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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Flavor Town

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Hard cider, once the prevailing nectar of colonial days past, is having a renaissance. Though it was knocked off the radar in the mid-19th century, the recent interest in craft beer has taken artisanal cider along for the ride. Hard cider is tapping into the beer and wine markets as well as the gluten-free trend, and it is developing an identity of its own. And for hyper-local aficionados, there’s no lack of appeal when it comes to regional varieties of apples influencing flavors from batch to batch. Enough chit-chat. Let’s get to drinking. Enjoy Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight:

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Morning Foam: UPS Tan Lines and 7 Seas Black IPA pulls

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Good morning from Manny’s in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: UPS Tan Lines and 7 Seas Black IPA pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Monday, October 26 2020 — Bootsy Collins turns 69 today! Morning clouds will give way to afternoon sunshine, high 52 Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills of 7 Seas Brewing Black IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW The University of Puget Sound hosts Tan Lines virtually at 6:30 p.m. Tan Lines features mouthy millennial women of color sipping, serving, and spilling the tea. This event will be talk-show style with panelists engaging

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Everybody’s Peaks and Pints Pop-Up Park IPA

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Peaks & Pints set up a pop-up park inside Everybody’s Brewing while brewing their Pop-Up Park IPA. Everybody’s Peaks and Pints Pop-Up Park IPA Everybody’s Peaks and Pints Pop-Up Park was unlike anything White Salmon, Washington, had ever seen. It was the Columbia River George’s hottest destination for a day, a pop-up park offering .000000426459 square miles of scenic vistas, a 5-foot-long hiking trail and one species of fake flora nestled in Everybody Brewing’s brewhouse. Situated close to a gorgeous three-foot waterfall of lauter tun runoff, the pop-up park’s guests consisted mainly of Peaks & Pints

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Instagram Outsider: Monster Mash, Worthy Quality Testing, Festive Fall Boos

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Instagram Outsider: Monster Mash, Worthy Quality Testing, Festive Fall Boos From mash tun monsters to quality testing at Worthy Brewing, from autumn scenes to Mrs Voorhees, Peaks and Pints Instagram Outsider returns today with a photo essay of Instagram posts from the past week. Be sure to keep tagging us @peaksandpints for your chance to be featured on Peaks and Pints Instagram Outsider. And, please, wash your damn hands; wear your damn mask. Until we meet back here again next week, cheers to you!   View this post on Instagram   10.27.20 @lowercasebeer @bottleworksbier @fullthrottlebottles A post shared by Bottleworks

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Dungeons and Dragons On The Fly

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In the 1980s, annoyed that the forces of good had defeated him for millenia, Satan hatched a fool-proof plot: Taking over the world through the Dungeons & Dragons game that appealed to something like two percent of American high school students. D&D is a cornerstone of nerd-dom. In the tabletop game, participants role-play as elves, dwarves, wizards and more, slaying dragons, exploring foreign lands and fighting creatures who have less than noble intentions under the careful eye of a dungeon master. Well, geeks of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but … nothing, because your day has come.

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Morning Foam: Point Defiance Zoo Pumpkin Days and 2 Towns Hollow Jack’d pulls

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Good morning from Safeway in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Point Defiance Zoo Pumpkin Days and 2 Towns Hollow Jack’d pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 — Katy Perry turns 36 today! Sunny to partly cloudy, high 49 Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills 2 Towns Ciderhouse Hollow Jack’d Cider. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Grab your best costumes and join Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium for their all-new safe and spooktacular Pumpkin Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See animals enjoy pumpkin-themed enrichments and participate in their free scavenger hunt

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Scary Beers On the Fly

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Halloween will be scarier than usual this year. We’re dealing with a pandemic and have to watch out for deranged anti-maskers and deadly overcrowded spaces. It’s enough to make you want to stay in and curl up with Food Network’s Halloween Wars instead. Because of COVID, many plan to spend Halloween trapped in their houses. If Halloween is your time to thrive, you can still have a good ol’ scary time at home. There’s still pumpkins to carve, costumes to buy or make on your own, and scavenger hunts to be held inside the home and with members of the

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Morning Foam: Proctor Farmers Market and Georgetown Meowsa pulls

