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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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Super Saturday Holiday Beer Spectacular! 2 Events in 1 Day!

on Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:30

Super Saturday Spectacular – “Squirrel” Beer Gift Shopping Extravaganza followed by our 5th Annual Winter Beer-Nanza! 

It’s a big day, featuring TWO fun-filled activities in a single day!

We want to help you make dreams come true this holiday season. We have been “squirrelling” a few (very few) beer treats that are hard to come by and sure to be treasured by the beer-lover on your Christmas List.

Crux Fermentation Project Night Wednesday 11/29, 5-7 PM.

on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:51

Please join us on Wednesday November 29th, 5-7 PM, as we welcome Bend Oregon’s CRUX Fermentation Project to Pint Defiance!

The Brewery was started in 2012 in a former transmission shop and in the years to follow has crafted some of the west coast’s most respected beers. Come sample some of their latest creations with us including Hazy Sky IPA, Bourbon Barrel Aged Tough Love Imperial Stout, & more.

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