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The Play Wave Pursuit

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photo: john trapper | surfer: travis yamada The pursuit of the perfect wave (or beer, for that matter) never ends. A few years back, we partnered with our friends at Sierra Nevada, Columbia Distributing, and the Bend Paddle Trail Alliance to support a cause close to our hearts (and our brewery) here at Crux – proceeds […]

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Barrel Maintenance & Repair

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There are many benefits to employing used barrels for beer fermentation & aging. You can get different flavor profiles depending on the previous liquor – at Crux, we use bourbon, red & white wine & rum barrels. You can get different char/toast levels within the barrels depending on its previous use & barrels can be […]

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2016 [BANISHED] Tough Love

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The fall season transition is always an exciting time at Crux. After the rush of fresh hop season is over and the weather starts to cool, it’s time for my favorite beer – Tough Love 2016! It’s a labor of love as we deal with this complex Imperial Stout all year long. It starts an […]

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