While Bend’s status as an outdoor sport destination is known throughout Oregon, its identity as a beer haven only continues to draw crowds from across the country. New breweries seem to pop up every month, trying to stand out in what is an already crowded field. These days breweries are focused on current brewing trends, inventive pub fare, and quality atmosphere — beer pretzels, fire pits and retractable garage doors. Its not all about the hoppy IPAs anymore either; every one of these breweries offers distinct and varied lineups of sours, bruts and hazy ales, just to name a few.
Don’t see your favorite Bend brewery on the list? Share it in the comments below. Those seeking more dining options may want to check out Eater PDX’s overall Bend map. (The points on this map guide are not ranked; rather, they are organized geographically).Read More