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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.29.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.29.22 There’s always something new in the Peaks & Pints’ cooler! Come browse for a while or ask any of our staff for recommendations. We would be happy to help you find your new favorite beer. 🍻 Anchorage Brewing Be Not Afraid: Hazy IPA brewed with Citra Incognito, Cosmic Pinch yeast, and double dry hopped with Motueka, Mosaic Cryo, and Nelson Sauvin for notes of stone fruit and citrus with a touch of sweetness, 6.4% Anchorage Pray For Prey: Sweet, crushable hazy double IPA brewed with Motueka and Sabro hops plus cosmic punch

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Maple Beer Flight

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Nicknamed the sugarbush, the sugar maple yields sap that is boiled and concentrated into one of the best reasons to wake up any morning: an amber or golden maple syrup to douse pancakes and waffles — or add to craft beer. It’s healthful, too: high in manganese and zinc, maple syrup is touted to help strengthen the immune system. It has antioxidant compounds, and research continues to tie its beneficial effects to the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases. Anyhoo, Peaks and Pints is a craft beer bar and bottle shop, not a maple syrup store. Brewers do, however, add maple to

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.26.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.26.22 Friday has finally arrived, and Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.26.22 has fresh cans. The Peaks’ draft list is also loaded full of delicious options to kick off the weekend! Swing by and get your weekend started with a delicious cold pint or two! We’re here til midnight! Cheers! Fast Fashion Brewing Commercial Break: Double dry hopped IPA brewed with Citra, NZ Cascade, and Freestyle Waimea for notes of papaya, mango, candied guava, and a touch of pine, 7.5% Fort George Brewery Farmers’ Annuary: IPA brewed with earth-to-beer producers Skagit

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Pumpkin Beer Flight

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Today feels like Autumn is peaking its head through the clouds. With this weekend’s cooler temperatures, a certain beer flavor peculiar to America also arrives: Pumpkin beers have descended like a Yankee Candle. It seems early, but Peaks & Pints says that every year. American colonists might have made the same statement, too. The colonists would substitute pumpkin for grains in their beer. The popularity of the style began to wane in the 1800s as whole grains became more widely available. Eventually, pumpkin beers were rare — a seasonal sideshow, showing up only in the breweries daring enough to make

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: High Water Beer Flight

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Steve Altimari and his wife, Barri, a retired chef who is now High Water’s “chief flavor officer,” briefly owned a brewpub in Stockton, California, in the mid-’90s, Valley Brewing, before opening High Water Brewing. They license and fund a contract brewing company with Drake’s Brewing out of San Leandro. After a successful launch, they outgrew their space at Drake’s in two short years. The brewing operation was moved to Hermitage Brewing in San Jose which is still the primary production facility today. Barri had the idea for a s’mores-themed beer, which Steve develops a recipe around. Campfire Stout is born

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.24.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.24.22 Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.24.22 has fresh cans for hot Wet Your Whistle Wednesday! Come beat the heat inside in some cool A/C with a refreshing pint while you shop the Peaks & Pints cooler! Abomination Brewing Drippy Popsicle: Fruited smoothie sour rocket pop conditioned on cherry, blueberry, and raspberry, 5.5% Abomination Midnight Snack: The imperial pastry stout series dives into rocky road flavors, 14% Belching Beaver Brewery Deftones Phantom Bride Double Dry Hopped Hazy: 10th year collaboration with Deftones, this murky Phantom Bride sports a blend of tropical

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Wild Mind Ales Flight

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Mat Waddell comes from a long line of brewers and distillers. His great-grandparents were farmhouse bootleggers, and the tradition has been passed down through generations of the Waddell family. In August 2016, after homebrewing for years and earning a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Waddell opened Wild Mind Ales in South Minneapolis to deliver funky, wild beers to the region. To make this happen, he traveled around Minnesota to harvest yeast strains from various wild fruit bushes, trees, and wildflowers to create wild, sour, farmhouse, saison, and other rustic-style ales through aging, blending, and mixed-fermentation. Waddell follows the traditional European

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Ladd & Lass Beer Flight

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In December 2021, after 300 batches of homebrew, and countless building egress drawings, Nick Ladd and Jessie Quan, husband and wife, opened Ladd & Lass Brewing in Seattle’s U-District. Housed in the former Floating Bridge Brewery spot on 45th Street near Interstate 5, which was also the former Rainbow Tavern where the Ramones and Soundgarden rocked the kids, the former architects opened with a pile of beer recipes and design chops. With T-shirts, albums, and newspaper articles from the glory days of Rainbow Tavern donning the walls, Ladd & Lass brew the full spectrum of beer styles — from lagers

