Milwaukie First Fridays

May through October, on the first Friday of each month, the Milwaukie community comes together to celebrate local business and culture. Downtown Milwaukie turns into a giant block party with live music, art gallery openings, dance performances, craft vendors and great food. The best part about First Friday: Breakside Brewery will be there every month with two beers on tap!

Come celebrate Milwaukie with our tasty local beers. breakside-brewery-first-friday-milwaukieFor more information on the event, visit



Breakside 5th Anniversary Homebrew Challenge


Breakside Brewery is excited to host a homebrew competition as part of the celebration for our 5th Anniversary!
The winning beer will be scaled up and brewed on our Dekum Pub system and released this summer.
Additionally, the winning beer will be Breakside’s Pro-Am entry for the 2015 Great American Beer Festival!

To enter:




Izakaya Beer Pairing – Hokusei – March 24

Breakside's 3rd Izakaya DinnerBreakside Izakaya dinner at Hokusei

Tuesday March 24th 630pm $40
Hokusei Sushi
4246 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97215
(971) 279-2161

Executive Chef Cody Auger and Chef Dwight Rosendahl of Hokusei present: Fukami Dinner Series with Breakside Brewery for an izakaya inspired evening. Hokusei is pairing five courses around five wonderful Breakside beers using seasonal ingredients to the northwest and Japan.

Dunkel– rabbit confit crepinette, w/sansyo, shyoga and pickled mustard greens

Bavarian Hef– konbu heated shiromi sashimi w/hatcho miso salt and pickled cherry blossom

– shime saba, karashi aoli and dikon oroshi

Juggling Plums Gose– ume shiso pork skewers

Tropicalia– dessert to be announced

Make your reservations at 971-279-2161

Expect bold flavors with an emphasis on freshness, using seasonal Northwest and Japanese ingredients whenever possible, specializing in Japanese fish. Located in Southeast Portland’s Belmont neighborhood, just a few blocks away from busy coffee shops, tea house, restaurants and bars. To learn more about Hokusei click here.

Hops & Hops: Beer Dinner with Breakside & The Bent Brick

Breakside Brewery is excited to team up with our good friends at The Bent Brick for a multi-course beer dinner at our Milwaukie Production Brewery.

Just in time for Easter, this dinner is themed around rabbit and features meat and produce from Laney Farms. The menu is designed by Chefs Scott Dolich and Ryan Mead, and Breakside is excited to debut four new beers at this dinner.

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Food & Beer Pairings

Welcome Beer – Fortunella

Passed Appetizers with Bonfire Walk With Me (Spontaneously Fermented Old Ale, Bonfire Brewing Collaboration)
Rabbit Liver Mousse
Hoppy Popcorn
Rabbit Pasty
Salads with  Nice Pair (Gin Barrel-Aged Belgian Ale with Pears, Iron Goat Brewing Collaboration)
Roasted beets, candied hazelnuts and goat cheese terrine
Jerusalem artichokes, pesto, brown butter, and preserved lemon
Entree with Imperial Honey IPA (NoDa Collaboration)
Rabbit Choucroute Garni
Dessert with Braggadocio (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial London Porter, Stone Collaboration)
Rice pudding with coconuts, almonds and huckleberries

The four collaboration beers were all designed for the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference later in April, and this will be the first time that they are released at all to the public. Dinner includes a brewery tour, in addition to the meal and beers. Gratuity not included.

Date: Saturday 4/4, 6-9 PM
Location: Breakside Milwaukie Brewery
Details: 45 Tickets Available / By Reservation only

Tap Takeover And Tasting Thursday, Feb 26

Breakside Tap Takeover

Breakside Tap Takeover

Tap Takeover and tasting at Yeasty Beasty in Salem,  6-8pm.  Four beers on tap including New World Bruin. Yeasty Beasty is known for their craft pizza, made fresh every day using best organic flour, the highest quality cheeses, and the best toppings available. For more information about Yeasty Beasty click here.

Brewstillery Fest Saturday, Feb 28

Breakside Brewstillery Fest

Breakside Brewstillery Fest

Join us for Portland’s most awesome new festival, Brewstillery Fest at Stormebreaker Brewing, 12-10pm.  Breweries and Distilleries teaming up to create the perfect pairings. We’ve paired with House Spirits for this.  We will be pairing Juggling Plums Gose with House’s Aviation Gin.
Advance tickets are now on sale for $20 ($25 day of event), which includes tasting glass and 10 tickets
. For more information click here.


Willamette Week’s Oregon Beer Awards at Doug Fir- Feb 23

Join us for the Inaugural Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards Doug Fir from  5:30 – 9:30pm, presented by JVNW.

Awards for best new brewery, brewery of the year, beer bar, brewpub, beer fest and 10 different beer styles from lager to Belgian to “island of the misfits.” You’ll be able to taste many of the winning beers and get your hands on an early copy of WW’s Beer Guide.

2nd Annual Traditional Lundi Gras Beer Dinner at Tapalaya

Breakside Lundi Gras Beer Dinner 2Feb 16 – 2nd Annual Traditional Lundi Gras Beer Dinner at Tapalaya from 6-9pm. We are kicking off Mardi Gras a day early with a dinner of Chef Anh Luu’s contemporary Cajun/Creole specialties paired with Breakside brews. This is a fun and high-energy event featuring family-style seating & dishes Steve Cheseborough on music, and beers poured by Breakside Brew Master, Ben Edmunds. The event includes dinner, music, generous pours of five beers and gratuity for $55.

Costumes encouraged! For more information click here. To purchase tickets click here.

Breakside Lundi Gras Beer Dinner









Zwicklemania – Dekum Pub

Breakside ZwicklemaniaFeb 14 – this year Zwicklemania at the Dekum Location will include guided tours with our brewers and sampling of new and favorite beers. The tours of our pub brewery will happen every 20 mins, beginning at 11 AM, last @ 3:40 PM. Tour-goers get free samples during the tour. We will have a draft release of five beers: Rye Barrel-Aged Barleywine, Suburban Farmhouse Saison, February Eis, Bergamot ESB and Brett Saison. There will also be a draft debut and one-day-only, very limited bottle sale of our 2015 Safe Word Triple IPA. We will only have 20 cases allocated for each of our two locations. For more information about Zwicklemania click here. For all Zwicklemania locations click here.