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 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 [...]
Big Rig Bitter is a strong pale that is currently available in downtown Bend at Deschutes Brewery on Bond Street. This rendition weighs in at 46 IBU’s and 6.0% ABV. It utilizes Horizon and Crystal Hops for all of it’s hoppy goodness, which is then perfectly balanced by two types of crystal malts.
Big Rig has [...]
We at Bend Wild have lots of history with Deschutes Brewery’s Mirror Pond Pale Ale and therefore thought that it would be an appropriate first beer to score on this website. As our beer roots first began to develop outside of the Pacific Northwest, Mirror Pond was quite a discovery when I first moved to [...]