Craft Beer

Portland is the craft beer capital and home to 70+ breweries. (No wonder we call it “Beervana!”)

With over 70 breweries, Portland is a beer lover’s 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.

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Breweries in Portland

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


Beer Bars and Bottle Shops

These spots are perfect for finding new favorites — have a beer here, then take some back home.

  • Apex

    APEX is a bike-friendly, cash-only beer bar with 50 beers on tap and over 300 bottles available to go.

  • Belmont Station

    This bottle shop features more than 1,400 beers that have been carefully selected and properly stored under UV-filtered light. The adjacent Biercafé features 34 rotating taps.

  • The BeerMongers

    This specialty beer store and bar in Southeast Portland has more than 500 bottles to take home or drink in store for no additional cost. Their eight taps focus on seasonal beers, rare one-offs and small local breweries.

  • The Civic Taproom and Bottle Shop

    This taproom and bottle shop has 22 taps (featuring 12 beers, four wines and six ciders) as well as eight doors of bottles from around the world.

  • Saraveza

    This North Portland watering hole serves on-tap craft brews and hearty midwestern tavern fare. It also includes covered outdoor, heated seating and doubles as a specialty beer convenience store selling hundreds of bottles from around the world.

Portland Beers by Style

Ordering a pint in a city with 70+ breweries can be intimidating — use our insider’s guide to Portland beer styles to sip your way through Beervana’s best IPAs, saisons, stouts and other brews.

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.

Brewer Lee Hedgmon Defies Racial Stereotypes

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

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

    This North Portland brewery serves seasonal salads and sandwiches along with a variety of craft beers.

  • Baerlic Brewery and Taproom

    Born out of an undying passion for the perfect pint of beer, Baerlic Brewing in Southeast Portland serves beers on tap for pints, tasters and growler filling. 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 – Mississippi

    Located in the historic Mississippi District, this award-winning Portland brewery offers original draft beers, whiskey pairings, cocktails and a hearty menu of brats, burgers, salads, desserts and more.

Upcoming Beer Events

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Oregon Beer Awards
Thursday, Apr. 6, 2023

Oregon Beer Awards

Revolution Hall $25

Nicknamed the “Academy Awards of Beer” the Oregon Beer Awards event is a raucous reunion of brewers and beer lovers and a notable celebration of outstanding Oregon beers and breweries The Oregon Beer Awards celebrates and promotes the most outstanding beer in Oregon. Since 2015, the Oregon Beer Awards has grown to be the state’s…

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Baker's Dozen Coffee Beer & Doughnut Fest
Saturday, Apr. 22, 2023

Baker's Dozen Coffee Beer & Doughnut Fest

John’s Marketplace – Powell $40 – $65

Welcome back The 7th Annual Baker’s Dozen melds three things Portland does best: coffee, beer, and doughnuts. Each brewer uses beans from a different roaster. Admission includes all 13 coffee beers, samples of several specific coffees, morsels of all 13 doughnuts, and a souvenir glass. (No extra drink tickets needed/sold). As always, several specific coffees…

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Sip of Spring
Sunday, May 21, 2023

Sip of Spring

Rossi Farms Cost Varies

Sip of Spring is a gathering on a farm where you and your friends can celebrate the spring season by tasting beers and cider in a picturesque venue. Sip of Spring was held at the historic Rossi Farms in NE Portland, just a short distance from downtown, in a picturesque barn on a working farm…

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Edgefield Brewfest
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Edgefield Brewfest

McMenamins Edgefield $30

Join in on a brew-tiful time at Edgefield to celebrate all things hoppy, malty, fruity and delicious. Raise a pint (or several) from over 100 of the Pacific Northwest’s finest craft beers and ciders, and cheers to a summer of vibrant fun. In between tastings, wander through the lush gardens and explore the quaint buildings…

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