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Diff’rent Smokes: Rauchbier & BBQ Festival – Volunteer or Attend!

October 14, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hey Angels: here’s a great opportunity to join the fun either way!

Diff’rent Smokes Festival:
Sat Oct 14, 1-7 pm

Inspired by a passion for old school smoke beers and traditional BBQ as well as the devastating fire season this year, Diff’rent Smokes returns to celebrate a wide range of beers made with smoked malts or other smoked ingredients. Cocktails featuring smoky or peaty spirits such as Islay Scotch or Mezcal will also be included as well as smoked meats and more from Luckey’s Woodsman, Susan’s BBQ, and host GoodLife Brewing.GoodLife Brewing


There are 2 shifts:  12:30 – 3:30  or  3:30 – 7p
Event organizers need volunteers to pour smoke beers in either shift. You will receive an event Glass, T-Shirt, Drink Tix, PLUS if you BYO growler, you can fill it for free to take home your favorite. While being an OLCC licensed server is preferred, temp permits will be provided if needed. To volunteer, contact Brian (see the event “organizer” details below). Be sure to provide your contact info so he can get back to you.


For CURRENT Beer Angels members only: 
A discount of 10% off the entire online order is being offered. That means you can include your friends and family in your order.
To get your online discount code, please refer to this month’s Beer Angel newsletter. Look for it in your email inbox!


The event takes place in the outside Beer Garden, under the tent at Goodlife Brewing in Bend on Saturday, October 14 from 1 to 7 p.m. Tickets are now available online for $20 and will be $25 on the day of the event. Admission includes five (5) drink tickets for sample pours, while full-glass pours will require three tickets. Additional drink tickets will be available for $1 each.

Buy your tickets for the Diff’rent Smokes Fest here.

NOTE: Everyone is welcome, but the smoke beers will only be available to ticket holders.

Diff’rent Smokes is a celebration of the end of our extreme wildfire season as well as a show of gratitude to our firefighters. A portion of proceeds will go to benefit the Oregon Volunteer Firefighters Association, established in 1957, to train volunteers.

This event is open to the public, so spread the word & bring your friends and family!


October 14, 2023
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Brian Yeager


GoodLife Brewing
70 SW Century Drive
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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