If you’re a beer aficionado, there’s a beer trail in the Pacific Northwest you need to visit.
The Bend Ale Trail is the largest beer trek in the West – there are also plenty of cideries, wineries, and distilleries in the area – but if you’re looking for beer, this is the area for you. Stop by a few of these 15 breweries in Oregon today, or spend the weekend exploring the Bend. It’s a great getaway.
1. 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
This is truly one of the greatest outdoor spaces in Bend.
2. Bend Brewing Co.
These guys won a gold medal at the 2016 World Beer Cup. Enough said.
3. Boneyard Beer
Transformed from an old auto shop, Boneyard has a unique atmosphere you’ll love as much as their beer.
4. Cascade Lakes Brewing Company
Give the famous shot-ski a spin.
5. Craft Kitchen and Brewery
This place has fabulous food as well – be sure to try the smoked brisket.
6. Crux Fermentation Project
Off the beaten path in every sense. Crux brewers experiment with open fermentation, wild yeast strains, and decoction mashing.
7. Deschutes Brewery
This place put Bend Beer on the map. Make a visit and pay homage.
8. Goodlife Brewing Company
The first brewery to can beer in Central Oregon is still doing things right.
9. McMenamins Old Saint Francis
Come on out to Cornelius Pass Roadhouse on this glorious summer day for our annual Brewfest & CPR’s 151st Birthday celebration! Sample 32+ beers and ciders from McMenamins & guest breweries including special Sour Ale and Barrel-Aged Beer selections. 12 Noon ’til 9 p.m. History tours, discovery hunt + special stamps. 5 bands on 3 stages including Mick Overman (12 p.m.) Bigfoot Mojo (2p.m.) @talbottbrothers (4 p.m.) @cedarteethband (5:30 p.m.) & Freak Mountain Ramblers (6-9 p.m.) #brewfest #livemusic #pdxnow #corneliuspassroadhouse #roadhousebrewfest #outdoormusic #beerfestivals #portlandbeer
What was once the lunch room at a Catholic school is now a small batch brewery. You read that right.
10. Riverbend Brewing Company
If you love sports, this is the brewery for you. There are 16 big screens to watch the Trail Blazer’s game on.
11. Silver Moon Brewing
The lineup of live music at Silver Moon is the best in Bend.
12. Sunriver Brewing
So popular they opened a second location, a pub on Bend’s Galveston Avenue.
13. Three Creeks Brewing
Surrounded by endless hiking, biking, skiing and golfing in Sisters, Three Creeks is the perfect spot to grab a beer post-workout.
14. Wild Ride Brew Co.
Special growler fills every Tuesday. Don’t miss it.
15. Worthy Brewing
Try the fresh pizza topped with herbs grown on site.