Silver Moon Brewing

Silver Moon BrewingSilver Moon Brewing
Silver Moon BrewingSilver Moon Brewing
Brewery, Bar, Eatery

24 NW Greenwood Ave
Bend, Oregon, 97701
United States

(541) 388-8331 | map
silvermoonbrewing.com

Notes: OPEN 7 DAYS 11:30 AM to 11PM, Sunday 11:30AM till 8PM
BEER STATS
Average:
3.75
Beers:
59
Reviews:
214
Ratings:
544
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.93
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
45
pDev:
10.69%
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Reviews by John_M:
Photo of John_M
3.51/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

As mentioned in my 10 Barrel review, atmosphere-wise, this place is the polar opposite of that place.

While 10 barrel is upscale and trendy, this place is pretty dumpy looking, looking for all the world like a pool hall dive. There were no well dressed hipsters at the Silver Moon, the day I stopped by, and I doubt the bartenders here specialize in trendy designer cocktails. Otherwise, the place is fairly spacioius, with some fairly rickety looking table and chairs in the main dining area, and then a fair size bar straight back from the front entrance when you walk in. There were a couple of TV sets going when I stopped by, with most of the modest size crowd watching the ducks demolish the hapless buffs (which was the only thing the SM clientele had in common with the 10 barrel crowd).

As for the selection, they had some 8 different house beers on tap this day, including a fresh hop IPA. The latter was what I ordered, and I have to say it was considerably better than anything I had over at 10 barrel. Also tried the DIPA, which was also pretty tasty, though a bit sweet for my palate. Service was friendly and quick, with the friendly bartender sympathizing with my unhappiness over the lack of the Uncle Jim Maui Wowie DIPA (which he confirmed was a very popular beer, and one he was hopeful the brewer would be making again).

Prices were reasonable I thought. My 12 ounce glass of the fresh hop IPA was $3.50.

Didn't try the food... maybe nex time (if there is a next time).

An interesting place, but unless they happened to have on tap a beer I just had to have (and couldn't find elsewhere in town), I'm not sure I can see myself coming back here again any time soon.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MattSn
3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of lacikuss
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of einman
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Reidrover
4.31/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Was here yesterday .
Very open and welcoming brew pub just outside the nicer area of Bend.
Seems to have a lot of local trade and a smattering of people on the Bend Ale Trail.
I found the bar person very nice and the beers good and not expensive.
Had some food here and it was good though not the best.

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Photo of shoretaxi
3.51/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of kingpin1010
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of natfiedler
4.6/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Hualalai
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.75

Photo of fredmugs
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Topher78
4.01/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ClayPA
4.71/5  rDev +19.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

This place is severely under rated their beers were excellent

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Photo of DanG3
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of ricke49
4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Friendly, relaxed. Good niche neighborhood pub. One of the very best sites in Bend to simply relax and enjoy an excellent selection of well-crafted brews. Zero pretense. Zero BS.

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Photo of LouZ
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Expectations were low heading in, but was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the beer. Pretty solid all around.

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Photo of Serenity_Now
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Arkay
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of ADKbeerguy
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of flagmantho
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

I stopped in and a had a few beers at Silver Moon Brewing on my recent pilgrimage to Bend. While I don't think it's a major destination brewery, it had all the hallmarks of a popular neighborhood brewpub.

In a lot of ways, it reminded me of a really nice dive bar. Monday Night Football on several TVs, plenty of regulars bellying up to the bar, and friendly, outgoing staff. Their selection was good, with 10 or 12 taps, although the beer was mostly OK and not particularly noteworthy. As a beer lover's destination, it's OK, but as a neighborhood pub with a great atmosphere, it's definitely a place to go.

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Photo of KevMo84
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of JoelClark
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of atpca
2.75/5  rDev -30%

Photo of BreweryRun
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of IPeteA91
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Silver Moon Brewing in Bend, OR
Brewery rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 544 ratings