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Based on:
96 Beers
53,836 Hads
Place Score: 91
Reviews: 51
Visits: 162
Avg: 4.09
pDev: n/a
Taps: 40
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2320 SE OSU Drive
Newport, Oregon, 97365-5261
United States
phone: (541) 867-3660

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @rogueales

Place added by: BeerAdvocate

On-Site Brewpub:
Brewer's on the Bay

Hours of Operation:
11 AM - 8 PM, Sunday-Thursday
11 AM - 9 PM, Fri-Sat
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Reviews: 51 | Visits: 162
Photo of WheelsRule
3.3/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 5 | service: 1 | selection: 5 | food: 1.25

I currently live in California, love Oregon, and miss it dearly. I used to live there and had many a Shakespeare Stout (and other Rogue 22's) purchased from the QFC near my house. I now live in California and I went on a Northern California-Oregon Coast road trip and visited the Rogue Brewery in Newport.

Our 2-day experience at the Newport Rogue (headquarters) was horrible. The beer is very expensive and they seem to cater to tourists and people who don't respect beer. I was right at the brewery and beers were $6.00 each. Yikes. As advertised on the board, I ordered a Shakespeare Stout on Nitro and it was delicious. One of the best beers I've ever had. The flavor, consistency, and lacing down the glass was incredible. Wow! I wanted another. So what did they do? They gave me a non-nitro Shakespeare, thinking I would have no idea. It was so obvious, but I ordered a taster tray with Mocha Porter and Shakespeare Stout on Nitro to compare. They gave me the Nitro on the taster tray - you could see the lacing down the glass and the taste was so smooth and delicious. When I ordered another Shakespeare on Nitro they gave me the coarse non-Nitro one again. Finally, I decided to go to the bar and I ordered one and he gave me the Nitro version of it. He refused to fill my growler with the Shakespeare Stout nitro and said that nitro's don't work in growlers (I don't know if that's true or not - but I would like to know).

Either way, sell what you say you're selling. Don't lie to people. I had a better experience at Russian River Brewery and Eel River Brewery. Good service, good food, good beer.

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Photo of rogueleonardi
4.74/5  rDev +15.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Stayed at the bed and beer for me and my wive's one year anniversary. Since i'm also a rogue citizen it only cost us about $80 bucks a night, plus all my pints where half off. What made me want to go in the first place was Rogue's Brew master, personally shipped me a bottle of Chatoe Rogue pumpkin patch ale. (It was only available on the West Coast this year) The staff was extremely friendly at the bed and beer, ale houses, and the brewery. For anyone who is a fan of rogue you must take a chance to visit the brewery. Coming from Ohio, the selection probably seemed much better to me, but it definitely had the Ohio breweries beat on selection.

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Photo of dexterk1
4.61/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

First of all, I love rogue beers in general. My girlfriend and I made a special trip while in Portland to go to Newport just to go here. It was worth it! Atmosphere was very good. We got to take a look at the brewery. Quality of beers were great( as to be expected). Almost all the beers we tried were very good and they had special beers as well that were not readily available. The food was good and it was the only part that was not exceptional. Prices of beer were very reasonable. Food was a little overpriced.

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Photo of bbb099
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Went here for a late lunch on October 2011. The place was quite packed as it was the weekend, though we got a seat within 15 minutes or so in the bar. This was my second time and the bar area is relatively small and might only fit 30 people at most, but there is a whole restaurant section around the back which I did not get to see. Atmosphere was not bad, you get a view of the bay on one end and the brewery silo things on the other side. The list of beers available on tap is quite a lot (~30-40), which means that you usually would have to get more than one flight. Some are average, but their big beers such as the double chocolate stout is phenomenal. I have also had some of these beers out of bottles in California and they definitely taste much better here. I enjoyed the food as well as I am a fan of the classic comfort food (burgers, fries, onion rings) and they don't mess with the recipes too much. The bartenders were surprisingly attentive considering there were only two of them serving over 20 people. Overall, it was a highly enjoyable experience and you cannot pass this up if you are stopping by Newport (unless you're a Rogue hater of course).