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French Dip Mondays in Tacoma

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Peaks & Pints serves French dip sandwiches every Monday. French Dip Commanders: Arron brooks, left, and Caleb Pletcher. French Dip Mondays in Tacoma Also known as a beef dip, the French dip is an active sandwich made of thinly sliced roast beef that gets piled into a French roll or baguette. The sandwich is served au jus, either dipped entirely in the pan drippings of the cooked beef or served with a side of beef juice for dipping. Despite its name, it is American in origin, with the “French” moniker likely referring

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: One Tree

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Back in the day, George Washington’s troops received rations of it. John Adams reportedly drank a tankard of it for breakfast each morning. Cider apples and their fermented juice were prevalent on American homesteads. Then Americans departed farms for cities, German immigrants introduced beer culture and ultimately Prohibition took a collective axe to cider orchards across the country. It’s not surprising that craft cider has taken root in Washington state — a region of wine and craft beer enthusiasts. Washington is the second largest wine producer and has the third highest number of craft breweries in the country. But when

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.21.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.21.22 Sunday Funday! Black Raven Brewing Flocktoberfest: Brewed in the German Marzen style, this clean and balanced lager is brewed with traditional Czech grown and malted barley for an authentic European malt flavor with a light, toasty undertone with domestic and European hops provide balanced with a light hop profile, 5% Everybody’s Brewing Fertile Ground: Collaboration with Yakima Chief Ranches experimental hop breeding program, this IPA is brewed with Hop HBC 692 for bold tangerine flavors and a refreshing lemon citrus bite, 6.5% Fat Orange Cat Brew Geriatric Kittens Take Miami: Baby Kittens

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Narrows Octo Beer Flight

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July 12, 2013, Scott Wagner, Gordon Rush, Matt Smith, Thair Jorgenson, Chris DeWald, and others opened the 15-barrel Narrows Brewing perched on pilings above the Narrows waterway. As guests gazed at the 700 feet of guest docking below and beyond to the Narrows bridge, Joe Walts, former quality control manager at Ale Asylum Brewing in Madison, Wisconsin, brewed in the back. After a couple years, Walts returned to Ale Asylum with former Harmon head brewer Mike Davis taking over the head brewing position. Davis eventually returned to his beloved Hawaiian Islands with Matt Rhodes — formerly with Stone Distributing and

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.20.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.20.22 Whether you like your beer crisp, hazy, or tasting like Fruit Loops, Peaks & Pints has it in our cooler, including Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.20.22. … 450 North Brewing Hawaiian Dole Whip Slushy XL: Fruited Berliner weisse conditioned on pineapple, cake mix, vanilla cream, and lemonade, 5.3% 450 North Juice Ade – Tropic Juice: Fruited sour conditioned on red tropical punch, cara orange, cherry, lime, passionfruit, and pineapple, AVC NA 450 North Pool Party Punch Slushy XXXL: Fruited sour conditioned on orange, citrus punch, Blue Curacao, lemonade, and

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.19.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.19.22 Come start your weekend off with a pint or two and grab Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.19.22 while you’re here! We’re open till midnight! Cheers! Avery Brewing Gorpe Diem: Imperial milk stout aged in bourbon barrels with cacao nibs, raisins, and peanuts, 15.13% Avery Imperials: Imperial stout aged in a variety of bourbon barrels for a rich and medium-thick body with a roasty nose and a dark, bitter, licorice-forward flavor tempered by the bourbon barrels, 12.7% Avery Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest: Massive malty backbone and spicy, floral, pungent noble hops,

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Avery Beer Flight

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In 1993, Adam Avery launches his Avery Brewing Company in a garage off an alley in Boulder, making him one of the pioneers of Colorado’s craft beer scene. In 1996, Avery was among the first breweries in Colorado to offer an IPA freaking out their local customers with heavy hopping. Pushing the limits in the brewhouse, Avery began experimenting with barrel aging in 2003 freaking out the nation with ABVs equivalent of two touchdowns and a field goal. After 22 years, they moved out of “Avery Alley’” and built a world-class brewing compound in Boulder — a $30 million investment

