Bend, OR— May 17, 2016 – Central Oregon Beer Week (COBW) Now in its fifth year Central Oregon Beer Week celebrates the craft beer industry in a terrific week long event. With 28 active breweries, locals and visitors alike can plan on a solid ten days of craft beer bliss in Central Oregon.
The Kick Off Celebration will be held at Crow’s Feet Commons, Friday May 20th. This will be the first opportunity for craft beer aficionados to try the Official Beer Week Beer, COBW IWA, brewed by the folks that won last years SMaSH Fest People’s Choice award, and who have most recently been awarded a World Beer Cup Gold, Sunriver Brewing.
This year Central Oregon Beer Week will once again feature unique SMaSH (Single Malt and Single Hop) beers prepared by a growing list of Oregon breweries, including Bend Brewing Co, Deschutes Brewery, McMenamins Old St. Francis, Three Creeks Brewing, Sunriver Brewing, Wild Ride Brewing, Worthy Brewing, Ecliptic Brewing, and Fort George Brewing. To view all participating breweries visit: http://centraloregonbeerweek.com/2016-central-oregon-beer-week-smash-fest/ These beers will be available for all to taste, May 28th at our SMaSH Fest, held once again at McMenamins Old St. Francis School O’Kanes Gallery.
The festivities continue with numerous events during the week including daily brewery events at our official Brew Hub – Broken Top Bottle Shop , live music at select venues, special food and craft beer pairings, tastings, presentations featuring Paul Arney (The Ale Apothecary), a special Central Oregon Brewer’s Guild benefit at Crux Fermentation Project, the 6th Annual Mt Bachelor Brewski, and more! Our Epic Brewery Tour Giveaway is back, with prizes from Drink Tanks, The Bend Ale Trail, and Mt. Bachelor. It’s going to be a good time once again! Cheers!
For a comprehensive list of events during Central Oregon Beer Week visit:
Now in its fifth year, Central Oregon Beer Week unites breweries, brewers, businesses, and beer lovers for an annual week-long celebration of craft brews. Central Oregon Beer Week also supports the local community by donating a portion of proceeds to a charitable organization. Visit CentralOregonBeerWeek.com. Central Oregon Beer Week is a subsidiary of Original Gravity Events, LLC OriginalGravityEvents.com