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Dec. 2010/Jan. 2011
Vol. 23 No. 1
What's Inside The Bitter Truth: Flavors of Winter, Mountain Room's 9th Annual Crabfest & Pairing 4 Amore, Cyclocross Madness and more.

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Flavors of the Season

The AbyssThe Abyss once again invites you to explore its immeasurable depth and discover its rich, complex profile. Hints of molasses, licorice and other alluring barrel aged flavors draw you in further and further with each sip. Every ounce of this precious liquid desires to be savored. 2010 marks the fifth release of this dark and mysterious imperial stout rated the 4th best beer on planet earth by Available at our pubs December 1st, everywhere else soon after.

Red Chair NWPA The World's Best Beer is back justRed Chair NWPA in time to celebrate the New Year. That's right, Red Chair cleaned house at this year's World Beer Awards, winning: World's Best Beer, World's Best Ale, World's Best Pale Ale, World's Best Standard Pale Ale, and The America's Best Standard Pale Ale. Don't take their word for it though. Experience the smooth ride of the Red Chair and enjoy its subtle aromatic seduction for yourself.
ABV 6.2%  IBU's 60  SEASONAL

Hop Henge Experimental IPA Back for its fifth Hop Henge Experimental IPAappearance in Deschutes Brewery's Bond Street Series, Hop Henge Experimental IPA continues its theme of extreme hop flavors and aromas. This beer is the epitome of our brewers' experimental style and commitment to innovation, while gratifying our unquenchable thirst for beautifully balanced
hoppy beers.

Upcoming Mountain Room Events

9th Annual Crabfest
Friday, January 28th & Saturday, January 29th| 6 pm

You won't have any reason at all to be crabby if you attend this feast, how could you be when dining on all things crab? Crab cakes, crab cocktail, crab louie, crab legs - you'll eat like a king. Enjoy the bounty of the sea, along with great Deschutes beers while listening to some live festive New Orleans style music. Make your reservation by visiting
$75/person (includes beer, food, gratuity & all the crab you can eat!)

Pairing 4 Amoré

Friday, February 11th | 7 pm
The first annual Pairing 4 Amoré food & beer tasting will pair deliciously hand-crafted Deschutes Brewery beer with aphrodisiac inspired recipes and mix in singles looking for love! This singles event is a chance for you to meet your Valentine before the big day. The brewers are busy creating a chocolate fig stout available exclusively at this event. Make your reservation by visiting
$45/ person (includes beer, appetizers, and gratuity)


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Cross Nats Blowout Bash!
Presented by Deschutes Brewery & Giant BicyclesCross Nats Blowout Bash!
Saturday, Dec. 11th | 8 pm - 1 am
Deschutes Brewery's Lower Warehouse
You will not want to miss this carnival night of fun that will be even wilder than last year's party. March Fourth will get things started and DJ AJ is back to ignite the dance floor. PDXCross will also be back with their slide show of the day's races. $5 for general public; racers free with invite. Proceeds to benefit Bend's Community Bikeshed.

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