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Craft Beer Crosscut 3.10.20: Flight of Fort George

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Founded by brewers Jack Harris and Chris Nemlowill, the two combined their brewing expertise from previous Oregon coast gigs at Bill’s Tavern and Astoria Brewing Company to bring some of the best craft offerings not only to Astoria, but to the Pacific Northwest. Today, their Fort George Brewery fills a full city block with locally crafted beer. You can grab a pint in three unique spaces: the upstairs wood-fired pizzeria, the downstairs original public house, and the Lovell Taproom located in the production brewery building. Fort George is also investing $12.5 million in a production facility, including a canning line,

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Peaks & Pints Monday Cider Flight and a Movie: Rise of Skywalker

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker plays at 7 p.m. at neighboring Blue Mouse Theatre. Lifelong Star Wars fans have been more lenient while naysayers have been more critical — those factors come into play with this new picture, which is the least of the three yet still manages to send the series off in a satisfactory manner. When we meet up with brash pilot Poe, he’s lightspeed-skipping his way out of trouble, and director J.J. Abrams is in much the same mode, whisking you from one thing to the next before you have much time to think or feel

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Peaks and Pints Beer Parade 3.8.20

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Peaks and Pints Beer Parade 3.8.20 Live from the Proctor District in Tacoma, Washington, it’s Peaks and Pints Beer Parade. Did you spring forward? A few Peaks & Pints bartenders didn’t! The Beer Parade must go on! These Peaks & Pints bartenders are parading their favorite beers in the building before hundreds of happy folks. Today, our grand marshal is Mike Besser, Top Rung Brewing sales executive and longtime beer booster at brewdad.com. You might have spotted former football player Besser wearing a keg costume at a beer festival, slinging craft beer for Top Rung in Lacey, or chatting

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Craft Beer Crosscut 3.8.20: Flight of Cascade Sours

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Art Larrance was no stranger to the Oregon craft beer scene when he established Cascade Brewing in 1998. He partnered with Brewmaster Ron Gansberg, who oversaw the design and installation of the Portland brewhouse. Together, they took their more than 40 years of combined brewing experience to create fantastic sour beers inspired by an abundance of Oregon fruit. Each of their beers is then aged on wine barrels from the Northwestern Oregon region. Cascade Brewing is a pioneer of the sour beer movement, with all the gold medals and world-class titles. Today, Peaks and Pints presents a flight of Cascade

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Craft Beer Crosscut 3.7.20: Flight of Dinosaurs

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Barney the dinosaur was created in 1988 when Sheryl Leach, a former teacher and mother of a 2-year-old son, became dissatisfied with the preschool videos available on the market. So she decided to create her own videos, and came up with a teddy bear that would come to life and interact with kids. Leach transformed Barney into a dinosaur when she saw how much her son loved the dinos he saw at a traveling exhibit. Four years later, the television version, “Barney & Friends,” debuted on PBS stations across the country and became an instant hit with toddlers. Why does

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Craft Beer Crosscut 3.6.20: Flight of Dad Beer

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Peaks & Pints doesn’t need to explain “dad beer.” They’re the classic beers that have been in production since way before you (and sometimes even your father and grandfather) were born. They are the working man’s brews, the beers that your grandfather and father drank and haven’t changed much in the last half dozen decades. Sure, dad will enjoy an apricot milkshake IPA or scotch barrel-aged imperial pastry stout every now and then. But sometimes he just wants a no-frills, refreshing, easy-drinking beer. Today, Peaks & Pints presents Craft Beer Crosscut 3.6.20: Flight of Dad Beer featuring a true classic

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Craft Crosscut 3.5.20: Flight of Corvallis

