Craft Beer

Portland is home to more breweries than any other city on earth. (No wonder we call it “Beervana!”)

Breweries in Portland

The best place to sample Portland's seemingly infinite supply of beer is always at one of the city's dozens of breweries.

Portland Beers by Style

In a city with more breweries than any other on earth, the simple act of ordering a beer is not always so simple. Our insider’s guide is here to help.

Annual Beer Events

A roster of annual craft beer celebrations make Portland a beer-lover's paradise.

Beer Festivals in Portland

Portland isn't shy about its love of beer — the city has nearly as many beer festivals as it does breweries.

Portland Beer Week

Portland Beer Week spotlights Portland’s breweries, high-quality brews and vibrant beer culture.

Portland’s Holiday Ale Festival

The Holiday Ale Festival, set beneath the region’s largest decorated holiday tree, returns every year with more than 50 big, bold beers designed to keep revelers warm on cold winter nights.

Brewing in the Gorge

Take in the outstanding beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area while enjoying five outstanding brewpubs.

Bars and Sipping Spots

Discover a new favorite craft beer at any of these local watering holes.

Portland Brewer Lee Hedgmon Defies Stereotypes About Beer and Race

Sample Hedgmon’s one-of-a-kind stouts and spirits at Edgefield and Ground Breaker.

Upcoming Beer Events

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NW Coffee Beer Invitational
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

NW Coffee Beer Invitational

Goose Hollow Inn $25 entry includes festival glass and 10 taster tickets. Tickets at the door only.

The Northwest’s two favorite brews are in the spotlight again for the seventh NW Coffee Beer Invitational. Twenty talented brewers and beverage makers were asked to create freshly made beer with locally roasted coffee. With the emphasis on flavors and an ABV requirement of 7% or less, this event promises inspired combinations. Entries will be…

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Zwickelmania
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020

Zwickelmania

Breweries Citywide free

Beer lovers rejoice! Zwickelmania is back for its 12th year. This is the one day a year when Portland breweries big and small open their doors to casual and hardcore beer fans. All participating breweries offer events like meet-the-brewer, beer tastings, brewery tours and food and beer pairings. Check out the Zwickelmania webpage for participating…

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Oregon Beer Awards
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

Oregon Beer Awards

Revolution Hall $20

The Oregon Beer Awards select and celebrate our state’s top beers in 25 categories and honor Oregon’s exceptional breweries, bars and festivals in seven additional categories. It is the only statewide double blind beer tasting competition in Oregon.

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SheBrew
Sunday, Mar. 8, 2020

SheBrew

Castaway Portland $25-$50

Join the Human Rights Campaign and the Oregon Brew Crew for this all genders, all ages, fundraising event to show support for female-identified members of our community all while supporting LGBTQ+ people here in Oregon and across the nation. Featuring local female craft beer, cider and mead makers, musicians, comedians, businesses and community partners.

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Bridge to Brews
Sunday, Apr. 5, 2020

Bridge to Brews

Tom McCall Waterfront Park Varies

The annual Bridge to Brews foot race is back with a new route in 2020, taking participants over the Broadway, Steel, Morrison and Hawthorne Bridge. Head to Waterfront Park after the race for the “brews” section of the event which features a classic Portland beer festival where you can sample local beer, cider and distilleries….

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Cider Rite of Spring
Saturday, Apr. 11, 2020

Cider Rite of Spring

Leftbank Annex Tickets Available Feb. 17, 2020

Cider Rite of Spring is a celebration of the blossoming Northwest Cider industry — an annual cider tasting event welcoming the return of spring, featuring over 100 unique ciders served by over 30 different cidermakers.

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PDX Beer Week
June 12–21, 2020

PDX Beer Week

Citywide

Portland Beer Week spotlights Portland’s breweries, high-quality brews and vibrant beer culture.

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Portland Craft Beer Festival
July 3–5, 2020

Portland Craft Beer Festival

The Fields Park Prices Vary

The Portland Craft Beer Festival brings a huge outdoor party to the Fields Neighborhood Park, along with a huge selection of local beers, ciders and wine, originating from Portland, Oregon breweries. Only beers, plus ciders and wine, crafted within the city limits of Portland are featured at the PCBF which makes it unique and different…

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Oregon Brewers Festival
July 22–25, 2020

Oregon Brewers Festival

Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Portland hosts dozens of beer festivals every year, but none compares to the Oregon Brewers Festival. With offerings from 80 craft brewers, the event draws nearly 70,000 attendees to the downtown waterfront every July.

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