Welcome to Flying Lion Brewing

Flying Lion is a family owned and operated brewery located in the heart of South Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood. Stop by our taproom to choose from 15 constantly changing and varied beers or look for our brews in local bars and restaurants!

Your new best friend - Altbier

Cold-fermented and perfectly balanced, the complex grain bill sets up a clean and simple bitterness. This beautiful dark red beer drinks well in the spring!

Featured Beer - Altbier

Flying Lion Events

Monday Night Run Club

Meet at Flying Lion Brewing every Monday at 6pm for a 5 mile run (there is also a 5k option) at whatever pace you fancy. The course was designed to resemble the profile of FLB's logo. Enjoy the lion's nose/mane through area parks and climb "The Wing" back to the neighborhood streets.

Co-sponsored by FLB and the Seattle Running Club.

Thursday Night Trivia

Questions start at 8pm every week with themes of current events, a little history, a music round, some pretty pictures, and other surprises. $3/person, teams up to 6 people, cash and beer prizes! Bring your dream-team or find one here!

Enjoy fun, social events at Flying Lion

Special Events

Brewshed® Takes Over the Watershed

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017|9:00AM - 2:00AM

Location: Watershed Pub and Kitchen

Brewshed is taking over ALL of Watershed Pub and Kitchen’s 19 beer taps during Seattle Beer Week for an ALL DAY event to support a wild and green Washington full of great beer! Watershed Pub & Kitchen will be donating $1 per beer sold from Brewshed Partners to Washington Wild and the brewery partners will be matching it!

Brewshed® Beer Fest

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017|12:00PM - 3:00PM

Location: Hale's Ale Palladium

The Brewshed Beer Fest is back! The Washington Brewshed Alliance is an outreach initiative of Washington Wild designed to help spread a simple message: protected water makes superior downstream beer. Come sample a wide variety of delicious beers in the perfect beer tasting atmosphere of Hale's Ales Palladium.

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Washington Brewers Festival

Date: Friday, June 16, 2017 - Sunday, June 18, 2017|12:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: Marymoor Park

Raise a glass with us on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 12th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 130 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, great food trucks, live music and all-ages activities.

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Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017|12:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: Des Moines Beach Park

The Brews and Blues event is one of two major fundraisers for the Des Moines Rotary. Admission includes live music (4 bands) and tasting tokens for the beers and ciders available with more tokens available for purchase.

Hops and Crops Music and Beer Festival

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017|12:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Mary Olson Farm

The festival is a fundraiser for the free fieldtrips the Farm provides to over 2,500 students each Fall. At the Farm students learn about history, farming, sustainability, and environmental stewardship - all made possible by Hops & Crops!

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Brew at the Zoo

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017|5:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Woodland Park Zoo

Brew at the Zoo is an annual fundraiser for Woodland Park Zoo, a conservation organization that saves animals and their habitats through conservation leadership and engaging experiences, inspiring people to learn, care and act. The event will be held after hours with a handful of exhibits open to offer a unique experience to our guests while they sample fabulous brews by participating breweries.

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3rd Anniversary!

Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017|12:00PM - 12:00AM

Location: FLB

Not only does this day mark three years of Flying Lion beer, but we'll also be releasing our annual Imperial Rye Stout promptly at noon. Stop by early!