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by Ron Swarner - Oct 20, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Sunday October 20 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Sunday October 20 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 20, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.20.19: Flight of Revision

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

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 19, 2019

Tacoma Soup: Chickpea and lentil meets Holy Mountain

Tacoma Soup: Chickpea and lentil soup meets Holy Mountain Yes, lentil soup can…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 19, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.19.19: Flight of Tacoma Brew

When you drink local, you drink fresh — but you also support the…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 18, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.18.19: Flight of Nelson Sauvin

Named after both its founding region in New Zealand and the Sauvignon Blanc…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 17, 2019

Peaks and Pints New Beers 4-Pack: 10.17.19

Peaks and Pints New Beers 4-Pack: 10.17.19 After a long session of adulting…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 17, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.17.19: Flight For Hope

This is the season when people drink way too much, and often argue…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 16, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.16.19: A Flight of Fall

As the cat days of autumn crest upon the beer world, a familiar…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 15, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Tuesday October 15 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Tuesday October 15 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 15, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.15.19: Flight For Coffee Fest PNW

Prepare to be awake for a very, very long time. Spend an hour…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 14, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday October 14 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday October 14 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 14, 2019

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight And A Movie: The Lion King

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight And A Movie: The Lion King Over…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 13, 2019

Fancy Pants Sunday: Scaldis Prestige De Nuits

Fancy Pants Sunday: Scaldis Prestige De Nuits Austrian Holy Roman Empress Maria-Theresa enjoyed…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 13, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.13.19: Flight of Christmas In October

Check your calendars, friends. Yep, we’re in October, a month in which your…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 12, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.12.19: Flight of Northwest Washington

It comes as no surprise that abundant natural resources drove early settlement in…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 11, 2019

Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 10.11.19

Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 10.11.19 With autumn beginning, the air…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 11, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Friday October 11 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Friday October 11 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 11, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.11.19: Flight of Galaxy Hops

Galaxy hops are known among IPA lovers for their overflowing citrus, peach and…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 10, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.10.19: Flight of Celebrities

Arnold Palmer has a drink named after him, so why not Dracula? Samuel…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 9, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Wednesday October 9 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Wednesday October 9 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 9, 2019

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.9.19

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.9.19 If you want to drink…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 9, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.9.19: Flight of Wet Hops

October in Washington brings juicy plums, the smell of boiling Dungeness crab and…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 7, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday October 7 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday October 7 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 7, 2019

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight and Movie: Abominable

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight and Movie: Abominable Stop by Peaks and…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 4, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Friday October 4 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Friday October 4 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 4, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.4.19: Flight of Skookum Goodness

It was 2007 when Ron and Jackie Walcher opened Skookum Brewery down a…

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by Ron Swarner - Oct 3, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 10.3.19: Flight of Pumpkin Beer

In the past, pumpkin beers were o’plenty — American colonists would substitute pumpkin…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 30, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday September 30 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday September 30 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 30, 2019

Craft Cider Crosscut 9.30.19: Flight of 2 Towns Ciderhouse

In late 2010, Corvallis homebrewers Aaron Sarnoff-Wood and Lee Larsen filled a gap…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 29, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.29.19: Flight of Fresh Hops

Pacific Northwest hops are harvested each year from late August through September, which…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 27, 2019

Peaks and Pints Fresh Hop Friday 9.27.19

Peaks and Pints Fresh Hop Friday 9.27.19 One of the most seasonally specific…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 27, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.27.19: Flight of Beertails

Each quarter, Peaks and Pints gather five beers that taste like cocktails for…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 26, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.26.19: Flight From Yakima

The hop bines sway in the afternoon breeze of a warm September afternoon…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 25, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.25.19: Flight of Perennial Stouts

Perennial had been a long time coming for brewmaster Phil Wymore, who hailed…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 24, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Tuesday September 24 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Tuesday September 24 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 24, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.24.19: Fight of Fresh Hoptoberfeststeen

Tens of thousands of people were on hand at the start of Munich's…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 21, 2019

Peaks Antiques: Blasters Handbook and Ale Apothecary

Peaks Antiques: Blasters Handbook and Ale Apothecary Peaks and Pints craft beer lodge…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 19, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.19.19: Flight of Airplanes

Ladies and gentlemen, the brewers have turned on the Fasten Seat Belt sign.…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 18, 2019

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 9.18.19

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 9.18.19 As a crisp breeze blows…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 18, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.18.19: Flight of Coffee Stout

Not all stouts — a style marked by the use of roasted malts…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 17, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 9.17.19: Flight for Elton John

Elton John embarked on a farewell tour consisting of more than 300 shows…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 16, 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday September 16 2019

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday September 16 2019 Peaks and Pints houses…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 16, 2019

Washington Cider Week Fight: Alpenfire and Friends

At age 19, Nancy and Steve “Bear” Bishop would go on dates to…

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by Ron Swarner - Sep 15, 2019

Fancy Pants Sunday: 7 Seas Barrel Aged Saison

Fancy Pants Sunday: 7 Seas Barrel Aged Saison French oak barrels have been…