Bale Breaker Brewing Company - Visit the Taproom

Taproom

In our taproom, fans of Bale Breaker can enjoy a pint while watching a game at the bar, or soak up the Yakima sunshine at a table on our patio.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and post up next to the hop field, or challenge your friends to a game of corn hole on the brewery lawn.  

For upcoming events, food vendor schedule, and more, check out the calendar, or visit us for a brewery tour, offered on the 4th Saturday of the month at 1pm & 1:30pm (spring/summer months only!)

TAPROOM HOURS

Tuesday: 3-8 PM
Wednesday: 3-8 PM
Thursday: 3-8 PM
Friday: 12-9 PM
Saturday: 12-9 PM
Sunday: 12-5 PM
Monday: Closed

You Ask, We Answer.

Got growlers?

Yes, we fill growlers to-go.  Field 41 Pale Ale and Topcutter IPA are $15 for a new growler and $10 for a refill.  Seasonals and limited-release beers are typically $5 extra.  (Please note that growlers are for off-premise consumption only.)

What about cans?

Topcutter IPA and Field 41 Pale Ale cans (12 oz) are available for purchase in our taproom ($10/six-pack). Bottomcutter cans are also available ($12/six-pack). (Please note that cans are not allowed to be consumed on-site at this time.)

How about kegs?

Yep, we sell kegs of our beer from the taproom in two sizes - 1/2-barrel (15.5 gallons) and 1/6-barrel (5.17 gallons) kegs.  Pricing is as follows:

For kegs of Field 41 Pale Ale, Topcutter IPA, and Leota Mae IPA

- 1/2 barrel keg = ~120 16oz pints = $170 + tax
- 1/6 barrel keg = ~40 16oz pints = $85 + tax 

For kegs of Bottomcutter Imperial IPA:

- 1/2 barrel keg = ~120 16oz pints = $190 + tax
- 1/6 barrel keg = ~40 16oz pints = $95 + tax 

We collect a $100 keg deposit (cash only!) that is fully refundable when the empty keg is returned.  Party taps are also available ($50 refundable deposit, cash only!) on a first come, first serve basis.  We do not have the ability to fill empty kegs at this time.  

Please order 48 hours in advance by calling the taproom during business hours (509) 424-4000 or emailing info(at)balebreaker.com.

And food?

We can't prepare food onsite, but we encourage outside food to be brought in or pizza delivered to the taproom.  (See below for a couple nearby favorites.)  

Throughout the summer, local food vendors often come out to serve food for purchase on the brewery lawn.  Check the Events Calendar on our home page for details on upcoming food vendors and events.

  • Domino's Pizza (delivery available) - 6 Union Street, Yakima - 509-248-1000
  • Pizza Hut (delivery available) - 6 N Fair Ave #115, Yakima - 509-453-9999
  • Russillo's Pizza & Gelato (delivery available) - 36 N Front St, Yakima - 509-453-0325
  • Sub Shop of Yakima - 20 N 2nd St, Yakima - 509-853-2691
  • New York Teriyaki - 214 E Moxee Ave, Moxee - 509-452-5200
  • Silver Creek Bar & Grill - 108 S Iler St, Moxee - 509-575-1339
  • J's Asian Flaming Grill - 4007 Terrace Heights Drive, Yakima - 509-249-5974
What about wine and booze?

According to Washington state law, alcoholic beverages other than beer are not allowed to be consumed on our premises.  That means we can't serve it and customers can't bring in their own.  Sorry.

However, state laws recently changed, and we can now carry a limited amount of cider.  Not a huge beer person?  Next time you visit, ask to try a local favorite - Tieton Cider Works' Rambling Route!

Do you offer tours of the brewery? What about hop farm tours?

Yep, on the 4th Saturday of each month at 1pm & 1:30pm!  Registration is required for brewery tours, and space is limited, so sign up today.

That being said, we don’t offer hop farm tours at this time, but our brewery is surrounded on three sides by a hop field that taproom guests are welcome to wander through. Feel free to ask our knowledgeable staff any questions, or check out the Hops 101 page for all you need to know about this unique crop!

Whoops, I left my card there! What now?

Credit/debit cards left unclaimed at the end of the day will be charged for the products ordered/consumed by the cardholder, including up to 20% gratuity.

Please visit us at your convenience during taproom hours to pick up your card and receipt.  Any cards left unclaimed for one month will be destroyed by the brewery.

Where can I buy gear?

Bale Breaker merchandise is available for purchase in our taproom, and we also fulfill shipping orders via our web store!

Can my club/company/group hold a meeting/party/event there?

We are not currently offering the brewery for private events; however, groups are very welcome to come in during normal taproom hours.  While we don't reserve tables or a separate area, we have plenty of indoor and outdoor space for a fun, casual gathering. 

For larger groups (20+), please send us a Contact Us message with some information on when you'll be coming in so we can be sure we're staffed appropriately.  We will email you back to confirm and answer any questions you may have.

Can we park our RV overnight there?

Unfortunately, we do not offer overnight RV parking at the brewery, but Yakima Sportsman State Park is nearby!

Are kids and dogs welcome?

We don't discriminate, bring your kiddos and pooches.  We'll allow the kids inside but ask that dogs stay on leashes in the outdoor area.

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