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Good morning from spooky North Cheyenne in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Proctor Farmers Market and Georgetown Meowsa pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 — Keven Kline turns 73 today! Partly cloudy, windy, high near 50. Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills of Georgetown Brewing Meowsa! Imperial IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Fall might not have perfect tomatoes and strawberries, but it has apples, sweet potatoes, leeks, and other hearty vegetables and fruits, much of which are available at farmers markets that continue well into the cooler months. Today, the Proctor

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Peaks and Pints New Craft In Stock 10.23.20

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Peaks and Pints New Craft In Stock 10.23.20 Peaks and Pints New Craft In Stock 10.23.20 offers a smattering of then new beer and cider that arrived at Peaks & Pints today. Stock up for the weekend! Modern Times Danger Dophin pilsner brewed and dry-hopped with Citra and Perle, yielding a hazy, hoppy, dank, light, and crisp pilsner. 5.5% Ninkasi Forester Barrel Aged Ground Control Imperial Stout is brewed with Oregon hazelnuts, star anise and cocoa nibs, and is fermented with an Ale yeast that survived a trip to space and back, then aged in Old Forester Bourbon barrels for

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday October 23 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday October 23 2020 The world increasingly looks like the first act of a movie based on a comic book. Where are our heroes? Who can save Gotham? Who can save America? The answer is finally here: 6-Pack of Things To Do. Happy Friday! GLASS: The autumnal equinox and falling leaves seem to make America a little pumpkin crazy. Grocery stores are quick to feature piles of pumpkins outside their doors, while numerous local businesses don pumpkin décor in their windows at the changing of seasons. The Museum of Glass is putting a new spin

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Winter Warmers On the Fly

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It dropped to 37 degrees last night in Tacoma. Today, it’s 51 and all the rain, with winds peaking at 15. Winter is coming. If you’re looking to curl up in front of fireplace with a delicious beer, it’s time to think winter warmer. These brews are not within a narrowly defined style; rather, they’re a broad range of beers that offer bold flavors, often with sweet maltiness and lots of alcohol. In fact, if you want to know the whole horrifying holiday gamut permissible in your winter warmer, the BJCP’s guidelines for “Winter Seasonal Beer” include “Christmas cookies, gingerbread,

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Morning Foam: Museum of Glass pumpkins and Baerlic Better Together pulls

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Good morning from spooky North 30th in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Museum of Glass pumpkins and Baerlic Better Together pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 — Weird Al Yankovic turns 61 today! Steady morning rain with showers continuing this afternoon, high 51 Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills Baerlic Brewing Better Together IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW The Museum of Glass is putting a new spin on a traditional pumpkin patch by creating their own. Several Museum’s café’s tables vacant due to spacing reasons will be covered with one-of-a-kind pumpkins created

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Thursday October 22 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Thursday October 22 2020 The temperature’s dropping, but the roster of activities both entertaining and educational around town isn’t. Today you can learn about Tacoma Prairie Line rail corridor, Korean poet Yun Dong-ju, and writing for senses; you can drink beer from an award-winning brewery, or head to the market. Enjoy today’s 6-Pack of Things To Do. VIRTUAL TOUR: Up until 2003, trains pounded the historic Prairie Line rail corridor from the Thea Foss Waterway to the Brewery District, passing rickety warehouses and dens of iniquity — before UW-Tacoma rang its school bell for its

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Three Creeks On The Fly

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Three Creeks Brewing landed us in trouble. We had left the 2014 version of the Bend Brewfest on our way to meet the family in Pacific City, Oregon when we saw the Sisters, Oregon brewery from the corner of our eye. The U.S. 20 Highway slowed going the through the small town — a good excuse to take a break. Three Creeks’ delicious Vaquero Imperial IPA broke us. We rolled into Pacific City three hours late. While we sobered up, we learned Wade Underwood and his partners founded Three Creeks in July 2008. Underwood brewed on a 10-barrel system in

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Morning Foam: Pretty Gritty Prairie Line and Three Creeks Cone Lickr pulls

