Duluth, MN — Now in its fourth year, Deschutes Brewery’s Base Camp for Beer Fanatics is better than ever! Beer fans in the greater Duluth area are in for an amazing series of specialty beer tastings, beer and food pairings, and appearances by Woody, the giant beer barrel on wheels. Deschutes brewers, ambassadors and fanatics will be on hand to provide some in-the-trenches insight into our courageously crafted brews.
Deschutes Brewery’s Base Camp not only celebrates the brewery’s popular Mirror Pond Pale Ale, but we also pull out the stops with other year-round favorites and specialty brews that can’t be found elsewhere.
Thursday, July 24th, 4-7pm
Brews & Brats with Deschutes Brewery
Come join Woody, Deschutes Brewery’s giant beer barrel on wheels – he’s here to hang out with craft beer fans in Duluth! Joining him is a brewer from the Oregon-based brewery, who will be on hand to taste beers and talk beers with visitors. Have a Black Butte Porter brats from Old World Meats and sample from favorites like Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter, Inversion IPA, Twilight Summer Ale, Chainbreaker White IPA, Fresh Squeezed IPA and Obsidian Stout. The brand-new Foray Belgian-Style IPA will also be flowing. Now that’s some beer.
Where: Cash Wise Liquor, 625 W Central Entrance, Duluth, MN 55811
Thursday, July 24th, 7-10pm
Pints on the Patio with Deschutes Brewery
Spend a perfect summer evening at a BBQ to end all grilling experiences! Deschutes Brewery is here from Oregon celebrating all things craft beer, and the menu for the evening is inspired by their award-winning beers. Not only will they be bringing over a brewer to chat all things beer, but he’ll be joined on the back patio by Woody – the brewery’s giant traveling beer barrel. A pint glass giveaway, beer trivia for great prizes and awesome beers on tap…you need to get down here!
Where: Grizzly’s Restaurant & Bar, 1722 Miller Trunk Hwy, Duluth, MN 55811
Friday, July 25th, 12-3pm
Where’s Woody? Meet & Greet
Woody, Deschutes Brewery’s good-times-on-wheels mobile bar, has made the trek over from Oregon and will be meeting and greeting fans around the Duluth region for a couple of days. Woody may be found roving around your neighborhood so you can snap a few photos, grab some swag and have some afternoon fun. Follow him at @dbwoody!
Where: roving the neighborhoods of Duluth. (Various spots)
Friday, July 25th, 4-7pm
Beer-B-Que with Deschutes Brewery
Combine special Deschutes Brewery beer brats from Old World Meats with Deschutes Brewery beers, and you have the perfect summer beer-b-que! Deschutes Brewery is here from Oregon celebrating all things craft beer, and they’ve brought the whole gang. One of their brewers will be leading a special limited bottle tasting and be available for a Q&A session, and Woody, the brewery’s giant traveling beer barrel will be parked outside for photo opps. He’s really quite handsome and he loves to be tagged on Instagram and Twitter (@dbwoody).
Where: Mount Royal Bottle Shoppe, 1602 Woodland Ave, Duluth, MN 55803
Friday, July 25th, 8pm-Late
Deschutes Brewery & Vikre Collaboration Event
Deschutes Brewery is up from Oregon celebrating all things craft beer with its “Base Camp for Beer Fanatics.” They’ve teamed up with locals at Vikre Distillery to create an evening that features a drink menu inspired by Deschutes beers and Vikre cocktails. We’ve paired these amazing beverages with a special appetizer menu for visitors to sample while listening to live tunes from The Boomchucks and The Sharrows. Add in bottle tastings of limited edition beers with a Deschutes brewer and an appearance by Woody (giant beer barrel on wheels) and this event can be safely categorized in “not-to-be-missed.”
Where: Red Star Lounge, 600 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802
Saturday, July 26th, 12-3pm
Flights & Bites with Deschutes Brewery
A giant beer barrel, a brewer and a bunch of fun people have come to Duluth from Oregon to celebrate all things craft beer – and they’re bringing the party to 7 West Taphouse! Deschutes Brewery is in the house and the afternoon features specials on Deschutes’ flights and an exclusive Deschutes burger menu. Take home a commemorative pint glass and have the best Saturday ever.
Where: 7 West Taphouse, 7 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802
Saturday, July 26th, 3-7pm
All Pints North Summer Brew Fest
Deschutes Brewery is coming from Oregon to join the amazing-ness of the All Pints North Summer Brew Fest! Not only are they bringing some of their craft beer goodness, but they’ll be pouring from the coolest jockey box ever – Woody, the giant traveling beer barrel. Woody will be hanging out with a brewer from the Oregon brewery and giving away cool swag. You can’t miss him!
Where: Bayfront Festival Park, 350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802
Saturday, July 26th, 8-11pm
All Pints After Party with Deschutes Brewery
Did the Brew Fest end too soon for you? Keep the party going with the gang from Deschutes Brewery – they’ll be at Old Chicago with special draft-only brews and rare bottle tastings with one of their brewers. Better yet, play a giant, modified version of your favorite childhood board game – “Deschutes and Ladders” – to win special prizes.
Where: Old Chicago, 327 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802