With Portland beer week coming up we figured this was the perfect time to highlight our favorite breweries once again! There are so many breweries in portland it can be hard to know where to start. While we haven’t tried every brewery, we have tried many of them. These are the ones that stood out!
2239 SE 11th
Open Daily 11am -10pm
They brew the beers that they love to drink and in a way that imparts the history, art and craft of brewing. They offer five year-round beers and an ever-evolving list of seasonal, one-off and experimental beers.
4784 se 17th Ave
Open M-F 3pm – 9pm and Sat-Sun 1pm -10pm
They brew small batch, flavorful, and thoughtfully-crafted beers. They work with local artists and musicians to design beers paired with their art for concept events and beer releases.
3412 se Division st
Open M-F 1:30pm -9pm and Sat-Sun 12pm -9pm
Inspired by the “little beasts” that transform water, barley and hops into beer, they specialize not only in mixed culture fermentation, fruited, wild and wood-aged beers, but also in mastering classic styles for a consistently enjoyable and always approachable experience.
Multiple Locations – NW, NE, Milwaukie, Lake Oswego
Open Daily 12pm -9pm
The brewery is known for its broad portfolio of award-winning, innovative beers. In 2019, Breakside became one of only a handful of employee-owned breweries in the country.
Multiple Locations, NW and NE
Open M-Sat 11:30am – 10pm and Sun 11:30am – 9pm
They push the limits with their beer and let the Pacific Northwest landscape, culture, and people inspire them to produce award-winning hop forward IPAs and ales, German-inspired and modern American lagers, and mixed-culture Heritage Beers.
1411 NW Flanders
Open Daily, Hours vary
This may be a Bend brewery, but it is a Portland staple. With a rooftop bar, innovative beers, delicious sours, and food to match.
2204 NE Alberta st #101
Open Daily 12pm -9 pm
This brewery is famous for its fruit forward hazy IPAs and they often experiment with what ingredients to add to them. They also craft sours and stouts that are based off of “culinary” inspirations
Cascade Barrel House
939 SE Belmont
Hours Vary, Open W-Sun
Their distinctive sour beer blends feature fruit forward, barrel-aged ales with an emphasis on project year-to-year variation. These beers offer a complex array of flavors derived from the acid, the fruit and the residual flavors present in the barrels in which they age.
Which of these breweries are your favorite? OR did we skip yours? Let us know in the comments!