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Good morning from Vote Central in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Pretty Gritty Prairie Line and Three Creeks Cone Lickr pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 — Jeff Goldblum turns 68 today! Partly cloudy, high 54 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Three Creeks Brewing Cone Lick’r Fresh Hop IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Pretty Gritty Tours hosts a free virtual tour of old railroad spur line known as the Prairie Line designed to be kid friendly and engaging at 11 a.m. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Broadway Farmers Market invites

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.21.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.21.20 Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.21.20 includes several 2020 Great American Beer Festival medalists, a Halloween beer, a crazy ass blend from AleSmith Brewing and Brewery Ommegang, and more. Cheers! AleSmith Philosophy And Velocity is a blend of Speedway imperial coffee stout blended with Brewery Ommegang’s Three Philosophers Belgian style quad, 11.5% Brothers Cascadia Out of the Weeds with bold pine and citrus aromas, a moderate body filled with classic hop character, and finished with a firm bitterness. 7.6% Chuckanut Chuck Light low calorie light lager with a combination of

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday October 21 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday October 21 2020 One thing COVID-19 has shown us is how badly we need diversions. As a result, Peaks & Pints created 6-Pack of Things To Do so you may appreciate the small joys still available — and the creativity and toughness of a South Sound that continues to find the bright spots. This is part survival guide and part celebration of the many, many ways that our area continues to lift us up. Here’s to the chefs and shop owners who retooled on the fly to keep the lights on while offering services

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: National Apple Day On The Fly

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Happy National Apple Day! That’s right; Oct. 21 is National Apple Day. Apple pie. Applesauce. Apple crisp. National Apple Day celebrates the apple in all its various forms and reminds us that apples are shiny, tasty, and healthy. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” “Apple of my eye,” and “as American as apple pie” are all very common phrases in our language. Be it good health, familiarity or love, all are used to denote something we hold to be very important to our concept of culture in America. They also call attention to a humble fruit that not

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Morning Foam: UPS Jazz Concert and Upright Two Tall Hops pulls

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Good morning from scary North 26th Street in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: UPS Jazz Concert and Upright Two Tall Hops pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 — Kim Kardashian turns 40 today! Overcast with showers at times, High 55 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Upright Brewing Two Tall Hops IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Today, Kirk will discuss music and jazz education during the COVID-19 pandemic and what is at stake in terms of music education because of COVID-19 on the University of Puget Sound’s Schneebeck Live Zoom Hall at

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: West Coast Flanders On The Fly

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Originally from Belgium’s Flanders region, Flanders red, also known as the Burgundies of Belgium, won’t destroy your cheeks like other sour beers from the country. This beer is brewed using large amounts of Munich and caramel malts with traditional brewing methods. The beer is then aged in large wooden barrels, vats, and foeders, followed by inoculation with wild yeast and lactic acid-producing bacteria. The most important is the tradition of aging the red ales in huge vats of unlined oak. The wood, which cannot be sterilized, is home to dozens of wild yeast and bacterial strains that consume the residual

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Morning Foam: Dating Amber and Maritime Pacific Scared Shipless pulls

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Good morning from the Food Is Free booth at North 26th and Orchard in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Dating Amber and Maritime Pacific Scared Shipless pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 — Snoop Dogg turns 49 today! Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late, high 57 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Maritime Pacific Scared Shipless IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW The Grand Cinema streams Dating Amber in their Virtual Screening Room. Set-in Ireland during the mid-90s, Dating Amber is a poignant, honest and funny look at the highs and

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Graf

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If beer and cider had a baby it would be a graf — both distinctly different from and greater than the sum of its parents. What’s in a graf? Sometimes spelled “graff,” this lesser-known drink brings together cider and beer, at least according to Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series where the apple-based beer of 7,ooo B.C. made its modern day debut. While the books provide little detail as to what exactly Graf is, it’s described as an apple-based beer-like beverage ranging in strength that’s regularly consumed by residents of Mid-World. Would a cider by any other name taste as

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Morning Foam: Trains of Tacoma and Tumalo Huckleberry pulls

