Horse Brass Pub

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

4534 SE Belmont St
Portland, Oregon, 97215-1636
United States

(503) 232-2202 | map
horsebrass.com

Notes:
Weekdays: 11:00am -2:30am
Weekends: 9:00am - 2:30am

Added by sinistersteve

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
144
pDev:
10.65%
 
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Ratings: 144 |  Reviews: 105
Reviews by Magpie14:
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4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I have been in the Portland area for a few months now and was looking for that "perfect bar" or "watering hole" that you strive for, this one is it.

Great decorative interior with that European contrast of the dark exposed timbers against the whitewashed/yellow plaster walls, has that English 17th century style feel. Darkly lit and very inviting, my kind of place! They have a lot of beer paraphernalia on the walls and helps add to the vibe.

Quality beers all around and the food looked good/standard pub affair. The bartender told me that they had 53 taps and a large number of these change every week. From what I saw on tap, and what was coming next week, made it official for me to visit this bar regularly. Bartender was friendly and the infamous owner struck a conversation with me

Place is smoker friendly which can get in the way of smelling a brew and might be a problem for some. I think this is one of the few bars that I will continue to go to even though the smoke might get to me

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MaximumYuks
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.24/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of devilmakesthree
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

A member of what I like to call the "Holy Trinity" of Portland beer stops, along with Bailey's and the Beer Mongers. Service is great, the tap list is comprehensive, and the vibe is wonderful. I've never been to England, but if their pubs are half this good it must be a wonderful country. The food is definitely English pub grub. I recommend the fish and chips (Portland's best) or the Bridie. Oh, and there's darts. Gotta get down on some darts.

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Photo of AdamSkylar
4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of brewandbbq
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Old-school "must see" English-style pub. Dark and a bit dirty with tons of great offerings and nice cask selections. A Portland classic and an early pioneer/purveyor of craft beer.

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Photo of WoostaBia
4/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Enjoyed Blind Pig IPA, food quality was wanting, for british pub their bangers and Mash needs an overhaul. sausage too salty. Great drinking location.

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Photo of didgeboy
3.69/5  rDev -14.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

I had read about this place for a long time and had the opportunity to try it last fall (2014). Good selection of craft beers both known and unknown (to me). Food was good, not the best I have ever had but certainly not bad at all. Staff was friendly. During our visit it was a rainy Saturday and there were few people in for lunch. Beer list was good, but I was hoping for more variety. Definitely worth checking out and sampling the food and beers.

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Photo of South2NW
4.31/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

This is a top notch English style pub in Portland. Fine selection of local OR, US and foreign offerings in a welcoming environment. Attentive service with solid pub food offered.

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Photo of aobrehm
4.26/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Sixpoint
4.95/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

"if it were any more authentic, you would need a passport"

Nuff said. This place is legendary, but for good reason. Its dark, its real, its authentic. But the taps are clean, and the service is friendly, and most important, they are all about THE BEER.

love it

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Photo of Jaykres
4.74/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Real great pub to hang in. One of my favorites in PDX. Always makes me feel at home when I visit.

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4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Harvest06
4.64/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR
Place rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 144 ratings
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