As with everything else from Crux, Job One is drinkability and in that both Lawn Party and Cruising Altitude prove out among the best beers from the Northwest, in 2019.
“Black Mirror” is one of those works of brewing genius that steps out and announces itself as such in undeniable terms, instantly.
No matter where you are on the craft beer spectrum, Gated Community is virtually guaranteed to become one of the go-to ales of your summer 2019.
“Juicy Clearly Not Hazy” is a big, fat, JUICY milepost in the evolution of PNW brewing and it’s going to help change your mind about whether Life Without Fog is possible.
I have found NO single brewery in this country that exceeds Deschutes in across-the-board consistency of quality, beer after beer, year after year, without fail.
Here in the Age of The IPA, finding a brewery that not only sells a big Scotch ale but **thrives** on it is almost unheard of but the reason why is not hard to figure: this is a genuinely outstanding, iconic ale
These two titanic beers do what flagship beers are SUPPOSED to do: Tell A Story. State the Mission of their makers. Stand for Something.
I’ve consumed a small lake of this stuff, over the twelve-ish years since it debuted and it wears about as well as any NW ale I’ve ever found.