by Nikki Cleveland
Oregon is the place to be if you love a good microbrew. There are breweries all over the state that offer a wide variety of beers on tap as well as in bottles and growlers to-go.
These are some of the most popular breweries on the Oregon Coast where you can enjoy a nice cold one by the beach.
1. Pelican Brewing
Pelican Brewing has three locations on the coast: in Tillamook, Pacific City, and Cannon Beach. They offer year-round favorites, including some great IPAs, along with several rotating beers and seasonal options. Learn more about their offerings on their website.
2. Chetco Brewing
If you’re near Brookings, head to Chetco Brewing for a pint or a growler fill. We have even featured them previously right here on Oregon Beach Magazine. They also partner with food trucks on-site to offer delicious food and appetizers to pair with their brews.
3. 7 Devils Brewing
7 Devils Brewing only offers their beers within a 100-mile radius of their location in Coos Bay. Their handcrafted ales are made in small batches, which allows for better quality control, and they’re locally distributed on tap as well as in bottles and cans. Their brewpub location also has a small pub menu with appetizers and sandwiches.
4. Fort George Brewing
Another brewery we’ve recommended is Fort George Brewing near Astoria. This popular brewery has grown over the years to also offer a pub, taproom, beer garden, and even a music venue. They have an impressive beer lineup, including the hoppy Vortex IPA, available on tap and in cans and growlers to-go. Their pub serves up delicious wood-fired pizzas, soups and salads, burgers, and tacos.
5. Buoy Beer Company
While you’re visiting Fort George Brewing in Astoria, don’t miss a trip to Buoy Beer Company only a few minutes away. This brewery overlooks the Columbia River with a fantastic selection of food and beer to-go. The brewpub, located in an old cannery building, offers small bites like spiced pistachios and cheese curds along with more filling options like clam chowder, burgers, BLTs, and tuna sandwiches. Their beer menu includes regular favorites as well as seasonal and one-batch brews.