Beer in Beautiful Bend, Oregon
A cold beer after a long day of skiing, hiking, rafting, or biking is a great way to end a day of adventure in Bend. Or maybe finding the best beer in town is part of your adventure. With IPAs, lagers, hazies, stouts, and every style in between on tap, you won’t be disappointed — Bend, Oregon is all about great beer.
We’ve got one brewery for every 4,500 people, giving us bragging rights for the most breweries per capita in the state of Oregon. With more than 22 breweries in Bend pouring out award-winning beers, you’re certain to find a new favorite that hits the taste buds just right. Why is Bend beer so good? It all starts with water. Due to the low mineral content in the spring-fed aqua filtering its way down from the Cascades, it’s easy to brew just about every style of beer using our fresh, soft, and divine Central Oregon water. Whether you’re hankering for a malty porter, an old-world Belgian Ale or jonesing for a hoppy IPA, you’ll find plenty to savor.
Want to take home some tasty Bend beer to share with friends? Growler fill stations have popped up all over the area. If you’ve always daydreamed about sharing a pint with Fido, pick up some Dawg Grog, a non-alcoholic beer brewed especially for your four-legged friend. Don’t forget to schedule your vacation in Oregon around one of Bend’s many annual beer events like The Little Woody Barrel-Aged Brew & Whiskey Festival, Bend BrewFest, and Bend Oktoberfest.
Want to visit some of the best breweries in Bend? Check out a Bend brewery tour. Someone else does the driving while you get behind the scenes info from the must-sip places and your fill of hoppy, malty, bitter, hazy, dark, rich, and always delicious beers.