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Bauman’s

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In 1895, on the West Coast, between Salem and Portland, Bauman Farms was first homesteaded by Elizabeth Bauman and her teenage sons, Stephen and Leo. Stephen eventually married at the cider apples on their Gervais, Oregon, farm, with the barrels in their barn fermenting the goods into hard cider. When beer production arrived with German immigrants, cider’s popularity diminished. But it was 20th century Prohibition that ended most U.S. cider production, including Stephen Bauman’s operation. The Baumans turned to dessert apple growing. His great granddaughter, Christine Walter, armed with a degree in biochemistry from Lewis & Clark University, revived her

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Big Bombastic Beer Flight

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There are two reasons why a person might wear a top hat in the middle of summer. The first reason, perhaps he or she is partying with Bombastic Brewing at Peaks & Pints during Tacoma Beer Week! That ought to do for now. The Peaks and Pints Bombastic Top Hat Party will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12. In 2016, Phil Hottenstein, a railroad engineer, and Russell Mann, former owner of the Enoteca wine and beer shop in Post Falls, Idaho, and Matt Skillicorn, a mechanical engineer and homebrewer opened Bombastic Brewing after Mann sold the store. The

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.11.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.11.22 Thirst-day is finally here and that means it’s time for Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.11.22! Cheers y’all! Claim 52 Brewing Private Eyes: Hazy IPA brewed with 2-row, oat malt, flaked oats, Citra, and Citra Cryo for dank citrus, 6.8% Claim 52 Stuffed Thai Coconut Jelly Filled Donut: Pastry sour brewed with milk sugar and conditioned on coconut, raspberry, blueberry, and glazed donuts, 6.5% Dogfish Head Punkin Ale: Full-bodied brown ale with pumpkin meat, brown sugar, and spices, 7% Great Notion Brewing Big Papaya: Easy drinking sour that is heavy

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Bus Tour Beer Flight 2022

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Many craft beer bars struggled to stay afloat when their doors were forced to shut over a year ago due to safety precautions of the coronavirus pandemic, but some like local Rainier Growlers, Parkway Tavern, and Peaks & Pints were able to persevere through the harsh circumstances with support from local communities. Today, the three craft beer bars want to pay that back with a free beer tour during Tacoma Beer Week. Beginning at 6 p.m., a bus will shuttle folks back and forth between the Parkway in Tacoma’s North Slope neighborhood and Rainier Growlers on South Hill Puyallup while

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: pFriem Fruited Sours Beer Flight

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As you no doubt heard, it’s Tacoma Beer Week. Tonight, Peaks & Pints hosts our second annual Spread The Jam where we combine fruit-forward beers, local jams and jellies, and jam music into one wonderful night, which begins at 6 p.m. This year, we’re bring in pFriem Family Brewers fruited sours to pair with Tumwater jam maker Ila’s Foods and, of course, another round of jam music on our hi-fi stereo, aka jukebox. Besides the talent of Josh Pfriem and his brewers, another reason why pFriem excels at fruited sours is the brewery’s locale. Nestled against the Columbia River in

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: August Oktoberfest Beer Flight

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As the dog days of summer crest upon the beer world, a familiar collective roar gathers volume: Oktoberfest beer in August. The party began in October 1810, when a great horse race was organized to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Everyone had so much fun that it was held again, and eventually became an annual event, dubbed “Oktoberfest” in 1872. It has since evolved into a 16-day Munich blowout in late September and early October, when there isn’t a pandemic or World War. The party has evolved into Oktoberfest beers being released in

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Tacoma Beer Week Flight: Beauty And The Beer

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Peaks & Pints will host Beauty and the Beer, a fundraiser for Hunt Middle School Theater Department at 6 p.m. tonight, as part of Tacoma Beer Week. The goal is to help raise money for the kids to buy the rights to perform Beauty and the Beast. After New York Times critic Frank Rich called the 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beast that year’s “best musical … in any format,” Michael Eisner (then at the peak of his power as Disney CEO) wasted little time turning this “tale as old as time” into the Mouse’s first Broadway blockbuster. Over

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6-Pack of Things To Do Aug. 5-7 2022

