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Horse Brass Pub

Not Rated.
Horse Brass PubHorse Brass Pub
BA SCORE
96
world-class

128 Ratings
Ratings: 128
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.88%
Taps: 74
Bottles: 26
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

4534 SE Belmont St
Portland, Oregon, 97215-1636
United States
phone: (503) 232-2202

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @horsebrasspub

Notes:
Weekdays: 11:00am -2:30am
Weekends: 9:00am - 2:30am

(Place added by: sinistersteve)
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Reviews by Floydster:
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4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

We went here right before ending the trip down the street at Belmont Station, for some reason this place reminded me a lot of Hamilton's in San Diego but older and more of an Irish pub vibe, dark inside and typical older men hanging out around the bar, almost exactly how I pictured it, looked like there were around 50 taps, some of the ones I remember seeing other than the ones we had were Mendocino White Hawk IPA, Trade Route Infidel Lime IPA, Lompoc C-Note, Hair of the Dog Fred, Rogue Hazelnut Brown, Deschutes Black Butte, and Walking Man Cherry Stout, they had nearly one hundred bottles according to our waitress but we did not even bother looking at those as we had already ordered four different beers on tap, we had the New Belgium and Elysian collaboration beer called the Trip II Citra, Mt. Hood Oatmeal Stout, Amnesia ESB, and Bear Republic Oso Rojo, the collab beer stuck out the most, we had some french fries and they were pretty good but a little plain, they were old Irish plank style like my grandma used to make, not necessarily a bad thing and tasted just fine with ketchup, they had some cool memorabilia-type clothing available along with some old mugs and other stuff, too bad there was only one television in the whole place, apparently it rarely goes on unless there is a soccer game on too, this place was the most hyped from what I had heard when asking locals and others who had visited Portland where a must visit is and this definitely lived up to my expectations, service was good and actually quite nice for the type of place it is too, looking forward to my future return visit, certainly recommended

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My friend/roomie is a Scotch connoisseur. I think he had an orgasm in this place, as he dished out, I believe, about 12$ for a shot of some exquisite Scotch whiskey that he said costs about 400$ a bottle. So, if you're looking for good Scotch in PDX, this is probably your place. Quite an impressive beer selection as well. I'm not an expert on British pubs, but this place seemed damn authentic. We walked outta there speakin' in Cockney accents. This is one of those places where you can walk in, sit down, & drink, and it seems as though the outside world has disappeared, and that's a good thing. Should be on your list of "go-to's" when visiting PDX.

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Around the corner from Belmont Station, we all walked down to Horse Brass to drink a couple of beers before dinner at Roe on Division. The Brass looks like a rural British pub, takes me back to those lovely trips through the English countryside with the wife, stopping at small places like this one for a cask ale and some rustic fare.

Only here the beer selection, while geared towards the UK and British styles, includes many great examples of American craft, including a good number of Oregon/Northwest beers.

They have 4 casks, no less, and also Hair of the Dog Blue Dot, Pliny the Elder and Blind Pig, Ft George Vortex, Migration Black IPA, Walking Man Black Cherry, Boneyard Hop, Breakside Salted Stout, Laurelwood Goose... a bit too IPA-focused for my tastes, and not enough big beers. But it ain't bad, that's for sure.

Prices are good, I paid $7.25 for a pint of Pliny that seemed to be 20 ounces. Other beers are between four and six dollars. Service wasn't so great, even though we were at the bar...

Didn't try food but it looked like typical pub food, fries and fish and chips and stuff. I think I would come back here for the atmosphere, so cozy and warm, but would go elsewhere for beer.

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Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR
96 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.