BreweriesRedmond, Oregon’s growing beer scene

Among beer destinations in Oregon, my hometown of Bend receives much of the attention in recent years for a variety of reasons (which I’ve written about here at length and, yes, even written a book on it). Bend dominates the Central Oregon beer landscape in much the same way that it … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #97: Up-and-Coming Beer Locations

Today being the first Friday of March calls for another round of The Session, group beer blogging wherein everyone shares their thoughts upon a particular beery topic suggested by the host for the month. It’s open to all, and this month our host is Our Tasty Travels, and the topic … Continue reading

BreweriesWild Ride Brewing, open this Saturday in Redmond

Redmond’s latest brewery, Wild Ride Brewing, is officially opening their doors this Saturday, May 10 at 11am (though I hear they are quietly open now, a sort of soft pre-opening). They are Redmond’s (and Central Oregon’s) newest craft brewery, a 20-barrel production brewery with a tasting room and patio, and are … Continue reading

BreweriesJuniper Brewing, Redmond, opening soon

In addition to Wild Ride Brewing which I wrote about the other day, Redmond, Oregon has another new brewery opening up even sooner: Juniper Brewing Company, currently planning on opening by the end of this month. Located across the street from the Deschutes County Fairgrounds at 1950 SW Badger Avenue in … Continue reading

BreweriesWild Ride Brewing, coming to Redmond this spring

The city of Redmond, Oregon, is getting another new brewery slated for this spring: Wild Ride Brewing. This is one that has been a bit under the radar; I’d only heard about them fairly recently, and it looks like their development is coming right along. The building is an 8700-square-foot … Continue reading

BreweriesRedmond, Oregon getting a new brewery: Smith Rock Brewing

I completely missed the Bend Bulletin article about this earlier this month (and one from earlier this year) because it’s behind the newspaper’s paywall: Redmond, Oregon has a new brewery opening soon, Smith Rock Brewing Company (Facebook page). From the article: Initially, Smith Rock Brewing will rely on a small … Continue reading

BreweriesPhat 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 … Continue reading