Hood River, OR - It has always been a common mistake whenever one ponders that brewery in Hood River and assumes Full Sail. Sure, Full Sail one of the most famous and privately held company's from Hood River is there, but so are a few other breweries. Of those breweries, only one other can lay claim to operating "just down the street" from Full Sail, Double Mountain.
Owned by Charlie Devereux and Matt Swihart, the pub and brewery has been a recognized force in the area, with ambitious beers and a unique pub atmosphere. If you find yourself in Hood River you should stop in, take in an IRA, Kolsch, Pale Ale, or Hop Lava paired well with multiple items from their food menu.
As an added bonus should you be available March 13th, the men and women of Double Mountain are throwing a party, to thank you for supporting them, now into their third year. Here is what they had to say regarding their upcoming celebration.
It’s that time again — time to come on down to Double Mountain and help us celebrate three years of fantastic beers, tasty fare and good times with friends. We pay homage to our great family of fans every March with a big blowout party… It’s our way of saying thanks for supporting us all the year round.
This year’s gig promises to be bigger than ever, featuring
• a 40′x60′ heated tent right in front of the brewery;
• at least fourteen Double Mountain beers on tap, with some rarities from the “archive”;
• homestyle Mexican food specials, including some killer tamales made by Silvia’s mama;
• great bands all day and night. Here’s the lineup:
2:30pm PARIS SLIM (slide guitar blues guru)
4:30pm GARRETT BRENNAN and the GREAT SALT LICKS (acoustic roots supergroup)
7:00pm TONY SMILEY and the BIRD (our favorite loop ninja)
9:00pm CHRONICLE (conscious reggae, on the dance floor)
And as always, the entertainment is FREE!
For all you out-of-towners, our good friends at the Hood River Hotel are offering a special $89 rate in honor of our gig. Call (800) 386-1859 or visit them online at www.hoodriverhotel.com to book.
This year’s party will be kid-friendly until 8pm. If you have any questions, give us a buzz at 541-387-0042, or shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you on the 13th!
March 13th, 2010 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM PST
Double Mountain Brewery’s Third Year Anniversary Party
8 Fourth Street Hood River, OR 97031
About Double Mountain Brewery
Matt Swihart and Charlie Devereux founded Double Mountain in 2007 with a clear mission: make great beer for craft beer fans. Ours is a “brewers' brewery”, with an uncompromising focus on beer quality.
From the beginning, our goal was to make beers that we liked to drink. All of our beers are served up unfiltered and long-aged, to deliver maximum flavor and character. The beers can be very complex and assertive, but with the ultimate goal of proper balance. We aim to satisfy both the hardcore aficionados and the more casual craft beer fan, all in the same glass. [more] -source, Double Mountain Brewery's website
About the photos authors
Paul “Fruit Trees” Orchard, is an amateur craft beer enthusiast and amateur photographer. Throughout the many years in craft beer he is always carrying a camera (smartphone, digital, traditional) and is invites you to see that beer can also be exciting even if you can’t drink the photo.
Pete “pete4ducks” Liedtke is an amateur photographer who is passionate about his family, travel, University of Oregon athletics and supporting sustainable local businesses such as the craft beer industry. He and his wife have visited almost every brewery in the state of Oregon and they look forward to checking out the many new craft breweries that are popping up around the state.