For the seventh night of Killer Beer Week we take it on the road, or MAX train, to Orenco Taphouse in Hillsboro, Oregon to welcome in Killer Bend Fest. Our eighth event of the Killer Beer Week is one that we are really looking forward to when the taps at Orenco Taphouse switch over to all beers from Bend. Killer Bend Fest takes place on Thursday, October 23rd from 4:00 – 11:00pm.
After loading up the taps last year with Eugene and Corvallis beers for their first Killer Beer Week event, Orenco Taphouse of Hillsboro reloads with brews from one of Oregon’s best craft beer towns, Bend. You will find special brews from well-known outfits such as Boneyard, Deschutes, Cascade Lakes, 10 Barrel, Silver Moon and Worthy as well as some newer breweries like Rathole, Sunriver, and Oblivion amongst their 20 taps.
Some of the great beers from the Bend area include the following:
Boneyard – Armored Fist
Deschutes – 2013 Abyss
Bend Brewing – Outback
Rat Hole – Vanilla Porter
Three Creeks – Dark Hollow
GoodLife – 2012 Scottish Heart
10 Barrel – P2P Stout
Cascade Lakes – Electric Monkey
Silver Moon – Jingo Jango
Ale Apothecary – Sahati
Crux – Half-Hitch
Sunriver – D’Kine Fresh Hop IPA
Worthy – Dark Muse
Oblivion – Right Hook
Juniper – Black #36
Wild Ride – Brain Bucket
Atlas Cider – Blackberry Cider
Red Tank Cider – Happy Cider
Loaded up with Bend’s finest! Portlanders might want to conveniently take the Max train to this guaranteed to be awesome undertaking. Located just a short 5 minute walk from the Orenco/NW 231st Ave MAX Station, Orenco Taphouse is an easy train ride from Portland.
Orenco Taphouse 1198 NE Orenco Station Pkwy Hillsboro, OR
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 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 Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.