Cheers to Summer!
Craft Beer & Wine Tasting, sponsored by 96.5 Jack FM and the The News Tribune.
Guests 21 or over can enjoy local craft beers and wines in a peaceful cafe atmosphere, listening to live music, within the Rose Garden at The Taste!
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:
WHERE: Rose Garden
WHEN: Each day from 11 am - close
COST: $18 - package includes five tastings in a commemorative tasting glass. Plus, if you'd like to sip a little more, additional tasting tickets can be purchased onsite for $2.00 each.
NEW!!! The Experience Taste Package
The Ultimate Summer Get Together – Taste of Tacoma® - is offering a NEW discount package that combines our Craft Beer and Wine Tasting with the Taste's most prestigious food attraction - South Sound Bites – where 5 top local restaurants come together and serve up a LARGE TASTE-SIZE portion of the restaurants featured menu item.
- Trip through South Sound Bites - 5 Large Tastes for a great cause in support of Emergency Food Network
- VIP Fast-line access to South Sound Bites
- Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Starter Package – souvenir tasting glass and 5 beverage (beer or wine) tickets
COST: $30 online (Retail onsite $35)
CRAFT BEER- SAMPLE DELICIOUS LOCAL CRAFT BEERS FROM THESE BREWERIES:
Gig Harbor Brewing Co. - Founded in 2015 by John Fosberg, long-time Gig Harbor, WA resident and beer enthusiast. Gig Harbor Brewing has built a solid reputation for producing highly drinkable traditional-style ales.
Pouring: Giggly Blonde. Harbor Hazy IPA. Round Rock IPA
Chainline Brewing Company - Brewing on an 11 Hectoliter copper brewhouse from the Czech Republic creates unique recipes and utilize processes and equipment not often seen on this side of the Atlantic
Pouring: Polaris Pilsner. Tune Up IPA. Seasonal Beer.
Hellbent Brewing Company - From crisp golden ale to floral jasmine wheat, meticulously crafted brews with the best ingredients to ensure the highest quality beer every time.
Pouring: Dang Citra IPA. IPA. Funky Red Patina Red Ale
Schooner Exact Brewing Co. - Schooner EXACT produces over a dozen varieties of beer including seasonals, barrel-aged imperials, and sour ales.
Odd Otter Brewing Company - They're not like the 'otter' guys.
WINES- TASTE DELICIOUS LOCAL WINES FROM THESE WINERIES:
Silver Lake Winery - Washington’s largest consumer owned winery with award-winning premium, super-premium and ultra-premium wines
Pouring: Silver Lake Riesling. Silver Lake Redblend, Silver Lake Roza Rose'
Samson Estates Winery - Small Family-Owned Winery Located In The Nooksack Valley In The Northernmost Corner Of Washington State’s Puget Sound Appellation
Pouring: Delilah Raspberry Wine. Samson Estates 2016 Yakima Valley Riesling. Delilah Blackberry Wine, Delilah Blueberry Wine
Vino Aquino Winery - Local Tacoma Family Winery
Pouring: Cloud 9 Peach Chardonnay, Monkey's Uncle Blackberry Merlot & Tacoma Harbor Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, and Muscat.
Enjoy Happy Hour specials each day from 11am - 2pm!
HAPPY HOUR DEALS:
- $3 off a Craft Beer or Wine Tasting package
- Get $5 off your Craft Beer or Wine Tasting Package
- Free corking on a bottle of wine to all BECU members – a $5 savings! Offer available all day for BECU Card members.
Simply show proof of membership at the wine and craft beer sales tent: BECU debit card, credit card or bank statement.
The Fine Print- Only one discount can be applied at a time & deals cannot be combined. Must be 21 or older to drink in the Rose Garden.
The Rose Garden Stage sponsored by 95.7 The Jet features jazz and singer-song writers all weekend. The Rose Garden itself showcases an enclosed area landscaped with many fragrant rose bushes, well-kept walking paths and a trio of gazebos.