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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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Fort George Magnanimous IPA Can Release, Sat. Nov. 7th, 4pm

on Tue, 10/27/2015 - 23:17

Craft beer lovers who reside in the Evergreen State are very familiar with the piney and woody characteristics of our favorite IPAs. And with their latest winter seasonal release, Fort George Brewing has found a new way to emphasize those aroma and flavors. Born out of Sales Manager, Tim Ensign’s tree farm, Magnanimous IPA is brewed with freshly harvested Grand Fir tips. “This beer has a solid backbone,” says Tim, “coming in at 7% ABV.

Brewer’s Night with Wet Coast, Wed. Nov. 4th, 5-7p

on Tue, 10/27/2015 - 23:13

One of the latest breweries to make a splash in the South Puget Sound beer scene, Wet Coast Brewing Company has quickly built a cult following in and around their home in Gig Harbor. Built around a focus on quality and not quantity, they’ve tackled many traditional styles of beer and put their own twist on them, believing that there can be something for everyone.

We at Pint Defiance have seen Wet Coast born out of a love for great, fresh, craft beer and have been supporters since the beginning; We were even the first to tap a keg of their beer outside of the brewery. So now join us Wed.

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.