Top Five Breweries that Prove Portland is Beervana
With dozens of breweries to choose from in Portland, it’s no wonder this place has never been able to shake off the “Beervana” title, not that we’d ever want to. With more breweries than any other city on earth, let Portland evolve you from bar hopper to a brewery hopper and go from pub to pub tasting world-class beers. To help get you started on your ale expedition, we’ve narrowed down our picks for the best breweries in the Portland area.
1. Breakside Brewery
Address: 1570 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210
This truly unique neighborhood brewpub features a full-service restaurant with two levels and a wide selection of locally brewed Breakside craft beers. The large outdoor patio is a refreshing spot for sipping an ice-cold Breakside Pilsner on a warm, sunny day — especially if you add a giant Bavarian pretzel to go with it — and you definitely should.
2. Cascade Brewing Barrel House
Address: 939 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214
If you’re looking for Sour Beer, Cascade is the place to be. Established as the “House of Sour”, Cascade blends over a dozen different Sour Ales using Northwest barrels to capture multi-dimensional aromas. Serving pub food along with a few Portland staples such as donut holes and pretzel bites, you’ll have to grab a few snacks to help keep your beer company.
3. Wayfinder Beer
Address: 304 SE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97214
If you’re on the hunt for delectable drafts and you’ve found your way to Wayfinder, then you’re in the right place. Serving all sorts of eats like Banh Mi, Asada fries, and vegan sausage, spread out on their wide-open patio and drink tall drafts, cocktails, and wine.
4. Von Ebert Brewing
Address: 131 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
With high industrial ceilings and a healthy plant community, Von Ebert Brewing has truly embraced the Portland lifestyle by mastering the art of American pub and flavorful hops. With all their proteins smoked rotisserie-style over maple and Pacific Northwest Alderwood, pair their award-winning beer with one of the many excellent entrées from their wide-variety menu.
5. 10 Barrel Brewing
Address: 1411 NW Flanders St, Portland, OR 97209
Serving up backpackers, ski bums, and all Northwest fanatics, 10 Barrel Brewing is a major beer go-to in all of Portland, Bend, Denver, and Boise. Snag a spot on their rooftop and choose from a wide variety of ales, or mix it up and sip on cider, hard seltzers, cocktails, and more.