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6-pack of Things To Do: Saturday November 28 2020

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6-pack of Things To Do: Saturday November 28 2020 Never has Small Business Saturday been as crucial as it is now, so shop where it will make a difference — at artisan markets, favorite local shops, and museums and galleries. Some are going virtual, while others will be open for business with secure social-distancing protocols. Either way, you should be able to get all your shopping done with ease and a full heart. Let’s keep our small businesses open and thriving. Now on to a 6-pack of Things To Do. Cheers! KRAMPUS: Krampus, the goat-demon of Central European folklore, traditionally

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Small Business Beer On the Fly

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Today is Small Business Saturday, a holiday that encourages Americans to patron Main Street enterprises. While small businesses have been the backbone of the U.S. economy for decades, it’s more important to support them now than ever before. The coronavirus has pistol whipped small businesses, many on life support. Peaks and Pints craft beer bar, bottle shop and restaurant is a small business owned by three lifelong Tacomans. Today, our small business celebrates other local small business by offering a flight of Tacoma craft beer, which we call Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Small Business Beer On the Fly. For

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday November 27 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday November 27 2020 Hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving. If you’re done buying discount TVs before 6 a.m. then you might have time for a 6-Pack of Things To Do. Cheers! ZOOLIGHTS: From watching Elf to eating Aunt Bethany’s cookies to spraying fake snow on the windows, we all have our seasonal rituals. And it’s impossible to live here and get in the spirit without a spin through ZooLights. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s 700,000 light display depicts everything from Santa’s reindeer to walruses and the 23-foot Mount Rainier. There is an infusion of

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Goose Island Bourbon County 2020 On The Fly

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While some folks are be fighting car and foot traffic on this Black Friday, others are engaging in a different sort of darkness. Today marks the last night of Peaks & Pints’ Dark Side of Thanksgiving — a week-long celebration of dark, mostly imperial brews. Today will no doubt be the best day as we can officially release Goose Island Beer Company’s Bourbon County Stout 2020  and its variants. This year’s original BCBS — we call it the Basic Black at Peaks — is, like most of the entire Bourbon County 2020 lineup, ringing in at just over 14 percent

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Peaks and Pints Day Before Thanksgiving Beer Parade!

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Peaks and Pints Day Before Thanksgiving Beer Parade! Join us for the Tacoma Proctor District tradition as Peaks & Pints is alive with two spectators who happen to be shopping at the cooler and craft beer cheer is in the air. Get ready for a celebration filled with Peaks & Pints bartenders, world famous dark beers, incredible music, phenomenal waving and two people clapping their asses off. Welcome to Peaks and Pints Day Before Thanksgiving Beer Parade! You are hovering around eye level inside Peaks and Pints at North 26th and Proctor Street in North Tacoma, Washington, for the

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday November 25 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday November 25 2020 Feed your mind and soul before you finish plans for Thanksgiving dinner and the shop-local weekend that follows. We offer a 6-Pack of Things To Do today. Be safe! GROWLER (AND CROWLER) THANKSGIVING: It’s back — now with more spins! Peaks & Pints’ annual Growler Thanksgiving where we offer 20 percent off growler fills from open to close the day before Thanksgiving just became more interesting with the addition of 32-ounce crowler fills. Yes, you can grab discounted crowler fills of Modern Times Monsters’ Park Aged In Bourbon Barrel: Espresso Macaroon

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: New Stouts On The Fly

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The nights are long. And cold. Wet. Since Peaks & Pints is in the midst of our annual Dark Side of Thanksgiving salute to dark beers we decided to offer four beers as dark as the 5 p.m. sky for today’s to-go flight, Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: New Stouts On The Fly. The original “stout porters” of 18th century London were brewed for their heartiness in the face of harsh storage conditions; with any luck these four new stouts will keep you just as well-preserved through the night. Cheers! Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: New Stouts On The Fly

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: E9 O’Leary’s Coffee Milk Stout

