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Concordia Ale House

Not Rated.
Concordia Ale HouseConcordia Ale House
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

41 Ratings
Ratings: 41
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 12.03%
Taps: 22
Bottles: 150
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

3276 NE Killingsworth St
Portland, Oregon, 97211-6860
United States
phone: (503) 287-3929

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @concordiaale

Notes:
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30am
Saturday: 9:00am - 2:30am
Sunday: 9:00am - 12:00am

Brunch Hours:
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

(Place added by: freed on 06-30-2005)
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Reviews by benito:
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benito

Oregon

3.31/5  rDev -21.9%

My friends and I went to Concordia after our pilgrimage to Horse Brass, so perhaps there was a little bit of comparative disappointment that makes me less enthusiastic about this place than other reviewers.

The ambience at Concordia is very nice--there's a spacious bar area, and the back room has free pool and several TVs. It reminded me a lot of Beveridge Place in Seattle, which is a good thing, and has the overall vibe of a sports bar that was overtaken by hipsters and beer lovers. Again, that's a good thing.

The beer selection--all twenty taps or so--was good; I had a Double Mountain India Red Ale, my friends got Mudshark Porter and the HUB ESB. One of my friends did point out that their selection omitted dark beers (with the exception of the Mudshark). Maybe we were there on a strange day, but indeed, the selection was made up almost entirely of pales, IPAs, reds, goldens, and other lighter-colored brews. The service was surprisingly curt and a little slow--at times the bartender seemed really drained by a request for another beer (not a sampler, but an actual pint).

Were I to live in Portland, I'd stop by Concordia for a second visit, but it's not worth a trip in and of itself for out of towners. Spend an extra hour or two at Horse Brass or Bailey's.

04-11-2008 17:13:32 | More by benito
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artoolemomo

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

08-16-2014 05:59:03 | More by artoolemomo
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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jtosch

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-29-2014 20:22:51 | More by jtosch
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Hobbit

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +12%

03-14-2014 08:41:43 | More by Hobbit
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brewtalthrone

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%

03-08-2014 23:38:20 | More by brewtalthrone
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

3.36/5  rDev -20.8%

Staying at the Kennedy School, the Concordia Alehouse was a no-brainer. It's maybe a three minute walk from the school! Beer, then sleep. Sounds like a plan.

This place is in a sort of mini strip mall, next to a Subway sandwich shop and other establishments. Inside, it is warm and neighborhood-y, less beer-nerdy and more homey than your typical Portland beer bar. It was far from lively when I visited on a Saturday at around 10pm. Lots of empty tables, some folks playing pool, bored employees... a bit sad, almost.

As I entered, they played "Reptilia" by The Strokes, one of my favorite songs. They get major points for that!

Their tap list is alright: Old Chubb, Green Bucket Triple IPA, Weihen Hefe, StormBreaker Opacus Stout, Terminal Gravity, Laurelwood Red Elephant, Elysian Espresso Milk, Barnyard Femme Fatale, Mad River 24th Anniversary... a variety of styles and lots of locals, but with so much beer goodness in Portland, Concordia falls a bit flat. I ended up getting a Woodford bourbon (only seven bucks!).

Not a destination by any means, but OK if you're in the neighborhood.

02-18-2014 22:46:05 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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seanchai

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

12-31-2013 11:11:22 | More by seanchai
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fitius5150

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-02-2013 03:48:39 | More by fitius5150
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Concordia Ale House in Portland, OR
94 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.