…into the 2nd floor entrance, just off the corner of Pike Street and 4th Avenue in Seattle, and you’ll be instantly greeted with high ceilings covering wood clad partitions, amazing artwork (of all kinds) and small pockets of employees engaging in energetic conversation between two ping pong tables and the three tap bar. All of this surrounds one of the coolest work environments I’ve seen inside or outside of the craft beer industry and I want to live here. It’s not open to the public, but if you’re in the market for their services, I’m sure they wouldn’t mind setting up a meeting.
It’s 4:00pm on Friday
“Happy hour starts at 4:30 on most weekdays but we usually get started a little earlier on Friday” Julian Power tells me as he leads me to reception area set directly in view of the entire operation. “I’ll grab us a couple pints. Cider, Pale Ale or Stout?” “Pale sounds great. Thanks!” I respond after a slight pause, still contemplating the environment and trying to figure out how I would possibly be able to describe the visual splendor of this place in a simple article. If you want to put yourself in this place in time, just look at the image below while drinking a Pale Ale and listening to Jamiroquai.