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Little Bites: Tidbits from the world of food and drink

Two distilleries bring home awards and a local favorite changes hands



Cascade Alchemy wins multiple craft spirit awards

Cascade Alchemy received a gold medal for its Classic Vodka and a Silver and Best of Category medal for its Chai Tea Vodka from The American Distillers Institute's 11th annual judging of Craft Spirits. The competition is considered the largest and most-respected judging devoted to craft spirits from makers both in the U.S. and around the world. To taste both of these award-winning spirits and discover some of their limited release products visit their distillery.

Cascade Alchemy

20585 Brinson Blvd., Suite 5, Bend


Oregon Spirit Distillers wins industry's highest award

Oregon Spirit Distillers Straight American Bourbon Whiskey took home Double Gold and Best Crafted Whiskey at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). OSD co-founder Brad Irwin said, "This best-of-class award is the highest accolade in the spirits industry and is a testament to the hard work our team has put in and recognition for Oregon craft distilling." Their bourbon is distilled in Bend using 100 percent Oregon-grown grain and barrel aged for four years. To taste this award-winning bourbon, visit The Barrel Thief Lounge downtown.

The Barrel Thief Lounge at Oregon Spirit Distillers

740 NE 1st St., Bend


Primal Cuts Changes Hands

After six years, the owners of Primal Cuts Market, Bryan Tremayne and Kim McNamer, have sold their small business to an employee and his family. Many locals enjoy buying their meat, having a tasty sandwich or pint and filling their growlers at Primal Cuts Market. The new owners plan on delivering the same quality products and service customers have come to expect.

Primal Cuts Market

1244 NW Galveston, Bend 541-706-9308

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