2016 Bend Brewfest Returns August 18 – 20

2016 Bend Brewfest

Central Oregon’s largest beer festival returns this weekend to the beautiful setting of the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, Oregon. This year’s Bend Brewfest will feature over 70 breweries pouring its beers from Thursday, August 18 through Saturday, August 20. Each day the festival will take place from Noon until 11:00pm. The online Bend Brewfest program can be accessed online by clicking here.

Admission is free to the Bend Brewfest but in order to sample the amazing beers and ciders a one-time purchase of a souvenir mug is required. Mugs are $20.00 and include 5 tasting tokens. Mugs from previous years will not be filled. Tasting tokens are required for beer purchase and cost $5 for 5 tokens. 1 token equals one four-ounce pour.

The Bend Brewfest is an all ages event each day until 7:00pm. Parent or a guardian is required to sign a pledge acknowledging the responsibility of preventing children from consuming alcohol and the penalties for the parent and child. Please note that at 7:00pm all guests under the age of 21 must leave the venue. Also make note that pets are not allowed into the Bend Brewfest.

A variety of food is available from outstanding local vendors. Food cart vendors coming soon! Cash is required for food purchase. There is an ATM on site.

Beer Wars from 10 Barrel Brewing in Bend, Oregon

For those that will be in Bend tonight, Wednesday, August 17, 10 Barrel Brewing will once again host its annual Beer Wars IPA Fest. From 4:00 to 9:00pm at 10 Barrel Brewpub located at 1135 NW Galveston Ave., there will be 30 different IPA’s from 5 different states. This year 10 Barrel has invited some of the best breweries from Oregon, California, Washington, Colorado and Idaho to compete for the best IPA award. With a blind-tasting format, event attendees will select the winning state by vote. Entry is free but a to sample the hoppy beers a tasting glass is required at $5.00 each along with drink tokens at $1.00 each.

Here is the lineup of beers pouring throughout the three days from Thursday, August 18 through Saturday, August 20.

10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Strawberry Crush
Category 57

2 Towns Ciderhouse
The Bad Apples
Made Marion

Alameda Brewing Co.
Alameda Admiration IPA
Barn Owl Imperial Brown Ale

Anderson Valley Brewing
Briney Melon Gose
Summer Solstice

Ashtown Brewing Company
Dark May CDA
Toutle-Loo Pale Ale
Belgian Dark Strong

ATLAS Cider Co
Apricot Cider
Blackberry Cider
Dragonfruit Cider

Backwoods Brewing Company
Blueberry Wheat
Logyard IPA

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Pineapple Sculpin
Mango Even Keel

Base Camp Brewing Company
Nomadic Blood Orange Brett DIPA
Lost Meridian Wit
Owyhee Canyonlands Wild Ale

Bend Brewing Company
Volkssekt Berliner Weisse
Black Diamond Dark Lager
Plum Provisional

Boneyard Beer
Skin N Bones
Incredible Pulp Blood Orange Extra Pale Ale

Breakside Brewing
Wanderlust IPA
Passionfruit Sour Ale

Brew Dr. Kombucha
Citrus Hops
Clear Mind

Burnside Brewing
Sweet Heat

Cascade Lakes Brewing Company
Mosaic IPA
Paddleboard Porter
Righteous Rye Pale Ale

Deschutes Brewery
The Cyclist
Deschutes Brewery Smoked Gose

Doc Fields Cider
Strawberry Kiwi
Banana Mango
Guanabana Cyser

Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom LLC
Project IP
Pêche Mode – Sour Belgian Ale Aged With Peaches

Ecliptic Brewing
Orbiter IPA
Carina Peach Sour Ale

Elysian Brewing Company
Space Dust IPA
Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

Ex Novo Brewing Co.
Eliot IPA
Cactus Wins The Lottery!

Fat Heads
Sunshine Daydream
Grapefruit Goggle Fogger

Feckin Brewery
Feckin Lite
Reckon IPA

Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Double Jack
Luponic Distortion

Fort George Brewery & Public House
Three Way IPA
Quick Wit
Anni, Are You Oak Aged?