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Peaks and Pints tap list includes E9 Brewing’s O’Leary’s Coffee Milk Stout. Peaks and Pints Tap List: E9 O’Leary’s Coffee Milk Stout Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: 800-plus bottled and canned in our cooler, with another 28 on tap for Campfire Crowler fills (until pints return). While craft beer remains our foundation, you don’t have to be embarrassed for ordering artisan craft cider, wine, cold brewed coffee and kombucha as those delights are on tap too at Peaks and Pints. To follow our tap list live from your phone, click here for

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday November 24 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday November 24 2020 Peaks & Pints is thankful for our awesome, professional staff for keeping everyone happy. They take your welfare serious — making sure masks are on, everything is sanitized, and finding the perfect craft beer or cider to fit your mood. Cheers to them! And cheers for this 6-Pack of Things To Do today. … ALES FROM THE DARK SIDE: Peaks & Pints Dark Side of Thanksgiving is a celebration of dark beers — to-go. Running through Friday, Nov. 27, salient selections from the dark side will course their ways through our

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Dark Beer On the Fly

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What if you’re not a fan of stouts or porters, but still want to get in on Peaks & Pints Dark Side of Thanksgiving festivities? We got you. First, what makes a dark beer dark? It all comes down to the malts. Though all beer relies on malts (cereal grains that have been allowed to germinate, then dried to halt the germination process), dark beers are unique in their use of black and dark malts. These grains are heavily roasted to achieve the characteristic color as well as the caramelized, toasty flavors we love. The blanket term “dark beer” encompasses

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Dark Side On The Fly

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Darkness descends on Peaks and Pints this Thanksgiving week, and it promises to be an eventful week with at scarce and salient selections from the dark side. Beginning today and running through Friday, Nov. 27, the right side of Peaks and Pints’ Western red cedar tap log will house dark elixirs, including imperial stouts. In the Georgian-era, stout meant simply that: strong. Stouts were more potent versions of porter. Made with an extra helping of dark grains for added booze and body, stout quickly caught on, most famously in Ireland and Russia where the style received an extra punch for

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Fancy Pants Sunday: Matchless Ol’ Lifewine

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You fancy Matchless Ol’ Lifewine! Fancy Pants Sunday: Matchless Ol’ Lifewine You fancy yourself cultured, don’t you? You do. It’s so obvious. If only you knew how obvious it is. You’re one of the special people: You’ve been to the Baltic states, you speak French, you’re dying to get to Florence, you love both Nick Hornby and Tom Robbins and you can’t wait for your daily Chopped fix and the next issue of The Collective Quarterly. Peaks & Pints is impressed. We know what you’ll also enjoy: Fancy Pants Sunday: Matchless Ol’ Lifewine. Ol’ Lifewine is

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Instagram Outsider: Batman Beer Delivery, Mean Bone, Taproom Pivots

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Instagram Outsider: Batman Beer Delivery, Mean Bone, Taproom Pivots From Batman delivering beer to taproom pivots, from Christmas beer to snow scenes, 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   A post shared by John Hocking (@tacomahomebrewer)   View this post on Instagram

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Delirium On The Fly

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If you want to see pink elephants, go Belgian. Not only do pink elephants adorn the bottles and cans of Huyghe Brewery’s Delirium bottles and cans, but you’ll be seeing hypercolor pachyderms floating around your skull after a few sips. Huyghe was founded in 1906 by Leon Huyghe in city of Melle in East Flanders, not far from Ghent, the oldest, active brewery in that corner of Belgium. As with most continental breweries, Huyghe traces its original history way back, in this case to 1654 as it displays on its logo. In its modern incarnation Huyghe built its reputation on

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday November 21 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Saturday November 21 2020 Oh good lord we forgot to add the Proctor Farmers Market to today’s 6-Pack of Things To Do. So, do that too! HOLIDAY LIGHTS: Established 26 years ago, Fantasy Lights is a highly celebrated drive-thru display of awe-inspiring light exhibits held annually during the holiday season at Spanaway Park. The jaw-dropping two-mile drive includes more than 300 animated displays and thousands of holiday lights that evoke a profound sense of wizardry and reverence for people of all ages. Open tonight through Jan. 3, Fantasy Lights has added additional safety measures to

