Tag Archives: Cascade Lakes Brewing

Cascade Lakes Brewing celebrates 20 years

This year 2014 marks 20 years that Redmond, Oregon-based Cascade Lakes Brewing Company has been in business, and this month they are celebrating with a number of parties (in Central Oregon and in Portland) and the release of a special 20th Anniversary IPA, a 6.4% abv and 82 IBUs limited-edition beer that’s in bottle and on tap now: Two decades of brewing beer in Central Oregon deserves a might celebration. To help us do just … Continue reading →

St. Patrick’s Day beer in Bend

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and (partially) at the behest of a reader, I’m compiling a list of the appropriately-themed beers from Bend’s various breweries. Of course, an Irish-themed holiday usually calls for Stout, so I’ve listed each brewery’s house Stout (if they have one)—but of course, it’s the seasonals we’re after as well. Update: BBC also has Irish Stout, according to their Facebook post today. Deschutes Brewery Obsidian Stout: “Obsidian Stout … Continue reading →

The Little Woody: The beers

The beer list for The Little Woody, Bend’s barrel-aged beer festival (more here), came out today, and it’s looking really good. There are actually two versions of the beer list: one on the official site, and another one released over on Bend Oregon Restaurants (it’s from the marketing copy that the organizing company sent out). You can view those pages for more details on the style and making of the beers, but in the meantime … Continue reading →

The Little Woody, Bend, Oregon

Saturday, the 12th, I attended Bend’s first barrel-aged beer festival, The Little Woody (announcement, beer list). It was held downtown, in the lawn and parking lot of the Deschutes Historical Museum, which turned out to be a decent location—I was there early and by the time I left (3pm), it was filling up and I’ve heard that it was elbow-to-elbow standing room only later in the evening. (The fest ran until 10pm.) All seven Central … Continue reading →