Craft Beer

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

With 75+ breweries (and counting), 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.

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Breweries in Portland

Sample Portland's seemingly infinite supply of beer at one of the city's 75+ 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.

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.

  • Base Camp Brewing Company

    Base Camp Brewing Company offers craft beer with an emphasis on innovation and creativity. Have a pint in the taproom or on the dog-friendly patio and enjoy food from local food trucks.

Upcoming Beer Events

Editor's Pick
Cider Rite of Spring
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020

Cider Rite of Spring

Leftbank Annex Tickets Available Feb. 17, 2020

EVENT POSTPONED. “With the news from Governor Kate Brown that all large gatherings are banned for the next month, the Northwest Cider Association has made the difficult decision to postpone Cider Rite of Spring due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The new date will be November 7th, still at the Leftbank Annex (perhaps…

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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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