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Good morning from scary yard in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Trains of Tacoma and Tumalo Huckleberry pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 — Jon Favreau turns 54 today! Light drizzle this morning, then remaining cloudy, high 60 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Tumalo Huckleberry Lemon Cider. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Pretty Gritty Tours hosts a free virtual tour of the trains in Tacoma designed to be kid friendly and engaging at 11 a.m. They wanted to provide some educational and inspirational opportunities for those working through distance learning. You can

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Instagram Outsider: GABF winners, Scared Shipless, Nightmare Cyclist

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Instagram Outsider: GABF winners, Scared Shipless, Nightmare Cyclist From Great American Beer Festival 2020 award winners to Scared Shipless, from sad announcements to foam shots, Peaks and Pints Instagram Outsider returns today with a photo essay of Instagram posts from the past week. Be sure to keep tagging us @peaksandpints for your chance to be featured on Peaks and Pints Instagram Outsider. And, please, wash your damn hands; wear your damn mask. Until we meet back here again next week, cheers to you!   View this post on Instagram   Happy virtual GABF 2020! I guess you liked our lineup

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: 2020 GABF Winners On the Fly

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The Brewers Association awarded 272 medals to 240 breweries across the country during the 2020 Great American Beer Festival competition awards ceremony. The best beers in 91 beer categories covering 170 different beer styles (including all subcategories) were awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals during a virtual ceremony hosted on The Brewing Network. Judges for the 34th edition of the celebrated competition evaluated 8,806 entries from 1,720 breweries from all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. Socially distanced judging took place in 35 sessions over 18 days with strict safety measures in place. The awards ceremony was held virtually Friday evening,

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Morning Foam: Kareem Kandi World Orchestra and Trap Door Y3K pulls

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Good morning from scary skeletons in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Kareem Kandi World Orchestra and Trap Door Y3K pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 — Jean-Claude Van Damme turns 60 today! Light rain this morning, then remaining cloudy, high 62 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills Trap Door Brewing Y3K triple IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale has many of their plants marked 50 percent off from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be doing a live stream performance at

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.17.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.17.20 The Seattle Sounders FC take on San Jose Earthquakes tomorrow night. Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.17.20 has a bunch of new arrivals to our cooler for match companions. Cheers! 21st Amendment Fireside Chat rich, dark, English-style ale with spices, 7.9% Artivem Mead Red Tailed Hawk is PB&J with raspberry and peanuts made with organic Marmeleiro Blossom honey. 12.5% Artivem Mead Western Blue Bird mead made with organic Marmeleiro Blossom honey then aged on whole Madagascar vanilla beans and pie spices. 12.5% Everybody’s Ping Pom Sour pomegranate and cranberry flavored

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday October 17 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday October 17 2020 Today, for the first time since masks, Tacoma has a ton of events happening. 6-Pack of Things To Do highlights six, but there are more on the Tacoma Arts Month site. Yay Tacoma! SEA WORTHIES: There are no azure crests and tepid tides, no bathing beauties reclining on sparkling sand, no barefoot strolls through the moonlit surf. Tacoma’s waterfront is a stern and hungry body of water, commanding respect and resolve as steely as its port. Today, Foss Waterway Seaport on Tacoma’s waterfront invites the public to see their Tacoma Ocean

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: New Hazy IPAs On The Fly

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Hitting the scene in the early 2010s, the New England style India pale ale came to fame thanks to a Vermont brewery, The Alchemist, with their Heady Topper, an unfiltered double IPA that became a cult favorite. The beer was a success, and other New England breweries followed suit: namely Hill Farmstead Brewery, also in Vermont, along with Trillium Brewing Company and Tree House Brewing Co., both in Massachusetts. Call them hazy, New England or Northeast style; they’re still all the rage. Even the Brewers Association recognizes the category for its competitions. Though loaded with hops, these small-batch brews tone

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Morning Foam: Proctor Farmers Market and Top Rung Wet Line pulls

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Good morning from the Pacific Northwest Shop in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Proctor Farmers Market and Top Rung Wet Line pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 — George Wendt turns 73 today! Cloudy, high around 60 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Top Rung Brewing Wet Line Fresh Hop Hazy IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW The Proctor Farmers Market is back with Swiss chard, low-sugar goodness from Seeking Kombucha, a bunch of readymade bouquets, new vendor BabBa Foods Co. with their delicious BaBa’s Tomato Chutney, Red Barn Organic Farm, Filbert Acres,