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Photo of lwillitz
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

I couldn't justify not visiting Rogue Ales while in Newport for work.

Atmosphere - Entering the restaurant requires a short walk through the brewery. Some may find this inconvenient, but I like it. I thought walking under the tanks and past stacked barrels added to the atmosphere of the place. After the brewery comes the gift shop (where lots of brews are on sale by bottle) and the restaurant entrance is in the gift shop.
The tables are decorated with Dead Guy Ale six-pack boxes, which contain condiments (ketchup, mustard, salt and pepper in beer-bottle shakers, etc.) Empty growlers also decorate the tables, but serve no practical purpose. All the lighting fixtures in the room are made of kegs. Several presumably-operational wooden garage doors are also present above tables (with tracks and everything). The room itself is not the nicest place you could enjoy a beer, but it's not bad.
Out the windows to the north, the bridge over the inlet of water between the ocean and Yaquina Bay is visible. The northern windows also overlook many docked boats. It's a nice view--characteristic of the locale. These windows are also decorated with a few glasses and many bottles.
The southern windows provide a view of the brewery area through which guests walk to get in.
In short, the room is average and the view is pretty good.

Quality - The quality of both food and beer is very good. I had the pulled pork sliders with a mocha porter, a chocolate stout, and a chipotle ale. No complaints.

Service - The waitress was helpful. She seemed to know enough about the beer selection at least to provide an accurate description of everything on tap. She also checked fairly frequently to ask if we needed anything and to take our dishes/glasses.

Selection - Over 30 beers are available on tap. The food menu also seemed pretty complete for this type of establishment.

Food - Not bad, but nothing extraordinary.

Value - The beer is very good, but a bit pricey on tap. The beers I ordered were $5.50 and $5.75 per pint. That's pretty close to what they charge for some 750-ml bottles. Pricey for tap.

Worth a visit. My main complaint is the prices: beer doesn't get much better than this, but prices don't go much higher, either. If you happen to be in Newport anyway, you probably want to visit Rogue.

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Photo of sqquuee
4.8/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

After traveling around portland it was time to hit the coast on my beercation.

I have been to brewers on the bay serveral times. But i though i would give a review this time around.

This is a working brewery, you do have to snake through the brewery before hitting the pub.

The beer selection is top notch if your a rogue fan. They also have serveral beers from the smallery breweries they own.

The food is really good. I would say they some some of the best clam chowder on the coast and thats saying alot because i eat the chowder all over.

The snake river kobe blue balls on the meat ball sub are great.

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Photo of isualum12
1.9/5  rDev -53.5%
vibe: 1 | quality: 2.5 | service: 1 | selection: 2.5

Stopped by with lots of excitement. As a rogue nation member I was excited to visit our capital. Unfortantly it just didn't live up to my dreams. There was nothing there that I can't buy back at the coop in Boise beerwise. Staff acted as if we were in their way. They were excited about the new glow in the dark growlers and not interested anyone else. One member almost took my son out with his hand truck, he stared at my son until my son said sorry for being in the way....this was all in the middle of the gift shop. We left an unwelcoming place fast. My wife said in the car..."wow that sucked". Yes yes indeed it did.

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Photo of Beerasaurus
4.5/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

After a long day of traveling from the East Coast the sight of the brewery under the bridge was a welcome respite. Best of all there are a couple of hotels within walking distance to the brewery.

The entrance to the bar and restaurant is through the brewery itself, nothing like the smell of a brewery to get you going. A small gift shop with Rogue merchandise and beers is on the first floor once you get through the brewery and before you head upstairs to the bar and dining area.

We visited 2 nights midweek so there was no wait for seating and the service was excellent. Several tables overlook Yaquina Bay though in general the atmosphere was more utilitarian, which for us is perfect. We came for beer. It is also kid-friendly with food options and a Lego table.

