1897 Pale Lager

1897 Pale Lager

5.0% ABV / 20 IBU

1897 Pale Lager is named after the year Pacific Brewing & Malting Co. was originally established in Downtown Tacoma. An all-malt, premium Pale American Lager and a modern tribute to the original Pacific Beer. Both delicious and refreshing, it is the craft beer alternative to mass market lagers.


Prairie Line IPA

6.0% ABV / 82 IBU

Railroad lines of the Northern Pacific included the Prairie Line, a stretch of track that served Pacific Brewing & Malting Co. back in the day. Prairie Line IPA features Citra and Mosaic hops. It is light-bodied and a very drinkable 6% with nice aroma of tropical and citrus fruits including tangerine, mango and melon. Finishes dry and clean with a mild bitterness.

Potomac Citra Pale

Potomac Citra Pale

6.0% ABV / 42 IBU

The Potomac Sample Room was located at the Pacific Brewing & Malting Co. brewery on Jefferson Street in Downtown Tacoma over 100 years ago. It was Tacoma’s original tap room. Potomac Citra Pale is a medium bodied single hop beer showcasing Citra hops from the Yakima Valley. Potomac’s aroma provides strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, and passion fruit.

Dirty Skoog Double IPA

8.1% ABV / 73 IBU

Dirty Skoog Double IPA is named after The Skoog Saloon, a blind pig speakeasy that is rumored to have operated somewhere in Old Tacoma during Prohibition. We’d like to think it still exists. Dirty Skoog is a medium bodied double IPA with a crisp and refreshing bitter character perfectly balanced with malt character.


Grit City Porter

6.2 ABV / 37 IBU

Grit City Porter is named after Tacoma’s blue collar nickname, Grit City, and the beer consumed by street porters in 18th century England. Grit City Porter is a dark, almost opaque, brown color and a creamy brown head. Roasted coffee-toffee flavors and aromas from large amounts of crystal and chocolate malts. Very smooth and drinkable despite being full-bodied.

Red Front Northwest Red

5.2 ABV / 34 IBU

Red Front is named after a pre-prohibition Tacoma saloon that almost certainly served our beer back in the day. Red Front Northwest Red is a Single Malt and Single Hop beer made from 100% Best Malz Red X malt and 100% Yakima grown Cascade hops. An intense red color, malty, full-bodied flavor and mild hop character. An approachable Red Ale that is smooth and easy drinking.