Any Pliny the Younger in Bend?

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by raynmoon, Feb 15, 2014.

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  1. raynmoon

    raynmoon Champion (801) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    Heading up to bend tomorrow and could not grab it here in San Francisco. Has anybody heard if it is coming to bend next week or this weekend?
     
  2. maltmaster420

    maltmaster420 Disciple (313) Aug 17, 2005 Oregon

    PtY hasn't hit Oregon yet, and isn't due to arrive until later this week or early next week.
     
  3. John_M

    John_M Poo-Bah (6,503) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    What Chris said. Also, to the best of my knowledge, the only town in Oregon outside of PDX that has ever gotten any younger is Salem (Venti's cafe). A number of places in Eugene sell a fair amount of RR beer, and I know they're really pushing to get a keg this year, but the expectation is that Eugene will be shut out again. My guess is that Bend will fair the same.
     
  4. AugiePrimrose

    AugiePrimrose Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2009 Illinois

    In the past, Bend has received PtY several times. I don't live in Bend anymore, but last I heard/read...the Younger release had become one of those ticketed events at The Platypus Pub.
     
  5. sharpski

    sharpski Meyvn (1,159) Oct 11, 2010 Oregon
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    As Augie said, it's been here before, but was MIA last year. Fingers crossed.
     
  6. TheeWalrusHunter

    TheeWalrusHunter Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2013 Oregon

    to the OP:

    Although you may be on a Younger scavenger hunt, Boneyard in Bend will quench your IPA thirst. If you can find Hop Venom or Notorious, they are worthy substitutes
     
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  7. distantmantra

    distantmantra Meyvn (1,068) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    I had Blind Pig on tap, but didn't see any RR bottles in Bend this trip. Are they cutting back allocations?
     
  8. sharpski

    sharpski Meyvn (1,159) Oct 11, 2010 Oregon
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    It seems so, -tions seem to be drying up, and Pliny seems less frequent (though I'm no long-time resident). If de garde can ramp up distribution I could forgo RR, but until then sometimes I just get the itch...
     
  9. MattyPrize

    MattyPrize Initiate (119) Jul 7, 2011 Oregon
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    RR allocations in Bend have dried up from a bottle standpoint. You will occasionally see a couple cases of PtE come through Brew Shop and sell in a day or two. As for the -tion beers, they are few and far between. Platypus usually has either PtE on tap, or have it in the back. Jersey Boys pizza in Redmond also had Blind Pig for a while.

    Edit - No word on PtY in Bend this year yet.
     
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