Hopworks Urban Brewery

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Hopworks Urban Brewery is an American brewery from Portland, Oregon.

Uopworks Urban Brewery creates world-class beer and food using business practices that improve our environment and inspire our community.

With locally-sourced, organic and Salmon Safe hops, our 20-barrel brewery produces 13,500 barrels of beer a year for our two brewpubs and for distribution throughout the Northwest. Our pubs serve our beer and fresh food, in sustainably-built and operated buildings that have a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.

Hopworks is family-owned and operated, employing over 130 people in the Pacific Northwest. We serve our neighborhoods through donations, profit sharing and volunteering with local, non-profit organizations. From composting to salvaged materials, and from pervious pavers to hand dryers, we have made every effort to protect our future with thoughtful alternatives. We are the first Certified B Corporation brewery in the Pacific Northwest and our campus is the first Salmon-Safe Certified brewery in the world.

History

2004
The Ettingers purchased the building that now houses our Powell location. Built in 1948, the structure was originally a showroom for bulldozers. Sunset Fuel Company inhabited the building from 1963 until Hopworks purchased it in 2004. Keeping in mind that remodelling existing buildings is a strong environmentally friendly practice, the building was carefully deconstructed by Lovett Construction and rebuilt using as many reclaimed materials as possible. The brewery and pub were designed with green-building principles in mind, utilizing the most efficient energy-saving equipment and materials affordable with ample bike parking.

2007
Hopworks Urban Brewery was officially founded and we brewed our first batch of beer, Organic Hopworks IPA. The adjacent brewpub opened its doors in 2008 and has served local food and sustainable beer ever since. We opened with 48 employees and brewed about 3,500 barrels of beer in our initial year.

2011
Hopworks expanded into North Portland with Hopworks BikeBar, our second brewpub. Located on N. Williams Blvd.—one of Portland’s most travelled bike routes—BikeBar is a super-efficient energy property designed to meet the Net Zero energy building standard.

2012
In the summer we began canning our beer in an effort to reduce fuel consumption during transportation and to protect the quality of our beer.

In December, the Oregon Sustainability Board presented HUB with the Governor’s Oregon Sustainability Grand Champion Award. The Award promotes and advances the inclusion of sustainable practices in government and the private sector.

2015 AND BEYOND
It has been a monumental year for Hopworks as we chart a course for our future and commit to invest in our three core values—quality, the environment, and our community.

This year we earned our certification as the first B Corporation brewery in the Pacific Northwest and we became the first Salmon-Safe Certified brewery in the world. We expanded our brewery’s capacity, installed a custom Cleaning In Place skid to conserve water and expanded our core portfolio to include Totally Radler, Nonstop Hef Hop, and HUB Hard Cider in 16 oz. cans.

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13 Super Limited Holiday Beers at HUB this December

Hopworks Urban Brewery: 13 Super Limited Holiday Beers at HUB this December

Posted on November 27, 2017 HUB RELEASES 13 LIMITED HOLIDAY BEERS IN DECEMBER Throughout the month of December Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) is set to release 13 highly limited beers at their pubs. Each beer was made exclusively for the holiday season. Beers range from big and boozy barleywines aged for years in bourbon barrels ... Read More

Kentucky Christmas, Noggin Floggin, Troll Hunter

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Kentucky Christmas, Noggin Floggin, Troll Hunter

Posted on November 21, 2017 When: 12/01| 11:00am – 12:00am Where: Any HUB Pub Kick off our Holiday Beer Special Release Series on Friday December 01 with Kentucky Christmas, Noggin Floggin and Troll Hunter. Head to any of our pubs to grab these beers. Read on for beer details and to see additional beer release ... Read More

Legacy Kölsch: A Soccer Postseason Beer Release!

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Legacy Kölsch: A Soccer Postseason Beer Release!

Posted on October 18, 2017 Legacy Kölsch Beer Release October 22, 5pm Hopworks Urban Brewery, 2944 SE Powell Blvd. Portland Join and share the Facebook Event Sunday is the last match of the regular season and our boys in green are headed to the playoffs! We decided we needed a good playoff beer so we brewed ... Read More

Bruce’s Beach House Oyster Gose Special Tapping

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Bruce’s Beach House Oyster Gose Special Tapping

Bruce’s Beach House Oyster Gose Special Tapping Posted on July 6, 2017 When: 07/11| 4-6pm Where: Headwaters at the Heathman | Portland, OR Bruce’s Beach House Ale is named after the historic pioneer village of Bruceport on Willapa Bay where oysters have been harvested for generations. After enjoying oysters there one afternoon, we decided we ... Read More

Release Party: Oyster Beers and Evelyn Sunshine

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Release Party: Oyster Beers and Evelyn Sunshine

Posted on June 28, 2017 When: 07/03| 5pm Where: 2944 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR   Summer is in full effect in the Pacific Northwest and we have just the beers you need to cool off. Grab a pint of these limited summer sippers with us on Monday, July 3 at 5pm. Bruce’s Beach House ... Read More

Beers Made By Walking Tapping

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Beers Made By Walking Tapping

Posted on June 22, 2017 When: 06/27| All Day Where: 2944 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR Beers Made By Walking invites brewers to get outside on a hike and make beer inspired by the plants we identify. A month ago the Forest Park Conservancy led us into the impassible wilderness of our beautiful in-city park ... Read More

PDX Beer Week Beer Panel: Sustainability Talks

Hopworks Urban Brewery: PDX Beer Week Beer Panel: Sustainability Talks

Posted on May 26, 2017 When: 06/12| 6pm Where: Hopworks Urban Brewery | 2944 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR Limited Seating – Get your tickets now at PDX Beer Week. Learn how a few local breweries approach sustainability through community outreach, ingredient sourcing, and activities within the brewhouse. $10 includes pours from each brewery. Presenters ... Read More

Beer Release: Timber Jim IPA

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Beer Release: Timber Jim IPA

Posted on May 17, 2017 When: 06/10| 1-4pm Where: Hopworks Urban Brewery | 2944 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR With an attitude of gratitude we present our collaboration with Timber Jim Serrill. Admired for climbing trees, cutting slabs off victory logs, fighting cancer, building gardens, feeding the hungry, and spreading the love, Timber Jim knows ... Read More

Profit Share Night with The Street Trust

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Profit Share Night with The Street Trust

Posted on May 8, 2017 When: 05/16| 4-11pm Where: Hopworks BikeBar | 3947 N. Williams Ave. Portland, OR Sustainability means supporting great organizations that do good in our community. We have proudly supported The Street Trust (formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance) for years and we look forward to supporting them for years to come. Join ... Read More

Celebrating Earth Week with Salmon-Safe Beer and Cider

Hopworks Urban Brewery: Celebrating Earth Week with Salmon-Safe Beer and Cider

Posted on April 19, 2017 Celebrate Earth Day a few days early with Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB). Every day from April 19 leading up to April 22, HUB will tap a new beer or cider that was brewed with an extra nod to sustainability, including HUB’s first ever beer made with 100% Salmon-Safe Certified ingredients. ... Read More

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