Tag Archives: Crux Fermentation Project

Sampling the current Crux lineup

I haven’t been in to Crux Fermentation Project nearly enough since they opened, when I was able to sample their very first beer (Just in Time Northwest Pale Ale), and in that time they’ve brewed some five or six beers—including the most recent, a Bavarian Hefeweissen that was the first brew to come out of their open fermenters. On Friday I was able to rectify this, as my wife and I stopped by in the … Continue reading →

Crux Fermentation Project soft opening (and first brew)

Bend’s new Crux Fermentation Project is celebrating their official grand opening this Saturday, the 30th, but for the past week or so they’ve been in “soft opening” mode, pouring guest beers and serving up fare from their kitchen during their regular hours (4 to 11pm Tuesday through Friday, 11 to 11 on Saturday and Sunday). And this past Sunday they revealed on Facebook that they were in the process of brewing up their very first … Continue reading →

Checking in on Crux Fermentation Project

This weekend as we were out and about I decided to stop in at Crux Fermentation Project to (at least) check out the building’s new paint job (chronicled this past week here) and maybe get a picture or two. As luck would have it, two of the new brewery’s partners, Paul Evers and Dave Wilson, were on-hand and they welcomed us in to check out the facility and give an impromptu tour of the space. … Continue reading →

“Yet To Be Named Brewery” is… Crux Fermentation Project

There’s been a series of temporary names attached to former Deschutes Brewmaster Larry Sidor’s new brewery project—856 Brewing, Yet To Be Named Brewery, and now I see on Facebook “Soon to be named Brewery”—and this morning the official name is out: Crux Fermentation Project. Sidor sent me the press release last night, which talks about the new (and a bit unconventional) name: We’re really excited about how quickly the beer world is evolving. It wasn’t … Continue reading →