With over 70 breweries, Portland is a beer lover’s paradise. Explore the city’s endless supply of breweries (many of which are concocting innovative craft beers that can only be tasted in Portland), or plan your trip around one of the city’s many beer festivals and tasting events. Check out our events calendar for even more upcoming beer-centric fun in Portland.
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APEX is a bike-friendly, cash-only beer bar with 50 beers on tap and over 300 bottles available to go.
This bottle shop features more than 1,400 beers that have been carefully selected and properly stored under UV-filtered light. The adjacent Biercafé features 34 rotating taps.
This specialty beer store and bar in Southeast Portland has more than 500 bottles to take home or drink in store for no additional cost. Their eight taps focus on seasonal beers, rare one-offs and small local breweries.
This taproom and bottle shop has 22 taps (featuring 12 beers, four wines and six ciders) as well as eight doors of bottles from around the world.
This North Portland watering hole serves on-tap craft brews and hearty midwestern tavern fare. It also includes covered outdoor, heated seating and doubles as a specialty beer convenience store selling hundreds of bottles from around the world.
Portland Beers by Style
Ordering a pint in a city with 70+ breweries can be intimidating — use our insider’s guide to Portland beer styles to sip your way through Beervana’s best IPAs, saisons, stouts and other brews.
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Beer Festivals in Portland
Portland isn't shy about its love of beer — the city has nearly as many beer festivals as it does breweries.
Portland Beer Week
Portland Beer Week spotlights Portland’s breweries, high-quality brews and vibrant beer culture.
Portland’s Holiday Ale Festival
The Holiday Ale Festival, set beneath the region’s largest decorated holiday tree, returns every year with more than 50 big, bold beers designed to keep revelers warm on cold winter nights.
Brewing in the Gorge
Take in the outstanding beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area while enjoying five outstanding brewpubs.
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Brewer Lee Hedgmon Defies Racial Stereotypes
Sample Hedgmon’s one-of-a-kind stouts and spirits at Edgefield and Ground Breaker.
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Located in a huge, century-old warehouse, Wayfinder Beer offers simple, high-quality comfort foods and plenty of lagers and ales. Their massive outdoor patio is an ideal spot to enjoy some fresh air, fries and a pint of IPA.
This North Portland brewery serves seasonal salads and sandwiches along with a variety of craft beers.
Born out of an undying passion for the perfect pint of beer, Baerlic Brewing in Southeast Portland serves beers on tap for pints, tasters and growler filling. They offer brewery tours on Saturdays.
The Lucky Labrador is a place where people can come together and drink great, inventive beer in an unpretentious atmosphere. They also have a pub food menu that is simple, satisfying and affordable.
Located in the historic Mississippi District, this award-winning Portland brewery offers original draft beers, whiskey pairings, cocktails and a hearty menu of brats, burgers, salads, desserts and more.
Aug. 25–26, 2023
Viking Beer Fest
Nordic Northwest – Nordia House$39 – $59
Beer tastings meet Viking re-enactors and combat in this festival, featuring music, a Viking Ship, Nordic food, and more. Embark on a mesmerizing journey to the heart of Viking heritage at the 2023 Viking Beer Fest, where frothy brews and Nordic traditions meld into a singular, unforgettable experience. Revel in the exhilaration of last year’s…
Sept. 22–24, 2023
Oaks Park Oktoberfest
Oaks Amusement Park & Roller Skating Rink$22.95 – $43.95
Head to Oaks Amusement Park for their annual Oktoberfest, where you can expect several beers on tap, delicious German food, live bands and performances by dance groups. “Willkommen” back to Oktoberfest, the first one since 2019. This fall family festival returns with three days of authentic German food and beer, polka music, dancing, kids’ activities,…
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Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023
Lucky Lab Brew Pub
Celebrate the fall with a day full of pampering and dog-friendly activities at the annual Dogtoberfest – Portland’s pet-friendliest Oktoberfest party and biggest dog wash. Enjoy music, food, beer–including a special brew made just for DoveLewis–and pet-loving vendors, all while your pup receives a wash and nail trim. Donations and proceeds from the event go…
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023
Hood River Hops Fest
The Columbia Lot$10 – $35
The Hood River Hops Fest returns for its 19th year, celebrating the fresh-hopped beers of this beloved region. Awarded silver medal for best beer festival from the Willamette Week, Oregon Beer Awards, the Hood River Hops Fest is an annual celebration of beer’s bitter friend, freshly harvested hops. World-renowned hop-growing regions surround Hood River County,…
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Jan. 13–21, 2024
Oregon Cider Week
Oregon Cider Week Special Edition is happening with CiderCon 2024, hosted in Portland, Oregon. The Northwest cider community will welcome visiting conference attendees, media, buyers and cider fans at a wide variety of not-to-be-missed events. Save the day and stay tuned.
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