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Deschutes Brewery & Public House

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BEER AVG
3.81/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
173
Reviews:
14,168
Ratings:
51,557
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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
94
Reviews:
107
Ratings:
282
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
0.71%
 
 
Taps:
18
Bottles/Cans:
5
Cask:
Y
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Deschutes Brewery & Public HouseDeschutes Brewery & Public House
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

210 NW 11th Ave
Portland, Oregon, 97209
United States

(503) 296-4906 | map
www.deschutesbrewery.com

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Reviews: 107 | Ratings: 282
Reviews by Fluffheady:
Photo of Fluffheady
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25

Meh. This is a tourist trap brewpub. They don’t put much special stuff on draft considering it is their flagship brewpub (most of what is on draft you can buy in the store, and when they do put special things on it’s gone very quickly). It’s full of families and people who don’t know much about beer. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. There’s nothing wrong with this place. But there’s nothing special about it. Save your time and sobriety for other more interesting places in Portland. Pass.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

so cool to make it into this place, i know its not the original or the large brewery, but its a cool space, one of my favorite breweries for the last bunch of years, and a full list of amazing beers. too busy for a seat, so we just stood in the bar area and sucked them back. a huge space, almost like an old warehouse or something, but it has tons of character, medals adorn the walls, some amazing northwestern themed wood carvings hang in the middle of the space and divide the bar from the restaurant areas, and the brew house is visible through windows behind the bar. its absolutely packed, but their draft list is enormous. twenty or more beers pouring. i was absolutely blown away by the pinot suave, while their range of ipas was also quite impressive. service was irrelevant because it was so busy, but it wasnt bad at all. i spent most of the whole time feeling like i was in the way because of how busy it was, but the beers made the experience well worth it. that pinot sauve, served in a teku, as just a joyous drink. i still am really keen to check out the original deschutes spot, but this is a destination in its own right, very cool they have this place in portland to visit. absolutely worth it to poke in for a few beers when in the area!

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Photo of AdamSkylar
3.93/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of kevindp9
4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Jmikepow
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Spoda1983
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of brewskifan55
4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

One of the fun beer places to check out when in Portland. The selection is really good, especially when they have The Abyss and its variants on tap. Food is a bit pricey, but still tasty. Our waitress was very attentive and made the visit a treat. Very busy, so come early. Definitely one of my beer highlights in Portland.

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Photo of Intlpostman
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Butchnasty
4.75/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of ryoc3516
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of mrpitrolo
4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of jrsaffert
4.24/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of EmilyKay
3.48/5  rDev -17.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of rjd722
4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

I've been here a few times now and have never been let down. Many great beers on tap, including ones only available at this location. It can be a very crowded place during peak weekend hours, but the staff does their best to accommodate everyone. The last time I was there we ate food in the bar area and the staff helped us navigate the close quarters to get a seat. The food is solid bar/American style and great portion sizes. If you're looking for a relaxing beer drinking experience, this probably isn't the place, but with Deschutes it's hard to beat the quality for the price.

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Photo of Junichi
3.6/5  rDev -15.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of chitowntink
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.41/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of DanJan
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Been here many times, most recently for the release of Abyss 2015 and its variants. Always enjoyed it, either for a quick beer or a couple hours of dinner and brews. I love the wood carvings throughout and the overall warmth the place exudes. Staff is friendly and quick and the food is excellent. I only wish they offered some more different beers. While you can taste most anything Deschutes brews, there's not a lot of experimental or one-off stuff. But that's really my only complaint. Stop by if you ever have the chance.

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Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of DanoBear
3.33/5  rDev -21.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I'm not a fan of Deschutes...just being honest. We went for other breweries but figured we should stop in since Portland = Deschutes. Beer was as expected but food was great. We each had pub style food but there were plenty of other "nicer" options. I had an elk burger for the first time. Atmosphere was cool northwest.

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of gandres
3.83/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Monday before Christmas, December 21, 2015
Place is packed.
Parking is a challenge
Beers are excellent, but you can easily get in stores
Not really worth the hassle is you are not staying in downtown Portland

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Photo of dmk82
4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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Deschutes Brewery & Public House in Portland, OR
94 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.