This past Friday and Saturday, the 2016 The Little Woody Barrel Aged Beer, Cider and Whiskey festival took place for its eighth year at the Deschutes Historical Museum. This is my third year of attending (the first year Jon attended alone and then we have missed a few due to family obligations). While in line anxiously awaiting for noon to strike, I inquired about media passes and was graciously accommodated with two tasting packages. Doors opened … Continue reading →
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Bend’s premier specialty beer event is coming up next week for Labor Day weekend: The Little Woody Barrel Aged Brew and Whiskey Fest! It’s taking place Friday, August 31st (from 5 to 10pm) and Saturday, September 1st (from noon to 10pm), located as always in the parking lot of the Des Chutes Historical Museum in downtown Bend. This year is the fourth incarnation of this festival, and it is looking to be the best one … Continue reading →
In light of Deschutes Brewery’s Barrel Aged Beer Tasting this Saturday, here are some pictures I had taken back in March that I had forgotten about: four barrels full of beer, aging beneath the stairs at the Bend Pub (in the new expansion). At least one of them—the Ryed n Trees of Doom Dunkel—is being served on Saturday.
I attended Bend’s The Little Woody for a couple of hours Friday evening, and wrote up a “first look” (with recommendations for others attending) over on my local Bend blog which I encourage you to go read if you’re interested in how the Fest shaped up. But of course I have some notes to mention here as well. On my other blog I wrote: Unlike some beer festivals I’ve attended, this one is focused on … Continue reading →
Here is the list of beers that will be pouring at this weekend’s The Little Woody barrel-aged beer festival in Bend this weekend—lots of good stuff here: Hopworks Urban Brewery Bourbon Ace of Spades Hopworks award-winning Imperial IPA aged for two months in Buffalo Trace Bourbon barrels. 10% ABV, 100-plus IBU. Oakshire Brewing Gin Barrel Aged Imperial Overcast Stout A big version of our Overcast Espresso Stout, aged for ﬁve months in an Old Tom … Continue reading →