We love living in a world where craft beers have edged past fine wines in terms of popularity. Not that we have anything against wine, but there’s just something perfectly wonderful about an ice-cold brew after a long, hard day at work. One of the best breweries in Bend Oregon Bridge 99 Brewery gets our love and offers a stellar product at reasonable costs; good deals and great drinks makes us very happy and will start your Oregon vacation off on the right note! Keep reading for a list of all the reasons your trip won’t be complete until you visit “the Bridge!”
Located at 63063 Layton Ave
It’s the picnic tables and fire pit on the patio surrounding Bridge 99 Brewery that capture your attention first, while the gray stone and wood building with the garage door lets you know you’ve arrived. If you’re the observant type, you may notice the hops growing in the field behind Bridge 99; green and gorgeous, these will soon be used to make the beers we love. Inside, the décor is simple and bar casual, this brewery puts its money behind its drinks, never wasting it on fancy décor and unnecessary luxuries that seem to be common in less popular establishments.
One of the Best Breweries in Bend Oregon: Bridge 99’s Beers
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand what makes beer taste so good; simple ingredients grown locally and served immediately are all that’s needed. Oh, and good recipes, master brewers, and the stainless-steel tanks used to boil the hops, of course! Bridge 99 Brewery has a large selection of beers brewed right. From IPAs to a variety of ales, porters, lagers, and even a hefeweizen, these brews will satisfy the pickiest of craft beer aficionados. Some of our favorites include the Bog Trotter, an Irish Red Ale, the Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter, and the Headwater Hefeweizen. But beer taste is subjective, so we recommend you sample them all to find the one that makes you smile in satisfaction.
You Won’t Miss the Food
Bridge 99 Brewery doesn’t have a food menu, but if you check their website, they often feature Food Truck Nights, as well as live music performances. Mixing good food (who doesn’t love a food truck?), good music, and even better beer creates an experience you won’t soon forget and one of the best breweries in Bend Oregon. We owe a big thanks to the two friends who loved beer so much they opened their own brewery!