Craft Beer

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

With nearly 70 breweries, Portland is a beer-lovers paradise. Explore the city’s endless supply of breweries (many of which are concocting innovative craft beers that can only be tasted in Portland), or plan your trip around one of the city’s many beer festivals and tasting events. Check out our events calendar for even more upcoming beer-centric fun in Portland.

Know Before You Go

As of June 30, 2021, COVID restrictions have been lifted in Portland and the state of Oregon. While events are now allowed, some events may still be canceled, postponed or held virtually. Please check the event website for the most up-to-date information.

Breweries in Portland

Sample Portland's seemingly infinite supply of beer at one of the city's 70 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.

5 to Try

Local Breweries

Start your beer adventure in Portland at one of these lauded local breweries.

  • Wayfinder Beer

    Located in a huge, century-old warehouse, Wayfinder Beer offers simple, high-quality comfort foods and plenty of lagers and ales. Their massive outdoor patio is an ideal spot to enjoy some fresh air, fries and a pint of IPA.

  • Ecliptic Brewing

    Ecliptic Brewing seeks to push the limits of creativity in the brewhouse and create a sense of place in both its restaurant and its beer.

  • Baerlic Brewing

    Baerlic Brewing Company in Southeast Portland serves 10 beers on tap for pints, tasters and growler fills. They offer brewery tours on Saturdays.

  • Lucky Lab

    The Lucky Labrador is a place where people can come together and drink great, inventive beer in an unpretentious atmosphere. They also have a pub food menu that is simple, satisfying and affordable.

  • StormBreaker Brewing

    This award-winning Portland brewery offers original draft beers, beer and whiskey pairings, a classy cocktail list and a hearty menu of brats, burgers, salads, desserts and more.

Upcoming Beer Events

Postponed
Oregon Brewers Festival
July 28–31, 2021

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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PDX Beer Week
Aug. 20–29, 2021

PDX Beer Week

Citywide

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

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Holiday Ale Festival
Dec. 3–5, 2021

Holiday Ale Festival

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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.

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SheBrew
Sunday, Mar. 6, 2022

SheBrew

Castaway Portland $20

SheBrew is an all genders, all ages fundraising event to show support for female-identified members of our community, while supporting LGBTQ people here in Oregon and across the Nation. Come try local female craft beer and cider accompanied by musicians, comedians, games, raffle and community celebrities. Join us for our 3rd annual festival while celebrating…

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Portland Craft Beer Festival
July 1–3, 2022

Portland Craft Beer Festival

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2021 event has been canceled. The festival will return in 2022 at the following July dates. 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…

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