Tacoma Brewing One Year Anniversary – Saturday November 9th!

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It was just about a year ago that we poured our first beer. Milestones since then include taking part in The Big Beer Fest and the Tacoma Craft Beer Festival, kegging and distributing our beer, expanding taproom hours, and of course meeting tons of awesome people!

In celebration, we are putting together an evening of special beers, food vendors, live music, and giveaways! And possibly some of Kenna’s awesome beer cupcakes made with our own Bourbon Stout!

We look forward to seeing you!

Event Date: Saturday, November 9 – 5-9pm


Join Tacoma Brewing at the 2013 Tacoma Craft Beer Festival – September 7th!


Join Tacoma Brewing Company and nearly 80 other breweries for what is set to be one of the largest single day beer festivals in the Northwest! We’re planning on serving our Penalty Kick Triple IPA, Extra Big & Spicy Dark Ginger Ale, and Imperial Bourbon Stout. Plus for those opting for the VIP ticket (available online) a Rum & Raisin Vanilla Porter… mmmmm!

Plus craft ciders and regional wines will also be there!

Get your advance tickets at Tacoma Brewing – $30 cash – while they last!

5.5 oz commemorative taster cup + 10 tasting tokens
Additional 5.5 oz pours: $1.50

At Cheney Stadium
noon – 9pm (last call is at 8:30pm)
2502 S. Tyler St. Tacoma, WA 98405
21+ only ID required

Celebrate National Drink Outside Day With Tacoma Brewing!

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Ok, so there really isn’t a National Drink Outside Day, we just made that up. But there really should be one – and it should last all summer!

So, in celebration of the inauguration of our outdoor seating area (aka beer garden) we have THREE new beers! Belma IPA made with rare and desirable Belma hops, Rum Aged Stout, and Pecan Rum Porter! The fun starts at 5pm.

Here’s the full tap list:
– Belma IPA
– Penalty Kick Triple IPA
– Infinity Double IPA
– Aristotle’s Golden Mean IPA
– NW Imperial Pale Ale
– Rum Aged Stout
– Pecan Rum Aged Porter
– Pomegranate Porter
– The Offensive German Dark Ale
– Summer Wheat Ale
– Golden Ginger Ale
– Classic Ginger Ale Cocktail
– Strawberry Rhubarb Ginger Ale

Open Thursdays and Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.

Fruits of Summer Beer Celebration Starts Thursday July 18th!


Join us as we celebrate the summer harvest! We will feature limited beers infused with locally grown raspberries, strawberries, rhubarb, and other fun things we find at the farmers market! The beer celebration runs Thursday and Friday 5-9pm and Saturday 3-9pm.

In keeping with the spirit of Going Local, fruit from the Farmers Market was used. And, in the spirit of keeping things light for Summer, most of the beers are based on a 4% American wheat ale – except for the Stout, which despite it’s enormous body, comes in at 6.4%.

– Raspberry Wheat
– Strawberry Wheat
– Blueberry Wheat
– Rhubarb Wheat
– Jalapeno Mango Wheat
– Pineapple Mango Wheat
– Blackberry Imperial Stout


Two New Beers & This Week’s Tap List


Boy do we have a treat for you! The new session version of our 11% Penalty Kick Double IPA gets tapped tonight for the first time! It’s called Penalty Session (IPA) and it comes in at a very sessionable 4%! It has all the hops of its big brother but you can drink it all day without causing too much damage

Also new this week is a Dark German Ale made with Belma hops. This is the newly released hop that has light strawberry notes and a soft bittering quality… and it is DELICIOUS!

Here’s the full tap list for this week:
– Pomegranate Porter
– Bourbon Stout
– Coffee Stout
– Ginger Ale Dark
– Classic Ginger Ale Cocktail
– Penalty Kick IIPA
– Penalty Session IPA
– Aristotle’s Golden Mean IPA
– Infinity Double IPA
– NW Amber
– Dark German Belma Ale
– Packwood Pale (named after the great Packwood Forest, not the Senator!)

Open 5-9pm Thursdays and Fridays, 3-9pm Saturdays.



Tap List for the Week of May 26th

Wow! Thursday came up fast this week! Stop by tonight 5-9pm for our latest ever changing offerings! New this week is a light and creamy – and assertively gingery – ginger ale!

Here’s the full tap list:
– Imperial Espresso Stout
– Espresso Stout Float
– Ginger Lite (served with lemon slice)
– Aristotle’s Golden Mean IPA
– Penalty Kick Double IPA
– Infinity Double IPA
– Bourbon Stout
– NW Amber
– NW Pale
– Packwood Pale (named after the great Packwood Forest, not the Senator!)

As always, we’ll be open 5-9pm Thursday and Friday, 3-9pm Saturday. Stop by and pick up a pint or growler fill!

New Ginger Lite Premiering Tonight!

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Stop by tonight for the tapping of our new ginger ale – Ginger Lite! It is 5.5% ABV and made with fresh ginger, cane sugar, and British Ale yeast (Nottingham). It is light and creamy yet with an assertive ginger bite. The Nottingham yeast adds a complexity of flavor as well as lends a creaminess to it.

We’ll be tapping it at 5pm today and serving until 9pm. It should also be available tomorrow and Saturday too 🙂

Hours Update

By popular demand, we recently added Saturdays to the schedule! Our taproom hours are now Thursdays and Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm. Stay tuned as we will be expanding them again over the summer. See you soon! Also stay tuned for special events we are taking part in!


Tap List Update

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Our tap board is running out of room! New this week is the latest batch of Penalty Kick IIPA and WOW does it have a kick! We added an additional 1/2 pound of hops with TONS of dry hopping. SUPER citrusy! And it is just under 10% ABV. But it drinks like a 7%

Also new this week is a batch of our regular Infinity IPA. Super smooth and citrusy it clocks in at a solid 7% ABV.

ALSO ALSO! back this week is our Big & Spicy Ginger Ale. It is full bodied from tons of molasses, spicy from tons of ginger, and super dry at 7.6% ABV.

Here’s the full tap list:
– Big and Spicy Ginger Ale
– Classic Ginger Ale Cocktail – made with our Big and Spicy Ginger Ale, Pineapple juice, bitters, and a lime wedge. Served on the rocks
– Penalty Kick IIPA
– Infinity IPA (on deck)
– Coffee Porter
– Bourbon Stout
– Packwood Pale
– Cherry Pomegranate Stout
– Conundrum Barleywine? IPA? (13%)
– Imperial Honey Wheat – made with new Belma hops
– NW Amber
– NW Pale

We’ll are open Thursdays and Fridays from 5-9pm and Saturdays from 3-9pm.