Tag Archives: barrel-aged

The 4th Annual Little Woody

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 →

Deschutes Pub barrels

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.

Recap of The Little Woody

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 →

The Little Woody beer list

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 →

The Little Woody

I can’t believe I’ve almost neglected to mention that The Little Woody, Bend’s barrel-aged brewfest, is coming up this Labor Day weekend—this Friday and Saturday, September 2nd and 3rd, to be exact! This year marks the third showing for this festival, which features barrel- and wood-aged beers from Central Oregon’s local breweries as well as breweries from Portland, Eugene, and Corvallis. The fest takes place from 5 to 10pm on Friday the 2nd, and from … Continue reading →