Horse Brass Pub Celebrates 40th Anniversary November 1 – 6th

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2016 is a milestone year for Portland’s world famous Horse Brass Pub, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this November 1st though 6th. Founded by the late, great Don Younger, who helped make Portland and Oregon one of the greatest beer places on earth, the Horse Brass Pub celebrates his legacy with tons of special tappings all week.


Horse Brass Pub exterior

Details from the Horse Brass:

Beginning Tuesday November 1st and ending Sunday November 6th we will be pouring (in no particular order)


Fresh and inviting:

Rogue Ales, Newport, OR Horse Brass Anniversary Ale

Russian River Brewing, Santa Rosa, CA, (Don The Younger, back by popular demand)


Staff Collaborations (to make their own beers) with:

Baerlic Brewing.Portland, OR

Culmination, Portland, OR

Migration, Portland, OR

Rosenstadt, Portland, OR

Solera Brewing, Parkdale, OR

Sierra Nevada (Beer Camp), Chico, CA


Crux Fermentation Project, Portland, OR

Ecliptic, Portland, OR

Flat Tail Brewing, Corvalis, OR

Everybody’s Brewing, Hood River, OR

Melvin Brewing, Alpine, WY, 2X4 Imperial IPA

Pilsner Urquell, Czech Republic, Unfiltered Pilsner

Six Point Brewing, Brooklyn NY, TBD

Two Kilts Brewing, Sherwood, OR, Mosaic Me Crazy Double IPA

And More


From our cellar:

10 Barrel Brewing (before they went to the dark side) Bend, Or American Stout & Barrel Aged Wheat Wine

Alaskan Brewing, Juneau, AK, Smoked Porter 2013. 2014

Bear Republic Brewing. Healdsburg, Ca Cuvee De Bubba

Bell’s Brewing, Kalamazoo, Mi, Third Coast Ale

Boneyard Brewing, Bend, OR. SugeKnight

Deschutes Brewing, Bend, OR (Sunday Vertical Abyss 2009 thru 2015)

Brouwers Verzet Brewing, Belgium 2013 Old Bruin

Double Mountain Brewing, Hood River, Or, 2013 Black Perle Imperial Stout

Fat Heads Brewery, Portland, OR Hop JuJu Imperial IPA

Gigantic Brewing, Portland, OR Pipewrench Gin Barrel Aged IPA

Holy Mountain Brewing, Seattle, WA, 2015 Bourbon Barrel King’s Head

Lagunitas Brewing, Petaluma, Ca. Doppel Sticky Double Alt Ale

Midnight Sun, Anchorage, AK. Beserker Imperial Stout

Ninkasi Brewing, Eugene Or. Ground Control Imperial Stout, N10 Imperial Blended Ale

Pelican Brewing, Pacific City, OR, Mother of All Storms

Sierra Nevada Brewing, Chico, CA Bigfoot Barley Wine

Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA, WOOt Stout

Widmer Brewing, Portland, OR 2015 Brrrrbon Stout

Widmer Brewing/Cigar City 2012 Old Fashioned Ale

To name a few.


It’s not just about the beer; there will swag, prizes and surprises every day.  Good Food, Good Beer, Good Company and Good Fun. You’re invited. Cheers


Horse Brass Pub lobo

Horse Brass Pub
4534 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215

Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: [email protected]


  1. Steve

    October 30, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Crux is from Bend, as I’m sure you know.

    • ElGordo

      November 2, 2016 at 6:01 pm

      Good catch. As much as we’d like to, we don’t get the opportunity to edit the beer list at the Brass, so whatever errors are on there are their own doing.

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