Tag Archives: Central Oregon

Central Oregon Beer Week 2013

I have been noticeably lagging on my blogging lately, and this is what has been taking up all of my spare time: planning this year’s Central Oregon Beer Week! This year is the second year for COBW, and we’ve been working hard to make it the best possible Beer Week that we can, and we’ve been lining up a terrific slate of events and a ton of fantastic sponsors to do so. The dates are … Continue reading →

Shade Tree Brewing, new in Central Oregon (correction: nope, not yet)

Bend restaurant Common Table posted this on their Facebook timeline on Thursday: Common Table is perhaps the first place to try Central Oregon’s newest local microbrewery, Shade Tree Brewing’s Mustang Pale Ale. Shade Tree is the brainchild of Larry Johnson a local home brewer who has stepped up to full production. He is located in Redmond and has three beers coming, The Mustang Pale Ale, Corvette Strong Ale and Challenger Smoked IPA coming in June. … Continue reading →

Central Oregon Brewers Guild officially announced

This hit the local news yesterday:¬†Central Oregon Brewers Guild Formed. This could be big: Not only has the Bend and Central Oregon brewery scene exploded (look at the list in the the sidebar, which I try to keep up to date, to see how many we have here—and how many have yet to open), but at the same time we’re geographically¬†more isolated than other parts of the state, so having a local guild that sees … Continue reading →

Sunriver Brewing Company (coming soon)

Bend’s local alt-weekly The Source broke the news today that there will be another new brewery opening up in Central Oregon, possibly by this summer: Sunriver Brewing Company, based south of Bend in the resort town of Sunriver. In what will be about the 15th brewery in the area to receive federal approval to brew, Sunriver Brewing Company plans to open this summer. The owners are keeping extremely silent on the details, and declined to … Continue reading →

Phat Matt’s Brewing

Redmond, Oregon has a new brewery, Phat Matt’s Brewing Company, and by all indications it seems they are open and brewing even now—as it appears that their first beer will be debuting at this weekend’s Bend Brewfest, according to the Brewest’s Facebook post. I had a sneak peak of their business card a month ago: But I was holding off on mentioning them since I didn’t know their timeline, and the brewing equipment was being … Continue reading →