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pFriem Family Brewers

YOUR RATING = None |
BEER AVG
4.02/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
45
Reviews:
237
Ratings:
1,144
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
92
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
53
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
4.76%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

707 Portway Ave
Ste 101
Hood River, Oregon, 97031-1218
United States

(541) 321-0490 | map
pfriembeer.com

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Added by msubulldog25 on 07-25-2012

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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 53
Reviews by barleywinefiend:
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.36/5  rDev -20%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

A: Saturday afternoon I pulled up, front row street parking, pretty lively modern place. Inside was nice. L shaped bar upfront with some seating off the to left of the door. Very open and spacious. Brewing equipment within sight on the floor. Struck up some good beer and bar talk. Lively, youthful, clean and energetic crowd and atmosphere.

Q: Pfriem beers range from mediocre to good for me. All of the beers I had were good in quality meaning no spoilage/infection or so on

S: Service behind the bar was slow. I sat there for a while and the serve never even provided a menu until I asked deep into my first beer. When my entree(burger) was brought to me I received no ketchup or silverware. Fail. The service was friendly, she was solo and perhaps a tad bit overworked.

S: A pretty decent range stylistically. Something to please everyone: IPA's , Pils, Begians...so on. Bout 8 different offerings

F: My food was good, minus the condiments and silverware. I just ate my dry burger caveman style.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Penguins66
3.9/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Nice place just north of the main downtown area. It was busy during the mid-afternoon that my wife & I visited, to the extent that there was a 30-minute wait for a table. The bar area is small but we liked that they keep a corner of it free so you can walk up and order a beer. We wish more places had that. We only had one beer apiece but they were both excellent. We sat upstairs on a couple chairs. While the food menu looked good, we opted instead to leave and head for our next destination. Had we gotten a table, we probably would have stayed longer.

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Photo of VashonGuy
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

pFriem's space is big, sparkling clean, airy, and close to the water. You can't exactly see the Columbia from the taproom, but it's right across the way. There's a patio for outside seating. The Kid Nook for the munchkins is a nice touch. I didn't see any kids there but it definitely puts this brewery at the top end of the kid friendly scale. No TVs, this is not a sports bar. The music was a bit loud.

The food was good to excellent. We had a spring Columbia River king salmon (primo stuff, for those of you who aren't into salmon), as well as a brat plate, and a baby kale salad. Prices were quite reasonable for the quality of the food.

The beer of course is the star attraction. pFriem's lineup is nearly all Belgian styles. They have 12 taps, 6 of which are their core lineup, and 6 are rotating seasonals. Three of the 12 were saisons, and there was a Belgian Strong Dark Ale. a Belgian Blonde, two lambics, and so forth.They offer a tasting flight of 6 x 4 ouncers, $12, with an upcharge if you pick either of the lambics. It's a great selection of beers, and fine quality across the board.

Overall, I'd say this is the best combination of interesting and high quality beer, and fine food, that I've yet had from a brewery taproom.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Right by the river with an excellent park for the kiddos. Great beers, good and helpful staff. Kid friendly with a play area. *Did not try food. Cheers!

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Photo of MaximumYuks
4.16/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of anteater
4.39/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Beervana
4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Quafftastic
4.39/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Highbury09
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of tjcamm
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of scottedwin
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

The beer selection is top notch, and it's hard to beat the view from the patio. Take in the kite surfing on the Columbian river and enjoy the amazing food. This place is a must stop if your close by.

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Photo of markgugs
4.39/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Texasfan549
4.66/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Beer21
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of JLHutchence
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of jason_nwx
4.11/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of CaptainRedBeerd
4.83/5  rDev +15%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of Epicfail97081
4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of jmw4437
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of almostjay
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Service is a little slow, but extremely friendly, and there are far, far worse places to be "stuck" waiting for slow service. This is hands down my favorite brewery in Hood River.

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Photo of MaybeKatie
3.88/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Great beer. Great selection of beer. Pretentious atmosphere and food. Slightly uncomfortable accordingly.

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pFriem Family Brewers in Hood River, OR
92 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.