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Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting RoomHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 42
Beer Ratings: 9,529
Beer Avg: 4.06

Taps: 8 / Bottles: 15
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
97
world-class

122 Ratings
Ratings: 122
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.84%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

61 SE Yamhill St
Portland, Oregon, 97214
United States
phone: (503) 232-6585

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @hairofthedog

Notes:
HOURS:
11:30am - 8:00pm Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday
11:30am - 10:00pm Friday - Saturday
CLOSED MONDAY

Brewery and Tasting Room (new location) - opened August 2010.

Former address (this location closed in early 2010, moved in spring):
4509 SE 23rd Ave Portland, OR 97202

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johnhkelm

California

4.5/5  rDev +3%

01-06-2014 04:17:09 | More by johnhkelm
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

4/5  rDev -8.5%

01-04-2014 20:49:34 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3%

01-04-2014 05:11:32 | More by HuskyinPDX
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JasonLovesBeer

British Columbia (Canada)

4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.25 | $$

Hair of the Dog's beers are a hot topic of discussion among beer lovers because they are some of the best beers in the world some of the time, but variation in carbonation and the odd infection are more common than I'm used to seeing from a brewery. Personally, I've always had good luck with their stuff but I have a couple friends who have sworn off HOTD due to bad experiences.

That said, this is a beer nerd's paradise. Such interesting and amazing beers. I love them all, and I love the structure of the beer lineup with a few core recipes, and then variations of each. Above all though, I love the emphasis on aging and the fact that you can drink a 13 year old Fred, a 18 year old Adam, or 8 year old Doggie Claws right off the menu. The pricing on the old bottles is certainly steeper than buying fresh beer but I think they are very reasonably priced for what they are. I paid $14 for a 13 year old bottle of Fred.

The service was efficient but not overly friendly - I wanted a lot of things (t-shirt, growler, poster, beer) and it was a challenge to get them all, both times I went there (different servers). They wanted to just give me my bill and that's that. The service wasn't slow by any means, I'll give them that!

We had sandwiches which were alright but not made with culinary enthusiasm. Perhaps the snack dishes designed to compliment the beer would have been better, in fact I'm pretty sure that is the way to go here. I think the menu could be improved upon, but the name of the game here is the beer and in a city full of amazing brewpubs, this is my favourite.

01-02-2014 01:23:52 | More by JasonLovesBeer
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seanchai

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

12-31-2013 11:08:10 | More by seanchai
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

12-20-2013 16:19:17 | More by Kurmaraja
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berlinabb

California

4/5  rDev -8.5%

12-12-2013 01:30:12 | More by berlinabb
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trytoketchup

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +3%

12-07-2013 06:48:25 | More by trytoketchup
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3%

12-05-2013 05:47:45 | More by Gatordaddy
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g_jenkins

California

5/5  rDev +14.4%

12-03-2013 05:12:54 | More by g_jenkins
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room in Portland, OR
97 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.