Ron Swarner

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by Ron Swarner - May 29, 2020

Tacoma artists grab a CHAIRity

Tacoma artists grab a CHAIRity During these times of self-quarantine, you might say…

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by Ron Swarner - May 29, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Biscuit Beer On the Fly

Malt is the meat and potatoes of beer. Barley malt, specifically, is the…

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by Ron Swarner - May 28, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.28.20

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.28.20 Chances are, if you're reading…

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by Ron Swarner - May 28, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Sunshine On the Fly

In a not-very-surprising move, summer beer festivals are receiving “See you next year!”…

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by Ron Swarner - May 27, 2020

Fort George 3-Way IPA 2020 to ship June 9

Fort George 3-Way IPA 2020 to ship June 9 Astoria’s Fort George Brewery…

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by Ron Swarner - May 27, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Hoppy Lagers On the Fly

Sometimes, you just want a damn beer. You know the kind Peaks &…

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by Ron Swarner - May 26, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.26.20

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.26.20 Memorial Day weekend signaled the…

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by Ron Swarner - May 26, 2020

Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Scarlet Oak

Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Scarlet Oak “This week I wanted to point out a tree…

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by Ron Swarner - May 26, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Blueberry Cheesecake On The Fly

Cheesecake — be it New York-style, Chicago-style, vegan or savory — is a…

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by Ron Swarner - May 24, 2020

Fancy Pants Sunday: Dirty Couch Highland Blasphemy

Fancy Pants Sunday: Dirty Couch Highland Blasphemy Dirty Couch is cool. No, not…

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by Ron Swarner - May 24, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.24.20

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.24.20 For those who are social…

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by Ron Swarner - May 24, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Evil Twin On the Fly

Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, the founder and man behind Evil Twin Brewing, was a physics…

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by Ron Swarner - May 23, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Coolship Beer On the Fly

A coolship (termed a koelschip in Flemish), for the uninitiated, is an open…

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by Ron Swarner - May 22, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Pac-Man Beer On the Fly

Forty years ago today, Toru Iwatani helped himself to a slice of pizza…

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by Ron Swarner - May 21, 2020

Peaks and Pints: Stars Wars Beer Flight Strikes Back

“It is a dark time for the Rebellion.” Star Wars: The Empire Strikes…

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by Ron Swarner - May 20, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 5.20.20

Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 5.20.20 Welcome to Quarantine day #?…

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by Ron Swarner - May 20, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: StormBreaker On the Fly

Rob Lutz’ beer career began as a keg washer at Amnesia Brewing, the…

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by Ron Swarner - May 19, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Devil’s Food Cake On the Fly

It’s National Devil’s Food Cake Day! Devil’s food cake is a wholly original…

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by Ron Swarner - May 18, 2020

Tacoma Quarantine Kit of Takeout Food, Craft Beer and Cider

Tacoma Quarantine Kit of Takeout Food, Craft Beer and Cider Dear Guests, Peaks…

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by Ron Swarner - May 17, 2020

Fancy Pants Sunday: Oud Beersel Green Walnut

Fancy Pants Sunday: Oud Beersel Green Walnut Brouwerij Oud Beersel dates back to…

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program Mount St Sour On The Fly
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by Ron Swarner - May 17, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Mount St. Sour On The Fly

Forty years ago tomorrow, the world changed forever when Mount St. Helens erupted.…

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by Ron Swarner - May 16, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.16.20

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.16.20 While life has been different…

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by Ron Swarner - May 16, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Pale Ales On The Fly

Pale ales originated in the UK in the late 1700s after reliable methods…

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by Ron Swarner - May 15, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Tacoma Beer on the Fly

Anyone who’s ever sipped a finely crafted ale around a campfire probably finds…

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by Ron Swarner - May 14, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: American Craft Beer Week Top Beers

The top-rated beer in the world, according to BeerAdvocate, is the Toppling Goliath…

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by Ron Swarner - May 13, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.13.20

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.13.20 Howdy Tacoma! We have plenty…

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by Ron Swarner - May 13, 2020

Ecliptic and Ruse Italian-Style Pilsner Virtual Release Party

Ecliptic and Ruse Italian-Style Pilsner Virtual Release Party Peaks & Pints has tapped…

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by Ron Swarner - May 13, 2020

Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Cimmaron Ash

Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Cimmaron Ash “We are getting to the point in the spring…

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by Ron Swarner - May 13, 2020

Tacoma Strong: Wednesday May 13 2020

Tacoma Strong: Wednesday May 13 2020 2 Beers, 5 Love Locals, and 3…

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by Ron Swarner - May 13, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: American Craft Beer Week Hop

El Dorado is a baby among some of the other hop varieties. Born…

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by Ron Swarner - May 12, 2020

Tacoma Strong: Tuesday May 12 2020

Tacoma Strong: Tuesday May 12 2020 2 Beers, 5 Love Locals, and 3…

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by Ron Swarner - May 12, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: American Beer Week On The Waterfront

American Craft Beer Week kicked off yesterday for seven days on kicking Buds,…

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by Ron Swarner - May 10, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Mother’s Day Dinner On The Fly

This Mother's Day will feel different for many — whether it's because we're…

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by Ron Swarner - May 10, 2020

Peaks and Pints Home Ale-lone 5.10.20

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaUH1XnkmRc&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Peaks and Pints Home Ale-lone 5.10.20 Hello everyone! Welcome to Peaks and…

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by Ron Swarner - May 9, 2020

Tacoma Strong: Saturday May 9 2020

Tacoma Strong: Saturday May 9 2020 2 Beers, 5 Love Locals, and 3…

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by Ron Swarner - May 9, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Northwest IPAs On The Fly

The Pacific Northwest is the most beautiful part of North America. Not only…

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by Ron Swarner - May 8, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 5.8.20

Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 5.8.20 As we head into Mother’s…

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by Ron Swarner - May 8, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Fishing Beer On the Fly

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has reopened some recreational fishing and…

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by Ron Swarner - May 7, 2020

Tacoma Strong: Thursday May 7 2020

Tacoma Strong: Thursday May 7 2020 2 Beers, 5 Love Locals, and 3…

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by Ron Swarner - May 7, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Cocktail Beers On the Fly

A crossover between the beer and bartending worlds has started emerging in breweries:…

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by Ron Swarner - May 6, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.6.20

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.6.20 Peaks & Pints received a…

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by Ron Swarner - May 6, 2020

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Urban Hiking Beer On the Fly

While some of the typical sources of stress relief like hitting the gym…

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by Ron Swarner - May 5, 2020

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.5.20

Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 5.5.20 Today you get to drink…

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by Ron Swarner - May 5, 2020

Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Sequoiadendron Giganteum Pendulum

Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Sequoiadendron Giganteum Pendulum “Thanks to Peaks & Pints — specifically Kate…