Brews

On June 27th, 1988, Deschutes Brewery opened for business with our Bend Public House in downtown Bend, Oregon. After three decades of Deschutes beer, we have much to celebrate. If you're new, here's a brief Q&A: Q: You mean Deschutes Brewery...
It's that time of year again. The Deschutes Brewery sensory tasting panel had the difficult job of pairing beers with candy to give you, our awesome fans, a fun activity for Halloween! We put our oral health aside, rolled up...
Every once in a while, we chat with a fan who is concerned about the "floaties," flakes, or sediment they've found in their craft beer. "Is it bad?" "Will this make me sick?" and "this looks gross" are a few...
Let's talk gas. Beer has it...and it shows up visually in the form of bubbles. When you order a pint at your local watering hole, it will most likely be served using CO2 or carbon dioxide. During fermentation, yeast in...
Foeder
A foeder (pronounced FOOD-er) is really a large wooden vat used to age wine, but recently, many breweries like New Belgium Brewing, Epic Brewing Company, Crooked Stave and more have got a hold of them to age their sour beers and...
Deschutes and Girl Scout cookies
Each and every year, Girl Scouts come to the brewery to get us signed up to help out their troops, and to receive some delicious bite-size morsels we all know as...Girl Scout Cookies! Then the idea came to mind: what...
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 wax dipped bottle,  you think to yourself: "Should I drink this now, or...
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, 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...