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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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An Afternoon with David Walker, Mon. June 16th, 3p to 5p

on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 18:37

You’ve got a rare opportunity to meet one of the founders of one of the most renowned craft breweries in the States, if not the world. Firestone Walker has been defining the boundaries of craft beer since its founding in 1997. On Monday, June 16th, from 3pm to 5pm, David Walker will be at Pint Defiance talking beer, sharing stories, and signing bottles. We’ll have Firestone Walker beers on draft including the old favorites Union Jack and DBA, plus a very rare keg from their Barrelworks Program, 2014 Li’l Opal Blended Oak-Aged Saison. We also received a very small additional allocation of

Heathen Brewing South Sound Launch Party, Wednesday, June 11th, 5p to 7p

on Thu, 06/05/2014 - 00:53

Join us Wednesday June 11th from 5pm to 7pm as we host the launch of Vancouver, Washington’s very own Heathen Brewing into the South Sound market. The 10-barrel brewery was founded in 2010 with the goal of brewing "Progressive Ales for the Promiscuous Palate," with fresh, high-quality ingredients. They embrace all beer styles and brewing methods, bringing a wide range of styles under one roof.

Be among the first to try these awesome ales as we welcome Heathen Brewing to the area with our latest Brewer’s Night.

Seattle Beer Week Marathon 2014 Recap

on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 22:26

We just wanted to say a hearty thank you to all of the participants in this year's Seattle Beer Week Marathon. Over 90 runners completed and we tapped over 60 kegs of delicious WA beers! We hope you all has as much fun as we did. Your shirts should arrive shortly.

We wanted to share with you all of the beers we tapped up for the event:

Bale Breaker Kiln Series #001 Imp. IPA    Boundary Bay Double Dry-Hopped IPA   Stoup IPA   Narrows Brewing Double IPA   Elysian Dayglow IPA   Fremont/Oskar Blues Simultaneous Release Wheat IPA   Rainy Daze Pourhouse IPA   Airways Seat Kicker IPA (Beta Version) 

Brewer's Night with 10 Barrel Brewing Co., Wednesday, May 21st, 5p-7p

on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:03

Our famous Brewer's Nights have returned after a successful Seattle Beer Week, and we are turning our attention out of state with our latest. 

We had originally scheduled an evening with Oakshire Brewing, but due to supply chain issues we are forced to reschedule. 

Replacing them on short notice are our good pals from Bend, 10 Barrel Brewing! Tomorrow 5 - 7PM.

We will be celebrating the much anticipated annual release of SWILL (Sour-Radler) and the release of the brand new S.A.M. IPA (Simcoe, Amarillo, Mosaic)!
Shop favorites O.G. IPA & S1nist0r Black will round out the tap line up.

We will also

Pints for the Point w/ Ninkasi Brewing Company, Wed. May 7th, 5p-7p

on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:54

Given that we took our name from our city’s biggest andmost beautiful park, it should be obvious that Point Defiance holds a special place in our hearts. Which is why we are throwing a fundraiser for one of its most historic landmarks, Fort Nisqually. Established in 1833 by the Hudson Bay Company and moved to Tacoma’s peninsula in 1933, the fort acts as a repository of living history, and their camps and classes—run by our dear friend Mike McGuire (a.k.a. Fort Mike)—continue to educate kids about the rich history of the South Puget Sound.

With the help of Ninkasi Brewing Company, Pint