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Horse Brass Pub

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

126 Ratings
Ratings: 126
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 10.9%
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 phishgator:
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3.8/5  rDev -11.8%

I stopped in for the last few hours of my trip and before I was to catch my plane back to SWFL. I had been saving this spot for the last because I had heard it was legendary and unfortunately the hype didn't live up. The bar it set up well wtih lots of space to both sides and in the front area. The bar probably accommidates about 20 people and the rest of the areas can handle another 150 people or more. The offerings were a lot of locals and NW selections, which I find great, but very heavy on the IPAs. Not really compling because I love IPAs, but after that the selections seemed limited. I had a Hop Rod Rye that was really fresh and then ate some fish and chips. Food was so big I couldn't finish all of it. It was a Wednesday afternoon so it was slow, probably better on an evening.

phishgator, Dec 12, 2006
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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.

brewtalthrone, Mar 08, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev -16.2%

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
95 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.