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Deschutes Brewery & Public House

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Deschutes Brewery & Public HouseDeschutes Brewery & Public House
BA SCORE
96
world-class

178 Ratings
Ratings: 178
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.74%
Active Beers: 78
Beer Ratings: 454
Beer Avg: 3.81
Taps: 18
Bottles: 5
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

210 NW 11th Ave
Portland, Oregon, 97209
United States
phone: (503) 296-4906

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @deschutespdxpub

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Sunday - Monday 11am-10pm
Tuesday - Wednesday 11am-11pm
Thursday - Saturday 11am-12am

(Place added by: msubulldog25 on 04-25-2008)
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Photo of flagmantho
4.3/5  rDev -1.1%

It is now a tradition for my group to go to the Deschutes brewpub in Portland every year after Oregon Brewers Festival. Of course, this means I've only ever been there when it was packed to the gills, but frankly I think that adds to the atmosphere.

They have about 20 taps lined up, including two cask offerings. Most of these are brews that they also offer in bottles, but there are a few pub-only choices. I went with the cask Stock Ale, which was a fine beer indeed. They had Black Butte XXVI on tap while I was there, which is still a bit young but quite tasty indeed.

Service at the bar was quite prompt and friendly despite the chockablock nature of the crowd in there; I was impressed. The atmosphere was great with a lot of beer lovers having a good time. The Pearl is a great neighborhood for a place like this; I always have a good time at the brewpub.

I enjoyed the food there, although a compatriot of mine had egregiously over-salted ribs. But, really, I don't go to Deschutes for the food.

flagmantho, Jul 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Keepnitrl, Jul 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

cstapp, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

dunix, Jul 22, 2014
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Weaselbob74, Jul 21, 2014
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George1005, Jul 19, 2014
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atpca, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

tobelerone, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

bumchilly25, Jul 02, 2014
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Rudes, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of Mothergoose03
3.84/5  rDev -11.7%

This was stop #18 for my wife and I on a 21-day pub-crawl from Michigan to N. CA and OR. We stopped here on a Saturday morning to enjoy their beers and to have lunch. The pub is located in corner building in a very busy section of the downtown area, and parking was difficult. We thought that we were early for the lunch hour, but we were sooo wrong. A 30 minute wait was needed before we were seated. (The bar area was jammed so I didn’t even try to get a beer to drink while waiting.)

The interior is nicely decorated to go with a beer pub theme, but because of the largeness of the place and the din of the large crowd I did not get a feeling of comfort that I like to have for a casual meal. We ordered the standard sampler flight of 6 beers (18 were available) to go along with our food. All of the beers was very well made, and all of them were better than average. The Two Step IRA was the most notable (we liked it better than Fresh Squeezed). The food was also very good.

Because of how busy this place was and the size of the noisy crowd we did not enjoy ourselves as much as we would have liked. However, the beer and the food are good enough reasons to come back here again, but we’d try to find a slack time to do so.

Mothergoose03, Jun 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

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souterrain, May 20, 2014
Deschutes Brewery & Public House in Portland, OR
96 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.