The beer selection was outstanding, with standard Rogue offerings, specialty/seasonals as well as a few guest brews. Altogether it was a great experience and we would definitely recommend stopping by if are in or passing through Newport.

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Photo of DaveJanssen
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

To get to the tasting room/restaurant you walk through the brewery, which as a homebrewer i thought was cool. They have a pretty thorough list of rogue beer on tap, and they give you a free taster for showing up.

I've been there on a slow night and that was great. Talked to the bartender, who seemed very excited to be there. Also been there when it's packed. The wait isn't so bad but it get a little cozy. The staff was friendly and pretty quick even when it is packed.

The price is somewhat typical of rogue: unreasonably high, but not quite as bad as the bottles. The food was good (higher end than typical brewery food) but also somewhat expensive. Worth a visit. Ii wouldn't make it a regular stop due to the price and how much i like rogue beer, but they do some good stuff and i'd rather pay $5 for a glass that $10 for a bomber.

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Photo of olympuszymurgus
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

we arrived near the tail end of our journey to the center of the earth and wandered into the brewery. all rogue ale's on tap, of course, but about 20+ of them. got to try some of the new stuff, first growth series, john john, all that jazz. met with john the head distiller, who's an evergreen alum, and he was anxiously anticipating the awesomeness that would be the wine and seafood festival. we also got to run around the brewhouse briefly with mr. maier..pretty impressive place. bartenders were both very informative and friendly. i've had food here before but not this time and i remember it being delightful if not outstanding.

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Photo of Dogbrick
4.43/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Full disclosure: This is the kind of place you get increasingly giddy about as you get closer and closer. Situated across the bridge from the Public House, the Brewery and tap room is on OSU drive right off the 101 near the Marine Science Center. They have a large parking lot out front.

Rogue trucks, a giant warehouse and silo that you walk through add to the anticipation, then you get a self-guided tour of the brewery of sorts as you make your way to the gift shop and bar. As I mentioned, the beer-giddy level just keeps going up. The tap room is upstairs from the gift shop and is cozy (and very warm) and offers a view down into the brewery. There are boards on either end listing the beers that are available. One interesting piece of decor above the bar was artwork done on the backs of coasters that were tacked to the underside.

The beer list is pretty impressive, with around 50 taps. A paddle with 4 beer samples is available and is ordered by filling out a piece of paper and costs $5.75. The beers include the XS line, Chatoe, John John, Issaquah, Track Town, Mogul madness etc etc. All of the beers we tried were good. The brewery is stocked with a ton of bottles too, including the brand new Double Mocha Porter which I was happy to take home.

Service was pretty good considering the place was packed. The bartender found time to chat about the beers and the surrounding area. A daily (I think) guided tour is available at 3PM.

We did not try any food on this visit.

Overall a trip to the Rogue Brewery should be near the top of any beer lover's visit to Portland or the Oregon coast.

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Photo of djbreezy
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

The big red tube in the entrance is awesome, and you will absolutely find yourself yelling in it for an echo, especially after you've had a couple to drink.

It's pretty sweet that you get to walk through the warehouse to get up to the bar area. I like checking out the barrels and the store.

The upstairs area is a little tight and it's a pain in the butt to walk all the way downstairs to use the bathrooms, but that's okay. It's a cool spot, nonetheless.

I visited here during the Seafood and Wine Festival and they served us our beer in plastic cups. This may have been due to the volume of people coming through, but I really expect a bit more at a micro brewery in terms of serving glasses. If I wanted a keg cup I'd throw a house party and pick up a keg of something cheap.

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Photo of hobojon
4.63/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Had dinner and a beer on a slow night. The bartender chatted with us and was very nice. They give a free sample when you come in, and we got the Chatoe Dirtoir Black Lager. I had an Old Crustacean on tap and it was delicious. I then got a sandwich which had raw red onions so my beer palate was shot. I am going again soon and I look forward to it. I bought about 8 bottles in the giftshop. I highly recommend it if you are in Newport.

