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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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3rd Annual Grown-Up Trick-or-Treat Pumpkin Party, Sat Oct 31st, at 3p

on Fri, 10/23/2015 - 01:12

Looking for a change from the usual Halloween festivities? Get away from the pint-sized pirates and childish ghouls at Pint Defiance’s 3rd Annual Grown-Up Trick-or-Treat Pumpkin Party. Join us Saturday, Oct. 31st, starting at 3pm for a scary-fun time. Costumes are encouraged and could win you some awesome raffle prizes. The first 100 customers to order a pumpkin beer will walk away with a treat bag full of candy, prizes, and beer schwag.

Zombie-A-Thon with Ninkasi Brewing, Wed Oct 28th, 5-7pm

on Fri, 10/16/2015 - 03:58

Prepare for a frightful night of ghoulish fun with our favorite Ninkasi rep, Josh Russell, with our Zombie-A-Thon! Tap in to your inner walker and practice your best zombie  limp because we are calling everyone (dead and undead) to a Brewer’s Night that will surely wake the sleeping and the dead alike.

Wednesday, October 28th, from 5p to 7p, we are hosting a terrifying zombie costume contest with prizes awarded by Ninkasi. And we’ll have some awesome thematically appropriate Ninkasi Brews on tap, including Dawn of the Red IPA and Imperial Pumpkin Sleigh’r. You’ll want to be dead if you

Fall Beer Float Social! w/ Ice Cream Social Sat. Oct. 17th, 3-6p

on Sat, 10/10/2015 - 18:25

In all the excitement and fun events the changing seasons bring, one of our most beloved traditions is the pairing of craft beer and artisanal, locally-made ice cream. That’s right, it is time again for our latest Beer Float Social!

Saturday, Oct. 17th, 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 seasonally appropriate pumpkin and fall brews, including (but not limited to) releases from Elysian, D's Wicked Cider, Reuben's Brews, and Epic Brewing Company.

Brewer’s Night with Reuben’s Brews, Wed. Oct 14th, 5p-7p

on Thu, 10/08/2015 - 20:58

Fresh off their wins at this year’s Great American Beer Festival, Reuben’s Brews is quickly becoming one of the most decorated breweries in Washington. Being supporters of the brewery since the start, we want to celebrate how far they’ve come.

Join us Wednesday, October 14th, from 5pm to 7pm as we welcome the crew from Reuben’s for a night of great beers and great fun. We will have some of their freshest brews on tap including Expat Double IPA, Amarillo Fresh Hop Pale Ale, Imperial Pumpkin, and the American Brown. And as usual , we’ll be raffling off some cool brewery schwag.

See ya then!

Fresh Hop Release Party with Bale Breaker, Thurs. Oct 8th, 5-7p

on Fri, 10/02/2015 - 03:44

Few new breweries that opened within the last three years have made a splash and built a rabid fanbase like Moxie, Washington’s Bale Breaker Brewing Co. Built on the instant fame of their hoppy beers like Top Cutter IPA, this upstart is already establishing themselves as a primetime player in the craft beer scene.

Built right in the middle of a hop farm and owned in part by hop farmers, it is no surprise that they know how to brew hoppy beers, especially fresh hop brews. So we are throwing a party for the South Sound release of Bal Breaker’s very fresh and very rare Fresh Hop IPA. Join us