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday October 16 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday October 16 2020 We should have made it a 7-Pack today with local letterpress star Jessica Spring doing her thing in King’s Book’s front window. But, alas, it’s another 6-Pack of Things To Do and it’s not too shabby. Cheers! DINO-MIGHT: Theirs is a carbon footprint that resonates centuries later, and now, it’s truly possible to observe and understand the awesome power of the giant creatures that once walked the Earth! They now do the Puyallup! Embark on a Jurassic journey with Dinosaur Adventure’s audio tour that will guide you through their thrilling dinosaur

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Mocha On the Fly

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If you drink enough mocha, you will come to realize that some are indisputably better than others. But, once you account for differences in quality, you have to admit, there’s a sort of sameness about them: espresso, bittersweet mocha sauce and steamed milk for a sweetly satisfying coffee. It almost makes you feel sorry for baristas. Why shouldn’t they get to experiment with flavors the way brewers do? Brewers incorporate coffee in their brew in several ways: mixing beans into the malt build, infusing during barrel aging or straight up cut the beer with cold press. With so many kinds

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Morning Foam: Letterpress and Reuben’s Northsun pulls

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Good morning from Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Letterpress and Reuben’s Northsun pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 — Suzanne Somers turns 74 today! Cloudy with occasional showers this afternoon, high 62 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Reuben’s Brews Northsun Vienna lager. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Tacoma Little Theatre gathers their 2017 Gypsy cast tonight for a fun banter and behind the scenes tell-alls. Tacoma Wayzfaring Press: Letterpress Printing for the Pandemic continues at King’s Books with Jessica Spring of Springtide Press creating letterpress art in the bookstore’s front window. CRAFT

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Peaks and Pints stocks Bale Breaker fancy beers

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You fancy Bale Breaker! Peaks and Pints stocks Bale Breaker fancy beers We can’t wait for the Peaks & Pints’ Fancy Pants Sunday column to announce we stocked the Bale Breaker fancy beers housed in 750ml bottles. Lionheart Graf Ale 9.4% ABV | 25 IBU Brewed in collaboration with Bauman’s Cider Company, a fifth-generation, family-owned farm and cidery in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, using 20% juice from their estate apples. This unique beer-cider hybrid inspired by hot mulled cider was aged in Jameson whiskey barrels for 6 months before bottle conditioning. Complex aromas of whiskey, apples, caramel, and

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Last Fresh Hoptober On The Fly

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October in Washington brings juicy plums, the smell of boiling Dungeness crab and pumpkin spice lattes. But for beer drinkers, October still means wet hop beers. One of the most seasonally specific styles that a brewery can make, wet-hop (or fresh-hop — there isn’t a difference) beers are brewed with just-harvested whole-cone hops rushed from farms to brew kettles to capture the most vibrant flavors and aromas of these pungent flowers before they begin to fade. This limits the brewing period to the very short hops harvest season every August and September, with the bounty arriving in early October, at

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Morning Foam: Write 253 and Fort George Matryoshka pulls

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Good morning from Trivium Lodge in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Write 253 and Fort George Matryoshka pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 — Tito Jackson turns 67 today! Mostly sunny, high 61 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Fort George Brewery’s Matryoshka Woodinville Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged with Cocoa Nibs TODAY’S LOCAL STEW The Broadway Farmers Market runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Tacoma. Tacoma Wayzfaring Press: Letterpress Printing for the Pandemic continues at King’s Books with Write 253 creating art in the bookstore’s front window. CRAFT CHOICE

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday October 14 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday October 14 2020 Comments, feedback, stern scoldings and virtual hugs that have been buried deep in your writhing psyche for far too long and only require a moaning breathy release via a stream of conscious liquid verbiage aimed straight at the seventh chakra while still emanating like divine vapor from a spectacular pint of Deschutes 2016 The Abyss: Email 6-Pack of Things To Do at feedback@peaksandpints.com. Cheers! WAYZFARING: What’s a Wayzgoose? Back in the day it was the end of summer bash thrown by the master printer for his shop underlings and apprentices. Wayzgoose