I didn't get to go on a tour but you can clearly see barrels aging John John when you walk in. The giftshop has great prices with no tax. I bought John John for 6.25 and it is 9.29 at my local store.

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Photo of RedBrewer83
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Rogue Ales...these guys are all about the brews! From the outside it looks like a big tin warehouse. Gray and corrugated with little detail or character. But don't let this fool you. You walk in through the front door which is small and uninviting to be honest, but you walk into the ground floor of their brewery with massive fermentation tanks rising to the ceiling as you navigate through them you usually run into a brewer or two working away. You follow a sequence of arrows that lead you into their gift shop, rustic wood walls and lots of Rogue merchandise line the walls. You climb a creaky old set of stairs that wind around and up into an old rustic pub on the left, and a nice attached restaurant on the right. The atmosphere is classic pub feel, a little loud with lots of keepsakes and photos on the walls. Most of the pub seating is against a wall lined with large windows that allow you to watch the brewers at work. The quality and selection of beers is unmatched in my experience thus far. Rogue always has solid beers, but the selection is what is overwhelming, over forty beers to choose from all on tap! Amazing! The service is good and the food is good, service is typical of any busy pub. Prices with Rogue are always a little higher than average both for food and drinks. Overall Rogue is a must visit when on the coast of Oregon!

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Photo of PDXHops
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

A good stop when traveling the Oregon coast. It might not be much to look at (kinda looks like a weathered old barn by the end of a bridge), but once you're inside, you're in for a treat. Very cool to walk through the brewery on the way to the pub. Amid the hustle and bustle of employees and equipment, you may notice brewmaster John Maier quietly tinkering with the equipment, as I have on multiple occasions.

The pub is smaller than you might expect for a brewery this large, but the relative shortage of seats is made up for with an abundance of tap handles. Excellent variety of brew. The 2nd story location of the pub provides a nice view of the bay. Service is friendly, and the food's not bad at all (give the clam chowder a try).

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Photo of mugglesandhops
4.86/5  rDev +18.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Came here Friday the 21st 2008...Amazing. 40 beers on tap, all the latest John Lockers, all the XS. We took the brewery tour and that was pretty awesome too see all that goes into making this great beer, there was a barrel of the RIS bubbling over and the smell was unexplainable..so good. The atmosphere was great, we got to see John Maier which was cool it was his wifes birthday so we didn't bug him but it was still cool seeing him there in action, the bartender/tour guide was VERY good, he knew his shit. Anyone who is a fan of Rogue beers MUST come here.

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Photo of elniko
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

My wife and I were going to the aquarium in Newport and through luck find that the Rogue brewery was on the same road. We stopped at the brewery after the aquarium and stayed for a very long time.

When you walk in you go through a portion of the brewery which is really cool. We missed the 3PM tour which was unfortunate. The gift shop has lots of cool merch and a wide variety of beers.

The Brewers on the Bay is quite cool, very casual with a beautiful view of the bay. The staff was very attentive despite being quite busy. My only minor complaint is that the food was not quite up to what the pricing was although it was still solid.

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Rogue Ales, a very cool casual place that I cannot recommend highly enough.

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Photo of John_M
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Have been here a number of times, most recently on a gorgeous Thursday afternoon driving along the coast.

I have mixed feelings about Rogue and their beers, as over time I feel as if the quality of their stuff has slipped just a bit, and they've priced their beers in such a way (over the top expensive) that I'm reluctant to buy them very often anymore. Regardless, their brewer's on the bay facility is a must stop for anyone who likes craft beer.

Located almost adjacent to the Oregon Aquarium, the Rogue facility is located right on the water, just across from the Newport Bayfront area. To get to the tasting room and/or dining room upstairs, one has to traverse through much of the brewery, and then the gift store, before walking upstairs. I didn't have the food this particular visit, but in the past it's ranged from fair to pretty good. The menu is about what you'd expect, including burgers, fish and chips, etc.

