Beer Wars IPA Fest, the unofficial kick off to the Bend Brewfest, returns once again to the 10 Barrel Pub in Bend, Oregon on Wednesday, August 12th.
Come and taste 30 different IPAs from 5 different states. This year 10 Barrel invited the best breweries from Oregon, California, Washington, Colorado and Idaho! Many of these breweries don’t even distribute in Oregon so this is your chance to try these highly coveted breweries best IPAs!
Entry is FREE! Purchase a tasting glass and tasting tokens to try the various IPAs.
Blind tasting and voting is from 4:00 to 7:00pm with the results revealed soon after. Then there’s live music from 2nd Hand Soldiers from 7:00 to 9:00pm.
Here’s the official lineup of breweries:
pFriem Family Brewers
10 Barrel Brewing Company 1135 NW Galveston Ave Bend, OR 97701
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 25 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in the archives of Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter and Instagram at @hopapalooza.