I love beer. After now having visited over 440 different breweries, it’s fair to say I have sampled a lot of beer (follow me on Untappd). From post-race pints and run club meeting locations, to beer miles and relays, running and the kegged nectar seem to go hand-in-hand in Oregon. Our Kegs and Legs feature is where beer drinking runners like me can go to find some new favorite beverages.
Let’s start off again with a little snippet from our previous posts about Deschutes:
Deschutes is an Oregon success story – growing and expanding into many states, with plans for an operation in Roanoke, VA – all while staying true to the local scene and remaining employee owned? Despite their growth, they remain super committed to environmental causes and sustainability. I have been to their large production facility just west of the Deschutes River near the Old Mill district in Bend. They also have a brewery/restaurant location in downtown Bend a relatively new (a few years) establishment in The Pearl in PDX.
I am slowly turning towards Porters as my winter beer of choice, and I even put away more this summer than I was planning to. The Baltic Porter seems pretty straightforward – it has a nice roast to it and is pretty smooth. It’s definitely a drinkable beer perfect for these dark nights and rainy days ahead. It is the newest part of Deschutes’ Just Tapped Series, a group of beers that make the move from being pub-only to available for the masses. It also has a dope logo.
- Baltic Porter
- ABV: 8.9%
- IBU: 26
- 901 SW Simpson Ave Bend, OR 97702
- 1044 NW Bond Street Bend, OR 97703
- 210 NW 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97209
- 315 Market St. SE Roanoke, VA 24011