Yes, the second week in August is earlier than normal for the Bend Brewfest, but this year they moved it up to avoid conflicting with the eclipse weekend (it’s going to be crazy enough!). So this week, the 15th annual Brewfest returns, taking place Thursday the 10th through Saturday the 12th at the Les Schwab… Read More The Bend Brewfest returns this week!
It was 29 years ago today (June 27) that Deschutes Brewery opened its doors in downtown Bend, and tonight to celebrate their 29th birthday they are throwing a Birthday Back Alley Bash behind the downtown pub from 5 to 9pm! Here’s the lowdown: It’s our birthday! What better way to celebrate than with an 80’s… Read More Celebrate Deschutes Brewery’s 29th birthday tonight
The High Desert Food & Farm Alliance EATs tours return with a Beer & Beef tour this Saturday, June 17. Ever wonder how barley is turned into beer? Taste the process at Mecca Grade Estate Malt, a modern malting facility on a historic, 7th generation family farm growing barley and malting it for the brewing… Read More High Desert EATs Tours returns with Beer & Beef
The annual Fermentation Celebration in the Old Mill District is taking place today—Thursday, June 8. (Originally it was scheduled for the 22nd but it was moved up.) The event basically turns the entire Old Mill shopping center into a beergarden! The Fermentation Celebration is a one-day beer festival and craft beer walk on June 8… Read More The Fermentation Celebration is today
The annual Central Oregon Beer Week celebration of beer has returned for 2017, running from May 19 through 28 (going on now!). It’s ten days of beer tastings, dinners, anniversaries, parties, and more, so pace yourself. Highlights for this year include: Broken Top Bottle Shop is hosting multiple beer tastings and live music every day… Read More Central Oregon Beer Week is back for 2017
For your pub crawling pleasure, the St. Patrick’s Day pub guide returns for 2017! Friday is a great day for St. Paddy’s, and many of the locations below are hosting additional events besides just being great stops for beer and whiskey. In fact McMenamins will be celebrated two days, Friday and Saturday even! As always,… Read More St. Patrick’s Day Pub Guide – 2017
Worthy Brewing recently teamed up with Oregon Natural Desert Association to collaborate on some “desert-inspired” beers as a fundraiser for ONDA, and tonight is the release event! Taste four desert-inspired beers inspired by a hike in the Oregon Badlands Wilderness with Oregon Natural Desert Association. Brewer Zach Brenneman and ONDA’s Gena Goodman-Campbell will share stories… Read More Drink desert-inspired beers at Worthy tonight