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6-Pack of Things To Do Aug. 5-7 2022 The weekend is here again, and with that comes plenty of fun and drink events around Tacoma. Whether you want to stroll the Proctor Arts Fest or Porchfest with the family or enjoy adult afternoons with the launch of Tacoma Beer Week, this weekend has options for everyone. PODCAST: It’s March 3, 2014. The inaugural Tacoma Beer Week comes in like a lamb. Tacoma Brewing is brewing in the former Amocat Café. 7 Seas is only in Gig Harbor. The Copper Door will open a month later. Pacific Brewing and Odd Otter

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.4.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.4.22 It’s going to be a warm weekend in the South Sound. Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.4.22 will keep you cool! Swing by and get some A/C with a cold pint or two, then bring home the goods. We’re here until 11 on this National IPA Day. Cheers! Ex Novo Brewing Cozy Chaos: Clean West Coast style IPA brewed with Simcoe and Mosaic for an assertive bitterness and light body notes of dank citrus and a hint of pine, 6.9% Ex Novo Dynamic Duo: Double IPA brewed with Citra and

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Peaks and Pints Pop-Up: IPA Day 2022

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Peaks & Pints tapped 10 IPAs for IPA Day 2022. Peaks and Pints Pop-Up: IPA Day 2022 There is something you should know about beer: There is a holiday for virtually everything about beer that is celebrated somewhere, somehow, including today’s IPA Day, which gives glory to hops, bittering units and IPAs. Founded in 2011, IPA Day is a global celebration of craft beer. It is a universal movement that was created to unite the voices of craft beer enthusiasts, bloggers, and brewers worldwide. IPA Day was originally developed as a social media-based holiday, but has

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Structures Brewing On the Fly

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James Alexander and Ryan Miller took time away from their East Coast brewery jobs to hang in a remote cabin nestled in the Green Mountain National Forest. When they emerged Structures Brewing idea was a thing. They slowly made their way toward Bellingham through various brewery jobs across the country. Bellingham fit their easy-going lifestyle and need for community. In late 2015, Structures had structure and several of their New England-style beers on tap — exceptional beers, particularly their barrel-aged saisons. Soon after Miller left Structures to return home to the East Coast leaving Alexander and crew to make small,

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.2.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.2.22 Dead Balls, Crosby Cuts, Magnetic Thoughts, Atomic Jukebox and others in Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 8.2.22. … Ancestry Brewing IPA: Crisp West Coast IPA with huge citrus and tropical hop aroma, followed by light dry and mild pine notes, 7% Bale Breaker Brewing Clarity Rarity #9: Refreshing hazy IPA featuring fruity hop aromas of nectarine, pineapple, and citrus, 7.1% Beer Zombies Dead Balls: Double Hazy IPA with a West Coast twist of Citra, Mosaic, and Strata hops for fresh berry, bubblegum, tropical fruit citrus, and, of course, that passionfruit

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Peaks & Pints announces Tacoma Beer Week 2022 events

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Peaks & Pints, Parkway Tavern, Rainier Growlers, and friends brewed “Alan” Hoppy Belgian Strong Ale at Hair of the Dog Brewing, which will tap at the three taprooms Thursday, Aug. 11 during Tacoma Beer Week. Peaks & Pints announces Tacoma Beer Week 2022 events Remember Tacoma Beer Week? A social activity of the beforetimes in which drinkers gathered at greater Tacoma breweries, taprooms, and bottle shops clamoring for tastes of — well, whatever they were in line for. This year, the Tacoma Beer Week committee has doubled in size with a new website, official program, and

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Prickly Pear

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Prickly pear is a member of a cactus family that is native to the United States, Mexico, and South America, although it flourishes in many parts of the world. They’re low maintenance, and in late spring produce gorgeous flowers in almost every color except blue. They make a great landscaping plant for hot, dry weather and sandy, rocky ground — they’ll thrive in that with little water. Prickly pear cactus (Opuntia species) grows an edible seed capsule called tuna. The drying seed pods perched atop cacti pads resemble a group of spiny candelabra. Prickly pear hard cider blends a tart

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Raspberry Beer Flight

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Did you know today is National Raspberry Cake Day? No? You’re not alone. Every local baker we contacted was oblivious to the existence of this food holiday. But exist it does. After looking around online, however, the origin of this day is still a mystery to us as well. Even with its dubious history and lack of prominence, National Raspberry Cake Day deserves at least a little attention. Did you know an individual raspberry is made up of about 100 drupelets? Did you know Raspberries contain vitamin B1, vitamin B3, folic acid, magnesium, copper, and iron? Peaks and Pints doesn’t

