its sure to be a hit whether you grab a growler to go or sit down for a freshpint, glass of wine, or maybe a root beer float and a panini.
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Grapes 'n Growlers Location
3425 SE 192nd Ave Suite 105
Vancouver, WA 98683
Nice write up makes me want to go check it outReplyDelete
Corey, next time your in town we will all go get a pint or two.ReplyDelete