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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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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.

Breakside Brewery Night Wednesday Nov. 15, 5-7 PM

on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 20:05


Come on out and meet the fine folks from Breakside Brewery! One of Portland's finest since 2010, Breakside gained attention early on for it's innovative, experimental, and diverse beers. In 2014 Breakside the highly coveted Gold Medal for American-style IPA at the Great American Beer Festival for their flagship Breakside IPA. Recently it was named Brewery of the Year at the 2017 Oregon Beer Awards.

Check out this killer taplist!

-Back To The Future IPA
-Stay West IPA
-Biotransformers IPA
-Liquid Sunshine Pilsner
-Hive Mind Yuzu Braggot
-Cultivating Mass BA Porter

Dark Beer Sampler - Sunday Nov. 12, 3-6 PM

on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:58


As the days grow darker so do the beers we crave. Sunday November 12th help us settle in to dark beer season with a smooth, rich, and roasty sampler!

We will be featuring:
-Du Ciel! Aphrodite Stout with Cocoa and Vanilla
-New Holland Baltic Anomaly Honey Baltic Porter
-TRVE Revengence Mixed Culture Porter
-Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout
3-6 PM. 

Meet & Greet With GoodLife Brewing. Thursday, 11/2, 6-8 PM

on Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:35

The crew from GoodLife Brewing will be rolling through Tacoma on Thursday spending time with their new distributor and visiting accounts. We asked to be their last stop so we could hang with our pals from Bend and enjoy a few delicious Pints of Descender IPA and Pass Stout!

GoodLife Brewing opened in Bend OR in 2011 and has been putting out some of the regions most highly regarded and ballanced beers.

We will also have bottles of their amazing new collaboration with The Ale Apothecary for sale!

Come have a taste of the GoodLife!