11. Crafty suds brewers
Beer and summer go together, so if you’re looking for a delicious microbrew or two as the weather heats up, check out this sampling of watering holes that serve up their own housemade brews:
Common Block Brewing Co.: Common Block is an indoor-outdoor restaurant and brewery at 315 E. Fifth St., in The Commons of downtown Medford, 541-326-2277. Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.
RAM Restaurant & Brewery: The RAM is a brewpub chain featuring rotating house beers and pub grub in Northgate Marketplace in Medford, 458-225-9816. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to midnight.
Bricktowne Brewing Co.: 44 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-973-2377, bricktownebeer.com. Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. to late, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Caldera Brewing Co.: 590 Clover Lane, Ashland, 541-482-4677, calderabrewing.com. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Caldera Tap House: 31 Water St. No. 2, Ashland, 541-482-7468. Open Monday-Thursday at 2 p.m. until late, and Friday, Saturday and Sunday open at 11:30 a.m.
Opposition Brewing Co.: 545 Rossanley Drive, Medford, 541-210-8550, oppositionbrewing.com. Open Wednesday-Friday, 4 to 9 p.m., Saturday noon to 9 p.m., Sunday noon to 7 p.m. and Monday 4 to 9 p.m.
Portal Brewing Co.: 100 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-499-0804, portalbrewingco.com. Open Wednesday through Friday, 4 to 10 p.m., Saturday, noon to 10 p.m.
Standing Stone Brewing Co.: 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448, www.standingstonebrewing.com. Open 11 a.m. to midnight daily.
Swing Tree Brewing Co.: 300 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-591-8584, swingtreebrewing.com. Open 3 to 10 p.m. daily.
Walkabout Brewing Co.: 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Open Monday through Friday, 3 to 8 p.m., Saturday 2 to 8 p.m.