The enduring quality of Deschutes Brewery’s Reserve Series is no more apparent than with the 6th release of The Abyss. This imperial stout is the heart and soul of the Reserve Series. It built the house and raised the wax-topped roof. Then brought the house down. The Abyss is the wheelhouse and the lighthouse. It epitomizes great accomplishments. Its success is the bar to measure all other adventures.
Congratulations are in order for Brian Faivre (left) and Cam O’Connor (right) who have just been promoted from assistant brewmaster to brewmaster! Brian and Cam have been instrumental in creating many of the new beers that have been brought to our fans over the last few years and were chosen for their abilities to both innovate and lead. For the full press release click here. Cheers guys!
Denver Base Camp has begun! Join us for an amazing week of specialty beer tastings, beer and food pairings, and appearances by Woody, the giant beer barrel on wheels. Several of our brand ambassadors, including one of our brewers, will be on hand at the events below to provide some in-the-trenches insight into our courageously crafted brews.
Photo taken by Celebrator Beer News
We are very excited to announce that we came home this weekend from the 2011 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO, with some new hardware! Above, Larry, Alicia, Jake and Ryan pose with Charlie Papazian as they accept one of three awards.
We are bringing our Base Camp campaign back to Seattle for an amazing week of specialty beer tastings, beer and food pairings, and appearances by Woody, the giant beer barrel on wheels. Deschutes Brewery ambassadors and fanatics will be on hand to provide some in-the-trenches insight into our courageously crafted brews at the following events:
We had a slow start to the summer in Bend this year, but I believe I’ve figured out a way to extend it for a couple more months (those of you who live in Phoenix may not want to hear this). It’s a calendar thing. In our little microclimate of Bend we have summer during the 7th and 8th months of the year (July and August). Here we define “summer” as a period of time where the chances of your plants freezing are generally below 50%. Summer’s a funny word isn’t it? Say it a few times out loud: summer, summer, summer.