I just came upon the Breakside Brewery this weekend. I didn’t have a chance to stop by but I wanted to promote a new venture, especially when it already has 16 reviews on Yelp in the matter of two months.
Tammy E. – “I can’t find any reason to not give this place 5 stars, so I went for it!
Drew D. – “Overall, it was delicious, fast, and friendly and we enjoyed everything. If it wasn’t just a touch chilly for the parents we would have eaten at the lovely artsy wood benches outside.”
Laura D. – “So I was looking for a new place to get a beer while sitting outside. I typed in “good beer” and my zip code. This came up and I am in love. What a great addition to the neighborhood!”
Cindy A. – “LOVE this new brewery! Diverse line-up of taps, with their own brews coming soon.”
Breakside Brewery is the invention of Scott Lawrence and Tony Petraglia. Some mutual friends introduced the two after learning they both had a desire to leave their corporate jobs in order to pursue their dream of opening a brew pub. With limited knowledge, they jumped in head first and committed their minimal financial resources and made it happen.
From Oregonlive.com – “I fell in love with the space,” Lawrence said, “because of the great light, the high ceilings and the skylight, but I really liked the location because this is an area that needs a brewpub. Woodlawn neighborhood is in the biggest swath of Portland without a brewpub nearby — the Mash Tun is probably 25 blocks away, and Amnesia is further.”
They serve beer, wine, and what sounds like a very delicious menu. They will soon serve their own beer but they still have an ample beer list that changes. On Sunday they updated their taplist and posted on Twitter: “Wow, had to update the taps again. Returning: Summer Solstice, 20″ Brown, 60 min IPA, New: Trippel from New Belgium! Delish!”
Find them at:
820 NE Dekum St.
Portland, OR 97211