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by Ron Swarner - Jan 25, 2021

Peaks for Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Single Varietals

You’re an orchard farmer. You want to be a cidermaker. What are you…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 24, 2021

Instagram Outsider: Bemitten Bernies, Buffalucci, Butts

Instagram Outsider: Bemitten Bernies, Buffalucci, Butts From all the Bernies to Todd The…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 24, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Peanut Butter Day On The Fly

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

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 23, 2021

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Western Red Main Line Red

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Western Red Main Line Red Peaks and Pints…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 23, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday January 23 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday January 23 2021 Time keeps on slippin’,…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 23, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Boneyard On The Fly

In 2010, Boneyard Beer was launched in an old auto shop tucked away…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 22, 2021

Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 1.22.21

Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 1.22.21 Peaks and Pints New Beers…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 22, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Polar Porters On the Fly

The temperature has dropped, and below freezing temperatures are in the forecast. It’s…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 21, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Thursday January 21 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Thursday January 21 2021 Mask up, mourn our…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 21, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Bend Brewing On The Fly

Bend Brewing Co. was established in 1995 and is the second oldest brew…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 20, 2021

Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 1.20.21

Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 1.20.21 We all deserve a beer…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 20, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday January 20 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday January 20 2021 We're not crying! YOU'RE…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 20, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Surly On the Fly

Surly Brewing doesn’t settle. It’s what drove them to change the laws of…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 19, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday January 19 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday January 19 2021 That impossible electric moment…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 19, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Wolves On the Fly

The news had scarcely gotten out that Peaks & Pints has wolves when…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 17, 2021

Fancy Pants Sunday: Oud Beersel Oude Geuze Vieille Vandervelden 137

Fancy Pants Sunday: Oud Beersel Oude Geuze Vieille Vandervelden 137 Brouwerij Oud Beersel…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 17, 2021

Instagram Outsider: Brewery Pranks, Drink Local, Soft Octo

Instagram Outsider: Brewery Pranks, Drink Local, Soft Octo From brewery pranks to flagship…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 17, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Quads On The Fly

The Belgian quadrupel is the strongest in a series of Trappist styles, beginning…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 16, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday November 16 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday November 16 2021 It’s true. Today’s 6-Pack…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 16, 2021

Peaks and Pilots Program: Pastry Stouts On the Fly

Chicago Tribune beer writer Josh Noel penned the term “pastry stout” in his recap…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 15, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday January 15 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday January 15 2021 In short, Peaks &…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 15, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Trappist On The Fly

In a time where American craft beer is more obsessed with hazy IPAs,…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 14, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Western Red On The Fly

Today, Peaks and Pints presents a to-go flight of Western Red Brewing beer…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 13, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday January 13 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday January 13 2021 When you need a…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 13, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Champion Narrows On The Fly

Narrows Brewing and their customers donated one ton of food to the Emergency…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 12, 2021

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Fort George Fields of Green (REGINALD)

Peaks and Pints Tap List: Fort George Fields of Green (REGINALD) Peaks and…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 12, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday January 12 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday January 12 2021 Thanks to everyone who…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 12, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Music Matters On The Fly

Music matters, at least in the beer world. Few things go together like…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 11, 2021

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Backyard Harvest

The idea is simple. A cidery reaches out to community members who had…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 10, 2021

Fancy Pants Sunday: Single Hill Overstory

Fancy Pants Sunday: Single Hill Overstory First there was nothing. Then there was…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 10, 2021

Instagram Outsider: Smash Fest, Lucubrator in Boot, Nighttime Stories

Instagram Outsider: Smash Fest, Lucubrator in Boot, Nighttime Stories From Smash Fest to…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 10, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Bittersweet On the Fly

Let’s trace the logic that finishes with Peaks & Pints’ National Bittersweet Chocolate…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 9, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday January 9 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday January 9 2021 Peaks & Pints be…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 9, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Hoppy Dark Beers On The Fly

A few days ago, Lowercase Brewing brought in their hoppy Russian imperial stout.…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 8, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday January 8 2020

6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday January 8 2020 While most holiday light…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 8, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Omnipollo on the Fly

Swedes Karl Grandin and Henok Fentie are fancy. Their beer is fancy, thanks…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 7, 2021

Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 1.7.21

Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 1.7.21 Peaks and Pints New Beers…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 6, 2021

Peaks and Pints New IPAs in Stock: 1.6.21

Peaks and Pints New IPAs in Stock: 1.6.21 If you’re interested in drinking…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 6, 2021

Tacoma Sandwich Special of the Day: Italian Barista

Tacoma Sandwich Special of the Day: Italian Barista WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6 2021: Today’s…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 6, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Brown Ales On the Fly

Let’s address the obvious: even though the brown ale is named for its…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 5, 2021

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 1.5.21

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 1.5.21 It's the fifth of January…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 5, 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday January 5 2021

6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday January 5 2021 Resolve all you like.…

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by Ron Swarner - Jan 5, 2021

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Russian Imperial Stout On the Fly

Consider the Russian imperial stout. What makes it so imperial? Why has its…