The Widmer Brothers Pub | Portland, Oregon
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The Widmer Brothers Pub
Excellent based on 44 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

955 N. Russell
Portland, Oregon United States 97227 [ print map ]
503 281 3333

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Mayor: Leighton (2) | Taps: 24 | Bottles: 10


The Widmer Brothers Pub

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Beer Available At The Widmer Brothers Pub (arranged by most recent)
Widmer Brothers Upheaval IPA 92, Widmer Brothers Thorogoodís Special Bourbon Barrel Aged Smoked Scotch Ale , Widmer Brothers Old Embalmer 96, Widmer Brothers Black Bier 49, Widmer Brothers 30th Anniversary Collaboration #2: Saison ņ Fleurs 52, Widmer Brothers Double M.A.C. 47, Widmer Brothers Citra Blonde Summer Brew 61, Widmer Brothers Rotator IPA Series - Hopside Down IPL (India Pale Lager) 79, Widmer Brothers Reserve Ginger Barrel Aged Brrrbon 74, Widmer Brothers Sensory Overload , Widmer Brothers 30th Anniversary Collaboration #1: Blacklight IPA 65, Widmer Brothers Alchemy Ale 68, Widmer Brothers Roninís Revenge , Widmer Brothers Brrr Seasonal Ale 90, Bale Breaker Topcutter IPA 98, Widmer Brothers Barrel Aged Old Embalmer 81
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44 reviews for The Widmer Brothers Pub
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  78%
 Selection  75%
 Food  75%
 Value  74%
 Overall  76%
 Rating  87%
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80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
tapthis  (78) Baytown, Texas | August 30, 2014
Good food and good beer. What more could you ask for. Itís nice that the brewery is across the street
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu  (86) Hirakata, Japan | August 12, 2014| Updated September 2, 2014
Visited on a Tuesday afternoon in August. Large rooms, with high ceilings, lamps dangling from very long cords, brick, wood floor, and red walls. Only one silent TV. Very pleasant atmosphere at lunch time. Moderately crowded and a bit noisy, but not bad. (I went once, a few years back, on a weekend evening, when it was ridiculously crowded and the service was... not so good). This time, the young server was enthusiastic and eager to talk beer. 24 taps (not all on): Four year-round brews; four seasonals; and thirteen small batch brews. $5 pints. $12 tasting set of six 5-oz glasses. $1 off on pints during Happy Hour, which is 2-5pm Mon-Fri. Food is good, a cut above the typical pub fare. Sandwiches, burgers, sausages, and a selection of gluten-free choices. Widmer has been upping its game for the past several years. They had been resting on their laurels and depending too much on their flagship Hefeweizen. These days the beer is all good to very good. Go there and see -- but go during daylight hours.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes  (668) Vancouver, British Columbia | August 12, 2014
The Widmer facility overall is quite large, but the tap room is actually not that big. We found on our visit a lot of specialties on tap, almost all of which were interesting and well-made. This really made for an enjoyable stop, and certainly anyone bored with the regular Widmer offerings will get a contrasting view of the brewery working through the lineup of aged, barreled, and esoteric offerings here.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko  (291) Vancouver, British Columbia | August 11, 2014
Modern feel to this nice brewpub with a large selection of Widmer beers on tap. General quality of the beers is average. Prices are a little higher for Portland, but still reasonable. Service was very friendly. If youíve exhausted
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb  (477) Woodland, California | August 6, 2013
Based on a visit a year ago. Nice venue. Lots of wood. Great service. The limited selection (a surprise beer - not a comment on the number of beers available) was nice. Not too many people while I was there, so a little conversation with staff was available. Shouldnít be missed.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
SEAPORT206  (3) Seattle, Washington | June 7, 2013
Great brewpub. Delicious lamb burger. Enjoyed an Oatmeal Porter.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
mrhoppy  (226) Santa Clara, California | March 12, 2013
This was cool, Leans more toward the yuppie crowd. Beer and food are decent.
70
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere  (664) Montreal, Quebec | October 10, 2012
I did not expect much from the tap room of the largest brewery in Oregon, but I was pleasantly surprised. First, the place is not as large as it looks considering the size of its building. Itís no German bierhall, although you could not call it cozy and warm either. Instead, itís a large brewpub with a family friendly restaurant. Staff was very attentive, but did not seem to focus on the beer so much. Thatís unfortunate, because I felt it was their strongest point. I was actually surprised by how poor the food was, straight pub grub, I actually had to return my first plate, short ribs that were badly overcooked. The plateís presentation was not particularly beautiful either. Nothing scandalous, but under average for a brewpub and since youíll hit so many of these in Portland, it would be wise to eat elsewhere. That leaves you with the beer. I was very impressed with Widmerís specialties. First, they donít need them, but they care about beer and aim at satisfying both people who care only for a weizen and those with more adventurous tastes. Secondly, their specialities were all very tasty, impeccably done and often very original. Frankly, the beer was as good as in many breweries with greater reputations. the Gasthaus may not be the most welcoming bar to come to strictly for the beer, but if you want to be surprised by a large brewery who respects critical beer geeks like yourself, hereís your very good chance.
54
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
presario  (142) Stampede City, Alberta | March 27, 2012
Second visit here. Lamb burger and Rib Eye on the menu but no noodles. Good solid Cobb salad. Good selection of Widmer beers and experimental efforts as well.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Bigsilky  (10) Charleston , | March 17, 2012
Nice place, Widmer has a whole city block! Clean and very professional, attractive old tine signs that I wanted to steal. Food was very nice, had some clams swimming is a garlicky rich bacon broth. Service was prompt and very friendly with nice recommendations for town. Had a marionberry Gose, very nice in a beautiful glass. A little out of the way, but a short walk from Amnesia.

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