Ron Swarner

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 16, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 16

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 16 MATHRANDIR: Low and…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 15, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 15

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 15 MONICADRIEL: More than…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 14, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: WeldWerks Beer

In 2009, Neil Fisher began home brewing with friends in his garage. Fisher’s…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 13, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 13

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 13 MATHRANDIR: Well, by…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 12, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Hetty Alice

You respected him when he brewed at Full Sail Brewing. You worshipped him…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 12, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 12

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 12 BILBO BRANDON: The…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 11, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 11

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 11 MATHRANDIR: Over a…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 10, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 10

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 10 BILBO BRANDON: Amber…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 9, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Lagers

Consider the lager. Lagers are typically brewed at a low temperature to allow…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 9, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 9

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 9 AARONGORN: Favorites or…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 8, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 8

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers April 8 BILBO BRANDON: Welcome…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 7, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: National Beer Day Oregon Winners

National Beer Day is today, April 7. The day is historically relevant because…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 6, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: New Beer’s Eve

Today, April 6, is the day we all celebrate New Beers Eve. This…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 6, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers Day Two

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers Day Two MATHRANDIR: Welcome to…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 5, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Hazy California

California is the birthplace of the American craft brewing movement. In 1965, recent…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 5, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers begins

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers begins There are many paths…

by Ron Swarner - Apr 4, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Drekker Brewing

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

by Ron Swarner - Apr 3, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Cerebral

In 2015, Doctor of Physical Therapy Sean Buchan, microbiologist Chris Washenberger and financier…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 24, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Georgetown Characters

Drawing inspiration from some of the best and most memorable movies and film…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 22, 2024

6-Pack of Things To Do: March 22-24 2024

6-Pack of Things To Do: March 22-24 2024 The weather may be gray…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 20, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: National Bock Day

Today is National Bock Day. In celebration, Peaks & Pints offers an in-house,…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 18, 2024

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Dragon’s Head Cider

Named for the dragon that guards the apples of immortality in the Garden…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 13, 2024

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers bracket released

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Ambers bracket released Peaks and Pints…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 13, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Mosaic Single Hop

Mosaic first entered the hop market in 2012, thanks to Jason Perrault, a…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 12, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: More Dark Arts Stouts

Jack Harris loves stouts. He was brewing, drinking, and celebrating stouts before he…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 11, 2024

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: VIVID

Vivid can be defined as something that is clear, intense, and highly detailed,…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 9, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Outer Range

Outer Range Brewing founders Lee and Emily Cleghorn opened the brewery in late…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 8, 2024

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 3.8.24

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 3.8.24 You might not think you’re…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 8, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Our Mutual Friend

During this year’s Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado, Peaks & Pints…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 7, 2024

Peaks and Pints Cider Flight: Finnriver

In the rolling farmland of Chimacum Valley along a salmon stream just south…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 6, 2024

Congrats! It’s a Beer: 7 Seas 7 C’s IPA

Congrats! It’s a Beer: 7 Seas 7 C’s IPA 7 Seas Brewing released…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 6, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Outdoors

Remember when you were perched at the top of Trappers Peak, feeling exhausted…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 5, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: 2024 Matryoshka Variants

It began in the 1700s when English brewers were favored by the Russian…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 4, 2024

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Tieton Cider Works

In 2008, Craig Campbell and his wife, Sharon, began experimenting with making cider…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 3, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Double Hazies

Let’s get right to the juicy stuff: New England-style, or hazy, India pale…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 2, 2024

NW Beverages hugs Finnriver at Peaks & Pints

NW Beverages hugs Finnriver at Peaks & Pints The last time NW Beverages…

by Ron Swarner - Mar 2, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Heaven Hill

The five Shapira brothers didn’t know anything about bourbon whiskey, and certainly didn’t…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 22, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Phantasm Powder

Thiols are a family of sulfur-containing aroma compounds naturally found in hops, either…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 21, 2024

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 2.21.24

Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 2.21.24 Five beers from 12 Percent…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 21, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Grit & Grain Podcast

Beer gurus Matt McLaren (Orcas Distributing), and Ron Swarner (Peaks & Pints), and…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 20, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Mounds

In 1890, Peter Halajian left Armenia for Connecticut with big dreams of owning…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 19, 2024

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: 2024 President’s Day

Apples were among some of the first crops grown in colonial America. Potted…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 18, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Astoria’s Fort George

After spending the day at Fort George Brewery drinking all the stouts as…

by Ron Swarner - Feb 16, 2024

Peaks and Pints Beer Flight: Hop Butcher

In his poem "Chicago," Carl Sandburg refers to this great city as "Hog…