Posted June 20, 2013 by Crafted Pours in Blog Posts

Top Ten Beers to Drink in Bend Oregon this Summer

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Planning a visit to Bend, in Central Oregon this summer. Among the countless outdoor activities to do, like hiking, mountain biking, and swimming, Bend is also a hub for fantastic craft brewed beer. We’ve hand selected our top ten picks for craft beers to drink in Bend this summer from seven different breweries.

A GoodLife Brewing Comatose (9.5%, 95 IBUs)

Imperial IPA brewed with six varieties of hops. Heavy notes of grapefruit and citrus. High bitterness. 


A Deschutes Hop in the Dark (6.5%, 70 IBUs)

Black IPA brewed with eight malts and and six hop varieties. Dark, hoppy, and flavorful. 


A- Crux Fermentation Imperial Mosaic (10%, 85 IBUs)

Single-Hopped Imperial IPA brewed with Mosaic hops. Notes of pineapple and blueberry.


A- 10 Barrel Brewing Northwest Red (6.7%, 66 IBUs)

American Red Ale brewed with seven varieties of malt. Smooth flavors with a bitter finish. 


A- Boneyard Diablo Rojo (7%, 40 IBUs)

American Red Ale with malty caramel flavors and moderate hop bitterness. Flavorful and balanced.


A- Brew Werks Rabble-Rouser Red (8.1%, 60 IBUs)

Imperial Red Ale packed with caramel malts and Northwest hops. 


A- Silver Moon Brewing Bridge Creek Pilsner (5.5%, 45 IBUs)

Bohemian Style Pilsner with crisp flavors of malt and a smooth bitter finish. Very refreshing. 


B+ Boneyard Girl Beer (4.3%, 10 IBUs)

American Wheat Beer flavored with Oregon cherries. Light, crisp, and refreshing. 


B+ Crux Fermentation Impasse (7%, 25 IBUs)

Crisp refreshing Saison with notes of citrus and mild spice. 


B+ 10 Barrel Brewing Sinistor Black Ale (5.4%, 28 IBUs)

Session-Style Black Ale. Dark and very smooth with low bitterness. 


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