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1313 NW Marshall St
Portland, OR 97209-2806 United States
- BridgePort Brewing Company is a brewery in Portland, Oregon, in the United States.HistoryBridgePort was founded in 1984 by local winemakers Richard and Nancy Ponzi, and the brewery claims in their trademark to be "Oregon's Oldest Craft Brewery". The initial brewing facility, the Columbia River Brewery, had a 600-barrel per year capacity. BridgePort was acquired by The Gambrinus Company, owned by Carlos Alvarez, in 1995, expanding its capacity in 2001 to 100,000 barrels. BridgePort's beers are distributed in 18 states nationwide. BridgePort beer production in 2005 ranked 41st in the nation; for 2009 beer sales, this ranking fell to number 47.A fictionalized version of BridgePort appeared in the fifth season of the heist series Leverage in 2012. In the show, the brewery was a front company for the protagonists' elaborate cons. On-location filming included the exterior and some internal transition scenes.BeersThe BridgePort India Pale Ale, perhaps the brewery's best known beer, has won a number of awards in the United States and abroad, including a Gold Medal at the 2005 Brewing Industry International Awards, in Munich, Germany; a Gold Medal and Category Champion Trophy at the 2000 Brewing Industry International Awards in London, England; and a Gold Medal for Classic English Style Pale Ale at the Great American Beer Festival, in Denver, Colorado, in 1997.
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Add Bridgeport Brewing to a growing list of Portland, Oregon-based craft beer companies that has ceased brewing or taproom operations in recent months. In a Facebook post today, the craft beer brewery, which was purchased by Texas-based The Gambrinus Company in 1995, said it had ceased brewing operations as it prepares to close its brewpub on March 10.
BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s original craft brewery, is celebrating hop harvest season with the release of its fresh hop Hoptoberfest IPA.
Last month, Portland, Oregon’s BridgePort Brewing unveiled their remodeled brew pub and their brand new 5-barrel pilot experimental tap system (which houses 18 taps) and launched their Original IPA into outer space. On April 1st, BridgePort’s first ever East Coast Style Hazy IPA will be released to the public.
On January 25, 2018, BridgePort Brewing reached new heights with its signature IPA-style brew, shooting it into space to mark multiple milestones for the 34-year-old Portland-based brewery.
Production at 25 of the top 50 Brewers Association-defined craft breweries didn’t grow last year, according new data released today by the trade organization.
BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s original craft brewery, today proudly announces the release of Multi Ball Double IPA. For the past month, this monstrous IPA has been an exclusive on-draft selection at BridgePort’s BrewPub in Portland, Ore., and will now be available on retail shelves starting now.
More signs of a slowdown are showing as Bridgeport lays off 13 brewing staff workers, Branchline files for bankruptcy protection and Tin Man looks for a buyer.
BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s original craft brewery, today proudly announced the release of two brand new brews, Tiny Horse Pilsner and India Pale Wheat (IPW). The first Pilsner for BridgePort, Tiny Horse Pilsner’s look celebrates Portland’s well-known population of miniature horse figurines found around the city.
BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s original craft brewery, today announced the release of their newest year-round brew offering, Stumptown Oatmeal Red Ale (ORA). Channeling old school brewing from the 1980s, BridgePort Brewers used four separate hop varietals, Nuggets, Sterling, Cascade and Mt. Hood, in six separate hop additions during the brewing process.
BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, announced today the release of the newest brew to join their year-round line up of beers, BridgePort Cream Ale. Currently hitting shelves in the Pacific Northwest, Cream Ale will begin rolling out to additional BridgePort markets starting June 1.
BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s oldest brewery, announced today that Long Ball Ale won gold in the English-Style Gold Ale/Summer Ale category at this year’s European Beer Star Awards held in Doemens Brewing Academy in Gräfelfing, near Munich, Germany. Long Ball Ale, dry-hopped with Meridian hops from Willamette Valley, is a golden ale with refreshing lemon notes crafted by Brewmaster Jeff Edgerton.
BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, proudly announced today the newest brew in their year-round portfolio, STUMPTOWN CandyPeel IPA. Portland, the city that started it all for BridgePort Brewing Company, was once known as Stumptown and is now the inspiration behind this new, bold recipe.
Portland, Ore. – September 24, 2015 – For the crew at BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, early fall is their favorite time of year. It’s only then that they get to drive to the hop fields of the Willamette Valley to collect fresh Oregon aroma hops to make the annual special treat, Hop… Read more »
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Packaging Technician - Bridgeport Brewing Co
Packaging Technician - Bridgeport Brewing Co -- Portland, OR (04/21/2016)
Packaging Technician needed to work on bottle and keg filling lines in established Portland brewery.
Maintenance/Packaging Manager - Bridgeport Brewing Co
Maintenance/Packaging Manager - Bridgeport Brewing Co -- Portland, OR (04/12/2016)
This combined job manages Maintenance and Packaging responsibilities in a Portland craft brewery
Year Round Beers
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|Amber Ale||Amber Ale|
|Bridgeport ESB||Ordinary Bitter best Bitter ESB|
|Hop Czar Imperial India Pale Ale||IPA|
|Haymaker Extra Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
|Black Strap Stout||Imperial Stout|
|Blue Heron Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
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