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Today, Peaks and Pints offers a flight straight outta Corvallis, Oregon, that we call Craft Crosscut 3.5.20: Flight of Corvallis. Corvallis, Oregon, is a graceful, seductive, sophisticated and humane version of the platonic form of a small Northwest college town. It offers a kinder, gentler vision of hippie populism and liberal social planning: artsy trashcans covered in ivy, preserved frontier architecture, little cafes with outdoor seating and a general atmosphere of quaintly unified purpose. The idyllic little city of Corvallis, which sits snug against the Willamette River about an hour and a half south of Portland, is home to the

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Wednesday March 4 2020

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Peaks and Pints Tap List Wednesday March 4 2020 includes Cascade Pear Mary. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Wednesday March 4 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 650 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 New Beers In Stock 3.4.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 3.4.20 Picture this: It’s a sunny day out and you have a beer in hand. Which beer could fit that bill, you might ask? Well, Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 3.4.20 includes these five craft beers that landed in the Peaks and Pints cooler this morning. All are perfect pairing for early spring weather — well, maybe wait until tonight to drink Loowit’s Tiamat. Cheers! Baerlic Brewing CONFLUENCE LITE IPA: Brewed with Comet, El Dorado, and Sultana hops for a light and dry, sweet and bitter with slight fruit IPA. 4.6%

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Craft Beer Crosscut 3.4.20: Flight of Experimental Hops

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The Pacific Northwest has a hop obsession. At any brewery, in any bar, you’re likely to encounter the devout disciples of the bitter plant, known as hopheads, guzzling the latest hopped-up brew. Without doubt, beers like IPAs and Double IPAs (DIPA) are the quintessential Northwest beers. But believe it or not, a hop, now one of the four main ingredients of beer, has not always been the shining star of the brew. It wasn’t until the 13th Century, back when Belgium and the Netherlands were still called the “Low Countries” [Editor’s note: They still kind of are, nether-land], that hops

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 3.3.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 3.3.20 Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 3.3.20 features new arrivals in Peaks & Pints’ cooler crafted for savoring indoors with long, mindful sips while staring out into the rain. Cheers! Bale Breaker Brewing SOWN AND GROWN SERIES RELEASE NO. 2: B.T. and Leota Loftus founded their family hop farm in 1932. Eighty-seven years later, the family harvested their first barley crop. The Bale Breaker Sown And Grown Series became a thing, with the second 100 percent homegrown IPA showcasing their Munich malt with complex fruity and dank hops. 7.1% Cascade Brewing

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Tree-dimensional Tacoma: birch trees

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This week’s Tree-dimensional Tacoma tree are the birch trees at Blix Elementary School in Tacoma’s Eastside. Photo credit: Kate Swarner Tree-dimensional Tacoma: birch trees “The white and silver bark of the paper birch, the Himalayan birch, and the European white birch reflects the light and adds tremendous winter interest,” says Sarah Low, executive director of the Tacoma Tree Foundation. “That brightness is especially nice this time of year when the leaves haven’t quite reappeared but we start getting sneak peaks of the sunlight. Birches are often planted in rows or in clumps for a bigger impact.

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Peaks and Pints has Seven Peaks Hard Seltzer

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Seven Peaks Hard Seltzer is now available at Peaks & Pints. Peaks and Pints has Seven Peaks Hard Seltzer Avid Cider Company is branching out to a new product, using the same core ingredient featured in its ciders. Avid launched Seven Peaks Hard Seltzer featuring alcohol derived from Northwest apples. Avid co-owner Dan McCoy tasted Peaks & Pints on the new line last week. The flavor is a bit more apple-y than other seltzers, which is awesome. Peaks & Pints has Raspberry Cosmo, Mandarin Greyhound and Tropical Smash in our cooler — each sweetened and colored

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Craft Beer Crosscut 3.3.20: Flight of Beer Puns

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The pun is the lowest form of humor. Except when it’s a pun about craft beer. Then it’s the highest form of humor. But seriously, folks … Let’s face it, there is something about craft beer that reaches into the depths of the brain and blocks neurons with puns. Some people are more affected than others — craft beer brewers, for instance. They can’t help themselves. They have a lot of time to think. Waiting is a natural part of beer. They have a lot of time to think while water boils or tanks are scrubbed. Brew a beer, now

