Upright Brewing Company | Portland, Oregon
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Upright Brewing Company
Excellent based on 44 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

240 N Broadway St
Portland, Oregon United States 97227 [ print map ]
503 735 5337

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Hours: Tasting Room open Fridays 4:30 - 9 pm, Sat/Sun 1 - 6 pm


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Upright Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Upright Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Upright Flora Rustica 98, Upright Saison ōrsted , Upright Six (#6) 94, Upright Oyster Stout 97, Upright Four Play 99, Upright Four (#4) 94, Upright Five (#5) 97, Upright Fantasia 100, Upright Belgian Blonde , Upright Sole Composition: Saison du Blodget 99, Upright Small World Saison , Upright Sole Composition: Barleywine (Bull Run Barrel-Aged) 94, Upright Roggenbier , Upright Urban Farmhouse Ale , Upright Spollen Angel , Upright Winter Stout , Upright Gose 94, Upright Smoked Oktoberfest , Upright Copper & Theory Fifth Anniversary Farmhouse Ale 86, Upright Sole Composition: NecTÝrr 49
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44 reviews for Upright Brewing Company
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  84%
 Selection  79%
 Food  80%
 Value  87%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  95%
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84
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
VastActiv  (58) Oulu, Finland | March 7, 2015
Location very strange and hard to find. Basement brewery and lots of barrels, brewing equipment and strange stuff everywhere with some chairs to sit. LP record player was maybe too hipster for me. This place is not open often but if you are visiting Portland and it is open this is must stop. Amazingly cool place. Their saisons were also great unlike saisons from USA usually.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris  (755) Burnaby, British Columbia | February 11, 2015
An underground maze that leads you to a boiler room brewery. Kinda fight clubish and comes with a cute Colie that follows the brewer around. Tables scattered throughout the brewery. All this makes it seem like a great kept secret. Everything about this place is awesome and fun. A must with pretty good beer.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
Steve_0  (142) Denver, Colorado | August 30, 2014
One of my favorite stops in Portland during our trip. Not the easiest to find and parking is horrible, but worth the search. Bare bones taproom in the basement of the building, but I dig the tables and drinking amongst their barrels and brewing equipment. Beers are super cheap and all very delicious. People were friendly and the selection was great. You cannot come to Portland and not make it to Upright.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
50belair  (188) Florida | June 2, 2014
Cool location down in the basement. Smaller than some of the other tasting rooms with about 8 taps. Friendly staff though and nice selection if mustards for sale.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
after4ever  (235) Brier, Washington | April 21, 2014
You walk up to a cool old brick building that appears to be completely occupied by businesses that have nothing to do with brewing. It actually almost is completely occupied with other businesses. Thereís a little sandwich board sign out front that says "BEER" and thatís your cue that youíre in the right spot. Inside, you wind your way through a coffee shop and down hallways looking for the door to the stairs. Then there are more hallways and staircases that feel like an MC Escher illustration at some points, then you finally zigzag your way to the back of the basement, where the brewhouse awaits. Itís not really that big, maybe a thousand square feet, and theyíve filled most of it with barrels and equipment. But they pull out some tables after the brewday is done, and the assistant brewers end up pouring beer many evenings. Thatís super cool--you really learn about the beers with them being the bartenders. They have about a dozen taps, and often have bottles in the cooler that they will crack. Prices are good, and the tap stuff is often sparkling fresh (though many of their beers benefit from aging, so freshness doesnít automatically equate to quality here). Their beers range from good to world-class, and they make many different styles (with a heavy emphasis on saisons). Prices and staff are everything you could reasonably ask for. If you dig beer and you hit Portland, you really have to check this place out.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah  (427) Utah | January 14, 2014
Not much parking, hard to find in the basement, not much space to drink. But it is a MUST stop place, well worth the trouble of trying to find it. I didnít see any signs anywhere, good thing I went with Doug. Went for the Fantasia release.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79  (51) Bountiful, Utah | January 4, 2014
This place was so hard to find. It was fun to watch as people entered the brewery and realized that they had arrived. The looks of surprise and elation provided no small amount of entertainment. Itís a small place and a bit of a labyrinth to get to, but totally worth it. They had a record player spinning old country standards, and we sipped our amazing sours amidst fermenters and barrels. A great experience, and we left with a ton of good beer.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois  (841) Tourist Town (West), England | January 2, 2014
Visited around 1pm on Saturday 25/05/13, just after opening. Upright is located in the basement of a 3 or 4 storey building. Downstairs is the brewery itself, lots of barrel ageing projects underway and you can pretty much sit amongst it all. The place was pretty quiet on my visit, 2 groups of 2, plus my party of 6. The guy serving was friendly and informative. Thereís 10 taps and about 10 bottles (to drink in or go). 5oz pours weighed in at a very reasonable $1.50! Really nice set up - a definate visit on a beer tour of PDX !
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
JPDurden24  (164) Chandler, Arizona | December 22, 2013
This is a wild place, basement brewery with great brews and awesome people
74
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
Alphadelic  (85) Portland, Oregon | November 16, 2013
Great place. Quirky joint, you just end up finding a spot on the brew floor and sup away. The pints were cheap! And some of Uprights rarer stuff at that price was ridiculous. Weird hours and location do make it somewhere I doubt Iíll spend an awful lot of time, but itís worth the trip on occasion.

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