Forging the heartbeart of Oregon Beer Country, the history of brewing in our great state runs deep. Reaching as far back as 1852, when Henry Saxer established the Liberty Brewery in Portland, Oregon to the current operation of over 139 brewing facilities in 55 cities across the state, our beer culture is incomparable. Rich in tradition and full of appreciation for great beer, Portland, Oregon is home to 48 breweries - more than any other city in the world. Oregon's brewers, distributors, pub & bottle shop owners, home brew shops, beer media, beer bloggers and fans create a unique microcosm of beer culture. Highlighting the delightfully varied culture, quirky and natural resources of the region, and the unique interplay of all beer lovers in Oregon, our site is maintained by of a handful of enthusiastic, beer adoring residents. If it's beer, you'll find it here.
Oregon Beer Country supports travel and tourism across the entirety of Oregon’s beer rich & beautiful landscape; striving to promote this singular beer culture, we educate tourists and residents alike as we celebrate Oregon as one of the United States' premier beer destinations. Many breweries are quite generous about brewery tours and talking to patrons about their facilities, beer, and brewing philosophy on a regular basis. Zwickelmania (a one day celebration hosted by the Oregon Brewers Guild) is especially popular, with over 70 breweries across the state opening their doors to the public for beer tasting and a behind the scenes look at their facilities. While there are myriad festivals, events & beer-centric activities throughout the state year round, Oregon Beer Country celebrates each in its entirety as opportunities for citizens and visitors alike to learn about and love Oregon beer.
Our temperate climate, the sparkling mountain water and rich soil combine, creating lush opportunities for hops and barley in our agricultural regions. Our dedication to sustainable living, protection of natural resources, and passion for outdoor adventures truly embody Beervana. Oregon Beer Country enthusiastically supports beer as a multifaceted and versatile beverage. Dress it up or dress it down; beer has a role in every occasion, and is sublime when paired with the delicious foods of the Pacific Northwest. From haute cuisine to down home cooking, sophisticated nightlife to outdoor activities like hiking, biking, backpacking and boating, Oregon Beer Country embodies a beer lover's heaven on earth.
Oregon Beer Country is the only site exclusively dedicated to the riches of Oregon's Beer Bounty. Whether you're a Native Oregonian, a vacationer, visitor, or possible emigrant, we've got something for you. So relax; grab a beer, and explore.
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