Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

BEER AVG
3.73/5
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & PubFull Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

506 Columbia St
Hood River, Oregon, 97031
United States

(541) 386-2247 | map
fullsailbrewing.com

Notes:
Tasting Room and Pub is open daily from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm for lunch and dinner.

Brewery tours are available daily, free of charge at 1, 2, 3 and 4pm.

Added by Jason

BEER STATS
Beers:
61
Ratings:
10,831
Reviews:
5,246
PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Ratings:
94
Reviews:
46
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
6.67%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Photo of JSails
5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of WLongman
5/5  rDev +28.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great beer and food. Tour of brewery was fun and educational.

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4.86/5  rDev +24.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

A great stop I while visiting Mt. Hood

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Photo of Hoppy1680
4.84/5  rDev +24.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Outstanding views of the Columbia River and really tasty grub. Excellent beer selection with rotating special brews unavailable elsewhere.

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Photo of cswhitehorse
4.64/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

One of my good friends had been pumping up how money the Full Sail Brewery was and I just kept nodding my head not answering for weeks. I grew up here in Portland and have seen the brand since I started quaffing the nectar. Maybe I had it when I was too young to know or maybe it could of been a beer of pops but I didn't give them much respect.

After visiting the homey atmosphere of the brewery and tasting a number of their beers I have changed my tune. The ceilings seemed a little low but other than that it was comfortable and the wood all around was nice. It also had a beautiful view of the Columbia River.

The quality was very good. I sat at the bar and bent the ear of one of the tenders who happened to be a brewer so it was great to talk to someone who was in the know. He was very knowledgeable and could speak to the intricacies of the brews. I had four different varieties of some tapped beer and they were all excellent. I think they had over 12 beers on tap and the Nitro Wassail was money. The best part about it was they were $3 a pint. I will definitely go back hopefully when the sun is shining so I can sit on the deck.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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Photo of ummswimmin
4.48/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Amazing view of the Columbia River Gorge.

Pretty attentive and friendly service.

I really enjoyed my steak sandwich at very reasonable prices.

I see 17 beers on tap.

I would recommend going here. I had a great lunch, and then I hung around for the afternoon.

I recommend the tour. This brewery has a great history.

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Photo of MilwaukeeCrusher
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

First of all one of the better tours I've been on was here, as you got both the history of the brewery and also a somewhat more detailed account of what goes into beer (generally on tours I get one or the other). I visited the brewpub the night before the tour and judging by the staff initially it seemed to be highbrow... a perception that was misguided. Struck up some healthy conversations with the locals and tried a great barrel aged beer amongst others in a solid line up. I liked the selection which seemed to have a few rarities, but considering their beer isn't sold in Wisconsin I'm unsure. I really appreciate the grass roots basis on which the brewery stands and hope to one day regularly buy their beers. For now though, I will have the memory of a pleasant visit to one of Oregons most finest breweries.

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Photo of ChappyCubsFan
4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

While visiting Portland for the Summer Brew Festival, we drove the 40 some miles eastward along the Columbia to the Full Sail Brewery. It was well worth the drive. The food was good and we were able to view the wind surfing on the Columbia River from our table. We were able to venture outside onto the patio deck to catch some fresh air, even though it smelled good inside from the brewing taking place. We also took the tour of the brewery, which was very informative and well-coordinated. We sampled most of the beers and each one was great. If you're in Portland, make the drive to Hood River. You won't regret it.

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Photo of dasEbb
4.3/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of spointon
4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I visited this place on 3/23/2010.

This pub is basically a medium sized space carved from the corner of the Full Sail brewery in Hood River. Despite that, the atmosphere was pretty good.

The beers were plentiful and for the most part very good. I can't get Full Sail back in Illinois, so they were mostly all new to me. Had a sampler plus a few pints. The hoppy beers were decent but nothing over the top. The session lagers and the malty beers were generally better, with the RIS standing out as the best of the night.

Service was friendly and prices ranged from surprisingly low to medium.

The food was also quite good. I had the fish sandwich and it rocked.

All in all a don't miss spot if you are anywhere near Hood River.

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Photo of Tucquan
4.25/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Whenever I'm in the area, I look for an opportunity to visit the Hood River pub. I try to get a table at the window overlooking the Columbia river and the gorge walls on the Washington side. It's a nice but not spectacular view since the brewery and other commercial building are between the pub and the river.

The room is of moderate size and always looks clean and well kept. The bar is functional but not flashy.

The food is good and I typically will get the Full Sail Burger or the Tempeh Veggie Burger.

The host/hostess, bartenders and waitstaff have always been as friendly as can be. Big thumbs up for them.

I've reviewed their beers elsewhere but suffice it to say, I'm always pleased with the seasonal selections and the mainstays.

Great beer, good food, good view and a killer staff make this a fun stop. Wish I could get their beers in my homestate of Pennsylvania.

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Photo of Jester
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

This was my third free-form (go where ever without a real schedule) trip to Oregon, and my traveling companion's first trip there where I introduced her to Full Sail Beers & Ales. After looping the state down the coast, then Crater Lake, then back up through Bend, on to Hood River we found ourselves at the Full Sail Brewery a little late for the tour so we settled into the Pub for some food and of course something to drink.

It was a quiet Fall afternoon on a weekday and we were the only ones in the pub. Our beertender/waitress was very friendly, knowledgeable about Full Sail, and helpful in helping us sample a variety of brews. I had a pretty tasty sandwich and everything was very reasonably priced. I couldn't resist picking up a set of Pub Glasses while I was there. The view of the Columbia River is beautiful, even on a somewhat gray and blustery day. I will be going back again the next time I'm flying in or out or Portland as it isn't that far (about 60 miles, or about an hour) from PDX airport on a gorgeous drive (with scenic waterfalls) out I-84 to the scenic town of Hood River and the Full Sail Brewery.

Well worth the visit.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HiroProtagonist
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

The tasting room at the Hood River brewery overlooks the highway and the magnificent Columbia River. Friendly and knowledgable service, generous tastings of thier regulars, seasonals, and specials. The notable on my visit was the fantastic 2004 imperial porter. A small menu of tasty items also caters to the health-conscious and vegans, with choices like the tempeh burger. We found the food to be quite good, especially the whole whequesidilla, served with excellent pico de gallo, black beans and sour cream . An assortment of Full Sail gifts are available...T shirts, frisbee golf discs, glasses, bombers. A great place to visit.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

cool to see one of the old school northwest breweries in the flesh. they occupy a huge block of prime real estate right in hood river, overlooking the river, and everything appears clean and new from the outside, considering how long they have been around. spacious facility, definitely the big boys in town here. the tap room is bustling, and the patio is absolutely packed. not surprising since the views there are gorgeous. i was surprised by how many beers they had on tap, looks like quite a few brewery exclusives. what surprised me more than anything though was the quality of the beer. i though with the whole session line and everything that these guys were more focused on volume than true craft quality, but i shut up about that pretty quickly. the oatmeal pale ale was simply amazing, full bodied and really fresh and flavorful, distinct, and nearly flawless. the other beers we had here were excellent as well. they were super busy but the bartender still took some time to be personal with us, and the other guests were all super friendly and chatty. this exceeded my (perhaps too low) expectations, the beer was great and the vibe was cool. looking forward to another visit and hopefully a tour this time.

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Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub in Hood River, OR
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