Posts Tagged ‘McMenamins’

Beer + Wine + Spirits in Bend, Oregon

Wanderlust Tours and the Bend Brew Bus has a new offering: “The Local Pour”

By Kate Mitchell

Now open to the public, this tour showcases the local breweries, wineries, and distilleries in an all exclusive package for $45 per person. The tours run daily at 1:30pm and reservations are required. Your tour guide becomes your designated driver as you stop at Silver Moon Brewing, Good Life Brewing, Cascade Lakes Brewing Co., McMenamins Old St. Francis, Bend Brewing or Old Mill Brew Werks. Then you’ll head to Volcano Vineyards and eitherĀ Oregon Spirit Distillers and Bendistillery.

Each stop includes samples of the season’s finest offerings. The craftsmen at every turn boast their knowledge of beer, wine, and spirit-making, and give you a behind-the-scenes peek at this ever engaging industry. This tour is sure to keep you toasting and laughing, and get you home safely. For more information, visit or contact Wanderlust tours at 800-962-2862.

2011 Reader’s Choice Awards

Well the results are in, and our readers have spoken. We asked our readers to name their favorites, and they responded in numbers. Thank you to everyone who took part, and congratulations to all the winners of our 2011 Summer Reader’s Choice Awards. Take some time to explore our reader’s favorites in the world of all-things-beer.

West Coast IPA
Ninkasi Brewing Company, Eugene, OR
Total Domination IPA

Most Unique Ingredients
Upright Brewing, Portland, OR
Oyster Stout

Sour Ale
Consecration, Russian River Brewing, Santa Rosa, CA