The Best Happy Hours in Seattle for Beer Geeks
by Lester Black
The Noble Fir
5316 Ballard Ave NW, 206-420-7425
The Noble Fir is a beacon of chill amongst the crazy mass of bars in Ballard. Yeah, it can get busy just like the rest of them, but its simple interior—with shelves of books to borrow and big windows to gaze out at the scene on Ballard Avenue—makes it one of my favorites in the area.
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