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.

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.

  • 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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Portland Holiday Brew Fest
Dec. 2–3, 2023

Portland Holiday Brew Fest

Pioneer Courthouse Square $10 – $30

Portland Holiday Brew Fest visits Pioneer Courthouse Square on December 2nd and 3rd. Visit Pioneer Courthouse Square under covered, heated tents to enjoy tasty and frosty brews. The Portland Holiday Brew Fest will feature 25+ holiday/winter beers and ciders from around the Northwest — don’t miss this holiday celebration in the heart of Portland.

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Oregon Cider Week
Jan. 13–21, 2024

Oregon Cider Week

Various locations

Oregon Cider Week Special Edition is happening with CiderCon 2024, hosted in Portland, Oregon. The Northwest cider community will welcome visiting conference attendees, media, buyers and cider fans at a wide variety of not-to-be-missed events. Save the day and stay tuned.

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