Browsing the "Beer" Tag

Tacoma-inspired Halloween costumes

October 26th, 2015 | by Kate Albert Ward

This year, forgo the debasing generic Halloween costume from a warehouse store in favor of a creative costume that displays your Tacoma pride. Join author Kate Albert Ward and local cartoonist R.R. Anderson in exploring just a few of the many possibilities for Tacoma-specific costumes


Loaded questions: on leaving Tacoma

December 17th, 2012 | by Kase Johnstun

On our last night in Tacoma, my wife Mary and I were happy. We sat on our deck at Dash Point, in a home we rented but could never afford to buy, and welcomed our friends. One week earlier, I took a faculty position at Kansas State. It was a great opportunity. It was a good job at a great university. There was no decision to be made. Two days earlier, we flew back from Kansas City to Tacoma, packed up our entire house, and mourned our departure


The Pains of Drinking Locally

October 29th, 2012 | by Daniel Rahe

When pondering the beers that are actually brewed in Tacoma’s city limits, many beer enthusiasts might lower their countenance and take on the posture of someone suffering from mild gastric distress. It’s a discomfort that isn’t often spoken of in a city that’s so fiercely supportive, insular, and defensive. But the discomfort is there


Post Def Nerdery: Pint Defiance

July 25th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

As some of you may or may not know, local heroes Barry and Renee Watson will, this fall, open Pint Defiance, a new specialty beer and taproom over by Tacoma Community College. And although (like most good adult Tacomans) I love beer, particularly specialty beer, I also (like most good Tacomans of any age), love Tacoma-centric t-shirts and swag


Gritty City Food Reviews Stink

November 7th, 2011 | by Gritty City Food

Tacoma is so well known for it’s aroma, and Stink is the perfect example of how that aroma is shifting toward a more delightful odor. We’ve traded burnt socks and rotten eggs for aged cheese and cured meats. I think we got the better end of that bargain



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