A Deschutes Twist on Some All-American Favorites!


Land of the free and home of the red, white, and brew. Whether you’re floating the river, barbecuing, or simply spending some quality time with friends and family, there’s nothing better than cracking open a craft beer and taking it all in. Are you hosting a BBQ or attending a pot luck to celebrate Independence Day? How about COOKING WITH BEER?? We've got a few different pairing options perfect for any backyard chef or indoor baker.

Beer Pancakes

Sub Title: 
Beer is not just for lunch & dinner anymore...
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


2 C pancake mix
2 Tbs sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
5 eggs, beaten
2 Tbs butter, melted
1/2 C Chainbreaker White IPA

Spent Grain White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

Sub Title: 
Use leftover grain from brewing to make these delicious morsels!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


2/3 C butter, softened
2/3 C brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 ½ C spent grain
1 ½ C flour
1 Tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 C dried cranberries
2/3 C white chocolate chips

Creole-Inspired Obsidian Stout Chili

Sub Title: 
A little spice is really nice!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


1 pound ground beef, turkey, or pork
1/2 pounds sausage, sliced (andouille preferred)
1/2 pound chicken, chopped (1 can of rinsed and drained red beans can be substituted)
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
1 medium poblano pepper, chopped
2 stalks of celery, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 (or more) cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 C green onions, chopped
1 small can fire roasted green chilis
3 (14 oz) cans of diced tomatoes
1 (12 oz) bottle of Obsidian Stout
1 Tbs chili powd

Bacon and Beer Cheddar Cheese Soup

Sub Title: 
Beer, Bacon & Cheese Soup? Sign Us Up!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


1/2 lb bacon, cut into small squares
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 large jalapeno, seeded and chopped
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbs thyme, chopped
1/4 C all-purpose flour
2¼ C low sodium chicken broth
4 Tbs butter
1 12oz bottle of Deschutes River Ale
1/2 lb Cheddar cheese, shredded
4 oz Smoked cheddar cheese, shredded
1 C heavy cream
Pinch of salt and pepper

Obsidian Stout Chocolate Cake

Sub Title: 
Perfect for that chocolate lover in your life!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


2 C all-purpose flour
1 ½ C super fine sugar
10 Tbs unsalted butter
3/4 C unsweetenend cocoa
1/2 C dark brown sugar
3/4 C sour cream
2 eggs
1 Tbs pure vanilla extract
2 ½ tsp baking soda
1/3 tsp salt 1 C Obsidian Stout
Your favorite chocolate frosting if you want even more chocolate...

Mirror Pond Pale Ale Shrimp Ceviche

Sub Title: 
Cool, crisp and healthy!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


1 lb. wild shrimp (cooked, peeled, deveined and cleaned)
1 whole cucumber, chopped
1 avocado
½ C red bell pepper or orange bell pepper
½ C yellow bell pepper
½ C fresh cilantro, chopped fine
2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
3 oz Mirror Pond Pale Ale (then drink the rest)
Juice from 1 lime
Juice from 1 lemon
½ jalapeno pepper, finely diced (seeds and white ribs removed)
1 Tbs shallot, finely diced
Salt and pepper to taste

Brewmaster Dinner at Indian Head Casino

Enjoy tasty food paired with Deschutes beer!
Sat, Jun 15
6 pm - 9 pm
Indian Head Casino
3236 Hwy 26
Warm Springs, OR
Have we got a treat in store for you. The Executive Chef at the newly opened Indian Head Casino has created a menu that will delight your taste buds and pair perfectly with a variety of Deschutes beers.

Beer Dinner Menu:
Roasted Red Pepper and Shrimp Pizzettes- Paired with Deschutes River Ale, with a low alcohol content combines effortlessly with a mellow malt bill, punctuated by a hop profile featuring a citrus-floral one-two punch.


Obsidian Stout Mac & Cheese

Sub Title: 
Beer makes everything taste better, even mac & cheese!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


4 C cooked pasta
1 C Tillamook white cheddar cheese, grated
1 C bread crumbs, toasted
4 C heavy cream
1 tsp olive oil
1 leek, thinly sliced
1 small shallot, minced
1 Tbs peppercorns
1 bay leaf
1/4 C Obsidian Stout
1/2 Tbs salt

Beer Dinner in Bend

at Pine Tavern
Thu, May 23
6 pm - 9 pm
Pine Tavern
967 NW Brooks St
Bend, OR
(541) 382-5581
Join us on the patio overlooking the beautiful Mirror Pond for a delicious beer dinner at Pine Tavern. Chef Eric McElroy has created a menu that will delight your taste buds and pair perfectly with a variety of Deschutes beers.

Beer Dinner Menu:
Grilled Diver Scallop
Sweet potato pancake, cayenne pepper-granny smith apple caramel drizzle
Paired with Mirror Pond Pale Ale

Smoked Tomato Bisque
Maple and black pepper cured pancetta, artichoke and goat cheese crostini
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