Storage Wars: How To Age Your Reserve Series Beer

Storage

Are you excited or what? You just found that Reserve Series beer you've been looking for and after purchasing this high ABV (alcohol by volume) 22 ounce bottle, you get home, look at the label, and notice that it says: "Best After" January 2016. You think to yourself: "WHAT?!?, I have to wait a year before I am able to drink this beer?" Then the internal conversation begins inside your own head, "Should I drink this now, or add it to my cellar?"

Spit or Swallow: Differences Between Tasting Beer & Wine

Spit

If you're reading this, it is either due to the suggestive title, or maybe you just really want to know the differences between tasting beer and still wine (wine without bubbles). As the saying goes, "it takes a lot of beer to make great wine." This is because after tasting high abv (alcohol by volume) wine all day, winemakers sometimes just want to drink a beer. The same may be said for brewers too. After making beer after beer, and tasting a sample from every batch, it may be nice to sit at the home at the end of the day and slowly sip on a glass of wine. Whether you prefer beer, wine or both, you may often wonder to yourself... "I know it's ok to swirl, sip and spit wine to taste it, but is that how to taste beer too?" Well, we did a bit of "research" and came up with some answers for you!

Beer Machines: A Steampunk Ode To The Craft Revolution

Industrial machines that dispense beer, live music, & beer!
Thu, Apr 16 - Fri, Apr 17
8 pm - 1 am
Pure Space
1315 NW Overton
Portland, OR
Join us for a memorable evening with a Beer-Dispensing Art Competition, Immersive Circus Theater and an array of Live Music! This year’s Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is in our backyard so we're throwing a huge warehouse party full of surprises!

Thai Wings of Fire

Sub Title: 
Spicy and delicious!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe
Brews: 

Ingredients

Thai Wings
12 chicken wings
1 C soy sauce
1 C olive oil
1½ C sesame oil
1/2 C crushed red chili flakes
1/8 C ground cumin seed
1/4 lb minced garlic
1/4 of a bunch cilantro, chopped
1/4 lb ginger, chopped
1 C lime juice
3/4 C creamy peanut butter
1/4 C sugar, granulated

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a 2 quart container and, using an immersion blender, mix the ingredients together thoroughly then toss with chicken wings in frying oil.

Buffalo Wings

Sub Title: 
Hot Wings and a beer...what a perfect combo!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe

Ingredients

32 oz Franks Red Hot Sauce
4 oz butter
12 chicken wings
Bowl full of flour
Frying oil

Beer, Wings and Football

Wings

Beer, chicken wings, and football pair perfectly together, and with the "The Big Game" coming up this weekend, we thought it would be fun to do a Deschutes beer and wing pairing that you could mimic at home.

Everyone has their favorite wings and their favorite wing spot and these spots almost always have beer! When we asked Central Oregon fans on Facebook to list their wing favorites, the recommendations were far and wide from fried to baked and from regular Buffalo Hotwings, to Honey Cajun BBQ.

Red Chair Rally!

Ride the red chair at Mt. Bachelor & win!
Sun, Feb 8
10 am - 2:30 pm
Mt. Bachelor
13000 SW Century Drive
Bend, OR
Red

Join the Deschutes crew up at Mt. Bachelor on February 8th for the RED CHAIR RALLY! The red chair lift will be open from 10am-2pm and during that time, find samples of the beer at the bottom of the lift & get some red chair raffle tickets from staff in "Where's Waldo?" hats to win swag galore & even be entered to win a snowboard. Raffle takes place at the Clearing Rock Bar at 2pm & a snowboard will be raffled off right at 2:30pm. We'll see you up there for a killer time! Cheers...

Jubel 2015 Release Celebration

It's like a SUPER-Jubelale!
Fri, Feb 6
11 am - 11 pm
Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House
210 NW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR
(503) 296-4906

Not only will you get to enjoy this "Super" Jubelale 5 years before we were gonna originally release it, but order a pairing try and work your way through tasty small bites that pair perfectly with this beer. We'll have bottles and snifters for sale and samples so you can give it a try. Cheers!

Jubel

Jubel 2015 Release Celebration

It's like a SUPER-Jubelale!
Fri, Feb 6
11 am - 11 pm
Deschutes Brewery Bend Public House
1044 NW Bond Street
Bend, OR
(541) 382-9242

We are proud to announce our 3rd vintage release of the Jubel 2015, Friday, February 6th. Come enjoy the rich, smooth flavors of this 12 month barrel-aged beer some people know as “Super Jubel;”and be enchanted by our paired culinary specials. Samples, Specials, Swag giveaways, and snifters of Jubel 2015 served all day.

Jubel

Crab Fest (Saturday)

All-you-can-eat CRAB paired with tasty beer!
Sat, Feb 28
6 pm - 10 pm
Deschutes Brewery - Mountain Room
901 SW Simpson Ave.
Bend, OR
(541) 385-8606
You won’t have any reason to be crabby if you attend this feast - how could you be when dining on all things crab? Crab appetizers and the famous crab boil with lots of delicious crab, Andouille sausage, corn & shrimp - you’ll eat like a king or queen! Enjoy the bounty of the sea, along with tasty Deschutes beers that pair wonderfully with the crab and dessert. $85/person includes food, beer, gratuity and all the crab you can eat! Tickets in the link above...

There are 2 dates for this event because they sell out fast!
February 27th and February 28th.
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