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Portland Brewing Company

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19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.71%
Active Beers: 22
Beer Ratings: 946
Beer Avg: 3.49
Taps: 12
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2730 NW 31st Ave
Portland, Oregon, 97210
United States
phone: (800) 356-2017

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @macsbeer

Owned by Magic Hat Brewing Company since 2008.

Beers brewed under the pre-existing "MacTarnahan's Brewing Company" label are listed below.


Monday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday- Thursday 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday 11:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 9:00pm

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Reviews by Mitchster:
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4.13/5  rDev +17%

Shittingly located in the old industrial area down by the river therefore necessitating lots of one-way roads to get there. Inside is a kind relief from the gloomy surroundings with an English-style decor complete with copper and porcelain taps and 2 proudly displayed copper mashtuns. Most of the beers are good or average, the German-style Uncle Otto's Hefe being a real winner. Even better than the beer though is the exceptional food, which is mostly Scottish and English style. The Scottish Pie and the BlackWatch Cream Porter Bulldog Sausage plates were absolutely amazing. Even if they didn't offer good beers to go along with the food, I would still go just for the amazing eats. The waitress was kind enough to honor my request of only bringing me 3 samples at a time in order to properly rate them. $7 for 8, 4 oz. samples. Timing was otherwise quite average and prices were reasonable considering the exceptional food. They do offer brewery tours and have an outdoor patio, but don't expect any eye candy unless looking at an old dirty factory is your thing.

Mitchster, Jun 18, 2003
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

f_raud, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

tastymug, May 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

dmorgan310, May 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Hopheadjeffery, Apr 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

Hobbit, Mar 14, 2014
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2.05/5  rDev -41.9%

Despite the name, this is not on your list of PDX beer places to check out. WAY up in NW Industrial, strangest damn location; definitely NOT the place to impress out-of-towners, though it is quite nice & warm feeling inside. Service was slow (for me - there by myself, and I felt SO out of place here). Took forever just to get noticed; as a matter of fact, I had to say "hello, here I am, ready to spend money in your establishment, yes me, right here, thank you", or something like that. If you're with a group of Dockers & loafers type of people who like to go to "beer" places to eat, then maybe you'd enjoy this. For me, however, this was a "one & done" visit. I wanted to like this place, but honestly I can only recommend it to "Leave It To Beaver" types. If you snuggle into that criterion, then give it a shot; just be sure to go with a group.

brewtalthrone, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Rudes, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

fitius5150, Dec 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

BillRoth, Nov 18, 2013
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Portland Brewing Company in Portland, OR
84 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.