10 Barrel Brewery – Full steam ahead

September 16, 2011 In The Brewhouse

About a month ago, my wife’s family was in town, made their way to the patio at 10 Barrel, and called us to come meet them for a beer.  It had been months since my last 10 Barrel beer, as there is so much fantastic beer in town and I hadn’t been seeking them out. […]

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Deschutes Hop Trip Arrival 2011

September 12, 2011 News

We had the chance to head over to Deschutes Brewery today and witness the arrival of the fresh Crystal hops used to make the 2011 Hop Trip.  Walking into the delivery area the smell smacked me in the nose, it was delightful.  The color is amazing, as you can see, a vibrant green sea of […]

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Little Woody 2011, Done & Dusted

September 6, 2011 Events

So, the winner is… Everyone who went to The 2011 Little Woody Barrel Aged Beer Festival. It’s great to see so many specialty brews from local breweries all in one place. Even the new kids on the block had something to offer. Good Life’s India Pale Ale was quite fantastic, with a big floral/hop aroma and a […]

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Get Your Little Woody On!

September 2, 2011 Events

The 3rd Annual Little Woody Barrel Aged Beer Festival starts today.  Jon over at The Brew Site scored The Little Woody Beer List and all I have to say is “I’m so excited!”.  There are some yummy and exciting selections on the list and I’m really looking forward to trying some of Bend’s up-and-coming breweries […]

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Goodlife, Boneyard, 10 Barrel, BBC … recognize!

August 25, 2011 News

We here at Bend Oregon Beer have been in recovery mode from the Bend Brewfest.  It was definitely fun, and there were plenty of excellent, interesting, and not-so-great beers to be had (Mint Kolsch … really?  Was that necessary?).  During our time away, our local breweries haven’t missed a step and are hard at work […]

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Bend Brew Fest 2011

August 18, 2011 Events

The Bend Brew Fest kicks off today, and they promise this year will be “bigger and better than ever”.  Judging from the brewers list, it would appear they’re right.  Their web site is boasting 45 different producers of beer, cider, and even wine.  I’ve missed this event for the past couple of years due to […]

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