Fremont Brewing
Summer Ale
Interurban IPA
Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star

Georgetown Brewing Co.
Johnny Utah Pale Ale
Bodhizafa IPA

Gigantic Brewing Company
Ginormous Imperial IPA

Gilgamesh Brewing
DJ Jazzy Heff
Hoot Attack ISA

GoodLife Brewing Co.
Road To Helles
Comatose Imperial IPA
Bourbon Barrel Strong Ale

Green Flash Brewing Company
Passion Fruit Kicker
Soul Style IPA

Ground Breaker Brewing
IPA No. 5
Olallie Ale
Citrus Pale Ale

Hop Valley Brewing Co
Hop Valley Hefeweizen
Sir Orange A Lot Pale Ale
The Fruit Man 2016

Hopworks Urban Brewery
Hopworks Lager

Juniper Brewing Co
Pat-Kat Porter
Central Oregon Citra Summer Ale

Klamath Basin Brewing Company
River Days Wheat IPA
Vanilla Pumpkin Porter

Kobold Brewing
Kobalos Imperial Black IPA (Aka CDA)
Screeching Blonde Summer Ale
Lawful Evil Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout

Lagunitas Brewing Company
Aunt Sally
Born Again Yesterday

Laughing Dog Brewing
Huckleberry Cream Ale
Alpha Dog Imperial IPA
Anniversary Beer

Laurelwood Brewing Co
Portlandia Pils

Lost Coast Brewery
Tangerine Wheat

Mazama Brewing Company
Double Eruption DIPA
Mango Hefeweizen

McMenamins Old St. Francis School
Kaleidoscope IPA
Hop Stash IPL

Natian Brewery
50 Shades Of (Earl) Grey
Cease & Desist
Irish Water

New Belgium Brewing
Heavy Melon
NBB Love

Hop Cooler
Helles Belles

No. 6 Cider Company
Dry 99
Pomegranate Cider

North Rim Brewing
Twin Citra
PPW (Peach Pepper Wheat)

Ochoco Brewing Company
Last Day IPA
Hopless Black Ale
Barrel Aged Sour Blackberry Brown Ale

Old 99 Brewing Co.
Session IPA
Infrared Northwest Red Ale
Truckie IIPA

Pelican Brewing
Pelicano Extra
Umbrella IPA
Beak Breaker Double IPA

pFriem Family Brewers
Oude Kriek

Plank Town Brewing Co.
Blue Pool Pilsner
Alpine Trail Pale
Barrel-Aged Blue Pool Pilsner

Portland Brewing Co
SMASH Pale Ale
Noble Scot
Sander’s Wit

Portland Cider Company
Kinda Dry
Bruce Lychee

Red Tank Cider Company
Hawaii 5-0

Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider
Revival Hard Apple
The Passion

Rimrock Cider Company
Rimrock Cranberry

Riverbend Brewing Company
Oregonized Love
Whiskey Barrel Aged Catatonic

Rogue Ales & Spirits
Honey Kolsch
6 Hop IPA

Santiam Brewing
Pirate Stout – Rum Barrel Aged Stout With Coconut

Seven Brides Brewing
Danger Hill
Strawberry Blonde
Monki Love

Shade Tree Brewing
India Pale Freestyle 720
Ferrari Red

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co
Otra Vez
Ovila Brown Ale

Silver Moon Brewing
IPA 97
Mango Daze

Slanted Rock Brewing Company, LLC
DNT Scotch Ale
Vanilla Imperial IPA
Jalapeno Peach Wheat Ale

Sunriver Brewing Company
Rippin Northwest Ale
Cocoa Cow Milk Stout
Sweet Mosquito On Fire!