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Beertails On The Fly

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A crossover between the beer and bartending worlds has started emerging in breweries: beers inspired by the flavor profiles and recipes of cocktails. When beer is your job, you don’t necessarily want to go home and drink more beer. So it’s no shocker that on his or her down time, brewers like a stiff cocktail — which has led to craft beers that taste like cocktails; what a vicious, delicious cycle this is. The base is beer (usually, but not always, a strong one), but then the brewer became a bartender, measuring in specific ingredients that seem like novelties until

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Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 11.20.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers in Stock 11.20.20 Peaks & Pints is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with more than 800 craft beer and cider cans and bottles for to-go sales.  To shop the cooler, please wear a mask and maintain six feet of distance — we are limiting shopping to 2 customers at a time. For a full list of bottles and cans in stock, click here. Looking for our latest new arrivals? Check out what’s new on our Beer Line Blog, updated at least twice a week. Now onto Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 11.20.20.

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday November 20 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday November 20 2020 What a week! T.G.I. 6-Pack of Things To Do! CIDERVERSARY: Since 2015, the Zehner family has made delicious Incline Cider Company, when they weren’t backpacking up a mountainside. The hills have seen less Zehner action since they opened their Incline Cider House at the Brewery Blocks Tacoma a year ago. Wait! That means it’s their anniversary! Indeed, Incline celebrates with a to-go model today, offering the new Passion Guava and nine new limited releases — Arnold Palmer V2, Ginger, Peachpeño, Pineapple Cinnamon, Lemon Lavender, Cherry Pie, Thai Lemon, Rosemarion, and Dash

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Peanut Butter Chocolate On the Fly

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Even if you don’t fall for the “food” of the day holiday thing, you have to admit it’s hard to resist peanut butter fudge. Today is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day, a day we wholeheartedly support for obvious reasons: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. In 1917, Harry Burnett Reese worked on a dairy farm owned by the Hershey Company, which morphed into a job in the company’s candy factory. While some folks like to tinker with electronics in their basement, Reese hid beneath his main floor experimenting with different candy formula, with the intention of making extra money to care for his

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Fort George Crysknife IPA

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Peaks and Pints Tap includes Fort George Crysknife hazy IPA Peaks and Pints Tap List: Fort George Crysknife IPA Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 800 or so bottled and canned in our cooler, with another 28 on tap for Campfire Crowler fills (until pints return). While craft beer remains our foundation, you don’t have to be embarrassed for ordering artisan craft cider, wine, cold brewed coffee and kombucha as those delights are on tap too at Peaks and Pints. To follow our tap list live from your phone, click here for

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Thursday November 19 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Thursday November 19 2020 Today is the last day of the Pierce County Restaurant Rally promotion. Make a day of it. Hit the Tacoma Farmers Winter Market on Broadway, stop by Peaks & Pints for 30 percent off our take-out food, grab our framboise to-go flight or the beers and ciders of your choice, and kick back with 6-Pack of Things To Do recommended virtual fun. Cheers! WINTER MARKET: The end of the South Sound’s warmer months is brutal for any number of reasons. Just one of these involves bidding adieu to the sun on your

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Framboise On the Fly

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During the days when serfs clapped coconuts behind knights, Belgian lambics were the bomb, exposed to the barnyard bacteria and wild yeasts. Fermented by several yeasts and bacteria, aged for up to three years and often a blend of batches and years, this complex ale exhibits fruit flavor as well as tart, acidic, earthy and barnyard-like traits. In the case of fruit lambics, whole fruits are traditionally added after spontaneous fermentation has started. Once the fruit is added, the beer is subjected to additional maturation before bottling. Malt and hop characters are generally low to allow the fruit to consume

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 11.18.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 11.18.20 Peaks & Pints is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with more than 800 craft beer and cider cans and bottles for to-go sales.  To shop the cooler, please wear a mask and maintain six feet of distance — we are limiting shopping to two customers at a time. For a full list of bottles and cans in stock, click here. Looking for our latest new arrivals? Check out what’s new on our Beer Line Blog, updated at least twice a week. Now onto Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 11.18.20.

