Nestled in the heart of downtown Bend between Old Bend and Southern Crossing, Crux Fermentation Project is a unique brewery that creates fine craft beers using a variety of nontraditional brewing techniques. Read on for more information on why  The Crux Brewery should earn a spot on your list of places to visit in Bend!

An Industrial-Chic Brewpub in a Laid-Back Setting

Housed inside of an old transmission plant, Crux Fermentation Project brews quality craft beers using techniques like open fermentation, barrel aging, leveraging, and decoction mashing using a myriad of experimental hops and wild yeasts.

Crux Fermentation Project has over twenty of their own high-quality beers on tap. Try flavorful beers like Crux Stout, Cast Out IPA, Doublecross Dark Belgian-style ale, Half Hitch imperial mosaic IPA, Crux Farmhouse, Play Wave northwest pale ale, French Connection experimental imperial IPA, Bert Scotch ale/wee heavy, PCT Porter, and more.

The tasting room at Crux Fermentation Project is open daily, with hours from 4:00pm to 9:00pm on Mondays, 11:30am to 9:00pm on Tuesday through Thursday and Sundays, and 11:30am to 10:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Crux Fermentation Project’s food menu includes items like sandwiches, bruschetta boards, Caribbean jerk wings, pretzels, figs wrapped in bacon, cheese curds, soups, salads, and bread pudding.

You can also book a tour of Crux Fermentation Project’s brewery and tasting room. Tours of the brewery are offered on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday afternoons. Over the course of these forty-five-minute tours, visitors to the brewery learn about the brewers use of wild yeast strains, whole leaf hops, open fermentation, and barrel-aging to produce the incredible beers served at Crux Fermentation Project.

A handy tip for visiting the Crux Fermentation Project: Parking is often difficult right next to the brewery, so it’s recommended that you park at the overflow parking next to Spoken Moto, or park on Colorado Avenue and walk to the tasting room. Crux Brewery is a fan favorite

You’ll find the brewery located at 50 SW Division St., Bend, OR 97702. You can also reach Crux Fermentation Project by phone at (541) 385-3333, or by email at

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