Raccoon Lodge and Brewpub | Portland, Oregon
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Raccoon Lodge and Brewpub
Excellent based on 40 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

7424 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, Oregon United States 97225 [ print map ]
503 296 0110


Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:30am-10pm | Fri-Sat: 11:30am-10pm | Su

Mayor: Leighton (5) | Taps: ~10 | Bottles: 3 in 12/07

Raccoon Lodge and Brewpub

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Beer Available At Raccoon Lodge and Brewpub (arranged by most recent)
Cascade Black Cap Raspberry 97, Cascade Noyaux 100, Cascade Bourbonic Plague 99, Cascade Saison de Garde , Cascade Sun-Kissed IPA , Cascade Black Wheat Stout , Cascade Rough Rider RPA , Cascade Vlad the Imp Aler 99, Cascade Sang Royal 100, Cascade Elderberry 99, Cascade Tangerine Dream NW 99, Cascade Bottleworks XIV 96
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40 reviews for Raccoon Lodge and Brewpub
 Ambiance  71%
 Service  78%
 Selection  75%
 Food  75%
 Value  75%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
trampdaddy  (43) California | April 27, 2010
GREAT PLACE WE HAD A LONG WALK TO GET HERE BUT WELL WORTH THE WALK. the sours were some of the best ive ever had.the bartender brought me to meet the brewer and the owner. the brewer sold me a bottle of the vine it was a gret sour that wasnt released yet. the owner invted me back to portland for the portland brewer fest. sadly we didn make it
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
brentfeesh  (80) Mansfield, Ohio | April 27, 2010
I was very excited to come here and for the most part I was quite happy. Big place with a large downstairs that must be more crowded at night (we went during lunch). We sat in the restaurant area with a view of the street and bar. Service was initially slow but the girl turned out to be very nice and even went to change a keg so we could try the Gose and checked with the manager to see if she would let me buy a Styrofoam shipper (the manager would not). My salad was fine but I donít think I ordered well. My friends food looked better. Thee beers they had on tap were good to very good and we all found one or two that we really enjoyed. I purchased one bottle of every sour they had to take back with me (4 styles in all). Iíd go back.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
brewolf  (16) Wilderness, WA, USA, | April 12, 2010| Updated April 29, 2012
I am very glad I was finally able to make it to this nice little spot. Atmosphere is easy-going and comfortable, looking very much like a simple family restaurant. However, there is a "den" downstairs with stools and tvís if you are in the mood. Service was friendly, patient, and accommodating. Their experimental sours are something to be applauded, and the gose I had was absolutely first rate. Food was good and appropriately priced. Iíd certainly recommend this place to anyone ... beer hunters, families, tasting groups, etc ... it is well worth the stop.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
DeweyDell  (10) Columbus, Ohio | March 18, 2010
This might be my favorite place in the Portland area which is really saying a lot. Really great sour beers. Atmosphere is a little strange. The family-style lodge upstairs with the t-shirts for sale and coloring contest entries plastered on the wall honestly almost scared me off the first time. The basement is definitely more of an adult scene though.. I had a really great (and big!) seafood jambalaya dish that I have been getting cravings for ever since. I donít know how they keep their prices so low on barrel-aged beers. Service is the best Iíve gotten anywhere... I bought some bottles and the bartender offered me a generous sample of the Nightfall Blackberry. Yummm.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
mykie73  (10) Oregon | February 22, 2010
Raccoon lodge is a pace for beer geeks and non beer geeks (they have a full Liqueur license). This place is known for their sours which is why I frequent but their regular line is great as well. the happy hour food is a great value. I wish they still allowed growler fills of their sours. I look forward to the new barrel house on the east side.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Rastacouere  (664) Montreal, Quebec | July 25, 2009
A huge place with a modern, airy restaurant upstairs and a weird, rather dark, modest pub downstairs. If it were limited to that, I must say I would not have liked the place at all. Itís not pretty nor loaded with character and there was not much of an atmosphere though we were there in late afternoon. Fortunately, it does not stop here. First, they had 6 of these Cascade experimental brews available to go at better prices than stores (15 a pop). Then, the staff was friendly and displaying palpable beer-enthusiasm. Furthermore, we asked for a little chat with the brewer and it turned out into one of these extravaganza that are so proper to encounters between passionate people. We ended up visiting the brewery and navigating between its 130 wooden barrels to catch a few select samples. Ron used to be a winemaker and it is obvious in his method: controled experiments. Owner Art Larrance eventually joined us up and this entertaining, almost legendary Portland figure kept the samples flowing. Samples became full glasses and laughter joined the party. We ended up staying over 2 hours and left with broad smiles. Besides, the draught selection included a remarkable oud bruin and tasty IPAs. They have ambitious expansion projects and with the quality of their products and attitude, I bet they donít even need my good wishes to succeed. My score has to reflect the experience I had, but this may not be what you live on a sunday night if you come for dinner.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
auerbrau  (305) Peace Dale, Rhode Island | June 3, 2009
I stopped in here for a lazy Sunday morning. I was the only one in the basement with one of the bartenders opening. He was very friendly, served some great beer and helped me arrange some beer purchases. The ambiance was absolute cheese, but the beers are worth the trip!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
leems  (27) Portland, Oregon | May 18, 2009
This place is boring on the inside, their beer is barely drinkable, though they had all of the important types. Who cares though as you canít stomach it. The food was below average room temperature and just not great. The service was rude and slow. I donít get why people love this place, all I hear is raves but Iíve never enjoyed it, especially the beer.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
WeeHeavySD  (111) San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon | April 18, 2009
Why I donít have a rating in for this awesome place is beyond me. I was just looking and thought, what the hell is going on? I was here November 14th 2008, with a bunch of the Seattle crew and we did a 4 hour tasting gratis, with Ron Gasberg one the awesome head brewer. It was one of the best beer days Iíve ever had. Didnít get to try any of the food, minus some good nachos they brought down for us. Grade A, must go to!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
jake65  (117) Boise, Idaho | February 13, 2009
Nice little place that was seemingly family friendly and offerred a diverse menu as well as many of the breweryís beers. A sampler tray of 10 4oz brews was $10. I had the jambalaya; it was great. Service was fast and friendly and overall a nice place to visit.

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