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday November 18 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Wednesday November 18 2020 Not-so-unexpected news first: Peaks & Pints, unfortunately, once again, is under state requirement to pause our dine-in service. Starting today we won’t be taking reservations for restaurant dine-in until further notice. The positive flip-side to this whiplash is we still have all our delicious sandwiches, salads, beer, cider, and wine to go with a large load Campfire Crowlers ready for draft pours and more than 800-plus bottles and cans in the cooler. Thanks to everyone for sticking with us through these unpredictable times, your support means the world. Now onto a

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

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Apples were among some of the first crops grown in colonial America. Potted seedlings and bags of apple seeds were brought over on the Mayflower. The Bible-thumping Puritans were not teetotalers. Apple orchards in colonial America usually meant one thing: hard cider. Apples flourished in the fertile soil and friendly climate, and soon apples were a key part of most colonial farms and menus. The popularity of cider in America grew as the nation’s territory expanded. Then, the Temperance movement and popularity of German lager squashed the hard apple cider movement … until 2013. Zealous connoisseurs grow dissatisfied with the

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Campfire Crowler Proctor: Restaurant Rally and Founders KBS Espresso fills

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Good morning from the Proctor Business District in North Tacoma. Campfire Crowler Proctor: Restaurant Rally and Founders KBS Espresso fills GOOD MORNING QUIZ: WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 18 2020 Give yourself one point for each that applies: >>> You know it’s going to be cloudy with periods of rain with a high of 49 in the South Sound today. >>> You guessed the Peaks & Pints Campfire Crowler pictured above is full of Founders Brewing KBS Espresso Bourbon Barrel Stout. >>> You’re aware today is the second to the last day for the Pierce County Restaurant Rally, and

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday November 17 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Tuesday November 17 2020 6-Pack of Things To Do. It’s how we make it through. OK, bourbon barrel-aged imperial stouts help too. So does Authur Shelby’s tender moments. And heart-meltingly stupendous West Wing reunions on HBO Max. Memes, Tik Tok, Seth Meyers, whatever makes you laugh and brings your heart and attention more into the bright, lucid current moment, as opposed spinning out into apocalyptic future scenarios, seem more beneficial and necessary than usual, even though they were pretty well beneficial and necessary before, don’t you think? FILM: Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) returns to

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Icicle Brewing On the Fly

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Icicle Brewing Co. sits in the Bavarian theme park known as Leavenworth, Washington, which seems perhaps the most appropriate place for a brewery. Founded in 2010 by Pamela and Oliver Brulotte, Icicle continues to be a 100 percent family and employee-owned production brewery and brewpub. The brewery draws water from nearby Icicle Creek, a run-off from surrounded by numerous mountain ranges including the Stuart Range and Wenatchee Mountains. Owner Oliver Brulotte has deep family roots in Washington’s hop farming history. With a focus on sustainability and community, the brewery is a 1 percent for the Planet Member and is the

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Morning Foam: Forterra Carbon Capture and Argyle Pinot Noir pulls

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Good morning from Union Avenue and North 21st in Northend Tacoma. Morning Foam: Forterra Carbon Capture and Argyle Pinot Noir pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Tuesday November 17 2020 — Martin Scorsese turns 78 today! Windy with periods of rain, high 59 Peaks & Pints offers glass fills of Argyle Winery Pinot Noir on draft. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Forterra’s Coffee & Conversation series the Evergreen Carbon Capture program and how businesses and individuals can calculate their carbon emissions, as well as how a local solution can address a global issue in the Forterra Zoom Room at

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday November 16 2020

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Peaks and Pints Tap List Monday November 16 2020 includes Westmalle Trappist Dubbel. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Monday November 16 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 800 or so bottled and canned in our cooler, with another 28 on tap, including nitro lines. While craft beer remains our foundation, you don’t have to be embarrassed for ordering artisan craft cider, wine, cold brewed coffee and kombucha as those delights are on tap too at Peaks and Pints. To follow our tap list live from your phone, click here for iPhone

