Welcome to Central Oregon, where good beer brings people together. With more breweries per capita than anywhere else in the country, finding a Bend Brewery with outstanding Oregon craft beer is a simple task – the hard part is deciding on which suds to sip first. The heart of Central Oregon’s beer scene is Bend, and the downtown area is home to some of the area’s oldest and most beloved breweries where you can sample award-winning brews worthy of reverence. Take a guided brewery tour, then visit the pub to chow down on some great local fare. Lounge on the patio of a riverfront brewery to take in the scenery of Mirror Pond, or simply stroll the blocks on your quest for Bend beer. Craft breweries are located all over Bend and neighboring city Redmond, so don’t just stop downtown – you’ve got a lot more discovering to do!
Not only are Central Oregon folks beer lovers, they’re also known for their passion for the outdoors and love to live the good life. Located in Deschutes County, Bend is nestled right on the Deschutes River. This dog-friendly town is close to Mt. Bachelor for top notch skiing and snowboarding, a short drive to the Cascade Lakes for watersports and camping, near Sisters in the Three Creeks area for scenic hiking, and just minutes from Sunriver for a great resort experience and golfing. Get your climbing shoes on and make your way to Smith Rock State Park for some of the best rock climbing in the world. If you’re out on the town and looking for a fun experience, go for a ride on a mobile pub cycle and peddle your way from brew pub to taproom while sipping on your favorite brews. In Central Oregon, a great local beer is always at your fingertips, no matter where you go.
At the center of the beer universe, Central Oregon breweries offer everything you need to have an awesome beer experience. Whether you’re looking for a keg for a private event, a growler fill station to reload, or a pub to rest your bones while enjoying a microbrew with your friends, Central Oregon’s got a plethora of trails to lead you to a great Northwest ale. After a pint, you’ll know you just tasted the best beer in the barrel.
Central Oregon includes breweries in Bend, LaPine, Prineville, Redmond, Sunriver and Sisters.