Tag: Deschutes Brewery

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As Fresh Hop Beers Multiply, So Does Experimentation News by

As access to fresh hops expands, breweries celebrate the ingredient in new ways, from hop harvest festivals to new ways of extracting wet hop flavors in seasonal beers.

Pedals and Pints: A Six-Pack of Bike-Themed Beers Feature by

Don’t live near a bike trail? Drink vicariously through these beers inspired by cycling.

Cruising Through Cascadia: Essential Pacific Northwest Beer Experiences Feature by

The Pacific Northwest offers a multitude of options for thirsty beercationers, from Oregon’s mountain biking brew tours to brewery cruises through Washington’s San Juan Islands.

Larry Sidor of Crux Fermentation Project Going Pro by

With 40-plus years in the Pacific Northwest beer industry, Larry Sidor struck out on his own, founding the new Bend, Ore., institution Crux Fermentation Project.

Gary Fish, Founder of Deschutes Brewery Last Call by

Gary Fish founded Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Ore., in 1988. Twenty-five years later, the brewpub became the sixth-largest craft brewery by volume in the country.

Labor of Love: Pay, Benefits, and Safety in the Fast-Growing Brewing Industry Feature by

For craft brewery employees, passion often comes at a cost, as the industry strives to create competitive jobs. Enthusiastic homebrewers and beer connoisseurs trade pay, benefits, and comfort on the job for the chance to work in a fast-growing industry.

Bend, Oregon Destinations by

Bend’s beer scene has built up around its marquee name. A city of only 75,000, it now boasts 10 breweries and some of the better beer bars and bottle shops on the West Coast.

Giving Thanks for Beer Cooking with Beer by

Create a Belgian-inspired Thanksgiving with four dishes that play with traditional flavors but inject a dose of the Flemish countryside to accentuate other flavor attributes.

When Good Beers Go Bad: The Tears and Triumphs of Failed Experiments Feature by

Craft beer drinkers, like brewers, want to be challenged. From Chipotle Ale to peanut butter and jelly beer, we never know what will pleasantly surprise us, and the true craft beer drinker will try anything once.

Expanding the Palette: Engineering the Future of Hops Feature by

In addition to their bittering, flavor, and aroma properties, hops help stabilize beer foam, kill unwanted bacteria, and, according to some studies, impart body-boosting antioxidants. Future breeds might bring an entire revolution to the brewing industry.

Don’t Believe the Special Release Hype!? Beer Smack by

There’s a growing trend among brewers to craft a big beer, name it something demonic or outlandish, and create a big buzz around its release by using grassroots word-of-mouth marketing.