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Monday Cider Flight and a Movie: Little Women

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Greta Gerwig breathes new life into a much-loved story with her adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s timeless 19th-century classic, Little Women, which screens at 7 p.m. inside the Blue Mouse Theatre. Gerwig’s film distinguishes itself from countless iterations of the novel with a work that delivers a supremely faithful adaptation while also offering a fresh, creative perspective on the material. An affectionate tale of “domestic struggles and joys,” the story follows the headstrong March sisters: Jo (Saoirse Ronan), stubborn Amy (Florence Pugh), doting big sister Meg (Emma Watson), and shy, musically-inclined Beth (Eliza Scanlen) as they come of age in

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Craft Beer Crosscut 3.1.20: Flight for Destiny Film Festival

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The Seventh Annual Destiny City Film Festival has been screening at the Blue Mouse Theatre in Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood since Friday, Feb. 28. Festival Director Emily Alm presented more than 30 dynamic films from around the world, filmmaker Q&As, mini short films festivals and more. The festival closes today with the first film at noon and a closing group of short films in the block “The Stories We Tell,” featuring seven intimately personal stories, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The 2020 Storyteller Award winners will be announced prior to the films, and everyone is invited to the closing night party at

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Peaks and Pints Beer Parade 3.1.20

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Peaks and Pints Beer Parade 3.1.20 Hello and happy March everyone! Looks like the month comes in like an armadillo. We’re live at Peaks and Pints in Tacoma’s Proctor District for this Sunday’s Peaks & Pints Beer Parade. The Peaks bartenders are standing in a line, just raring to go with their favorite beers and ciders of the week. This week’s grand marshal is filmmaker, writer and Tacoma arts supporter John Kephart. Kephart is one of the founders of the Tacoma Film Alliance. Cheers John! Here comes rad Amber and she’s pounding Stone Brewing’s new Peak Conditions Hazy Double

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Saturday February 29 2020

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Peaks and Pints Tap List Saturday February 29 2020 includes St. Bernardus Abt 12 Barrel Aged Sour. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Saturday February 29 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 650 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,

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Enjoy Craft Beer Crosscut 2.29.20: Flight of Leap Day Stouts

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There are many pleasures you discovered during Peaks and Pints February Get Stouts Done, but new beers are chief among them. During our month long stout celebration, you drank five stout Fort George brewed especially for their annual Festival of Dark Arts stout party. You drank icicle Brewing’s raspberry version of their liquid German chocolate cake, Dark Persuasion. You drank a 2018-19 vertical of Deschutes The Abyss. You drank the Breakside and Fremont collaboration double coconut stout, Bale Breaker’s Jameson barrel aged beauty, imperial milk stouts, vanilla stouts, chocolates stouts and many more. Today marks the last day of our

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.28.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.28.20 Grab a couple of friends and turn Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.28.20 into a sampling party! Avid Cider DRAGONFRUIT: Avid Hard Cider captured their Dragonfruit in a 19.2-ounce can! Unleash this fruit-forward off-dry cider made Northwest apples, dragonfruit, and raspberries. 6% Cigar City Brewing FLORIDA MAN: In 2016, Cigar City named a double IPAs after one of Florida’s most popular and criminal anti-heroes, Florida Man — a hero with a shark tooth around his neck, a Grim Reaper tattoo on his arm, and a rap sheet longer than his

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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.28.20: Drinks and Dragons

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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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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.27.20: Flight of Alan Sprints

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People have been making pilgrimages to Portland, Oregon for Alan Sprints’ beer since the dark ages — back when hazy and sour beers weren’t made that way intentionally. His Hair of The Dog Brewing is proud to be one of the first breweries in America specializing in the production of high alcohol, bottle conditioned beers as well as experimenting with the barrel aging process since 1994. Tonight, Sprints will be in the house with Fred strong ale on tap, as well as four of its variants on tap too. We’ll also be tapping his Adam old ale, Doggie Claws barleywine

