Gigantic Brewing Company

Gigantic Brewing CompanyGigantic Brewing Company
Gigantic Brewing CompanyGigantic Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

5224 SE 26th Avenue
Portland, Oregon, 97202
United States

(503) 208-3416 | map

Opened May 2012

Wed - Fri: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ratings by Lucnifter:
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Rated by Lucnifter from California

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Feb 20, 2022
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Reviewed by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
Freestanding sheet steel warehouse building in an industrial area southeast of downtown. Small straight bar opposite the entrance seats about 6 with addition tables about the room, in the back room, and on the driveway patio. 16 assorted beers on tap. Friendly service.
Jun 03, 2023
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Reviewed by elNopalero from California

5/5  rDev +20.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
My first visit to Gigantic came on what seemed like a busy Friday night. In spite of the activity, I felt the service was top notch, and in fact one of the best brewery experiences I have had recently. Incredible selection of Gigantic beers on tap and in cask. Samples galore. Friendly vibes all around.
Dec 31, 2022
Rated: 4 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Sep 07, 2022
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
portland has so many awesome breweries, but of all the places we hit, this is one of the ones i was most excited about, i have been a longtime fan and it was incredible to get to check the place out. a pretty humble operation, substantial, but really a no frills space, kind of an older school vibe, very low key, i love that. they have a little patio out front and a bigger one through the brewery off to the side which is where we sat, among the barrels, both of us baking in the hot afternoon sun. the bar area was possibly changes around for coronavirus, but it was ordering only, no drinking there, a great selection of stuff through, a kolsch and a dry hopped brett saison were our picks, tons of beer to go. they have a little gear shop that opens into a larger beer hall space with a working brewery feel, then the patio, spacious but unpretentious, especially for how good the beer is. a super diverse lineup of beers, both when we were in, but also in general, these guys really do it all. it was awesome to see their spot and to enjoy some beers on site, dont sleep on gigantic when you come to portland! rarely does a brewery visit to one of my favorites live up to the hype i always build for it in my head, but this one did!
Jul 06, 2020
Rated: 4.21 by MaximumYuks from Oregon

Aug 01, 2019
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Reviewed by RyanK252 from California

4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25
Stopped by on a road trip for an afternoon pint. Already liked these guys from the beers I'd gotten to try before, but feel in love when we got there. Taproom was laid back yet fun with comfy chairs and the bartenders cracking jokes. Beer was all delicious with a great selection to choose from. The food truck out front made it even better. Can't wait to go back!
Jul 26, 2019
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Reviewed by SummitFox from Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
Gigantic is one of the best in town pubs. With a smaller main room, the expansion of the space into the barrel room in combination with the outside patio makes it have plenty of seating, and good options for either the outside, intimate hangout or social gathering. The beers are always solid, and the continued rotation means their is usually something new to try. Plus the can art is always phenomenal.
Aug 21, 2018
Rated: 4.19 by MOTS77 from Oregon

Nov 26, 2017
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Reviewed by DallasK from Oregon

4.48/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25
I love this place. Every time I see a new beer from Gigantic I get excited. The vibe is a bit different, no food, but outside food cart. The man working the bar clearly loves his job and beer. Lots of nice outdoor seating. Beer is always amazing but line up doesn't change often.
Jan 03, 2017
Rated: 3.83 by khrx4u from Virginia

Jun 26, 2016
Rated: 4.18 by ivegot3Dvision from Oregon

Jun 12, 2016
Rated: 3.94 by AdamSkylar from Washington

Jun 05, 2016
Rated: 4.1 by South2NW from Oregon

Feb 18, 2016
Rated: 4.26 by schroeder1200 from New Jersey

Aug 27, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by ZekeMillz from Oregon

Jun 26, 2015
Rated: 4.87 by Bradley_BizKutZ from Arizona

Jun 25, 2015
Rated: 4.33 by ZachT from Canada (BC)

May 08, 2015
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Rated by Naugled from New York

4.6/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75
A quirky brewery and bar with well made beers. I plan to go back the next time I'm in Portland
Apr 01, 2015
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Rated by G_Z_a from Oregon

3.92/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4
Good place to grab a beer on a sunny day as long as everyone else doesn't have the same idea. Really more of a stop than a destination.
Mar 17, 2015
Rated: 4.26 by sjrodriguez from California

Jan 22, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by ralerwen from Illinois

Jan 21, 2015
Rated: 5 by areucrazy from Oregon

Dec 13, 2014
Rated: 4 by Tanktizzo from Illinois

Dec 08, 2014
Rated: 4 by gurumojo from Oregon

Dec 04, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by qcghost from North Carolina

Sep 25, 2014
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Reviewed by Brackh from Georgia

5/5  rDev +20.5%
Awesome brewery tucked away in Portland. Super laid back set up. A few indoor/outdoor tables and plenty of bike parking. Friendly staff. Had several of their beers on tap and even a couple of brews from other breweries. I had their Gigantic IPA aged in a gin barrel and it was great. Then I just kept going back for more GINORMOUS.
Sep 14, 2014
Rated: 3.64 by Tkizzum

Sep 13, 2014
Rated: 3.2 by FullyBro

Sep 08, 2014
Rated: 4.12 by SalomonCascade from Oregon

Aug 22, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by htdoerge from Texas

Aug 18, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by atpca from California

Jul 16, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by jackmax from Washington

Jul 10, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by bret717 from Pennsylvania

Jul 03, 2014
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Reviewed by PapaGoose03 from Michigan

3.18/5  rDev -23.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 2.75
This was stop #19 for my wife and I on a 21-day pub-crawl from Michigan to N. CA and OR. We stopped here on a Saturday afternoon just to try their beers. The pub is located in an industrial area, and the taproom is in a partitioned section of the brewery. A large overhead door was open, and several picnic tables were at the front driveway for outdoor drinking.

We ordered a sampler flight of all 7 of the beers that were available. They were served in two separate plastic baskets like those found in use for food at the drive-in malt shop. Carrying them was tenable, but we managed, and soon had them finished and able to move on to the next pub. The beers were all brewed to style, and all but one exceeded the style guidelines (the pale ale was pretty much average). The IPA, the Too Much Coffee Imperial Black Saison, and the Ginormous IPA were notable. There is no food other than a couple of packaged snacks.

We don’t enjoy ourselves so much in these industrial taproom settings, but the beer was good enough so that we’d come back again when in the area.
Jun 27, 2014
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Reviewed by Ptl from Oregon

5/5  rDev +20.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5
My favorite brewery in portland, they always have different brews. Everytime I go the beer is cheap and service and atmosphere is great.

End of story this place makes great beer. If you can ever go when they brew a Belgian then give it a try, some of their ambers are great in the summer.
Jun 14, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by tjcamm from Oregon

Jun 02, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by Vipin from Oregon

May 16, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by VanKieft from Oregon

Mar 23, 2014
Rated: 5 by Bearman13 from Texas

Mar 15, 2014
Gigantic Brewing Company in Portland, OR
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