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The Commons Brewery Pours Its Last Pint on November 11th

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Portland’s Oregon’s beloved farmhouse brewery The Commons will pour its last pint on Saturday, November 11th. As we first reported on Sept. 1st, The Commons Brewery will vacate the building that it owns at 630 SE Belmont and will be leasing the space to San Diego’s Modern Times Beer. For now, The Commons will shorten regular hours at the end of October for their final twelve days, and details of a closing night party are imminent.

 

The Commons tasting room will keep their regular noon to 10pm hours through October 29th. Limited hours begin October 30 – November 11th.
M-Th: 4pm to 10pm
Fr-Sun: Noon – 10pm
Final day – Saturday, November 11th.

 

The good news is The Commons recently released a Brett Mango Farmhouse ale that’s available in bottles at the brewery. There is also a new Commons collaboration with Epic Brewing made with honeydew melons that is hitting bottles. We also have nearly a month to bid the brewery adieu and it seems now more than likely the C will be back in one form or another. Founder Mike Wright is keeping the breweries older pilot 7bbl brewery and says, “I am keeping the two 15 bbls FV’s and one 15bbl brite. Finding a place to land those is the most likely scenario and the one I am exploring now.” It may take some time, but I think we will see Commons Brewery beers available once again but perhaps from an existing brewery space and without a taproom, but that’s just speculation. We look forward to seeing what’s next as well as to what Modern Times will do with the space when they take the lease on January 1st, 2018.

 

The Commons Brewery, 630 SE Belmont St
Portland, Oregon 97214

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]

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