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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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Pint Defiance 2nd Anniversary Party, Sept. 13th

on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:31

Pint Defiance has a birthday coming up, and it’s been a whirlwind 2 years. We’ve had a lot of fun making friends and sharing our love of beer.  We are holding our 2nd anniversary party on Sept. 13th and we want to celebrate with the people who got us here: you! An all-day festivity is in the works, with the central theme being…what else?... great beer! We’ve been squirrelling away some special kegs, and have an awesome tap lineup in the works, including a 2nd Anniversary IPA brewed for Pint Defiance by Stoup Brewery, Barry’s Beer Camp “No Sleep ‘Till Chico” Coffee Vanilla Porter, brews from

Brewer's Night with Schilling & Co. Cidery, Wed. Sept 10th, 5p to 7p

on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 03:52

In celebration of Washington Cider Week, we are hosting an evening with Seattle’s very own Schilling & Co. Cidery. Founded with the vision to restore hard cider to its rightful place in American homes as it stood before Prohibition, Schilling wants to bring great, craft cider to the people by leveraging local ingredients and innovative techniques.

Wednesday, Sept. 10th, from 5pm to 7pm, the cidery team will be in house to talk craft, clink pints, and help raffle off some cool schwag.

Brewer’s Night with Laurelwood, Wed. Aug .20, 5p-7p

on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 02:05


We’re hosting a Mini Hop Fest with our friends from Laurelwood, as they takeover half our tap with their hop-centric brews. Join us Wednesday, August 20th, from 5pm to 7pm as we host our brothers to the south and one of Portland’s most enduring and iconic of neighborhood breweries. Crew from Laurelwood will be in the house to talk shop, clink pints, and help giveaway some awesome brewery schwag. On draft will be some of their hoppiest concoctions including: Pale Pony ISA, Workhorse IPA, Green Elephant IPA, and a rare appearance of Megafauna Imperial IPA.

See you then! Cheers!

Back-2-Back Brewers’ Nights with Green Flash and Sierra Nevada, Wed. Aug. 6th and Fri, Aug. 8th, 5-7p

on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:57

We are packing in a week’s worth of fun into two nights.

Join us Wednesday, August 6th, from 5pm to 7pm as we welcome our tanned friends from San Diego, Green Flash Brewing, for a night of fun, pints of hop-centric beers, and giveaways. Come compare tan-lines, swap stories, and clink glasses with the crew from the brewery. On tap will be 2 special releases from their Hop Odyssey Series—White IPA and Citra Session—as well as their rarely seen East Village Pilsner.

Then you have Thursday to rest up, because on Friday, Aug.

Brewer’s Night with pFriem Family Brewers, Thurs. July 31st, 5-7p

on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:25

Hood River, OR inspires a more contemplative approach to life, with the majesty of the mountains and the river setting the backdrop for some of the most innovative West Coast breweries to experiment and find their niche. With the amount of beer coming out of Oregon, you think it would be difficult to make a splash anymore, but the pFriem Family headed up by Josh Pfriem have quickly built a cult following with their take on Northwest and Belgian style brews made with passion and a love of quality local ingredients.

Join us Thursday, July 31st, from 5 to 7 pm, as we host the extended pFriem