I suspect the atmosphere is not to everyone's taste, but it is to mine. The tasting room (where I sat this day) is a smallish affair, just to the left (dining room is to the right) when you come up the stairs. Seems to me there was something like 7 or 8 tables in the tasting area, along with roughly 8 seats at the modest size bar. There is all kinds of beer paraphanelia around the bar and plastered on the walls, along with pictures of various Rogue events. There is an extremely relaxed and comfortable vibe to the place, and one feels very tempted to sit and hang all day, moving from one Rogue beer to the next. Winners on this particular day for me included the chocolate stout, smoked beer, I2PA, Old Crusty and the imperial stout. Samplers here are $5.25 for 4 beers, and you can get whatever you want from the large beer menu. On this particular day I believe there were some 39 beers on tap, including 3 John Locker Selections. Service was a bit distracted (considering this was around 3:30 on a Thursday, I was surprised how crowded the place was), but was always friendly. The beers I had were for the most part excellent and of course very fresh.

What more can I say? This is a place I will probably always stop by whenever I'm in the Newport area. Fun place.

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Photo of SurlyDuff
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

First, this is the Brewery itself. AKA Brewer's on the Bay. Not to be confused with the Public House, which is a mile away, downtown near the docks, Ripley's museum, etc.

A massive warehouse of a building with the Rogue logo emblazoned down it's length. A huge grain silo/tank towers over the entrance, and indeed you need to walk through the middle of the thing to enter the brewery floor.

Follow the signs to get to the upstairs brewpub. Yep, this means you get to walk right across the brewery floor, taking in the massive fermentation tanks, the busy employees, all the sights and sounds of an active brewery.

The pub is fairly small. The bar seats 10 or so, and there are only a dozen tables. 20 house beers on tap, as well as their own distillery selections. Amazing views of the Bay, as well as the brewery below. If you've got time, also check out their Public House...if you've got time for one, then make it here!

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Photo of lush1
4.7/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Visited the Brewery and Distillery next door, and sampled several good beers that, I can't get in Ohio. Very good selection of taps and beer was served very good and at right temp. Bartenders were very attentive and helpful. Didn't eat anything since I was spending the night at the public house across the bay. But took the tours of both the Brewery and Distillery.

Highly recommend the tours a lot of fun, very informative, at least the tour guide I had was, and overall a great place to visit.

I'd highly recommend taking a tour of their new Distillery, very fun and the Master distiller usually give the tour and is a lot of fun to talk to and great at answering questions. Will be back next time I'm in Oregon, a truly awesome beer experience. Recommend it to all thirty travelers, much more than the Public House.

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Photo of Hollenbeck2
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

great spot

good selection of beer glasses and rogue does have great graphics and to go with great beer names.

a good spot for the pint glass collector.

good location right on the end of the newport row, you can eat and walk or walk and eat see the sea lions, go to ripleys, skip Mo's and head to rogue for ok food but next to perfcet beer.

we had the family, kids and all and were treated great good family dining with the beer to go along with the screams.

weather is seasonal, must go during the spring or summer, winter is cold and rainy.

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Photo of nosbocaj
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

My friend and I went to the Rogue brewery this past weekend. Having never been there before, I didn't no what to expect. From the bridge, the brewery is easily visible, and yet still hard to find. Upon arrival in the parking lot, you are greeted by crates of shrink rapped kegs and a giant red silo that serves as the entrance. The restaurant/bar are located towards the back of the brewery on the second floor. It's an interesting joint. Very rough and cluttered, but still inviting.

The food was very good. I had the Kobe Beef Bacon Cheese burger with french fries. It was exquisite. By far one of the best burgers I've had in a while.

There were about 20 beers on tap, all of which were available for sample. The staff was fairly knowledgeable. Our waitress just started, so she didn't know too much about the beers. Didn't really matter because I drink Rogue all the time.

Overall, I had a very good time at Brewer's on the Bay. If you're ever on the Oregon coast, make sure you stop by!

