Thursday, September 20, 2012

Deschutes Brewery Brings Base Camp To Missoula Montana


Deschutes Brewery is bringing its much-anticipated Base Camp to Missoula for a week of awesome beer, food pairings and appearance by Woody, the rolling beer barrel. During the week, Deschutes brewers and ambassadors will mingle with beer fans all around town. All events will take place between October 9-13, 2012.

Here is the full list of happenings. Which ones will you make it out to?

Event Overview:
  • Tues, 10/9, 8-9pm            Industry Tasting (Westside Lanes) > Woody
  • Tues, 10/9, 9-11pm          Industry Night Bowling Tournament (Westside Lanes) > Woody
  • Wed, 10/10, 11am-2pm    Lunch with a Deschutes Brewer (Iron Horse Brew Pub) > Woody
  • Wed, 10/10, 3-5pm          Fresh Hop Beer Release & Meet the Brewer (Worden’s Market & Deli)
  • Wed, 10/10, 6:30-9pm      Hats Off to Homebrewers (Union Club Bar) > Woody
  • Thurs, 10/11, 2-5pm        Fresh Hop Release & Meet the Brewer (Orange St. Food Farm) > Woody
  • Thurs, 10/11                    Deschutes Brewery Base Camp Beer Dinner (Caffe Dolce)
  • Thurs, 10/11, 7pm-12am  Deschutes Brewery Base Camp Pint Night (The Rhino)
  • Thurs, 10/11, 9pm-12am  Beer-lesque: Tastings and Tassels (Top Hat) > Woody
  • Fri, 10/12, 2-5pm             Deschutes Brewery Fresh Hop Release (Pattee Creek Market) > Woody
  • Fri, 10/12, 7-10pm           Montana Wine & Beer Festival (UM Adam’s Center)
  • Sat, 10/13, 11am-1:30pm  Woody Tailgate (Washington-Grizzly Stadium) > Woody
EVENT DETAILS

WHAT: Deschutes Brewery Industry Tasting
Do you work with beer? If you work in a bar or restaurant serving craft beer to your customers, then this is the event for you! Come chat with the folks from Deschutes Brewery and learn more about the types of beer that pass over your bar every day. They’ll have brewer Robin Johnson on hand to give some insight. Sample some of Deschutes’ reserve and limited release beers like a vertical tasting of the Black Butte imperial porter anniversary brews, fresh hop beers Hop Trip and the brand-new Chasin’ Freshies, and winter seasonal Jubelale. You’ll return to work with new knowledge and appreciation for craft beer – your customers will thank you!

WHEN: Tuesday, October 9, 8-9 pm

WHERE:  Westside Lanes, 1615 Wyoming Street, Missoula, MT 59801


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery Industry Bowling Tourney
Fierce competition interspersed with hearty sips of tasty craft beer from Deschutes Brewery? That’s how we bowl! If you work with beer (like serving it in a restaurant or bar), then grab your friends to get your chance at winning some swanky Deschutes Brewery swag. The evening will also offer a first look at some of the brewery’s newest fall beers.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 9, 9-11 pm

WHERE:  Westside Lanes, 1615 Wyoming Street, Missoula, MT 59801


WHAT: Lunch with a Deschutes Brewer
Break up the week with an important business lunch…dining with brewer Robin Johnson from Deschutes Brewery. Play a little game of stump the brewer – if you come up with a question he can’t answer, you can get some fun Deschutes swag. Even better? You’ll be noshing on yummy lunch menu items paired perfectly with Deschutes beers like the brand-new Chasin’ FreshiesBlack Butte XXIVThe AbyssThe Stoic and Chainbreaker White IPA.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 11am-2pm

WHERE:  Iron Horse Brew Pub, 501 North Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT 59802


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery Fresh Hop Beer Release & Meet the Brewer
When hops go from field to brew kettle in just a few hours, you get fresh hop beers that are…well….fresh! Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery celebrated the hop harvest this fall by releasing two fresh hop beers: the brewery’s annual celebratory brew, Hop Trip; and a brand-new addition to the lineup, Chasin’ Freshies. Bottles of these hop-filled wonders, plus Deschutes Brewery favorites like Mirror Pond Pale Aleand Black Butte Porter, will be available for sale. Bring a few home and wow your friends and family with all your craft brew knowledge – which you’ll garner from a nice chat with brewer Robin Johnson. He’ll share with you the ins and outs of brewing your favorite style of beer.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 3-5pm

WHERE:  Worden’s Market, 451 North Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT 59802


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery’s Hats Off to Homebrewers
Attention homebrewers…come hone your craft with the gang from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery. The Deschutes crew, including one of its brewers, Robin Johnson, is heading to Missoula for Base Camp Week and will be giving away complimentary brewing supplies including clone recipe booklets and bags of whole flower hops to use in your next homebrew. Specialty beer tastings of brews like The Dissident, Black Butte XXII, Inversion IPA, the brand-new Chasin’ FreshiesChainbreaker White IPA and winter seasonal Jubelale. Come pick the brains of some of the Deschutes Brewery staff and try something new in your next home brew. Hope to see you here!