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Radiant Beer Flight

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It’s the ol’ three friends who leave The Bruery to open a new brewery during a pandemic story. In 2020, Managing Partner Jonas Nemura, Director of Brewing Andrew Bell, and Director of Marketing Cambria Griffith opened Radiant Beer Co. in the old Towne Park Brewery in Anaheim, California, close to Disneyland. With years of craft beer industry experience behind them, the trio release many beer styles, including West Coast and hazy IPAs, refreshing lager options, and imperial stouts with special ingredients. Today, Peaks & Pints suggests you grab the two Radiant cans in our cooler and enjoy the hazy IPAs

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Heat Relief Beer Flight

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One thing any visitor or new resident to the South Sound should know: People still love to bitch about the summers here. So not only are you coping with the heat (underwear sticking to you, wrestling with those windshield sun shades, the electric bill in general), you’re coping with people complaining endlessly about the heat. If you’re a native, you know this summer, like last summer, is extraordinarily hot. Cars smell like suntan lotion even with no one inside. Priests are asked to put in a good word for air conditioners. Trips to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium are a

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 7.28.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 7.28.22 Thirsty Thursday is here, and Peaks and Pints New Beer in stock 7.28.22 has new adult beverages in the cooler! 450 North Brewing Slushy XL Cake Badder: Fruited sour conditioned on cake batter, blueberry, plum, vanilla cream, and banana, 5.3% 450 North Slushy XL Peaches N Cream Crumble: Fruited sour conditioned on peach, vanilla cream, cinnamon, brown sugar, and lactose, % ABV NA 450 North Slushy XXL Dexter’s Daboratory – Concentrate Mastermind: Pastry sour conditioned on double banana, peach, kiwi, and acai, 5.3% 450 North Slushy XXXL Yabba Dabba Mallow: Fruited sour

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Brew Five Three Beer Flight

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Like most beer festivals, Brew Five Three: Tacoma’s Beer & Music Festival will begin with a branded taster glass, thirsty drinkers sporting pretzel necklaces and the faint whiff of sunscreen in the air. But once the organizer Tacoma Arts Live hands the guests the day’s tap list, the mood will shift. Some will grab for golf pencils and started crossing off old familiars while others start circling the can’t-misses from the 30 beer, cider, and mead booths. Many will grab an IPA and sip it while watching the Champagne Sunday, James Coates Band, and other bands. Tonight, Peaks and Pints

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Moonraker Beer Flight

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In 2016, Dan and Karen Powell opened Moonaker Brewing Co. in the same Auburn, California, industrial park as Knee Deep Brewing. Their head brewer Zack Frasher was a longtime homebrewer with experience brewing at Mraz Brewing Company and an itch to brew hazy IPAs. The trio won a silver medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival for Miss Conduct in the golden or blonde ale category and another silver medal in 2018 for imperial IPA with Northern Lights. But perhaps the most noteworthy accolade arrived in 2017 at The Bistro’s Double IPA festival in Hayward, California. Moonraker had yet

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Pure Project Beer Flight

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Jesse Pine grabbed his backpack, locked his Costa Rican door, picked up his buddy, Mat Robar, in San Diego, and headed to Colorado to summit a 12,253-footer. On the way up they discussed Costa Rica’s beauty, exotic fruit, and beer. Pine saw a rise in beer enthusiasm in Costa Rica. Two years later, the duo opened Manuel Antonio Brewing Company in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. The beer, scenery, and ingredients were good. The wastewater treatment, cold transportation, and other brewing infrastructures were not good. They moved the brewery to Miramar, San Diego, and renamed it Pure Project. They hired award-winning

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Belgian National Day Beer Flight

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Today isn’t just Thursday; it’s Belgian National Day — a celebration that dates back 188 years, to July 21 1831, and the happy moment when Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg swore allegiance to the Belgian constitution and became the first king of a newly forged European country. In Belgium, the anniversary will be marked with wild scenes and general merriment — or, at least, a few beers and maybe a walk in the park — from Antwerp to Zaventem. At Peaks and Pints, the anniversary will be marked by a Belgian beer tap takeover. In conjunction with the Belgian draft beer, we

