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More Blazers drinking

We continued to drink after we got back from De Garde…

Can’t stop won’t stop.

Too sweet for a brett beer. B-

Deschutes Black Butte XXIII: Delicious and chocolatey, but the orange zest and chili peppers are completely gone. 27 more words

San Diego Birthday Weekend: Day #2

After a breakfast of slightly warm hotel eggs and bacon, I got showered and toward the San Diego Zoo. Google Maps on my phone was apparently unaware of the actual location of the zoo (it thought it was on the side of a grass covered hill), so I ended up making a couple laps around the block before finding my way to the parking lot. 987 more words

San Diego

Black Butte XXIII (Deschutes Brewing)

After having ordered a Stone Sublimely Self Righteous to go with my buffalo burger (which was splendid), I wanted something a little more rich for my after dinner beer. 362 more words


Brew: Black Butte XXIII

Brewed by: Deschutes Brewery (Bend, OR)

Style: Porter (10.8% ABV)

I was excited the second I saw this at the liquor store, the only regret I have about it is that I didn’t get more than 1 bottle, mistake on my part. 450 more words

Brew Review

A Tale of Two Breweries; Deschutes Brewing and New Glarus Brewing

This is a tale of two breweries.  Two breweries separated by 2000 miles and almost as far apart philosophically.  The thing that brings these two breweries together is a love of great beer and the desire to make it well, and they both do.   840 more words



The Black Butte “Birthday Reserve” Imperial Porter is one of Deschutes Brewing’s most anticipated releases every year.  It is an imperial version of their already excellent Black Butte Porter, one of my favorite porters out there.  412 more words

Tasting Notes