Taste and Tour the Best Breweries in Portland, Oregon

Portland is often considered to be the Beer Capitol of the World and the multitude of breweries throughout the city has helped them substantiate this claim to fame. Many of Portland’s breweries have become famous for their beers, shipping their beers all over the world, like Widmer Brothers Brewery who have the capacity to produce 450,000 barrels of beer a year. All of the breweries in Portland have their own unique twist on the beers they craft. Many of the more popular breweries have brewpubs where you can enjoy their beers along with great food.

We at 10Best have listed the top ten breweries in Portland based on their beer taste, availability, tour options, and uniqueness. All of the breweries included are in Portland. Many of the breweries in Portland do not offer tours, but we took the time to seek out the few that do and made sure to include them. We included the most environmentally considerate brewery Hopworks Urban Brewery. We included locals favorites Bridgeport Brewery in the Pearl District

Southeast Portland
Lucky Labrador Brew Pub


Started in 1994 by two friends that grew up here in Portland. Lucky Labrador brews their craft beers from solar thermal water heating and without carbon dioxide. This microbrewery, along with it's three other locations here in Portland, is a fun...  Read More

Northeast Portland


Breakside Brewery is an award winning brewery with three locations in Portland, Oregon, including this one, their original neighborhood brewpub. Beer lovers will love visiting in person since many of their beers are made in small batches and can...  Read More

North Portland


Upright Brewery specializes in farmhouse beers inspired by France and Belgium with a Pacific North West twist including local ingredients. Upright Brewery's tasting room is open on Fridays from 4:30 - 9:00 PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from...  Read More

Northeast Portland
Laurelwood NW Public House


Laurelwood Public House and Brewery, also known as Laurelwood Brewery is an enjoyable relaxed brew pub for anyone, including families. Their onsite brewery features a 15 barrel brewery system and one of their brewers will give you a tour if you...  Read More

Northeast Portland


Widmer Brothers Brewing opened in 1984 and has grown steadily over the years. They now produce 450,000 barrels a year. The Widmer Brother Brewery offers free tours of their facility to the public on Fridays at 2:00 and 3:00 PM, Saturdays at...  Read More



Edgefield Brewery is part of the McMenamins Edgefield, a 74 acre entertainment complex with a hotel, bars, movies theater and more. The Edgefield brewery was open in 1991 and is the largest brewery in the McMenamins family. Edgefield Brewery...  Read More



Bridgeport Brewery was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1984 and claims to be the oldest craft brewery in Portland. They offer completely free tours every Saturday at 1:00, 3:00, and 5:00 PM. Bridgeport Brewery uses some of the best water in the...  Read More

Southeast Portland


Hopworks Urban Brewery is Portland's first eco brewpub. They incorporate sustainable practices in their operation. Hopworks is 100% renewably powered and "cradle to gate" carbon neutral. Hopworks offers free tours every Saturday at 3 PM of...  Read More

Southeast Portland


Ground Breaker Brewing creates all gluten free beers. They have 8 gluten free beers on tap at their Gastropub as well as one guest tap. A free brewery tour can be arranged before 5:00 on days that the gastropub is open by asking your server....  Read More

North Portland


Ecliptic Brewing offers walk in tours available at 12:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. Closed toe shoes are required on all tours. Your tour may be amended as the guide sees fit depending on the activities happening in the brewery the day...  Read More


Meet Meagan Wristen

Meagan Wristen is an Oregon resident by choice and thinks Portland is a tremendous city that everyone should visit. Originally a Texas girl, she has lived all around the United States,...  More About Meagan