Red Chair NWPA Travels Down Under

Kangaroo

Being named “World’s Best Beer” at the World Beer Awards in London, England for the 2nd time in the last 4 years, I thought it was time to do some world traveling of my own. Most of the time when someone accomplishes something Big, they usually go to the happiest place on Earth…for me, being a NW Pale Ale and all, I needed to chill, so I ventured to the land down under-- Australia!

Base Camp Schedule for 2014

Base

We are excited to announce the dates and cities for our fourth year of “Base Camp for Beer Fanatics”, a week of specialty beer tastings, beer and food pairings, pub crawls, and overall celebration of craft beer goodness. This year, we will be bringing our brewers, ambassadors and damn tasty brews to the following locations:

Focused on Fresh Beer

A few folks from our Sensory Panel took some time to talk about our sensory program, commitment to consistently delivering fresh beer to our fans, and why we include a "best by date" on our labels. After you watch this short film, let us know if you have any questions in the comments section below.

Hitting the Slopes with Tiny House

We're stoked to partner with Outdoor Research this year by keeping their Tiny House taps flowing with damn tasty beer! And Woody can't wait to camp alongside Tiny House in early February up at Mt. Bachelor. Follow the tour on Instagram and Twitter by searching #ORTinyHouseTour. Now we just need some snow.

Taking "The Kids" Sightseeing in Philly!

Philly

Philadelphia…the city of brotherly love and cheesesteaks! We were lucky enough to have a few hours free during a very busy, event filled Base Camp Week to take “The Kids” sightseeing around our first East Coast city!

We decided to hit up the three main sights every tourist should see when they are in downtown Philly:
1) The “Rocky Steps”
2) The Love Statue at Love Park
3) The Liberty Bell

There are lots of other amazing sights and museums but when you’ve only got three hours before your next big event, these are right up there on the top of the list.

Jubelale 2013 Artist Slideshow

Before the Jubelale season comes to an end, we want to share the slideshow that this year's artist, Avlis Leumas, put together. It's always interesting to see how the artist brings their concept to life and to know what inspired them along the way. We hope you enjoyed this year's amazing artwork as much as you enjoyed the beer. Long live Ollie. Cheers!

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Art, Brewery, Craft Beer, jubelale

On 25 and More…

Deschutes

New Years Eve, 1988; it seems like a month ago this week started. The busiest week in the brief history of the brewpub, far busier than any that preceded it. Everyone’s tired. But everyone’s still game for what is to come. I’m tired, really tired, but relieved that people still want to come out and see us. I’m tired because my Christmas day was largely spent with a hot water hose held on the cone of one fermenter we are still trying to get started. Fortunately, I have a great wife and great parents that kept me company for a large part of that day. Even more fortunately, it seems like we might survive this week, and this first year (6-months really) and, although we’re battered, we’re still here, still in business. I’m excited for our new bookkeeper who is starting in a week. It’ll be the third we’ve had in the first 6 months and I don’t need to be hiring another one. So many things to do and all I can think about is getting some rest. Oh well, no one asked me to be here. I guess I’ll keep going and look for things to improve. We got our beer to the Mountain (Bachelor) and they seem to be happy. I haven’t skied yet, but, then again, don’t think I’ll have time this winter. We have a city league team that I’m on and I think I can get to the race, then come right back to the pub, if I time it right. It’ll be nice to ski, but I’d sure like a warm up run, or two….

What To Do With All Of Those Cookies...

So the family has come and gone this Holiday Season and all that remains of their visit is COOKIES! Lots of cookies! There are oatmeal raisin, sugar, peanut butter, chocolate chip, chocolate chunk chocolate, and snickerdoodles galore. Rather then go on a binge and eat all of them in one sitting, we've got a recommendation for you. How about a Deschutes Beer & Cookie Pairing with your friends? Get out your cookie sheets, sample glasses and head on down to your mix and match 6-pack store for your favorite Deschutes beers. We had a ton of fun eating and sipping and sipping and eating and we hope you will too! Here is our version of a "Cookie Sheet!" Cheers & Hoppy Holidays!

Cookie

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Beer, brews, cookies, cooking with beer, food

Season's Greetings!

Season's

From our neck of the woods to yours...
Wishing you the hoppiest of holiday seasons.
From your friends at Deschutes Brewery.
Cheers!

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Brewery, jubelale
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