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

BreweriesOregon’s cornucopia of new breweries

When it comes to “Oregon beer” the areas that tend to get the most attention are, understandably, Portland (for obvious reasons), Bend (the new hotspot), and Eugene (fueled by the likes of Ninkasi and Oakshire). It’s easy to overlook much of the rest of the state, and particularly when a … 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