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Grit City Ciderworks

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This past July, Husband-wife team Kelsey and David Horne opened Grit City Ciderworks in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. David — who grew up in Washington’s Apple Capital Wenatchee and homebrewed for a decade — wanted to make cider to balance the sweet cider market. After studying at Oregon State University’s renown fermentation program, along with his beer brewing knowledge, he found his preferred cider taste profile. Stop by today for Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Grit City Ciderworks and take home local cider made with Eastern Washington apples and fresh fruit. Cheers! Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Grit City

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Morning Foam: Creative Colloquay and Westmalle Dubbel pulls

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Good morning from the Rosewood Café in Tacoma’s Proctor Business District. Morning Foam: Creative Colloquay and Westmalle Dubbel pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Monday November 16 2020 — Lisa Bonet turns 53 today! Rain, nothing but rain, high 52 Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills of Westmalle Dubbel. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Creative Colloquy lures writers out from the clicking of their keyboards to connect and conspire albiet via the Creative Colloquy Zoom Room. Beginning at 7 p.m., readers of poetry, essays, and short stories are Chiara Diane Montante, Jonah Barrett, Heather Ayres, and

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Fancy Pants Sunday: Omnipollo Decuple Dry Hopped Fatamorgana

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You fancy Omnipollo Decuple Dry Hopped Fantamorgana! Fancy Pants Sunday: Omnipollo Decuple Dry Hopped Fatamorgana Swedes Karl Grandin and Henok Fentie are fancy. Their beer is fancy, thanks to homebrewer turn mad scientist Fentie. Their label art is fancy, thanks to visual artist Grandin. They don’t brew much in Sweden, but they travel to fancy lands to brew their creative brews, many times with collaborating breweries. Since they founded Omnipollo in 2011, they keep a constantly curious, razor-sharp and fancy approach to everything they do. Today, we look at what fancy brewers can do when they

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Sunday November 15 2020

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Peaks and Pints Tap List Sunday November 15 2020 includes Top Rung Brewing’s Veteran’s Blend IPA. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Sunday November 15 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 800 or so bottled and canned in our cooler, with another 28 on tap, including nitro lines. While craft beer remains our foundation, you don’t have to be embarrassed for ordering artisan craft cider, wine, cold brewed coffee and kombucha as those delights are on tap too at Peaks and Pints. To follow our tap list live from your phone, click

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Instagram Outsider: Icicle Nights, Twisted Tents, Bob’s Brown Ale

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Instagram Outsider: Icicle Night, Twisted Tents, Bob’s Brown Ale From happy snow thoughts to COVID closures, from windstorms to delicious seasonal beers, 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   A post shared by Icicle Brewing Company (@iciclebrewing)   View this post on

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Cream Ales On the Fly

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Peaks and Pints wants to cream the coronavirus. While we’re at it we want the Seahawks to cream the Rams today. And, we want all you to enjoy the cream ales we have in our little craft beer lodge in Tacoma’s Proctor District. Take them home and have one per Hawks quarter. Brewers often call cream ales a true American style because it emerged prior to Prohibition, as U.S. brewers looked for something to compete with the emerging popularity of the European-influenced lager brewing. They brewed as an ale though are sometimes finished with a lager yeast or lager beer

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Morning Foam: Tacoma Film Festival and Sig One Human Alcohol Beer pulls

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Good morning from the Rosewood Café in Tacoma’s Proctor Business District. Morning Foam: Tacoma Film Festival and Sig One Human Alcohol Beer pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Sunday November 15 2020 — Ed Asner turns 91 today! All the clouds with occasional rain showers, high 53 Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills of Sig Brewing One Human Alcohol Beer. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Director Todd Chandler examines how institutions deal with the challenges of unthinkable systemic problems in the film Bulletproof screening at the Tacoma Film Festival today. Virtual tickets: goelevent.com/TFF/e/Bulletproof/ The Kareem Kandi

