They say Bend has more microbreweries per-capita than any city in America. One of those craft breweries not only makes beer, but they invite you to come and make your own beer.
That’s all it took for our Dave Jones to grab the Destination Oregon crew and head down to Immersion Brewing, where you can “brew-it-yourself.”
Thanks to the folks at Immersion Brewing for showing us around. Join us every Thursday night for another new edition of Destination Oregon where we take you to some of the most beautiful and interesting locations around our state.
At last count, Central Oregon has 28 craft breweries from Bend to Prineville, but one community has yet to cash-in on one of the fastest growing industries in the region. Now, city leaders of Madras are trying to change that.
Central Oregon Daily’s Austin Reed looks at the efforts of Madras officials to bring a brewery to their city.
It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for Source on the Scene! This week, we preview the upcoming Central Oregon Hop Farm Tour, which takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at six different hops farms in Central Oregon. For all of the details on this tour, check out www.worthygardenclub.com.
Photographer Matt Pugerude takes you on a video tour of two of our local Central Oregon Hops farms.
For more information about what’s happening in and around Central Oregon, pick up a copy of The Source Weekly.
A special thanks to our Source on the Scene sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to cover all of the best in arts and culture that Central Oregon has to offer.
J.T. Taylor visits with Central Oregon Daily about the Redmond Brewfest happening August 18-19 at American Legion Park in Redmond. Two full days of craft beer, food, music and fun for all ages!
If you’ve tried all of the brew pubs in Bend and Redmond, another craft brewer, Ochoco Brewing Company, is just a short drive away, in Prineville.