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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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Brewer’s Night with Fremont, Wed. April 5th, 5-7p

If one were to name a brewery that best represents Washington beer culture, one would be hard pressed to name a better example thanFremont Brewing. Located in the self-proclaimed “Center of the Universe,” the brewery has built a reputation on a consistent output of fantastic, highly-acclaimed beers while maintaining their neighborhood rep. And now with their new production facility, “Fremont West,” up and running, they’ve been on an experimental kick—turning out one-offs now more than ever before.

Join us as we host our friends from Fremont once again, for a night of fun, prizes, and a shared love of great beer. In addition to the surprises we will have on draft, you also get a chance to win some rad brewery schwag in our patented raffle. The main event though is the draft list, which will included some rarities and some favorites: Interurban IPA, Fremont Summer Ale, Dark Saison, Belmont Station New England-Style IPA, and 2016 Bourbon Barrel Aged Coffee Dark Star Imperial Oatmeal Stout. You don’t want to miss this.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 17:00 to 19:00

Beer Float Social! w/ Ice Cream Social Sat. April 8, 3-6pm

We've waited long enough to bring back one one of our most beloved traditions: the Beer Float Social! We can’t think of a better way to ring in a beautiful Washington weekend than pairing craft beer and artisanal, locally-made ice cream from our friends at Ice Cream Social
Saturday, April 8th, from 3p to 6p, we will be hosting our friends from Tacoma’s very own Ice Cream Social, who will be slinging scoops of their latest creations. And to pair, we’ll be tapping up some awesome and unique brews, including Breakside Brewery Salted Caramel Stout, Schilling Cider Passport Passionfruit Pineapple Cider, and Skookum BreweryChocolate Orange Porter. Your sweet tooth will thank you.

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 15:00 to 18:00

Three Magnets Can Release, Sat. April 8th, 1-3p

We are excited to be part of Three Magnets latest release. For the very first time, they are packaging the latest and freshest of their awesome brews in cans, and Pint Defiance will be one of the first three places to get them. Saturday, April 8th, starting at 1pm, the Three Magnets crew will be on hand to launch their new trio of canned IPAs. We will have the new Rainstorm IPA on tap, and you'll be able to purchase cans of the new Rainstorm IPA, Sunstorm IPA, and Mount Kenya Coffee IPA to-go. Don't miss this epic and historical event!

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 13:00 to 15:00

SAVE THE DATE(S) – Upcoming Events at Pint Defiance

on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:51

Wed. March 29th, 5-7pm: Brewer’s Night with Rainy Daze

Meet owner and head brewer, Mike Montoney, and try some of the awesome beers on tap—including Chocolate Kittens Chocolate Truffle Stout, and the delicious Jerry Spring-Beer.

Wed. April 5th, 5-7pm: Brewer’s Night with Fremont Brewing

Too much time has passed since we did an event with our Friends at Fremont, and we have a rad tap list to make up for it: Oregon-only Independent IPA, Midnight Rider Imperial Porter with vanilla, coffee, & coconut (brewed for Bellingham Beer Week), a saison aged in their newly christened oak foudres,

Bottleshop Collaboration Project #1: Cloudburst Soul Proprietor

When our friend Jordan White, General Manager of Chuck's Hop Shop Central District, approached us to be a part of a new project to foster collaboration, comradery, and a shared love of great craft beer, we were honored to be asked. When we heard that Cloudburst Brewing volunteered to be the first brewery to take on the challenge, we jumped in with both feet. In all, 11 Pacific Northwest bottle shops formed like Voltron to create the Bottleshop Collaboration Project (or “B.C.P.” for short). 

The first fruits of our labor is a hop smorgasbord of a brew, the kind Cloudburst is known for. Dubbed “Soul Proprietor IPA,” it is brewed with Chinook, Citra and Galaxy hops and a ton of Mosaic hop dust, and only one keg of this extremely limited brew is allocated to each of the 11 bottle shops. And we are tapping ours up in sync with the 10 other bottle shops, all at the same time—Friday, March 24th, at 5p. Don’t miss this opportunity to try an extremely limited, one-keg-then-gone-forever epic collab beer.

More info on the BCP can be found here:

Event Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 17:00