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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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3 Magnets/Urban Family IPA Collaboration Release 3/3/18 11 AM

on Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:43

Our partners at 3Mag Pubhouse and Urban Family Brewing Company are collaborating on a very special beer and have asked Pint Defiance. Specialty Beers & Taproom to be the exclusive Tacoma outlet for it. 

Join us on 3/3 at 11 AM when we release our cans of "Hoperation (P)Haze Purple!!!

Hoperation (P)haze Purple is a juicy-hazy IPA brewed with Purple Carrot Juice! We will have a limited number of 4 pack cans available. 

You do not want to miss this!

BCP Beer Release featuring Breakside Brewing 3/2/18 5 PM

on Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:39

Pint defiance is proud to belong to the Bottle Shop Collaboration Project. We are a collection of 11 Washington State Bottleshops that have banded together to collaborate with breweries to craft unique and delicious beers. 

Our latest release is "In the City of Flowers" by Breakside Brewery. We’ll have it on tap and in bottles to go!

The City of Flowers is blended from seven different casks, most brewed in summer, 2016. The Pinot Noir casks came from two Oregon wineries. The sour ale, infused with whole jasmine, chamomile flowers and peaches, delivers medium-high carbonation.

Dam Good Time With Belching Beaver Brewery 2-21, 5-7 PM

on Fri, 02/16/2018 - 01:36

You love the beer. You love the name. Now meet the crew and try some very special releases! 

Belching Beaver Brewery came from a desire to make great beer and have a Dam good time doing it. They strive to make beer for everyone and all palates. 

We will be featuring:

-ODB (Ol' Dirty Barrel) Barrel Aged Rusian Imperial Stout
-Mexican Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout
-Phantom Bride Hazy IPA
-Nebula Juice Hazy IPA

Valentines Day Pre-Funk Weekend with Beer & Chocolate Feb. 10th & 11th.

on Sun, 02/04/2018 - 00:49

Valentines Day is on a Wednesday this year so we thought we would offer you a little delicious V-Day Pre-Funk! Join us Saturday February 10th or/and Sunday February 11th to enjoy some delicious local chocolates paired with delicious beer! 

We have teamed up with Seattle's Dilettante Chocolate this year and are offering 2 beer and chocolate pairings. 

-Holy Mountain Brewing Shadowlifter Coffee Oatmeal Milk Stout paired with Ephemere Dark Chocolate Truffle. 
Another amazing beer from Seattle's Holy Mountain! This Rich oatmeal stout is infused with a custom coffee from Elm Coffee Roasters. The

First ever ST. "Mac"Tricks Day Celebration Feb. 17th 3-6 PM.

on Fri, 02/02/2018 - 16:58


Join us for our first ever Saint "Mac"Tricks Day Celebration Saturday Febuary 17th, beginning at 3PM!

Most people who spend any amount of time at Pint Defiance are probably familiar with our good friend and self proclaimed #1 Customer, Mac McTernen.

We decided it was time to dedicate a day to celebrate our our biggest cheerleader and #1 fan. Mac is also a very proud Irishman, beer geek, and Irish Whiskey connoisseur. We decided the best way to celebrate his special day would be by pouring an IPA brewed by one his favorite breweries and aged in Irish Whiskey barrels. 

Jameson Irish Whiskey has