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PDX best brewery

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by djbreezy, May 1, 2012.


If you had to choose one from the following, which is your favorite Portland brewery?

  1. Deschutes

    8 vote(s)
  2. Hair of the Dog

    28 vote(s)
  3. Breakside

    2 vote(s)
  4. Cascade Barrel House

    14 vote(s)
  5. Hopworks

    3 vote(s)
  6. Upright

    10 vote(s)
  7. Widmer

    1 vote(s)
  8. Lompoc

    1 vote(s)
  9. Bridgeport

    0 vote(s)
  10. Laurelwood

    0 vote(s)
  1. cpinto6

    cpinto6 Savant (365) Georgia Feb 25, 2010

    Awesome, good to know!
  2. John_M

    John_M Moderator (1,205) Oregon Oct 25, 2003 Staff Member Verified

    The original, main brewery is in Bend, and yes that's a ways from Portland. However, there has also been a brewpub in downtown Portland for several years now (where you often find unusual "one off" and/or other experimental beers on tap). The brewpub also has most of the core beers, typically several things on cask and/or nitro, and usually one or two reserve beers (Abyss, Black Butte XX, Stoic, etc.).
  3. beefandbean22

    beefandbean22 Savant (435) Washington Oct 15, 2008 Verified

    Yeah, I heard about the mixed six-packs. That sounds amazing, just wondering what the price will be of those six packs. Should be a great day/weekend of beer for sure
  4. ccrida

    ccrida Advocate (545) Oregon May 26, 2006

    I'll go with deschutes, especially since I'm sitting here right now enjoying one of their pub-only brews, Angler IPA 2.0, a very light malt (all pilsner and flaked oats), stronger ABV NW hop bomb, which is my preference in IPAs. I love a lot of the other breweries mentioned, but I end up here the most, primarily due to location and hours...and of course the big line-up of beers which are pretty cheap...the food is mostly solid as well, although I mostly just come for beer.
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  5. m4ttj0nes

    m4ttj0nes Aficionado (245) Oregon Feb 21, 2012

    HotD for me, their rotating FTW tap keeps me coming back. I really enjoy splitting vintage bottles with friends as well as the fair food prices.
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