Hair of the Dog Brewing Company | Portland, Oregon
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Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
World Class based on 144 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

61 SE Yamhill St
Portland, Oregon United States 97214 [ print map ]
503 232 6585 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Tues-Sun 11:30 AM - 8 PM; Fri & Sat until 10 PM

Mayor: douglas88 (14) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 8

Hair of the Dog Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Hair of the Dog Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Hair of the Dog Blue Dot Double IPA 99, Hair of the Dog Michael 98, Hair of the Dog Brown Ale , Hair Of The Dog / Rooie Dop Utrecht Strong Ale , Hair of the Dog Bitter Pale Ale , Hair of the Dog Peach Fred 89, Hair of the Dog Fred 100, Hair of the Dog Cherry Adam from the Wood 100, Hair of the Dog Otto from the Wood 100, Hair of the Dog Doggie Claws (2003-) 100, Hair of the Dog Pannepooch Reserva 99, Hair of the Dog Adam (Single Malt) , Hair of the Dog Cherry Lila , Hair of the Dog Brandy Fred from the Wood , Hair of the Dog Ruth 88, Hair of the Dog Matt 100, De Molen Hemel & Aarde (Bourbon BA) 99, De Molen / Tired Hands Lost & Found 90, De Molen Lief & Leed 94, Hair of the Dog Little Dog Light 89
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144 reviews for Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  88%
 Selection  85%
 Food  80%
 Value  82%
 Overall  89%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
sealfriend  (18) , New Mexico | December 19, 2008
Stood outside for a long time on a cold November morning but they made us breakfast! How nice!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
ajm  (192) Los Angeles, California | November 29, 2008
I wouldn’t call it a must-stop unless you’re feeling Meccaic. But it’s certainly even more personable than AleSmith, though not as laboratoryish. I put in a food rating because they made us breakfast on Cherry Adam day!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
kmweaver  (116) Petaluma, California | November 18, 2008
Alan was good enough to make time to visit with my wife and I on a Tuesday afternoon (election day, and in the midst of a fourteen hour brewing session). Located in a large warehouse area on the wrong side of the tracks, we spent about five minutes trying to figure out how to get inside. Lots of HOTD staples on tap, entirely free, including Greg and early bottles of Cherry Adam from the Wood. Alan was a very kind and gracious host, if a bit busy. Really enjoyable stop, and a chance to see a highly successful commercial brewer who still does pretty much everything himself, and masterfully. Pretty much the greatest collection of beers and cellarables anywhere.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
NoiZe  (77) Amersfoort, Netherlands | August 14, 2008
Unforgettable experience. We called Alan for an appointment and could stop by that afternoon. It was very hot that day, also in the brewery. He was showing us around and let us taste incredible brews. Also a sneak peak at some new brews. We also shared an aged st. bernardus abt 12. Very friendly. Donít make an appointment ahead, Alan likes it not planned ahead, but on the day itself.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Dansting  (114) Overland Park, Kansas | August 3, 2008
Visited on a Monday morning. We didnít really have an appointment, although we had called Alan several times to let him know we were wanting to stop by. We took a chance, and he was there and showed us around. The place itself isnít much to look at, but it was still cool nonetheless. Alan could not have been a nicer guy to us, and gave us generous samples of the HotD beers. And those beers were great. He gave us a tour, was very intelligent and informative, and it was a great experience. A must-stop destination if in Portland, but be sure to have an appointment.
hogfodder  (34) Seattle, Washington | May 19, 2008
Great beers, not much doubt about that. But Iíve never understood the high rating for HOTD as a place. As a place to go, there are considerable limitations in every category that is considered the base criteria for rating places on ratebeer. Many of the people who have rated it so highly appear to have visited when there was a special event of some kind, be it the ratebeer summer gathering or what have you. And that is truly where Alan is at his best. If you can go there on the right day at the right time, he is very hospitable and it can be a fabulous experience. But for a day-to-day place to hang out &/or drink a variety of good beers, I think it is grossly overrated for the average joe beer tourist, or local beer lover who is not part of ďthe sceneĒ. If you want to go here and get that tops-in-the-world experience, make sure you contact the brewery in advance and see if theyíll make arrangements to entertain you. Otherwise you might be really disappointed. The out-of-the-way location and occasionally sporadic hours can be annoying when you show up and canít even get in.
BuckeyeBoy  (137) Boise, Idaho | January 26, 2008
Just getting around to logging some of my Place ratings. Have be in Hair of the dog 2 times. The first was great. Alan gave me and my wife a tour of the place. Let me sample all of the Great stuff he has there. Even the GREAT DAVE WOW. The second was a quick stop picked up a case of some 07 stuff. Alan is a great guy. If you are in Portland YOU HAVE TO STOP IN. I wish we could get some HOTD stuff in Boise.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
WeeHeavySD  (111) San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon | January 14, 2008| Updated March 30, 2009
There is only one bad thing about this place, other than that it is a marvel and an incredibily exciting place if you like amazing beer. The one complaint is that the Brewery is pretty cold inside, but that complaint is minor, Alan came in and gave us a tour and tasting that lasted 2 hours on New Years Eve 07 and it was pretty incredible. Great beers including trying some killer beers that are in the process of maturing. This place is a must if your in Portland. And honestly it wasnít too hard to find.
Indra  (76) Overland Park, Kansas | December 14, 2007
Really tucked away in a corner of an old industrial park right next to the river. I wouldnít recommend missing coming here if youíre even remotely a fan. Itís amazing what Alan has done with Hair of the Dog, and he was a very pleasant host. The man is a true craft brewer. We were there on brew day - - Fred. I wish I couldíve hung out and bent Alanís ear for a bit longer, but heís quite a busy guy, doing nearly everything except bottling all by himself. Fascinating and very highly recommended stop in Portland. You have to call ahead of time, though, and follow the directions on the web site closely.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
ChillCoat  (43) Concord, California | December 15, 2006
Donít miss a tour when Alan has the smoker up and running. HOTD beers and smoked tri-tip plus picking Alanís brain and visiting the winery next door... this was one of the highlights of my trip. I missed Oakes however even though he was there.

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