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Notes and images from the Bend Brewfest

I was able to get down to the Bend Brewfest for a couple of hours last night, and snapped a number of pictures and have a few thoughts as well: As with many fests, the earlier the better: there weren’t many people there when I first got there which makes for a nice time with no real wait for beers, running into people you know, etc. There are more food carts on hand than I … Continue reading →

Bend Brewfest starts this week!

This week the ninth annual Bend Brewfest is taking place, running from Thursday through Saturday and this year it’s bigger than ever—51 breweries pouring over 125 different beers which include a number of specialties on the X-Taps! It’s all taking place at the Les Schwab Amphitheater right in the heart of Bend’s picturesque Old Mill District. The Brewfest runs from 3 to 11pm on both Thursday and Friday, and noon to 11 on Saturday. (Kids … Continue reading →

Bend Brewfest (8th annual)

Starting today marks the 8th annual Bend Brewfest here in Bend, and this year it looks to be the biggest one yet: it’s spread out over three days (Thursday through Saturday) and by my count has 42 breweries represented (technically, 41 breweries and the local Central Oregon Homebrewers who have a collaboration beer with Silver Moon pouring) pouring a total of 96 beers(!). (There is also wine and cider available.) It’s held at the Les … Continue reading →

Bend’s two beer festivals

The two big beer festivals for Bend are just around the corner, and are nearly back-to-back: the Bend Brewfest is coming up this weekend, and The Little Woody is two weeks after that, on Labor Day weekend. Interesting how that worked out on timing; a little closer together and we almost could have had a Bend Beer Week. The Bend Brewfest takes place Friday the 20th and Saturday the 21st, from 4 until 11pm and … Continue reading →