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Pint Defiance, a Tacoma specialty bottle shop and tap room. Hundreds of beers, ciders and meads from around the world.

10 on tap.
Cider and gluten free.
Fill your growler.
Feel free to bring your own food.


2049 Mildred St. West, Tacoma, WA 98466
 Tues - Sat: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM / Sun & Mon: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM




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Join Our Team At Pint Defiance!

on Mon, 09/04/2017 - 23:29


Pint Defiance Specialty Beers & Taproom is looking for a hardworking, intelligent, and outgoing beer-loving individual to join our team!




We are a specialty beer store and taproom in the West Tacoma / Fircrest area. We specialize in offering a thoughtfully curated selection of craft and imported beer. Our store functions as both a retail beer store and a small tavern, pouring craft and import beers and ciders. 


We strive to offer our customers a unique experience by consistently providing enthusiastically friendly service on every visit.

Super Saturday Holiday Beer Spectacular! 2 Events in 1 Day!

on Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:30

Super Saturday Spectacular – “Squirrel” Beer Gift Shopping Extravaganza followed by our 5th Annual Winter Beer-Nanza! 

It’s a big day, featuring TWO fun-filled activities in a single day!

We want to help you make dreams come true this holiday season. We have been “squirrelling” a few (very few) beer treats that are hard to come by and sure to be treasured by the beer-lover on your Christmas List.

Crux Fermentation Project Night Wednesday 11/29, 5-7 PM.

on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:51

Please join us on Wednesday November 29th, 5-7 PM, as we welcome Bend Oregon’s CRUX Fermentation Project to Pint Defiance!

The Brewery was started in 2012 in a former transmission shop and in the years to follow has crafted some of the west coast’s most respected beers. Come sample some of their latest creations with us including Hazy Sky IPA, Bourbon Barrel Aged Tough Love Imperial Stout, & more.

Official South Sound Founders CBS Release & Canadian Tuxedo Party 12/5! 5 PM

on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:28

Join us December 5th for a very special beer release!

Founders Brewing Co. has selected Pint Defiance as the official South Sound launch site for one of its most anticipated and highly regarded beers, Canadian Breakfast Stout! 

Canadian Breakfast Stout, Better known as CBS—is an imperial stout that is brewed with chocolate and a blend of coffees before being aged for over a year in spent bourbon barrels that were most recently aging maple syrup. This beer has only been released 2 times in Founders 20 year history! (Only once ever before in bottles in 2011.)

We will have draft and a limited

Black Friday Food Drive BCBS Release 11/24 10 AM.

on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:22

The Black Friday tradition continues at Pint Defiance. Join us again this year the day after Thanksgiving, 11/24, for our annual Food Drive/ Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout release!

Starting at 10 AM we will be releasing bottles of classic BCBS, Coffee BCBS, BCBS Barleywine, & BCBS Northwoods (Blueberry-Almond!!) First Come. Limits will apply. 

This year we are partnering with Nourish Pierce County to collect food for Pierce County Families in need. Please bring non-perishable food items to Pint Defiance on Black Friday.