In September of 2018, the Roberts started Porter Brewing Co., opening their first craft brewery and tasting in Redmond. Avara and Deven Roberts aimed to create Central Oregon’s first all-cask brewery, which specializes in cask-conditioned ales. Now, the Roberts are thrilled to bring their cask ales to downtown Bend. In a speakeasy-like setting, The Cellar features in-house brews, including Irish Red-mond Ale, Jackpine IPA, and Best Bitter. You can also look forward to a few site-specific beers made for the Redmond and Bend locations, respectively. The Cellar will provide a food menu, which consists of savory pies, soft pretzels with beer cheese, and sausage bites. “And really, what pairs better with a Scottish meat pie or a chicken curry pie, than a cask-conditioned ale,” Avara cheerfully exclaimed. Vi’s Pies are a tribute to their daughter, Violet, while Porter Brewing gets its namesake from their son, Porter.
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