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Dwinell Country Ales Is Trying to Make Wild Ales Simple Again

The Stranger - April 8, 2019

“Dwinell has quickly gotten the Pacific Northwest beer world’s attention with their rustic wild ales but up until now you had to drive out to the middle of nowhere, i.e. Goldendale, to taste their beer. That’s not the case anymore.”

 
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So You Like the Gorge But Would Rather Drink Than Hike? Tour Gorge Breweries

Willamette Week - April 4, 2019

“Dwinell's brewery and small taproom are in Goldendale's little downtown strip, the exterior decorated prominently with the brewery's logo overlooking the beer patio. The 7-barrel brewery also holds a collection of barrels for aging. You're here for the beer, though, where influences from Belgian farmhouse brewing rule.”

 
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Dwinell Country Ales Expands Distribution to Oregon, Washington

Brewbound - March 29, 2019

“Recently named one of the “Top Three Small Breweries” in the country by beer writer Jeff Alworth for Craft Beer & Brewingmagazine, Dwinell Country Ales has announced it will begin distribution in Seattle while expanding its current distribution in Oregon through a partnership with Shelton Brothers Oregon.”

 
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Dwinell Country Ales Now Distributing in Oregon and Washington with Shelton Brothers

The New School - March 27, 2019

“Buzzy Southern Washington brewery Dwinell Country Ales out of Goldendale will now be much easier to find throughout Oregon and Washington with a new distribution agreement with Shelton Brothers Distributors.”

 
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DWINELL COUNTRY ALES BRINGING ITS WILD-FERMENTED BEERS TO THE BIG CITY AND BEYOND

Washington Beer Blog - Mar 25, 2019

“Dwinell Country Ales has announced it will begin distribution in Seattle while expanding its current distribution in Oregon through a partnership with Shelton Brothers Oregon.”

 
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Why Hood River is a must-visit destination for Oregon beer lovers

OregonLive.com - Feb 15, 2019

“Dwinell’s remarkable farmhouse and wild ales quietly began dropping jaws after its August 2017 opening. Now with word spreading, more people are making the trip to Goldendale and the elegant taproom and patio.”

 
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THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Beervana, the Blog - Dec 21, 2018

“Dwinell, though, makes incredibly sophisticated beers, with an emphasis on wild ales. When Goldendale gets a brewery that counts Upright and Block 15 as peers, you know something new is happening in the US. “

 
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Dwinell Country Ales Announces New Annual Cellar Club

New School Beer - Dec 20, 2018

“Less than a year ago, New School Beer called Dwinell Country Ales the best brewery you’ve never been to. . .Today, they’ve launched a new Cellar Club Membership that promises to provide members with exclusive bottle releases, early access and even a personalized tour in Goldendale – among other great perks!”

 
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THE BEST BREWERY YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF INTRODUCES A CELLAR CLUB

Washington Beer Blog - Dec 19, 2018

“I confess that I have yet to visit Dwinell Country Ales in Goldendale, Washington, but it just might be the best brewery you’ve never heard of. . . Dwinell Country Ales just announced that it has introduced a bottle club (Cellar Club) and memberships are available. The brewery focuses largely on farmhouse-style and wild ales. Obviously, barrels are part of the program. Lots of barrels.”

 

Jeff Alworth’s best of 2018

Craft Beer & Brewing - Nov 21, 2018

Top Three Small Breweries of 2018 - Dwinell Country Ales

“An incredibly ambitious brewery making mixed-fermentation beers” that are “complex yet delicate, and take advantage of the local fruit that grows in abundance around the valley.”

 

Forget rivalries.Yakima Valley’s beermakers go all-in on collaboration with crossover brews

Yakima Herald - Oct 5, 2018

“For local breweries, collaborations provide opportunities to try something new, socialize with other brewers and, most importantly, help the craft brewing industry in the Yakima Valley up its game.”

 
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The Thirsty invitational

The Thirsty Sasquatch - Sep 15, 2018

We can't believe we were voted the Best of the North Bank at the very first Thirsty Invitational with Homegrown, our tart peach wheat ale! Thanks to everyone who came out to sample and vote during North Bank Beer Week. If you want to find one of our beers in Vancouver, WA this year you know the place to go - The Thirsty Sasquatch!

 

DWINELL COUNTRY ALES 1ST ANNIVERSARY – AUGUST 18, 2018

Brewpublic - Aug 1, 2018

“Brewing on a 7-barrel brewhouse, Dwinell Country Ales produces farmhouse-style ales in the heart of Goldendale. It operates a family-friendly tasting room that showcases its saison-inspired, mixed-culture beers, delicately hopped rustic ales, and wild ales fermented with native yeast and local fruit. Cheers to your first anniversary!”

 

The Six Best Washington Breweries Outside Seattle

The Stranger - July 30, 2018

“Fear not, there is plenty of great Washington beer brewed outside of Seattle. Here are six breweries that are worthy destinations in their own right and certainly worth visiting the next time you leave the Seattle metropolitan area.”

 

2018 WASHINGTON BEER AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Brewpublic - June 18, 2018

Collaboration Beers:
Silver: Trap Door Brewing and Dwinell Country Ales – Gift Horse

 

BEER SHERPA RECOMMENDS: DWINELL BACKCOUNTRY

Beervana the Blog - June 15, 2018

“One of the best new breweries in the Pacific Northwest” with “travel-rewarding ales.”

 

New Oregon and SW Washington Breweries and Cideries Showcase

The New School - June 1, 2015

“This event serves as an annual Portland Beer Week spotlight for new brewers not just from the city, but from across the state and region.”

 
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The Late Addition Podcast with Dwinell, Part II

Yakima Valley Hops - May 24, 2018

“And we're back with Hannah as she talks with Justin and Jocelyn Leigh from Dwinell Country Ales. Kimchi beer? That's a thing! Listen and learn about a bunch of other fun stuff too!”

 

The Late Addition Podcast with Dwinell, Part I

Yakima Valley Hops - April 7, 2018

Justin and Jocelyn Leigh from Dwinell Country Ales come share their beers with Hannah and chat about a bunch of stuff including:
1. What it's like starting a new brewery.
2. Some of the goofy recipes they've brewed.
3. The power of beer names and styles.

 

5 Questions with Justin Leigh of Dwinell Country Ales

The New School - March 29, 2018

“Dwinell Country Ales is the best new brewery in Washington that you haven’t been to yet.”

 

10 Best Beers We Sampled at the Yakima Fresh Hop Beer Festival

The Street - Oct 13, 2017

“Horse Thief was one of the most unique fresh-hop offerings I'd sample all day.”

 

DWINELL COUNTRY ALES ANNOUNCES ITS GRAND OPENING IN GOLDENDALE

Brewpublic - Sep 28, 2017

“With spanning views of Mt. Hood and located just 100 miles east of Portland, the small agricultural town of Goldendale, Washington now has its very own brewery.”