Episode #159: Deschutes Hop Henge Experimental IPA

The second Deschutes show in a row! This time, Chris tastes their Double IPA “Hop Henge” which uses Citra, Centennial, and an unnamed experimental hop variety.

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Comments 8 

  1. From "Mike Ryder" :

    He can’t remember…did you see him dump the beer onto himself?? 🙂 A few too many in a row there eh Chris? lol, love how you don’t edit the fun stuff out!!
    I can’t wait to come visit, just have to plan a road trip from Grand Rapids….

  2. From "Patrick Johnson" :

    Love seeing the NW Beers reviewed. Fantastic as always Chris! Can’t wait to see a little video (hopefully) of the new store.

  3. From "Russ Perry Jr" :

    Is the Hop Henge actually sold here? In all the joyous news about Deschutes finally being distributed here, I haven’t seen whether the bombers like this, or Abyss, or Dissident, etc, might also be available here.

    @Mike: Grand Rapids? Bring beer! 😀

  4. From "Chris" :

    Yep, Hop Henge is available, and will be at the store on Wednesday for our Deschutes event!

  5. From "rich" :

    There are three beers:
    Great beers
    Good beers
    Beers I wouldn’t drink again

  6. From "Mike Ryder" :

    @Russ: I will bring anything anybody wants…it is nice living near Founders, Vivant, Bell’s, etc and having access to all these Michigan beers, but I think Michigan liquor laws keep a lot of good beer out too!! For instance, a bunch of less beer-like states got Westy 12 when it released and Michigan got zero!

  7. From "Russ Perry Jr" :

    @Chris: I obviously didn’t make it Wednesday, but I may stop in again 2/2, since I’ll be at the Revolution Brewery 3rd anniversary party not too far away. 🙂

    @Mike: Sorry no Westy 12 made it to MI, but it’s not like I got any of it despite being in state that DID, dang. Don’t tempt me to ask you to mule beer, heh. Luckily you mentioned brewers whose stuff is available here, so I can remain a gentleman and not a harsh taskmaster. 🙂

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