Entries Tagged as 'Deschutes'

Deschutes The Abyss Returns

December 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

Not long after unleashing the much anticipated Dissident, Deschutes is already moving on to their next big release. The Abyss is available at the Deschutes locations in Bend and Portland today, and bottles will be released here in Seattle (and elsewhere) “soon after”. This is the fifth annual release of The Abyss, and this 11% ABV imperial stout has […]

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DRAFT Magazine’s Top 25 Beers of 2010 Includes Northwest Beers

November 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

DRAFT Magazine has released their annual Top 25 beers of the year list, and it includes three beers from northwest breweries. The list is not just for new beers. These beers can be new, long-time favorites, perfect examples of a style, or crazy experimentations. Essentially, it is a list of personal favorite beers from 2010 for the […]

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Deschutes Base Camp Week in Seattle Continues Through Sunday

September 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Beer & Food, Events, Oregon Breweries

Deschutes Brewery is in town for their Seattle Base Camp this week, and there are several chances for you to get in on the fun. They drove their giant beer barrel shaped bar on wheels, Woody, up from Bend, and brewers and reps will be on hand at events. Here is their full schedule for the remainder […]

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Grab A Beer: Deschutes Hop in the Dark

June 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Deschutes Hop in the Dark Alcohol by Volume: 6.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown! Intro: You can call the style Cascadian Dark Ale (C.D.A.) as Deschutes does, or call it a Black IPA like many other breweries. I’ll leave that argument to others. Whatever you call it, the style has […]

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Beer Porn: Weekend Stout Tasting

March 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Random Beer Pics

Mmmm….stouts. I’d been saving up some special stouts for a tasting, and we broke them out with a bunch of friends (no, Jeanne & I didn’t drink this all ourselves!) this past weekend. Here is what is close to the full beer list: 2006 & 2009 Full Sail Black Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout […]

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Deschutes Jubel to Be Released for First Time Since 2000

January 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer Releases, Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Two centuries ago, it seems that Deschutes discovered a hidden gem of a beer when a clumsy burglar dropped a stolen keg of the popular Jubelale ouside the Deschutes brewery and it proceeded to freeze. When Deschutes owner, Gary Fish, discovered the keg the next morning, more than half the liquid had frozen and the […]

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Fresh Hops in Portland (And Why Fresh Hop Mirror Pond Might Be the Best Hoppy Beer I’ve Ever Had)

October 12th, 2009 · 10 Comments · Beer Reviews, Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

The Beer Retard & I hit quite a few spots on our Friday/Saturday trip down to Portland this past weekend, but the trip had one obvious common thread: drink as much great fresh hop beer as we can get our hands on. In addition to Saturday’s Fresh Hop Tastival at Oak’s Park with 30+ fresh hop beers […]

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Thoughts from the Oregon Brewers Festival Weekend

July 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Oregon Breweries

This was now my 4th year in a row heading down to the OBF, and this visit was just as enjoyable as the previous years. This is one of the most well-run festivals that I attend each year. They’ve been doing this for 22 years, and it shows. The lines to get in aren’t bad and move […]

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Results of Round 3 of the National IPA Championship

March 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments · California Beer, Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

The NW was well represented in round 3 with five beers still alive. They battled it out over the weekend, and the results are in for the Elite 8. Deschutes Inversion IPA ended the run of Boundary Bay IPA (my favorite…), Rogue Yellow Snow IPA took down the Marin IPA, the Big Sky IPA beat out […]

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Portland Paradise – Part 1

February 8th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

A trip to Portland is always a pleasure, and when Jeanne and I hit the town this past weekend it turned out to be one of my best visits ever. We were looking for a weekend getaway to relax, and after finding a $99/night deal at a swanky new place called the Nines in downtown […]

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