United States > Oregon > Hood River
Beer Available At pFriem Family Brewers (arranged by most recent)
pFriem IPA 85, pFriem Mosaic Pale 86, pFriem CDA , pFriem Super Saison , pFriem Little Saison 65, pFriem Belgian Wit 54, pFriem Pilsner 65, pFriem Saison 89, pFriem Blond IPA 86, pFriem Schwarzbier , pFriem Black Saison , pFriem Belgian Strong Dark 86, pFriem Helles , pFriem Belgian Christmas Ale , pFriem Belgian Strong Blonde 84
Travlr (1257) Washington, Washington DC | November 11, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
This place has a small bar with tables off to the left, very classy and modern, and then the brewery is right there behind you as you eat and drink. Staff is terrific. Beers are solid, as is the food. A worthwhile stop.
3fourths (1189) Boulder, Oregon | September 30, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Located near the waterfront river access, surrounded by road trippers, anglers and wind surfers, pFriem is a large building with a small bar and a number of tables and chairs set up next to the open brewing equipment. A few renditions of saison as well as a couple of German-style lagers (pils and schwarz) makes me a happy customer. While I didnít like their straight saison (~6%, acidic and overly phenolic) I did enjoy the petite saison (~4%, soft, lightly fruity) and their pils (though it was a little husky). A better beer experience than youíll likely find at Full Sail, Big Horse or Double Mountain.
mcberko (174) Vancouver, British Columbia | August 12, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Awesome brewpub right on the water. Excellent selection of pFriem-only taps, who make some of the best beers in Oregon, including probably the best saisons (better than Logsdon to me!). Food is really well-done with a great assortment of stuff. Service was extremely friendly. Prices very reasonable as well. Definitely worth the trek to Hood River.
fluffheady (88) Chicago, Illinois | July 29, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Yuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuum. YUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUMMMMMM. Their beer is really, really good. The Black Saison is incredible. The space is industrial looking. We spent so long here that we almost missed a pre-paid dinner seating back in Portland. The drive out from Portland is really nice, so if youíre visiting Portland for beer, you should hit Hood River for an afternoon.
rickhall28 (182) Denville, New Jersey | March 5, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
I literally stumbled across this place a week after they opened last summer. Although Iíd sampled many Oregon breweries...this was my first trip to craftbrew heaven (aka Portland). Headed out to see the Columbia River Gorge and some windsurfing too...so thatís how I ended up here. I think the light wood interior and mixture of bar, eating area, and brewery all in one worked very well. The people were great and I met a couple of the family that owned the place. I agree with the rater before me...the IPA Belgium were great. I wish the owners the best of luck. This is a great place and I hope it succeeds.
maekchu (43) Hirakata, Japan | August 27, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
New brewery and tasting room (opened August 4, 2012). Large industrial-style building with high-ceilings and very big windows. Right on the Columbia River. Brewery and tasting room in one space; large fermenting tanks dominate one end. Bench seating at communal tables for 24; smaller tables for 16, and 10 bar seats. A few tables outside along the street. Walls and ceiling feature lots of wood and beams reclaimed from old farms; solid-looking tables and chairs; stained concrete floor. Very friendly and careful service. They offer six Belgian-style brews on tap. A seventh is in the works. Samplers of all six available for $12 (a bit pricey). Growlers also available. Good but limited menu: seven appetizers; eight entrees; also house-grilled flatbreads. Each menu item lists a suggested beer pairing. Overall, a comfortable place. The beers are all good, with two standouts: the IPA and the Belgian IPA.
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