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Citra LupoMax Beer Flight

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Two years ago this week, John I. Haas, Inc., a hops supplier and innovator based in the Yakima Valley, introduced its latest breakthrough in hop-forward brewing innovation, LupoMax. Backed by the John I. Haas Sensory Plus process, which combines sensory-based hop selection with advanced technical analysis and proprietary manufacturing process, LupoMax adds an invaluable solution to optimize hop flavors while reducing beer loss. The reduced vegetative matter of LupoMax pellets means less beer loss, less solid waste, and more beer to enjoy. The process offers a clean hop flavor and can be added at any stage in the brewing process,

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 7.19.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 7.19.22 Tuesday is a great new brews day! Abomination Brewing Social Distancing – Isolation: Brewed with golden promise, wheat, and flaked oats, this imperial hazy IPA is double dry hopped with Mosaic, Enigma, Nelson, Motueka, Strata, and Citra, 8.4% Aslan Brewing Offshore IPA: Collaboration with Georgetown Brewing, this West Coast IPA has the slightest hint of brown bread mingling with flavors of pithy orange and cantaloupe, plus an assertive bitterness finish, 6.5% Barclay Brewing Convergence: Collaboration with Spartacus Brewing from Brazil, this imperial stout brewed with Brazilian coffee, vanilla, and hazelnut, 14% Everybody’s

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Abomination Beer Flight

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Consider Abomination. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “a·bom·i·na·tion, /əˌbäməˈnāSH(ə)n/, noun,” means, “a thing that causes disgust or hatred.” According to Abomination Brewing in Pennsylvania, “The name ‘Abomination’ stems from the fact that for hundreds of years, Germany had a beer purity law, or Reinheitsgebot, that placed strict demands on what was and wasn’t legally allowed to put in beer. This law stifled creativity and forced German brewers to create only tradition styles of beer with little to no variation. It could be said that they would look at what ABC is doing as an abomination to what they consider

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 7.18.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 7.18.22 Have a case of the Mondays? New craft beer can help. … Abomination Brewing Reapers & Creepers: This juicy, hazy IPA is back double dry hopped with Citra, Mosaic, Nelson, Columbus, and Motueka, 6.66% Block 15 Brewing Animal Cookies: Hazy IPA packed with sticky, pungent hops unleashing a swirling circus of pineapple, tangerine, mango, pine, and dank herbs — balanced with sweet pale malt and malted oats for a soft mouthfeel and gentle finish, 7% Block 15 Hypnosis 2021: Brewed with specialty English malt, this rustic barleywine was matured for 12 months

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Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: Stovepipes

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Consider the stovepipe. First, the sales of craft beer and cider stovepipes, or 19.2-ounce cans, nationwide has more than doubled over the last three years to $177 million, according to IRI data. That’s up from about $66 million in 2018. The 19.2 format was the second-largest growth package in the U.S. last year behind 12-packs of hard seltzer, data show. Second, the stovepipe is a popular size at entertainment venues such as stadiums and concert venues, as well as convenient stores, where macro breweries typically sell 24-ounce cans. The large can size open ups a few additional avenues of business

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Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 7.17.22

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Peaks and Pints New Beer In Stock 7.17.22 Keep the weekend drive alive with Peaks and Pints New Beer in Stock 7.17.22. … Block 15 Brewing Wandelpad: Inspired by one of the finest Trappist beers Block 15 sampled in their travels through Belgium, their Wandelpad Belgian-style blonde ale is brewed with imported Belgian malts, Oregon-grown hops, and Trappist yeast for a classically Belgian balance of fruity esters, rustic grist character, and zesty hop finish, 6.5% Fast Fashion Brewing Crushed Ice: DDH IPA with Freestyle Nelson, Freestyle Motueka, Citra Lupomax, and Galaxy hops for notes of passionfruit, tangelo, and pine, 7.2%

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Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Fantôme Beer Flight

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Brewmaster Dany Prignon creates unique farmhouse ales with herbs, fruits, and spices. Since starting Brasserie Fantôme with his father in 1988, Prignon has put the tiny town of Soy, Belgium on the map for beer geeks world-wide. The brewery is a pilgrimage for overseas brewers, and quite a few of the newer craft operations in Belgium, despite Fantôme’s relative anonymity in his home country, which might be due to Fantôme exporting more than 90 percent of what it produces to other countries. A cartoon representation of a ghost hangs on the outside of Fantôme’s farmhouse building as well as being

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