*Rogue has a "garage sale" on holidays. Tons of Rogue merchandise and beer for next to nothing. A great way to stock up!

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Photo of younger35
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

My girlfriend and I went on an impromptu Labor Day weekend road trip that involved Bend, Oregon and a final stop in Newport, Oregon. This was what I was most excited about though. I’ve wanted to check out Rogue for quite a while now and all-in-all it was a pretty cool experience.
When you enter the building you walk through the big red Rogue silo and down into the main brewing room. It’s crazy how huge those stainless steal brew tanks were! From there you go into a souvenir shop that has bombers of different beers along with a random selection of shirts and other bling. From there we went up to the restaurant/brewpub and were basically the first one’s there. Thank god too because within the hour it was busy as hell! They had a nice selection of beers, maybe about 20 on tap. The bartender was fairly knowledgeable although he was busy and trying to do 6 things at once. The wait staff was also good but it’s hard to tell because they were so busy. It would take about 10 minutes to get a beer after you ordered it but you could tell there were running like crazy and trying as hard as possible to be quick. The food is also pretty tasty and there is quite a bit to choose from. I got some buffalo wings that they make with Franks Hot Sauce and there Smoke Ale and some Clam Chowder. The wings were pretty good and the clam chowder was just ok. The bread that they make with the Hazelnut beer is damn good though. That was the best part of the chowder. Overall it was pretty cool to see where they make all that terrific beer and well worth the trip.

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4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Rogue Brewer’s on the Bay is a surprisingly difficult place to find considering that it boasts a large red silo that screams “ROGUE” right in front of it. After driving around under the bridge past various ocean related study facilities, museums, and the distillery we found Rogue and I instantly felt like I was walking into St. Paul’s only this pilgrimage would be more fun. After walking past the red silo and narrowly averting death at the wheels of a fork truck carrying cases of Shakespeare we entered the maze. A self guided tour through a shop loaded with T-shirts and beers named after sea creatures lead us to a warehouse filled with gigantic fermentors and brew tanks. Next we headed up some old stairs until we finally found ourselves in a packed and boisterous tasting room. We sat on some antiquated wooden benches at beat up old wooden table and waited about 10 minutes to order and another 10 minutes to get our beers. It wasn’t that the staff were bad (they were great), or too few…there were a ton of people working (at least 3 bartenders and several waitress and this was at 3:30 pm on a week day). When things got really busy all the staff started pouring beers to speed up the process. Still wait times were pretty bad. After some great food, a chalice of Glen and a taster of several big beers I was ready for an Imperial Porter. I waited patiently for about 15 minutes without any beverage and then finally got up to chase down a bartender or waitress. After placing my order I waited another 10 minutes and watched as everyone around me was served beers ordered after I had ordered mine. By this time, I knew that we had better hit the road so I asked for the check, paid after another lengthy wait and took off. The service was friendly and very knowledgeable but they were just simply overwhelmed. Rogue is just too popular for their own good. As for beers, tons were available as well as the Rogue spirits although those were not for sale to go. The quality of Rogue beers speaks for itself. A wonderful place and a great experience despite the long waits for brews.

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Photo of sleazo
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I have been to this place a couple of times now. The first was back in 1998 on a cross country road trip. They had a sampler of all their beers which at the time was 24. 24 four oz samples. the thing was we got there within an hour of closing. So me and a nother friend who didnt have to drive did that in one hour. neddless to say I got pretty drunk. I came back as I had business in Newport and it was as great as I remember. There is an upstairs bar/tasting room with a full range of Rogue beers. Everything is very fresh and you can actually look down to the floor below. The beer is top notch fresh and the lines were pretty clean. The atmosphere is woodsy and NW. The food was pretty good, I had a local salmon sandwich which turned out to be just the right thing with the beer. Samples a plenty were provided when i was unsure what to order. The setting is great right on the bay and this is a destination spot which should defnitely be visited.

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