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Block 15 Bottles On the Fly

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Nick and Kristen Arzner love Europe — specifically Belgium and the country’s beers. They have traveled extensively through Belgium drinking the tastiest and most expertly brewed beers in the world — both as homebrewers and as owners of Block 15 Brewing in Corvallis. In addition to Sticky Hands and their popular IPAs, the Azners release seasonal Abbey ales and specialty beers — three of which Peaks & Pints highlights today in our to-go beer flight. Put down that can of Sticky Hands and grab Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Block 15 Bottles On The Fly. OK, take the Sticky Hands

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 11.13.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 11.13.20 It’s Friday the 13th. There’s no need to be a half-glass full kinda person when you can easily keep your beer glass full of these and many more new arrivals to the Peaks & Pints cooler. Stock up for the weekend, including Seahawks Sunday. Cheers! Aslan Hook’s Stash Pale celebrates the life of former Pro Patrol and Mt. Baker Legend, Randy Hook. Hook was 19 when he started working at the ski area and continued off and on until he passed away in January, 2017 at the age of 67. Aslan’s Hook’s

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday November 13 2020

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6-Pack of Things To Do: Friday November 13 2020 It’s time for another Friday the 13th. Things have quickly gotten weird, so if you’re looking to combat that strangeness with tranquility, welcome to 6-Pack of Things To Do. Cheers! FILM: The Grand Cinema is opening for in-house movies today! From the Pacific Northwest to the Amazon rainforest, to soul-searching in Vietnam and a truly DIY comedy, The Grand will screen nine Tacoma Film Festival flicks on their screens, although their Virtual Screening Room is still open for your tiny screens. Click here to read up on the films. The Grand

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Friday the 13th On the Fly

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It’s another Friday the 13th, and you need something perfectly thematic to do. But not unlucky, please, because there’s enough disappointment circling the country. A few other things you shouldn’t do: Don’t have sex in a remote cabin in the woods, don’t skinny dip by yourself after midnight, and don’t investigate strange noises. Do drink the dark, eerie, bad-in-a-good-way beers in Peaks & Pints to-go beer flight today. Human sacrifices, ruthless Tsars and vaquero banditos. Oh, my! Today’s beer flight promises round of devilish pomp, bourbon barrels and spicy fun. Grab these three bottles — the triple muse of power,

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Morning Foam: The Grand Cinema re-opens and Skookum Shattered Dimension pulls

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Good morning from the Proctor Business District in North Tacoma. Morning Foam: The Grand Cinema re-opens and Skookum Shattered Dimension pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Friday November 13 2020 — Jimmy Kimmel turns 65 today! Showers with clearing in the afternoon due to gusty breezes, high 49 Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills of Skookum Brewery Shattered Dimension. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW The Grand Cinema is opening for in-house movies today! From the Pacific Northwest to the Amazon rainforest, to soul-searching in Vietnam and a truly DIY comedy, The Grand will screen nine Tacoma

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: November Hazies On Fly

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Let’s get right to the juicy stuff. Peaks & Pints is talking, of course, about New England-style, or hazy, India pale ales. They keep coming and coming with no sign of slowing down. It’s predominately what people as for when they approach our Western red cedar tap log, besides, “Do you have the chowder on today?” New England Style IPAs are brewed to be juicy and fruit forward, even when there’s no fruit in the brewing process. You’re getting the aroma and experience of different types of hops as well as the pure magic of brewing beer. The good news

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Morning Foam: Pretty Gritty Tacoma Sister Cities and F.O.B. Until Valhalla pulls

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Good morning from University of Puget Sound’s Peyton Field at Baker Stadium Morning Foam: Pretty Gritty Tacoma Sister Cities and F.O.B. Until Valhalla pulls GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND! Thursday November 12 2020 — Neil Young turns 75 today! Cloudy skies with periods of rain this afternoon, high 50 Peaks & Pints offers pints and Campfire Crowler fills of Forward Operating Base Brewing Until Valhalla 2020 IPA. TODAY’S LOCAL STEW Pretty Gritty Tours will take you on a virtual tour of Tacoma’s Sister Cities at 8 p.m. Dine out at a participating Pierce County restaurants — including

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