Monthly Archives: February 2013

Received: Deschutes River Ale

These arrived today from Deschutes Brewery: The newest addition to their year-round line of beers, Deschutes River Ale, a true session beer at 4% abv that’s set to be officially released on March 4th. I’m not entirely sure I’m sold on the label; the light, neon-esque blue is a little off-putting, somehow, and that’s not even taking into consideration the orange on the edges (not pictured). Otherwise, my main thought is, this should be in … Continue reading →

Old school beer at the Platypus Pub

In this era of craft beer it’s not too often that American macro beers are highlighted, and it’s definitely outrĂ© to serve them up in a beer bar—but Bend’s Platypus Pub is having some fun and doing just that, with their “Heritage Brew Fest” taking place tonight starting at 6pm. Come join us Wednesday, February 20th at 6:00, for a night of tongue in cheek fun as we celebrate a few of the classic beers … Continue reading →