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Wednesday February 26 2020

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Peaks and Pints Taps List Wednesday February 26 2020 includes 7 Seas Brewing Nomadic Citra Cryo IPA. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Wednesday February 26 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 650 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,

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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.26.20: Flight of West Coast IPAs

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India Pale Ales emerged in the 1700s when British brewers found a market for hoppy beers in India and territories of the British Empire. The American spin on IPAs began to capture widespread appeal in the U.S. by the late 1990s. Those early versions in the craft beer movement often focused on sharp citrus and pine flavors. They were intentionally unbalanced and sometimes unabashedly bitter. More recent trends favor hops with a range of fruity, tropical and juicy flavors resembling orange, tangerine, lemon, grape, strawberry and mango. Many IPAs taste like fruit juice or milkshakes. Today, Peaks and Pints presents

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.25.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.25.20 The 25th of February doesn’t have a whole lot of significance to many compared to Valentine’s Day. The 25th is National Pancake Day and National Clam Chowder Day, which is weird since it’s Tuesday. Clam chowder doesn’t much work for beer but that’s OK. Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.25.20 offers some (probably better) beverages you can enjoy instead. … AleSmith Brewing LOGICAL CHOICE TRIPLE IPA: A collaboration with Pizza Port Brewing Co., this triple IPA is an intensely hoppy and bitter San Diego-style IPA with light malt character and

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Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Bradford callery pear

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This week’s Tree-dimensional Tacoma tree the Bradford callery pear outside Peaks & Pints in the Proctor District. Photo credit: Pappi Swarner Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Bradford callery pear We all know what’s in our wallets. What’s next to your front door? “I have been looking at this Kamana guide book, which is part of a naturalist training program,” explains Sarah Low, executive director at the Tacoma Tree Foundation. “Flipping through the pages, I happened upon this prompt, ‘What plant grows closest to your front door?’ The tree closest to my front door is an Arizona cypress, though my

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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.25.20: Flight of Bock Styles

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Peaks & Pints has bock on the brain after we found a plastic goat on our bar top. Bock literally translates to ram or Billy goat in German. So it began as a visual pun (and maybe a slight poke at the Northern Germans by the Bavarians) and has now become the symbol of bock beer. Bock beer is a strong beer style generally 6.3 percent alcohol by volume and higher. It is believed to have originated in Einbeck — a town famous for brewing in the Middle Ages. Eibeck was one of the first cities to ban the use

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Pommeau

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Pommeau In 1982, Pommeau went legit. Up to that point, the beverage, officially classified as a mistelle, was a well-guarded secret among French farmers who produced it and wasn’t legally available to the public market. The farmers would use a system called mutage, a process in alcohol production that slows fermentation, on their fruitiest and tastiest apple juice. Apple brandy, known as Calvados in the Normandy region, was added to the juice to prevent it from losing its flavor. It’s then aged for a minimum of 18 months before being bottled as a Pommeau.

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Announcements made at Hops and Props 2020

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Announcements made at Hops and Props 2020 At 10 p.m., when revelers began stumbling out of the Museum of Flight searching the list of “Transportation Providers” on page 8 of the Taster Guide, a woman started twerking as she pretended to be a plane. Her partner in crime backed into consumers as he pretended his two souvenir pint glasses were flashlights marshaling her to park at Boeing Field. These two probably touched the museum exhibits, didn’t drink responsibly and no doubt broke other posted rules during Hops and Props 2020, the 18th annual beer and cider festival with more than

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Fancy Pants Sunday: Bruery Terreux Quadrupel Tonnellerie

