Boneyard Beer Company

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BA SCORE
3.93/5
Very Good
4,023 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

37 NW Lake Pl, Suite B
Bend, Oregon, 97701
United States

(541) 323-2325 | map
boneyardbeer.com

Notes:
* Tasting room hours *
Monday - Saturday 11am - 6pm

Added by beertunes on 06-27-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
53
Reviews:
577
Ratings:
4,023
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.21/5
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
87
pDev:
13.06%
 
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Ratings: 87 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of ScotViking
4.8/5  rDev +14%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Boneyard doesn’t make a bad beer, quite the opposite. Everything I have had from Boneyard is exceptional! Bone-a-fide Pale, RPM IPA, Armored Fist CDA, fresh Hop, the list goes on and on. The food is very creative “fusion” and not your typical pub-burger or pizza which is really refreshing. Honestly how many different ways can you make a burger?! They are without a doubt the best brewery in the US. This is a bold statement but i’ll Defend it all day long. I’ve travelled extensively throughout the US and Europe and had beer from each of those travels. The only difficulty is getting your hands on some outside of the NW, which is why everyone fawns over Sierra Nevada and Goose Island etc (not bad, but don’t hold a candle to Boneyard). And thankfully Boneyard has the integrity to not sell out to InBev!

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Photo of lacikuss
4.78/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Danner3
2.93/5  rDev -30.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

The vibe is all in or all out. I'm all in, being an old school punk rock kid. A dingy little 2 bay garage converted into a brewery with the lobby serving as the tap room with some awesome tunes blasting the whole time. No seats. No pints. No bull shit. $1tasters at 2 is each makes you have to try every beer they have, and at an average of $9 a crowler, your bound to take home some of the best IPA's you've ever had. A great place to hang out for a bit. All that's missing is the band. Cheers!

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Photo of Dschamp
4.54/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Having visited several other brewery establishments in Bend, OR, I expected something different. After getting my bearings I really enjoyed the intimate relaxed atmosphere. Definitely just a tasting room, don' even ask for a pint, and I highly recommend doing a full tap taster. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and quick to answer any questions. They will can up (32 oz.) your selections(s) as you wait. Really a jewel and I keep going back!

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Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.97/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

No-frills brewery/taster room in a converted former auto repair garage. Off the beaten path but worth the trip. Attitude/vibe is all about the beer. Very knowledgable and friendly staff. Great assortment of branded swag.

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Photo of MaximumYuks
4.14/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

No frills growler/crowler fill room. Roughly a dozen of their beers on tap. Staff is friendly, but they're often quite busy, so there's not a lot of time for casual chit-chat. No pints; tasters only for $2 apiece. Metal/punk vibe with mostly 80s and 90s punk playing over the speakers. Beer is of course very good to great; especially their hoppy stuff. I believe they're opening a proper brewpub in the near future, which I'm very excited about.

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Photo of CPAles
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Zythophile
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

The main focus is on the brewed product. They'll let you have as many samples as you want (within reason), only charging a buck after the first hit. I really like the smaller size, too, especially if one has to get back on the road. I think they made the right decision to skip the stools and tables, but with the level of quality, I hope they open up a place to sit and ponder.

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Photo of Budlum
4.14/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of krdhawk
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of shoretaxi
4/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of StoutSnob40
4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Covocali
3.89/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Great value for the tasting withdraw best beers in Oregon

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Photo of LXIXME
3.89/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of TrueOregonian
5/5  rDev +18.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Favorite beer.. this is the most drinkable ipa out there.

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Photo of Magnum40s
4.73/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of South2NW
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Beervana
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Highbury09
4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of fredmugs
3.85/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

This place was pretty disappointing. It looks like the whole purpose is to get you in and out of there as quickly as possible. They have 5 offerings on draft and you can try each for $1. Then you can either buy growlers or leave.

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Photo of Topher78
3.73/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of flagmantho
4.04/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

I visited Boneyard today during my annual pilgrimage to Bend and enjoyed it. I was rather surprised to find that the place is all of about 150 square feet, with no seating. It was rather busy today, the Friday of a long weekend, but service was efficient and friendly so the crowd wasn't a problem.

Interestingly, they don't serve pints here in the tasting room. You can get tastes (I'd say around 2oz) or growler fills -- that's it. Still, the place has a great brewery vibe with a bit of a garage atmosphere. There's Boneyard swag adorning every surface of the taproom, and it's quite charming. They only had 5 beers available, but as always with Boneyard beers the offerings were delicious.

Boneyard is kind of tucked away in a corner of a residential neighborhood, but it's well worth a stop if you're checking out the Bend scene.

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Boneyard Beer Company in Bend, OR
Brewery rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 4,023 ratings