NewsDeschutes Brewery and Bendistillery release second Black Butte Whiskey

Bend’s Deschutes Brewery and Bendistillery teamed up once again for the second release of Black Butte Whiskey, their American whiskey made with a wash of Deschutes’ Black Butte Porter. (A “wash” is basically the fermented, unhopped wort that gets distilled.) Bottles will be released next week and available exclusively at … Continue reading

BeersDeschutes Brewery releases 30th edition of Jubelale

Deschutes Brewery this morning issued the press release announcing this year’s release of their winter ale, Jubelale—and this year happens to be the 30th release of this beer. First released in 1988, “Jubel-Ale” was hand-bottled in 750ml champagne bottles, and it has returned every year since. (Check out below for … Continue reading

BreweriesDeschutes Brewery brings home medals from the World Beer Awards

The World Beer Awards judging for 2017 just wrapped up and results have been posted online (PDF), and Bend’s own Deschutes Brewery brought home a number of medals that they are (rightfully) pretty pleased about. The brewery issued a press release today summarizing their results: Deschutes Brewery beers took center stage … Continue reading

NewsGoodLife Brewing’s new Secret Stash Experimental IPA Series

Bend, Oregon’s GoodLife Brewing has been seeing some interesting changes for 2017. Earlier in the month they announced a distribution change in southwest Washington, transferring distribution rights from Craig Stein Beverages to Kendall’s Pioneer / Corwin Beverages. Roughly concurrent with that, news came out that a new head brewer was coming on board—Tyler West, … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Crux Fermentation Project PCT Porter

I received brand-new cans of PCT Porter from Crux Fermentation Project, the newest beer to be added to their canned lineup: The “PCT” in the name stands for Pacific Crest Trail, the 2,659 mile long hiking trail from the border of Mexico to the border of Canada. The beer itself is … Continue reading

BeersStone Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Along with the other beer schedules I’ve posted from several breweries for 2017, Stone Brewing sent out their beer release calendar. They have several new beers joining the year round and seasonal lineups, along with six collaboration beer releases this year. Here’s the press release: Stone Brewing announces a calendar … Continue reading