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Amnesia Brewing

Not Rated.
Amnesia BrewingAmnesia Brewing
very good

30 Ratings
Ratings: 30
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 8.12%
Active Beers: 18
Beer Ratings: 172
Beer Avg: 3.82
Taps: 8
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1834 Main St
Washougal, Washington, 98671-4107
United States
phone: (360) 355-1008

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @amnesiabrewing

Open 4-11pm Mon, noon-midnight Tues-Sun (often open later Fri/Sat).

(Place added by: HiroProtagonist)
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Photo of DrMindbender
4/5  rDev +4.7%

DrMindbender, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

SJbigtuna, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

SickBrew, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of Tall_Totem
3.4/5  rDev -11%

The beer is great, the food is OK, the service was not so great, and it wasn't busy. I'd like to see them work on that service aspect, and increase the menu. Also, a little better attitude from management would be a plus.

Nice location, nice atmosphere, especially in the summer when all the massive windows are opened to allow in the quiet street sounds of smallville.

Tall_Totem, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of cbarrett4
4.45/5  rDev +16.5%

This was a refreshing surprise of a brewery in my opinion. First of all, don't expect some flashy, Deschutes brewpub style atmosphere. This place is about the beer. Second, and most importantly, the beers are all fashioned after typical English ales. So the majority of their beers are around 5.5% abv and contain less intense hops than many other Portland breweries.

The patio is pretty large, but they do allow smoking on the entire patio (which is 10 feet from the building). So be forewarned. They also do not allow minors (including babies... so I'm a fan of that rule!!!). The interior is warehouse style with park bench style seating. It's pretty authentic 'true brewery' style.

The beers are simply amazing. They are fashioned incredibly well and drink so beautifully that I keep coming back for more (possibly dangerous unless you are within walking distance or get a cab!). They have a cream ale (English style, not that commercial, sweetened crap), ESB, a very subtle pale ale, and several IPAs, and a light and balanced porter.

The food consists of brats. They do have a tofurkey veggie brat so I can't complain (being a vegetarian and all). They have an outdoor grill area that looks like an afterthought, but it is appreciated.

Overall a great atmosphere, great beer, only I wish they put the smokers on the side of the patio (when you see the patio you'll see the area I'm talking about).

cbarrett4, Aug 07, 2011
Photo of yemenmocha
3.46/5  rDev -9.4%

This place is like an old garage or something converted into a little neighborhood brewpub. Nice weather on my visit, so it was nice to sit on the little park benches and have a couple of their beers. No real service here other than ordering from the lady at the bar, even for food as well. Prices were still premium Portland prices, though there's no atmosphere or downtown rent to pay. Decor was sparse, plain, and could use more investment. It wasn't a *bad* experience here by any means, but I would have rather hit some of the other Portland stops a 2nd or 3rd time instead.

yemenmocha, Aug 08, 2010
Photo of Adoxander
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%

Its a cool atmosphere, with the brewery being barely separated from the bar proper. The open, well lit interior feels a little bit like a warehouse, because it is. exposed rafters, unfinished floors and mostly communal seating don't offer much in the way of intimacy, but it fits with the fact that you are in a brewery first, bar second.
The limited food offerings are a little pricey for what they are however, and are not great quality wise either. I had a spicy sausage for around $6, it was ok tasting but felt expensive when you can go to nicer places in town during happy hour and get a better sausage for less.
As far as the beer goes, it was all pretty good, though nothing stood out as being exceptional to me (I did a sampler).

Adoxander, Apr 05, 2010
Photo of GreenCard
3.1/5  rDev -18.8%

Their beers are good, but I wasn't too impressed with the establishment itself. I visited on a pretty quiet afternoon. Only a few people inside and a couple outside talking to the guy at the grill. There was the pleasant smell of boiling wort filling the room, which is always a plus to me. Other than that, the overall ambiance was a bit lackluster and lazy. Some beer bric-a-brac here and there; posters, bottles, etc. And the barn-y industrial feel. The gal at the bar didn't seem all that interested in selling any beer; instead she busied herself with talking to / flirting with another patron that had been sitting there for a while. Eventually she asked me what I would like and slowly poured me a SHORT POUR of one of their seasonals. It was pretty cloudy, but it tasted pretty good. A more attentive server would have caught that and asked if I wanted a different beer or at the very least made sure the glass was full. I know I should say something when I get a short pour but I never do because it seems so dick-ish and cheap. Anyway, I doubt I'll venture out there again unless I'm with a group of people or they're having an event or something. It's the kind of place that would be more fun with a crowd, I think. Just don't expect good service or a full pint!

GreenCard, Mar 26, 2010
Photo of djbreezy
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%

The day I visited this place it was freezing outside yet the majority of the seating was dedicated to the outdoors.

The inside didn't have much effort put forth in the environment. I was a bit disappointed as I have high hopes for all local spots because I want them to succeed.

The beers I had were remarkably average for the style.

I really like supporting local breweries but this place does not really hold a flame to the quality of beer coming out in the area. I really think the brewers need to step it up a bit if they want to get more notoriety. Maybe they are happy with what they produce and love it...and that's cool too.

djbreezy, Mar 14, 2010
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Amnesia Brewing in Washougal, WA
87 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.