Three Creeks Brewing Co.
Crowdpleaser IPA
Stonefly Session Ale
Gin Barrel Juniper Rye Saison

Three Mugs Brewing Company
Zesty Lass Grapefruit IPA
Damsel’s Desire White Chocolate Ale
Double India Pink Ale

Two Kilts Brewing Co.
Two Kilts Smash IPA
Mosaic Me Crazy

Walking Man Brewing
Black Cherry Stout
Homo Erectus

Wandering Aengus Ciderworks
Anthem Barrel Aged Cider

Whiskey Barrel Cider Company
Dam Hard Cider
Triple Play Hard Cider
Fubarb Cider

Wild Ride Brewing
Whoopty Whoop Wheat
Electri-Fly IPA
Whiskey Barrel Aged Red Ryeno

Worthy Brewing Company
Easy Day Kolsch
Kama Citrus IPA
Phuket Gose

Evening revelry of the Bend Brewfest in Bend's Old Mill District. (image courtesy of Bend Brewfest)
Evening revelry of the Bend Brewfest in Bend’s Old Mill District. (image courtesy of Bend Brewfest)

As with the past few years, Bend Brewfest will once again feature its Brewtality Tent and its XTap. Here’s the schedule for the 2016 Bend Brewfest.

Thursday, August 18

  • Gluten Free Citrus Pale Ale – Groundbreaker @ 1:00
  • Whiskey Barrel Aged Red Ryeno – Wild Ride @ 1:30
  • Phuket Gose – Worthy Ride @ 2:00
  • Gin Barrel Juniper Rye Saison – Three Creeks2 Ride @:30
  • Belgian Dark Strong – Ashtown Brewing Ride @ 3:00
  • Smoked Gose – Deschutes Brewing Ride @ 3:30
  • Monks Love – Seven Brides Ride @ 4:00
  • Jalapeno Peach Wheat Ale – Slanted Rock Ride @ 4:30
  • Anniversary Beer – Laughing Dog Ride @ 5:00
  • Fubarb Cider – Whiskey Barrel Cider Ride @ 5:30
  • Double India Pink Ale – Three Mugs Ride @ 6:00
  • Rumble – Lagunitas Ride @ 6:30
  • Righteous Rye Pale Ale – Cascade Lakes Ride @ 7:00

Friday, August 19

  • Fruit Man – Hop Valley Ride @ 1:00
  • Breakfast in Bruges – Deschutes Ride @ 1:00
  • Mango Even Keel – Ballast Point Ride @ 1:30
  • Whiskey Barrel Aged Katatonic Imperial IPA – Riverbend Ride @ 2:00
  • Sander’s Wit – Portland Brewing Ride @ 2:30
  • Bourban Barrel Strong Ale – Goodlife Ride @ 3:00
  • Irish Water Natian Ride @ 3:30
  • Beak Breaker IPA – Pelican Ride @ 4:00
  • Peche Mode Double Mountain Ride @ 4:00
  • Incredible Pulp Blood Orange Extra Pale Ale – Boneyard Ride @ 4:30
  • Barrel Aged Sour Blackberry Brown Ale – Ochoco Brewing Ride @ 5:00
  • CorvetteShade – Tree Ride @ 5:30
  • Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star – Fremont Ride @ 6:00
  • Guanabana Cyser – Doc Fields Cider Ride @ 6:30

Saturday, August 20

  • Oude Kriek – pFriem1 Ride @:00
  • Plum Provisional – Bend Brewing Ride @ 1:30
  • Annie Are You Oak Aged – Fort George Ride @ 2:00
  • Sweet Mosquito on Fire! – Sunriver Brewing Ride @ 2:30
  • Mosaic Me Crazy – Two Kilts Ride @ 2:30
  • Pinot Suave Reserve – Deschutes Brewing Ride @ 2:30
  • Dragonfruit Cider – Atlas Ride @ 3:00
  • Barrel Aged Blue Pool Pilsner – Plank Town Brewing Ride @ 3:30
  • Ovial Brown Ale – Sierra Nevada Ride @ 4:00
  • Anthem Barrel Aged Cider – Wandering Angus @ 4:30
  • Daibolous – Santiam Brewing Ride @ 5:00
  • Lawful Evil Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout – Kobold Ride @ 5:30
  • Bruce Lychee – Portland Cider Co. Ride @ 6:00
  • Owyhee Canyonlands Wild Ale – Base Camp Brewing Ride @ 6:30
  • Truckie IIPA – Old 99 Brewing @ 7:00


Les Schwab Amphitheater
322 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr.
Bend, Oregon 97702