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You fancy Bruery Terreux Quadrupel Tonnellerie Fancy Pants Sunday: Bruery Terreux Quadrupel Tonnellerie As a brewery famous for its experimental ales, the company’s history is just as wild. Founded in 2008 by Patrick Rue, The Bruery began when Rue, a recent law school graduate and homebrewer, figured out that he loved the hobby so much, he’d start a brewery instead of studying for the Bar. Later, in 2015, Rue launched Bruery Terreux — loosely translated as “Earthy Brewery” — as a dedicated space to provide the freedom (and bacteria) to get weird with wild and sour

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Peaks and Pints Beer Parade 2.23.20

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Peaks and Pints Beer Parade 2.23.20 Hello everyone! We’re live at Peaks & Pints in Tacoma’s Proctor District for this Sunday’s Peaks & Pints Beer Parade. The Peaks bartenders are brushing off their hangovers and ready to parade their favorite beers of the week. Oooohhhh, this week’s grand marshal is Melanie Rushforth, executive director of Northwest Spay & Neuter Center. She has a rare morning off from a fundraising breakfast gala. We’re lucky to have her leading this week’s parade. Here come the bartenders … looks like Nicole leads … and she’s still waking up. She’s carrying her favorite

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Saturday February 22 2020

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Peaks and Pints Tap List Saturday February 22 2020 includes Matchless Bar Bbl Imperial Stout. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Saturday February 22 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 650 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

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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.22.20: Flight of Best of Craft Beer Awards

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The 2020 Best of Craft Beer Awards was held last weekend in Bend, Oregon. This year 96 judges sampled through 2,237 beers from 44 states, five countries and 375 different breweries that submitted entries. BJCP judges, vetted brewers and guest judges from the craft beer industry awarded 170 breweries from 33 states for a total of 262 medals for their exceptional beer in 2020, including five pouring in our beer flight today, Craft Beer Crosscut 2.22.20: Flight of Best of Craft Beer. The judges followed the 2019 Brewers Association style guidelines, which list 157 styles. Click here for a list

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.21.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.21.20 Christmas arrived early. Enjoy Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.21.20. Ho, ho, yo! Backwoods Brewing VENTURE FORTH HAZY IPA: Brewed with Galaxy, Citra and Amarillo hops for a juicy, tropical and slightly bitter hazy. 6.8% Boulevard Brewing SIXTH GLASS QUADRUPEL: Inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen’s The Watchman of the Tower, this quad is a full-bodied beer with a complex fruity and estery nose followed by a rich, sweet, caramel malt flavor with notes of dark fruit and a low to medium hop bitterness and flavor. 10.5% Claim 52 Brewing WESTSIDE

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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.21.20: Flight of 2020 Oregon Beer Awards

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Nicknamed the “Academy Awards of Beer,” the Oregon Beer Awards ceremony filled Portland’s Revolution Hall Tuesday, Feb. 18 honoring the finest brews (in more than 30 categories), bars, and festivals in all the land, and by land we mean Oregon. The Oregon Beer Awards bestows the medals after 1,200 craft beers from across the state are tasted in a double-blind judging weekend by a panel of 100 diverse, expert judges. This year, the awards ceremony passed out 90 medals, with entries from 113 breweries. Today, Peaks & Pints presents a beer flight of some of the winners in what we

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Peaks and Pints February Cider In Stock

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Peaks and Pints February Cider In Stock Crafted with apples, a cider is the latte of the alcohol-beverage world — it’s not quite beer, not quite wine, and definitely not a cocktail. It’s sweet, but not too sweet to the point where you feel like you’re going to lose a tooth after just one sip. And for those with gluten sensitivities, it’s one of the most beloved drink options out there. Cooler temperatures and dark nights clearly call for a moment to celebrate the greatness of cider. Peaks and Pints February Cider In Stock has a six pack of delicious

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Allegory Brewing cans in Tacoma

