Ron Swarner

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by Ron Swarner - Feb 8, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Revision Beer Flight

Jeremy Warren is widely admired for his mastery of hops, especially with his…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 7, 2023

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 2.7.23

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 2.7.23 Peaks and Pints New Beer…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 7, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Hogwarts Legacy Flight

Hogwarts Legacy drops today. Finally. Avalanche Software officially announced the game in 20202,…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 6, 2023

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Finnriver Farm & Cidery

In addition to growing a certified-organic heirloom-variety apple orchard on their historic 50-acre…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 5, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Washington Hop Mob Flight

Did you hear it? This morning, as Peaks & Pints tapped six triple…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 4, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Wild Barrel Brewing Flight

Bill Sysak is an ambassador for craft beer. He’s been around the industry…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 3, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Equilibrium Flight

In 2016, MIT graduates and friends Peter Oates and Ricardo Petroni opened Equilibrium…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 2, 2023

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 2.2.23

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 2.2.23 Peaks and Pints New Beer…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 2, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Stoutuary Flight

Though it’s the shortest month of the year, February in Tacoma can be…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 29, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Cozy Boozy Stout Can Flight

It will be mostly sunny today in the greater Tacoma area, but it…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 28, 2023

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.28.23

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.28.23 Peaks and Pints New Beer…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 28, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Holy Mountain Flight

The idea of Holy Mountain was forged in an industrial space in south…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 27, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: RaR Beer Flight

In 2013, J.T. Merryweather and Chris Browhan opened Real Ale Revival, or RaR…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 26, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Here Today Beer Flight

Oct. 8, 2022, Chris Elford, Dave Riddile, and head brewer Mario Cortes opened…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 25, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Robert Burns Day Beer Flight

Robert Burns was born on this day, 25th January in 1759. The national…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 24, 2023

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.24.23

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.24.23 Peaks and Pints New Beer…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 24, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Peanut Butter Day Flight

We celebrate just about every special occasion (i.e., birthdays, really good weeks, and…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 23, 2023

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: France

The French have never met a fruit they couldn’t ferment, so the saying…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 22, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Strawberry Coffee Beer Flight

For whatever reason, Peaks & Pints has recently received a plethora of beers…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 21, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Baltic Porter Day Flight

Today is Baltic Porter Day, an event started by the Polish brewer and…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 20, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Blueberry Vanilla Beer Flight

Beer purists typically scoff at a brew that incorporates anything into its recipe…

Russian River Brewing in Tacoma

by Ron Swarner - Jan 19, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Russian River Beer Flight

Russian River brewery was started in 1997 by Korbel Champagne Cellars, a Guerneville,…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 18, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: 2 Towns Ciderhouse

Madagascar is the world's fourth largest island and home to large numbers of…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 17, 2023

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.17.23

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.17.23 Peaks and Pints New Beer…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 17, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: West Coast Double IPA Flight

The early days of the American craft beer revolution — and much of…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 16, 2023

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight 1.16.23: MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream,” speech at the March on…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 15, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Strawberry Beer Flight

We know, we know, you’re thinking, “Is there really a food holiday for…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 14, 2023

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.14.23

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.14.23 Peaks and Pints New Beer…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 14, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Drekker Brewing Flight

In September 2014, after seven years of homebrewing, writing business plans, watching Viking…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 13, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Bizarre Brewing Flight

In early October 2022, Two Seattle beer scene veterans opened Bizarre Brewing with…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 12, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Living Haus Flight

During the pandemic, Conrad Andrus left his five-year brewing job at Culmination Brewing…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 11, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: National Milk Day Flight

Whether you're a skim, two percent, or whole milk drinker, Jan. 11 is…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 10, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Ladd & Lass Brewing Flight

In December 2021, after 300 batches of homebrew, and countless building egress drawings,…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 9, 2023

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: South Sound Cranberries

Ultimately, cider is a regional product, and not every part of the country…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 8, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: ESB Flight

In England, ESBs fall into a category known generically as “bitters” as ESB…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 7, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Fair Isle Flight

Geoffrey Barker and Andrew Pogue met as members of the North Seattle Home…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 6, 2023

6-Pack of Things To Do: January 6-8 2023

6-Pack of Things To Do: January 6-8 2023 Is this the year? Is…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 6, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Simcoe and the C’s Flight

Simcoe was introduced in 2000 by Yakima Chief Ranches as a proprietary hop…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 4, 2023

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.5.22

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 1.5.22 Hitting y’all with a little…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 3, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Maple Beer Flight

Long before the arrival of Europeans, Native Americans were producing maple sugar to…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 2, 2023

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Lost Giants

In 2018, avid outdoor enthusiasts Abraham Ebert and Brad Wilske opened Lost Giants…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 1, 2023

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Sunday January 1 2023

Peaks and Pints Tap List Sunday, January 1, 2023, includes Fort George Brewery’s…

by Ron Swarner - Jan 1, 2023

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Coffee Beer Flight

Like many folks, you might be a slave to chemical rituals — caffeine…

by Ron Swarner - Dec 31, 2022

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 12.31.22

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 12.31.22 One last can and bottle…