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Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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3.87/5
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & BrewpubCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

7424 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, Oregon, 97225
United States

(503) 296-0110 | map
cascadebrewing.com

Notes:
Hours:
Dining Room:
Mon-Sat 11:30am - 10pm
Sun 11:30am - 9pm

Den:
Mon-Fri 4pm -11pm
Sat 10am - 11pm
Sun 10am - 10pm

Added by sinistersteve

BEER STATS
Beers:
116
Reviews:
2,430
Ratings:
13,265
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
105
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
4.52%
 
 
Taps:
16
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 105
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Photo of GreenCard
4.16/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Finally managed to stop by the Raccoon Lodge today. Just to try a couple of beers. Outside, I was welcomed by the lush aroma of boiling wort; a welcoming smell indeed! The downstairs bar was closed, but the brewers (I think) were down there having lunch. Went upstairs to the restaurant/pub/bar. Expansive, high ceilings, and blonde wood everywhere. Reminded me of The Great Northern (in Twin Peaks).

Sat at the bar and tried a Mouton Rouge and an 8 Monks. Both quite good. It was a low-key, mid-afternoon on a Wednesday, so there weren't many people around. Nice and relaxing vibe, though.

Perused the menu and decided I could definitely eat here at some stage. So, I will definitely be back for dinner or lunch at some point. It's a bit of a drive from where I live, which is a shame.

Great brewery, though. The sour beers and barrel aging they do is impressive. Cuvee du Jongleur is an exceptional beer in the vein of Rodenbach Grand Cru (possibly better!). Pricey, but worth it. Draft beers are very reasonably priced, however.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of crob3888
4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of Taby
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

About 20 sours and 6 other beers on tap at the time of my visit. Although sours are not, in general, a favored style for me, I was very impressed with every beer. Inviting staff and nice beer-centric venue. I was also impressed with the food and ordered or saw passing by on its way from the kitchen.

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Photo of JPNesker
5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Purdue
4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 2.5

Sour Beer. What this place is all about, and they come through with a huge array and weekly specials.

I am rating the Bar as the upstairs is more of a family environment. Ambiance is okay, great view of the Brewery itself which I can appreciate, and leads me to rate a bit higher than deserved.

Quality is top notch. As Sours go, you may get a batch or a year that may not be the same as what you had before. These Beers mature in different ways.

Service is awesome in the Bar. Nothing more to be desired. This is not a place to get drunk though, they adhere to the OLCC to the T.

Selection is great, over 20 Sours in bottle and several that are tap exclusive, plus 13 rotating taps that range from Bourbon Barrel Aged Porters to West Coast IPAs, Pilsen erst, and all other sorts of specials, all brewed either in house or by Cascade Brewing, the parent company. Highlight is the Honey Ginger Lime Sour, 6.52% abv, and a great way to ease into Sours Beer, but please explore as there is so much complexity to the style.

Food is hit or miss. Menu is fine for pub fare but, the inconsistencies and obvious turnover in kitchen staff leads too a roulette of quality. Food is an afterthought to the beer. Highlights are the Pretzel and Sausage Fondue app.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of kylehay2004
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of juapost
4.66/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5

Photo of jrsaffert
4.47/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DanoBear
4.94/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

We stopped in on vacation for tastings. We sat at the bar on a weekday night with a decent crowd. The bartender made the visit awesome. We love sours but he loved them even more. He was geeked about explaining everything we were willing to hear about the brewery. A must visit if you're in town.

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4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

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4.48/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

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4.65/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

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vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3

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3.93/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

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4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 1

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3.66/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

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4.64/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

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4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

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