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 6:30-9pm

WHERE: Union Club Bar, 208 E Main Street, Missoula, MT 59802


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery Fresh Hop Beer Release & Meet the Brewer
When hops go from field to brew kettle in just a few hours, you get fresh hop beers that are…well….fresh! Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery is releasing two fresh hop beers this fall: the brewery’s annual hop harvest celebration beer, Hop Trip; and a brand-new addition to the lineup, Chasin’ Freshies - a Fresh Hop IPA. Bottles of these fresh wonders, plus Deschutes Brewery favorites like Mirror Pond Pale Aleand Black Butte Porter, will be available for sale. Bring a few home and wow your friends and family with all your craft brew knowledge – which you’ll garner from a nice chat with brewer Robin Johnson. He’ll share with you the ins and outs of brewing your favorite style of beer.

WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2-5pm

WHERE: Orange Street Food Farm, 701 South Orange Street, Missoula, MT 59801


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery Base Camp Beer Dinner
Deschutes Brewery is bringing out an arsenal of damn tasty beers to pair with what is sure to be an amazing 5 course dinner: Black Butte XXIIIBlack Butte XXIVThe AbyssThe Stoic and Chainbreaker White IPA.   Please call restaurant for seating time and menu. 406-830-3055.

WHEN: Thursday, October 11

WHERE: Caffe Dolce, 500 Brooks Street, Missoula, MT 59801

COST: $40 per person; $75 per couple. Call 406-830-3055 for reservations.


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery Base Camp Pint Night
Is your glassware collection looking a little tired? Spice it up with a free Base Camp for Beer Fanatics pint glass from Deschutes Brewery! Just buy a pint of fresh hop beer like Hop Trip or the brand-newChasin’ Freshies and keep your glass! Come down tonight and share a pint with the Deschutes Brewery crew, who will keep you in the know on the brewery’s pioneering methods for brewing fresh hop beers.

WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 7pm-midnight

WHERE: The Rhino, 158 Ryman Street, Missoula, MT 59802


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery’s Beer-lesque: Tastings and Tassels
What’s better than an evening full of craft beer from Deschutes Brewery? An evening full of craft beer coupled with adorable dancers from The Cigarette Girls Burlesque, plus some side-splitting comedy acts. Each act will showcase a respective Deschutes Brewery beer equaling a night of excitement, laughter, and unforgettable fun. Show starts at 9 pm, so come in early to enjoy a couple of beers and meet a few folks from the Deschutes crew before the entertainment commences – you don’t want to miss this! All this while enjoying the tastiness of beers like Mirror Pond Pale AleBlack Butte PorterInversion IPAHop Trip, and the brewery’s winter seasonal, Jubelale.   $5 cover charge.

WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 9pm-midnight

WHERE: Top Hat, 134 West Front Street, Missoula, MT 59802


WHAT: Deschutes Brewery Fresh Hop Beer Release
Fall brings the colorful leaves, crisp evenings, and…fresh hop beers! Deschutes Brewery is celebrating the hop harvest with not one, but two, fresh hop beers: the brewery’s annual hop harvest celebration, Hop Trip – a Fresh Hop Pale Ale; and a brand-new addition to the lineup, Chasin’ Freshies – a Fresh Hop IPA. Special prices all afternoon with great sales on your favorite beers, including Deschutes Brewery staples like Mirror Pond Pale Ale and Black Butte Porter. Come chat beer with the gang from Oregon; they’ll be here to talk about Deschutes Brewery’s latest inventions.

WHEN: Friday, October 12, 2-5pm

WHERE: Pattee Creek Market, 704 SW Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT 59803


WHAT: Montana Wine and Beer Festival
Deschutes Brewery is coming from Oregon to participate in this year’s Montana Beer and Wine Festival, a fundraiser for the Grizzly Scholarship Fund. With hard-to-find brews like The DissidentThe StoicBlack Butte XXIV, plus the brand-new Chasin’ Freshies Fresh Hop IPA and winter seasonal Jubelale, you’ll want to make sure to visit them during the festival.

WHEN: Friday, October 12, 7-10pm

WHERE: Adam’s Center, The University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 59812

COST: Entry fee to festival is $60 per person; visit www.gogriz.com for more information


WHAT: Woody Tailgate at GSA Beer Garden
The folks from Deschutes Brewery know how to tailgate. What can beat hanging out pre-game with a giant, wooden traveling beer barrel named Woody? He’ll be pouring Deschutes’ beers likeMirror Pond Pale Ale and Black Butte Porter from a couple of his traveling taps to keep you cheering for the home team.

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 11am-1:30pm

WHERE: Washington-Grizzly Stadium, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 59812


To learn more about Woody, visit www.DBWoody.com or follow him on Twitter: @DBWoody.

Listen to the Base Camp chatter on Twitter using #BeerBaseCamp and by following @DeschutesBeer.

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