Sage Fight IPA from BEnd’s Deschutes Brewery can be summed up with two words. Chewy and resinous. From the photo of this thick bodied beer, you get only a suggestion of its enormous mouthfeel. This beer is perhaps the most resinous we’ve ever had in Bend. According to the a description sheet from Deschutes, both [...]
This pub-exclusive from the masterminds at Deschutes Brewery is a direct descendent of Red Chair Northwest Pale. For a previous review of Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale and all of its elegant virtues, visit the following link. Red Chair Northwest Pale. Mother Lode chimes in at 5.6% alcohol and a whopping 76 IBU’s. That is [...]
This excellent pale ale is a standout brewed by the people with a “passion for the pale”, Firestone Walker Brewing company in Paso Robles, California. This hoppy and balanced yet light beer is a summer blessing. At 4.8% ABV, this “California Pale Ale” is very worthy of a 6 pack purchase despite the hefty price [...]
Hoo Doo Voo Doo IPA has been a favorite of the Bend Wild staff since its genesis at the hands of then brewer, Dave Fleming. The Three Creeks Website doesn’t currently have any information about Voo Doo IPA but you’ll have to trust us that it is part of their regular line-up. It tips the [...]
This tap-only Deschutes beer has been in the back of my mind for quite some time. A couple of friends of Bend Wild tipped us off on this hoppy, but approachable IPA crafted by Cam O,Connor Of Deschutes’ PDX pub. The friends of Bend Wild know that we are suckers for hoppy beers and they [...]
Shame on us for taking so long to evaluate any of the Bend Brewing Companies many fine ales. Tonya Cornett, the now famous brewmaster at the Bend Brewing Company(BBC) has recently released her seasonal amber offering, Axe Head Red.
Axe Head Red is a big bodied medium alcohol(our guess is that it tips the scales at [...]
This is the first of what we hope will be a recurring column here at Bend, Wild, on site beer evaluations. This review won’t be as extensive as the ones we compile at the Bend Wild tasting compound( it’s just weird to write notes and wax poetic about the virtues of a given beer in [...]