Twilight Ale

Brewer Notes
Bright and crisp flavor profile—like the freshest citrus. An easy-drinking summer ale.
Malt Pale, Carapils, Crystal, Munich
Hops Northern Brewer, Amarillo, Cascade, US Tettnang Cert.
Alc. 5% IBU. 38 Cal. 162/12oz
  • Crisp
  • Grapefruit
  • Citrus

Summer has its own rules. As luck would have it, it also has its own beer. This clever golden-hued ale pours remarkably crisp and clean. A distinctive malt body complements a refreshing hop profile led by a heady dose of bold Amarillo hops. Enjoy.

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Twilight Ale

Twilight Ale Recipes

A tasty plate and a great pint is a match made in heaven. Our chefs find that together they can be even more beguiling than apart. Here are a few of their favorites.

Twilight Ale Pairings

Putting tasty Deschutes beer together with the right foods can be a match made in heaven.

Twilight Ale Awards

Some of the many awards we've won for our beers.

  • 2014
    U.S. Open Beer Championship - Gold
    European Beer Star - Bronze
    International Beer Challenge - Bronze
  • 2013
    U.S. Open Beer Championship - Gold
  • 2012
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Seasonal Pale Ale
    European Beer Star - Gold
  • 2011
    U.S. Open Beer Championship - Silver
  • 2010
    U.S. Open Beer Championship - Silver
    European Beer Star - Gold
  • 2003
    Great American Beer Festival - Gold

Twilight Ale Homebrew Recipe

Anyone passionate enough to homebrew has our respect. Also, in tribute, these handy blueprints of the nuts, bolts, hops, malts and nuances of our favorite brews.


Recipe Type
All Grain
Batch Size
5 Gallons
Original Gravity
Final Gravity
Boil Time
90 minutes
Fermentation Temp
65° F
Yeast Type
English Ale




Northern Brewer
US Tettnang