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Tugboat Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Tugboat Brewing CompanyTugboat Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 5
Beer Ratings: 23
Beer Avg: 3.6

Taps: 15 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
78
okay

45 Ratings
Ratings: 45
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 17.38%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

711 SW Ankeny St
Portland, Oregon, 97205
United States
phone: (503) 226-2508

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
Operation Hours:
Mon: 5-10pm
Tue-Thu: 4pm-12 midnight
Fri - Sat: 4pm-1am
Sun: closed

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Reviews by canucklehead:
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

2.3/5  rDev -29.9%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5 | $$

Ok enough with the smoking shit especially when most places in Portland don't allow it. This is a dark small bar that doesn't have much going for it. The house beers are pretty crappy with weird inbalances and some nasty finishes. The guest beers are OK and for sure the ones to drink. Food is uninspired and the service is too tied up with hanging out with the regulars. With all the great places in Portland (Baileys is across the street) this is worth a miss. Get rid of the smoking and improve your house beers and then I might return.

08-01-2008 00:16:04 | More by canucklehead
More User Reviews:
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South2NW

Oregon

2/5  rDev -39%

07-23-2014 04:38:39 | More by South2NW
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dunix

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-22-2014 18:40:19 | More by dunix
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atpca

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-16-2014 05:10:16 | More by atpca
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SickBrew

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-17-2014 20:37:15 | More by SickBrew
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Quentin33

Colorado

4.68/5  rDev +42.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

I usually agree with the Beer Advocate reviewers (indeed, I depend on their reviews and often base my visits on them), but I totally disagree here - the Tugboat is one of the most attractive bars I've been in: inviting, warm, comfortable, and with tons of board games available, too. It also has an extremely savvy selection of Oregon craft brews. Yes, it's quiet (no TV, some nice soft music, bluegrass-southern rock when I was there), yes I suppose you could call it somewhat a coffee house atmosphere, but I and everyone I brought there (I was in Portland for a Bar Mitzvah) loved it. I've gone to 15-20 Portland places over the years, and most are great, but this would probably be the first I'd re-visit.

06-16-2014 15:17:47 | More by Quentin33
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slavall

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +22%

05-14-2014 23:31:25 | More by slavall
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jtosch

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

03-29-2014 20:31:16 | More by jtosch
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Gig2828

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-25-2014 01:10:41 | More by Gig2828
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Hobbit

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

03-14-2014 08:50:32 | More by Hobbit
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Tugboat Brewing Company in Portland, OR
78 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.