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Octobermas On The Fly

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Check your calendars, friends. Yep, we’re in October, a month in which your only concern should be which trimming back the hop bines, monitoring your Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino weight gain, debating inappropriate COVID Halloween costumes ideas, and repairing your backyard things after yesterday’s storm. But under no circumstances should you spend any time thinking, “Will it snow this weekend?” And certainly, certainly do not ask yourself or anyone else, “Have I completed my Christmas shopping yet?” That said, even though Peaks and Pints is still drinking Mexican Vienna lagers and wearing shorts, Santa’s reindeers delivered Christmas beers this week(!). Not

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Morning Foam: UPS and PLU masterclasses and Chuckanut Pilsner pulls

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Good morning from North 27th Street in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: UPS and PLU masterclasses and Chuckanut Pilsner pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 — Usher turns 42 today! Rain showers this morning with some sunshine during the afternoon hours, high 61 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Chuckanut Brewery Pilsner. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Maestro Kuo will host a vocal masterclass and Q&A session in the University of Puget Sound’s Schneebeck Concert Hall virtually. Soprano Melody Moore will lead a virtual masterclass tonight in the Pacific Lutheran University Masterclass Zoom

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.13.20

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Wear a mask. Take home delicious beer. Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.13.20 It has been a lot easier to find joy and happiness in small things in this ravenous year of 2020. COVID-19 and the presidential debates are prominent reminders of what is important right now and in the future. In the meantime, Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 10.13.20 offers seasonal favorites such as Black Raven Festival Holiday Pale, Lagunitas Born Yesterday, Deschutes Chasin’ Freshies and new arrivals for this crazy weathered Tuesday. Cheers! Anderson Valley Huge Arker Bourbon barrel stout

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More than 100 Washington State Parks remain open year round

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More than 100 Washington State Parks remain open year round First a caveat: Skinny-dipping is illegal in Washington State Parks. Even so, many a nudist continues to strip down and wade into a moonlit lake deep into the woods. If you can’t help yourself, winter seems the best time as the crowds disappear. Best of all, most parks don’t sit in the shadow of any skyscraping condominium. It was announced today that more than 100 Washington State Parks remain open year round. Let’s read a press release. … OLYMPIA – Oct. 13, 2020 – Washington State Parks today announced its

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday October 13 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday October 13 2020 The 6-Pack of Things To Do posts Tuesday through Saturday mornings and is completely free, but costs $10,000 if you don’t like it. PEAKS & PINTS SITDOWN: After more days than bottles of craft beer on the wall, Peaks and Pints is finally back open for onsite drinking and eating. We’ve completed our safety preparations to add in-house hospitality to our fine-tuned take-out operation. So, you’re officially welcome to enjoy a beer, cider or wine with our sandwiches and salads at an appropriately distance table next to a vintage forest artifact,

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Day: Chocolate Peanut Pumpkin Popover Day

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Let’s face it; food holidays are more often than not ridiculous, but we love for their beer flight opportunities. It’s a cheat day for us, and better yet, often a spectacular beer flight. National English Toffee Day makes for a delicious flight, and you don’t need reconstructive dental work. We skip past Turkey Neck Soup Day, National Glazed Ham Day, and National Catfish Day for the drinkable Piña Colada, Gingerbread, and Cappuccino days. Today happens to be a quad-full day of holidays: National Peanut Festival, National Pumpkin Festival, Yorkshire Pudding Day, and National M&M Day. And, we’re up to the

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Morning Foam: Tacoma Wayzfaring Press and Barrel Mountain Freckleface pulls

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Good morning from Puget Park in Tacoma’s Proctor District Morning Foam: Tacoma Wayzfaring Press and Barrel Mountain Freckleface pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 — Paul Simon turns 79 today! Wind, rain, thunder and lightening early followed with a mix of sun and clouds by afternoon, high 60 Peaks & Pints offers Campfire Crowler fills of Barrel Mountain Freckleface Fresh Hop IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Beginning today with Taylor Cox of Coxswain Press, King’s Books and the Tacoma Art Commission hosts Tacoma Wayzfaring Press featuring a different letterpress artist producing a print in

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