Top Ten Beers to Drink in Bend Oregon this Summer
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.