Von Ebert Brewing Will Open in Former Fat Head’s Brewing Space

Von Ebert Brewing will open in the Fat Head’s Brewing space in NW Portland’s Pearl District in 2018. The reimagined brewpub is from Tom Cook, the franchise owner of the Portland Fat Head’s location that will shutter early next year. Von Ebert Brewing will feature an array of expertly crafted beers, a refined pub-inspired menu, and inviting décor.

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The brewery will specialize in hoppy craft brews from Head Brewer, Eric Van Tassel. Sean Burke, former Head Brewer at The Commons Brewery, is also joining the Von Ebert Brewing team. Burke is renowned for brewing a wide range of beers such as, “Maybelle,” “Petit Classique” and “Myrtle.” Von Ebert plans to release up to 100 unique brews per year, including a variety of American, German, Belgian and barrel-aged beers.

“Von Ebert Brewing is a new concept, where northwest family traditions meet bold new ideas in craft brewing,” said Tom Cook, Owner of Von Ebert Brewing. “We’re excited to unveil a completely new experience for customers, blending our brewing expertise with the adventurous flavors Portland has come to love.”

Von Ebert’s pub, led by Dom Iaderaia, will feature a variety distinct local flavors that can best be described as “elevated American pub food.” From traditional German pretzels with rich, house-made beer cheese to stone-oven-baked pizzas, every delicious dish is thoughtfully designed to pair perfectly with their wide assortment of craft beer. This includes cheeseburgers stacked high with locally sourced meats, decadent sandwiches, and smoked wings guaranteed to impress.

“True to our character, our menu combines classic pub fares with the kind of top-tier quality, local ingredients you can only find in Portland,” says Cook.

Located at 131 NW 13th Ave., Von Ebert Brewing opens its doors with reimagined industrial loft-style décor. The building’s expansive arched ceiling, heavy beams and abundance of natural light, echo the historic charm of Portland’s Pearl District. The large bar and dining space will seat just under 300, with both booth and table seating options to accommodate parties of all sizes.

Von Ebert Brewing will open to the public during the first quarter of 2018.


Von Ebert Brewing sits at the crossroad where storied traditions meet bold new ideas in brewing.

For more information on Von Ebert Brewing, please visit www.vonebertbrewing.com 

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  • Todd
    Wed Dec 6, 2017 3:43 PM

    Lame name

    • Rob
      Wed Dec 6, 2017 6:20 PM

      This word salad of PR-speak has me already worried (although the reference to keeping the smoked wings gives me some hope).

      I made the trek to Fathead’s regularly for good food, better than average service and beer that was straight-ahead and consistent. Hope the new guys don’t screw that up.

      • Kyle Noll
        Kyle Noll
        Wed Dec 6, 2017 6:51 PM

        How can I apply for employment

        • napoleon bonerparte
          napoleon bonerparte
          Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:02 AM

          wut. this shi is cray cray.

          • Lawrence
            Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:48 AM

            Look a bit (and by bit, I mean exactly) like a loge from The Bruery?

            • Mao Bigdong
              Mao Bigdong
              Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:25 AM

              Sean Burke and some killer grub will set this place off! it’ll be a hit!