Deja Vu: Bend Makes Another Best Beer Towns List | Bent | Bend | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon
The Source Weekly’s reporting is made possible by the power of your support. Be a part of it!
Pin It

Deja Vu: Bend Makes Another Best Beer Towns List 

Surprise! Bend is at the top of another list of the best cities for beer and breweries. This time the honor is bestowed by

We really, really do.
  • We really, really do.

Here's what they have to say about our hop-head city:

Bend, OR

While Portland may be the popular beer town of the moment, true beer-lovers should head to Bend, which has the most breweries per capita in the country. Though it’s a small city of only 80,000, Bend has an impressive 20 breweries (and growing). Check out anything from the popular Bend Brewing Co. and Cascade Lakes Brewing Company to the brand new Worthy Brewing Co. and Smith Rock Brewing. Deschutes offers a brewery tour complete with free samples of beers.

Those with sturdy livers should try out the Bend Ale Trail, a tour of all 11 breweries within city limits, When you’re done, head to the Visitor’s Center to pick up a Bend Silipint. There’s happy hours every day at various beer pubs and bars around town, including most of the breweries. We recommend hitting up GoodLife Brewing Company for $2.50 pints on Thirsty Thursdays and 10 Barrel Brewing Co. for $4 Imperial Pints every day. Check out Beer Me Bend! for a full list of happy hour options for every day of the week. Travelers should definitely stop by for the Bend Brewfest, held from August 15 — 17 this year, for “three full days of hops, yeast and malted barley bliss.”

Read the full list "Best Small Cities for Beer-Lovers" here.

About The Author

Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat

Deschoops - Downtown Bend

Sun., June 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Submitting an event is free and easy.

Newsletter Signup

Get Central Oregon daily news
directly in your inbox

Get Social

Latest in Bent

More by Brianna Brey

Want to advertise with us?

For info on print and digital advertising, >> Click Here

© 2022 LAY IT OUT INC | 704 NW GEORGIA AVE, BEND, OREGON 97703  |   Privacy Policy

Website powered by Foundation