Dick’s Brewing Company

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Dick’s Brewing Company

3516 Galvin Road, Centralia, WA, United States

Phone: (360) 736-1603

Website: http://dicksbeer.com/



Established: 1994

Owner: Julie Pendleton

Brewers: Dave Pendleton and Brandon Brock

Location: 3516 Galvin Road, Centralia WA 98531

Specialty: Beer brewed for the everyday.

Five Notable Beers: Dick Danger Ale, Dick’s Cream Stout, Dick’s Double Diamond Winter Ale, Dick’s Imperial Red (Reckless Red), Dick’s Irish Red Ale


2019 Washington Beer Awards: Gold – Golden Ale, Bronze – Grand Cru

2018 Washington Beer Awards: Gold – Golden Ale, Silver – Dick’s Best Bitter, and Dick’s Cream Stout

2017 Great American Beer Festival: Silver – Barley Wine

2017 Washington Beer Awards: Gold – Dick’s Barley Wine, Silver – Dick’s Grapefruit IPA, Bronze – Dick’s Cream Stout

2016 Washington Beer Awards: Bronze – Dick’s Best Bitter, Dick’s Wreckless Red, and Dick’s Grapefruit IPA

2015 Washington Beer Awards: Bronze – Dick’s Cream Stout, Dick’s Imperial Red

2014 Washington Beer Awards: Bonze – Dick’s Grand Cru

Fun Facts

>>> One of the few female brewery owners, Julie Pendleton took the reins from her late father, Dick Young. Julie’s husband Dave learned brew secrets from Dick, and the husband/wife team carries his recipes, work ethic and charisma into the business.
>>> When you visit, don’t forget to say hi to Porter the brew dog.

In 1984, Dick Young built, from scratch, a 3 bbl Brew house (which is still use today as a pilot system) to start designing and creating recipes in the back of his first business, Northwest Sausage and Deli.

The brewery was located behind the deli from 1995 to 2008. Production and distribution grew from 200 bbls in one state to over 3000 bbls a year in six states. Dick’s creative passion for brewing also grew, starting with three recipes in 1994 to over 20 styles in 2009.

In 2008, Dick’s Brewing Company moved into its current location on Galvin Road. Dick opened a tasting room at the production facility in 2009. Dick’s brews on 15 bbl system, has bottled beers, and just started a barrel age program for Big Wood Bourbon Stout.