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Engine House No. 9 celebrates the big 4-0 this weekend

Engine House No. 9 has made it to the big 4-0. And it’s never looked better. And I’m not just saying that because I want it to feel good about its aging self. Since X Group restaurants bought the brewpub in July 2011, the menu has been lightly tweaked for the better and head brewer Shane Johns has been brewing some interesting beers. A kriek Johns brewed this summer tapped out so quickly, I didn’t even get a chance to write about it. To celebrate their 40th anniversary this weekend, they’ll roll back some prices, revisit some old menu items and run a beer-by-the-pitcher special. Because today is National Drink Beer Day, you really should get down there and have some. Read more »


Wingman Brewers is ready to go live at Tacoma’s Red Hot with a release party April 21

It’s been a long wait for the suds, but Wingman Brewers is about to go live with its first public tapping. The niche Tacoma brewery that received its licensing in late February will have a release party at 6 p.m. April 21 at the Red Hot, a place that I love for craft brews and stellar dogs. On tap at the party will be Read more »


Hop heads: Parkway Tavern’s IPA Fest is this weekend; plus Tacoma Craft Beer Festival tickets now on sale

Hey hop heads: 50 beers, two days, year five.

This Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28-29, is the Parkway Tavern’s fifth annual IPA Fest. Also, tickets for the Tacoma Craft Beer Festival just went on sale. Click “more” to read details. Read more »