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Allegory Brewing cans in Tacoma Founded by David Sanguinetti and brewer Charlie Van Meter, Allegory Brewing makes a tremendous range of styles from lagers and IPAs to farmhouse, wild ales and fruited beers straight outta McMinnville, Oregon. Peaks and Pints received our first shipment of Allegory cans today. Cheers! DAD HAT PILS: 2019 Best of Craft gold medalist German-style pilsner brewed with all Weyermann malt and noble hops. 5% WHEELBARROW OF SWORDS: West Coast IPA featuring Crosby Idaho 7 and El Dorado hops for loads of juicy pineapple and orange notes with just a touch of back-end bitterness. 7%

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Thursday February 20 2020

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Peaks and Pints Tap List February 20 2020 includes Tieton Cider Works’ Golden Russet Apple. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Thursday February 20 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 650 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

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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.20.20: Flight of Bend vs Yakima

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Join Peaks & Pints Party Games tonight as craft beer and cider from Bend, Oregon, battle equal boozy liquids from Yakima, Washington. Boneyard Beer and Avid Cider Co. will be on one side of our lodge with Bale Breaker Brewing and Tieton Cider Works on the other, with the warfare beginning at 6 p.m. We can all probably agree that actual drunken warfare would not be a good time for anyone. However, adding alcohol to the innocent card game War makes for fantastic fun. Technically, the rules don’t force anyone to drink, but expect plenty of prizes, and, of course,

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.19.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.19.20 Aim to perform a Peaks & Pints cooler workout between 2-4 times per week, either as a “standalone” session or bolted on to the end of your draft beer experience. With no rest in between cooler door openings, Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.19.20 should take you just one minute to complete. Pro tip: bend at the knees. Cheers! 7 Seas Brewing NOMADIC CITRA CRYO IPA: With cryogenically processed hops to isolate only their finest attributes, Citra, Chinook, Azacca, and Simcoe offer notes of ripe citrus, pineapple and hints of

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Craft Beer Crosscut 2.19.20: A Flight of Gigantic Brewing

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Van Havig, former brewmaster at Rock Bottom Brewery in Portland, and Ben Love, previously a brewer at Pelican Brewery and head brewer at Hopworks Urban Brewery, added to Portland’s Beervana opening Gigantic Brewing May 9, 20212. The two brewers figured out how to have two head brewers then proceeded to make delicious beer. Their taproom had a college clubhouse vibe. They brewed amazing one-offs. Their label art, signed by the artists, could hang in museums. And, they would brew with the coolest rock stars. Today, Peaks and Pints offers a flight of Gigantic beers that we call Craft Beer Crosscut

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Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Pacific Madrone

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This week’s Tree-dimensional Tacoma tree the Pacific madrone at the Narrows Viewpoint on the Five Mile Drive at Point Defiance Park. Photo credit: Kate Swarner Tree-dimensional Tacoma: Pacific Madrone “The Pacific madrone or madrona, Arbutus menziesii, is a native tree found in Tacoma,” says Sarah Low, executive director of Tacoma Tree Foundation. “While it’s associated with disturbed coastal forests and can be seen hanging out with Douglas firs and mountain hemlocks, it can also be spotted popping up in alleys and side yards in many parts of our city — including the Narrows Viewpoint on the Five

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Peaks and Pints Tap List: Tuesday February 18 2020

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Peaks and Pints Tap List Tuesday February 18 2020 includes Lagunitas Willettized Imperial Coffee Stout. Peaks and Pints Tap List: Tuesday February 18 2020 Peaks and Pints houses a mind-boggling array of suds: some 650 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

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.18.20

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Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.18.20 There are roughly 23,000 genes in the human genome. The human brain has 100 billion neurons; each neuron connected to 10,000 other neurons. Craft beer can sometimes feel just as complex. Understanding what a beer might taste like from its name alone can be a little daunting. Despite the craft beer community’s welcoming nature, it is easy to see why newcomers might feel lost when perusing our cooler. Peaks and Pints New Beers In Stock 2.18.20 isn’t going to help matters. You’re going to need all 100 billion neurons to decipher three

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