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Tag: Wingman Brewers Tacoma

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 »

Jan.
9th

Thirsty Thursday: PorterPalooza at Wingman Brewery

AA023708In today’s installment of Thirsty Thursday, an occasional feature about the people behind the booze of the South Sound, I checked in with Ken Thoburn, brewer-owner of Wingman Brewers in Tacoma. On Jan. 18, the brewery will pay homage to the dark-and-stormy weather with deep-and-dark brews of their own making. On tap will be seven different porters – all made by Wingman (I was impressed by that, you should be too). Read on. Read more »

Jan.
20th

South Sound beer notes: Harmon Tap Room offers take-out, 7 Seas Brewing moving to larger location

Just in time for the Super Bowl, the Harmon Tap Room will start pushing its take-out business with pizza and beer-by-the-growler to go. And in other very important South Sound beer news, 7 Seas Brewing in Gig Harbor is moving to a much bigger location. Read more »

June
16th

The Washington Brewers Festival is this weekend, and Tacoma’s Wingman, Harmon, 7 Seas and Trade Route will tap their beers

Four Tacoma area brewers will tap 17 beers at the Washington Brewers Festival this weekend at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore. The Harmon, Wingman Brewers, 7 Seas and Trade Route will represent the South Sound. The festival will tap 200 Washington brewed beers during the three-day festival that starts tomorrow. For a list of beers our local breweries will serve, click “more.” Read more »

April
13th

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 »