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Tag: Narrows Brewing

Feb.
27th

A week of suds: Tacoma Beer Week begins Monday

Wingman Brewers operates a taproom in the Tacoma Dome neighborhood. The brewery is one of 7 in Tacoma participating in Tacoma Beer Week, March 3-8 at local taprooms and breweries. Thomas Soerenes/Staff photographer
Wingman Brewers operates a taproom in the Tacoma Dome neighborhood. The brewery is one of 7 in Tacoma participating in Tacoma Beer Week, March 3-8 at local taprooms and breweries. Thomas Soerenes/Staff photographer

In true Tacoma fashion, brewing a special-release beer for Tacoma Beer Week percolated over a pint (or three).

Two brewers invited another to help. Another brewer pitched in. And then another and another. The idea was to gather as many Tacoma brewers as possible to collaborate on a beer that would do something every Tacoma brewer wants: Get more people to drink Tacoma-brewed beer.

In all, brewers from seven Tacoma breweries — including one that isn’t yet open — collaborated on Tacoma Neo Noir, a Belgian-style black IPA brewed for Tacoma Beer Week, which begins Monday and includes events and special beer releases at Tacoma breweries and taverns known for their craft tap selections (find a partial schedule below, but more events are at ­facebook.com/­tacomabeerweek). Read more »

July
30th

First sips: Narrows Brewing in Tacoma and NW Caps N Taps in Bonney Lake, Sourfest at E9

Head brewer Joe Walts with malted barley at Narrows Brewing Co. in Tacoma near Day Island. Peter Haley/Staff photographer
Head brewer Joe Walts with malted barley at Narrows Brewing Co. in Tacoma near Day Island. Peter Haley/Staff photographer

What pairs well with summer?

Beer.

Lucky us, new brew destinations have opened in recent weeks. Featured here are Tacoma’s Narrows Brewing and the Bonney Lake taproom and bottle shop NW Caps N Taps. I’ve also got an update on the reopening of University Place’s Ale House, which closed after a fire July 12. And coming up this Saturday – a festival of sour and wild beers, called Sourfest, at Engine House No. 9. Read more »