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.

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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

    Derived from the owner’s name and the Spanish word for beer, Saraveza is a place to celebrate craft brews. This North Portland watering hole and craft beer convenience store features rotating taps and hundreds of bottles.

Portland Beers by Style

In a city with 70+ breweries, the simple act of ordering a beer isn't 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.

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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

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Oaks Park Oktoberfest
Sept. 23–25, 2022

Oaks Park Oktoberfest

Oaks Amusement Park & Roller Skating Rink

Head to Oaks Amusement Park for their annual Oktoberfest, where you can expect several different beers on tap, delicious German food, live bands and performances by dance groups. All ages of visitors are welcome.

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Dogtoberfest
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

Dogtoberfest

Lucky Lab Brew Pub

Celebrate the fall with a day full of pampering and dog-friendly activities at the annual Dogtoberfest – Portland’s pet-friendliest Oktoberfest party and biggest dog wash. Enjoy music, food, beer–including a special brew made just for DoveLewis–and pet-loving vendors, all while your pup receives a wash and nail trim. Donations and proceeds from the event go…

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Hood River Hops Fest
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

Hood River Hops Fest

Downtown Hood River $10-$20

Downtown Hood River, Oregon, will again be “hopping” with the return of one of the Columbia Gorge’s premier events, Hood River Hops Fest presented by Jacobs. This one-day, outdoor festival brings together more than 40 Pacific Northwest breweries to debut their seasonal fresh-hop beers. With over 40 unique beers available for tasting, the Hood River…

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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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