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Horse Brass Pub

Not Rated.
Horse Brass PubHorse Brass Pub
BA SCORE
95
world-class

101 Reviews
Reviews: 101
Visits: 138
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: n/a
Taps: 74
Bottles: 26
Cask: Y
[ 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:
Place added by: sinistersteve

Weekdays: 11:00am -2:30am
Weekends: 9:00am - 2:30am
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Reviews: 101 | Visits: 138
Reviews by benito:
Photo of benito
4.68/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Maybe my favorite beer bar ever.

A true-to-style, dark, grim English pub with lots of sitting space, a huge bar, and a ridiculous tap selection. The beers featured come from all over, though there seems to be an eye to beers from Oregon and NoCal. The menu also features a good, rotating variety of cask ales. I had two Walking Man beers--the Black Cherry Stout and Homo Erectus--both of which were excellent and properly served.

The service was prompt and very friendly (she was even happy to give us directions to other beer bars around Portland), the food was tasty and cheap (brie, roasted garlic, and baguette for under $4), and the ambience was made for drinking. The only downside is the smokiness, but by the time I left, my head was spinning from all the great things about Horse Brass, not the second-hand smoke.

A must visit beer bar for anyone anywhere in the US. Make the pilgrimage. (900 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of didgeboy
3.69/5  rDev -14%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

I had read about this place for a long time and had the opportunity to try it last fall (2014). Good selection of craft beers both known and unknown (to me). Food was good, not the best I have ever had but certainly not bad at all. Staff was friendly. During our visit it was a rainy Saturday and there were few people in for lunch. Beer list was good, but I was hoping for more variety. Definitely worth checking out and sampling the food and beers. (450 characters)

Photo of South2NW
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.63/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

This is a top notch English style pub in Portland. Fine selection of local OR, US and foreign offerings in a welcoming environment. Attentive service with solid pub food offered. (178 characters)

Photo of aobrehm
4.26/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Sixpoint
4.95/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

"if it were any more authentic, you would need a passport"

Nuff said. This place is legendary, but for good reason. Its dark, its real, its authentic. But the taps are clean, and the service is friendly, and most important, they are all about THE BEER.

love it (265 characters)

Photo of Jaykres
4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Real great pub to hang in. One of my favorites in PDX. Always makes me feel at home when I visit. (99 characters)

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of GRG1313
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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4.64/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.3/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.6/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -65%

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Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR
95 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.