Recent News

Life as we knew it returns

It's 2022. Pubs, beer bars, brewery taprooms are open again - or at least the ones are that are still open. One loss is less due to the pandemic than retirement: Hair of the Dog Brewing called it a day after three decades. It was a good run. Plenty of new places have been added recently. Check them out.

COVID-19 Update

It's been a crazy year, and we've been on hiatus until the dust settles and openings, closuers, and new operating procedures are a bit less chaotic. With vaccinations proceeding apace, we'll be rertuning to updates and additions soon.

Leikam Taproom, Ancestry SE Hawthorne Taproom, Oakshire Taproom now open

Leikam Brewing, a 5-barrel operation brewing kosher-certified beers, soft-opened in late July 2019 at E Burnside and 58th Ave.

Tualatin's Ancestry Brewing opened up its 2nd Portland taproom at  SE Hawthorne and 44th Ave.

Eugene's Oakshire Brewing has opened its new beer hall in the former Salt & Straw space on NE 42nd Ave. between NE Alberta and NE Sumner streets.

Mikkeller's "pop-up" pub-restaurant continues to draw them in at the former Burnside Brewing location at E Burnside and 7th Ave.

The Automatic Bar opene in June 2019 in the former Victory Bar space.

Threshold Brewing and Blending Taproom Now Open

Long-awaited Threshold Brewing and Blending has opened its brewery and taproom just around the corner from Montavilla Brewing in far SE Portland.

Burnside Brewing Shuts Its Doors

Burnside Brewing abruptly closed down in early February 2019.

Ruse Brewing, West Coast Grocery Company open

Two new operations - one a brewery with taproom, the other a brewpub - have opened in July 2018. Ruse Brewing, originally a side project at Culmination Brewing, is now a full-fledged standalone operation on SE 17th, just south of SE Holgate and an easy walk from the SE 17th/Holgate MAX stop (Orange Line.)

West Coast Grocery Company, at SE 14th and Stark, has been in works for months, and finally soft-opened on on July 24th, 2018, with a small range of collaboration beers. In-house beers will be hitting the taps shortly. The brewpub features a full menu of moderately-priced pub food.

Hop & Vine closed; Double Mountain and Ancestry open taprooms

North Portland's fine Hop & Vine pub-restaurant closed at the end of July.

Double Mountain Brewing has opened its Portland pizza pub in SE Portland on Woodstock St. Ancestry Brewing's Portland taproom is now open in Sellwood.

There will be more to come soon!

UPDATE: The Hop & Vine is now Backyard Social at the same location.

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Proper Pint Taproom opens at SE 52nd and Woodstock

Still sporting that new-pub aroma, the Proper Pint Taproom is now open at 5965 SE 52nd Ave, just north of SE Woodstock.