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I-5 Brewery Tour

Published Oct 2nd, 2020

If you’re heading anywhere along the I-5 corridor from southern Oregon to southwest Washington, along the way there are some excellent choices in craft breweries. Here’s our favorites, all within about a mile of I-5. We start in Ashland and move north to Vancouver, Washington.

local breweries in Oregon


Caldera Brewery & Restaurant
We like Caldera for their quality ales, lagers, sodas and cuisine. Everything is made-from-scratch, and organic ingredients are used whenever possible. There are 45
brews are available at this award-winning brewery!

Standing Stone Brewing Company
This family owned, full-service brew pub located in the heart of downtown Ashland, is committed to brewing great beer, serving delicious food, and giving back to their employees and surrounding community. Beer and food is a passion, so go say hi, grab a pint and check them out. Cheers!

Climate City Brewing Company
One of the newer additions to the Southern Oregon Craft Beer scene, Climate City serves awesome brews and up-scale pub food in the historic Brewery building. Climate City Brewing is putting Grants Pass on the map for exceptional craft beer.

Hop Valley Brewing Company
Perfect for craft beer geeks and foodies alike, this is a micro-brewery and restaurant serve all house-made and beer infused dishes.

Ancestry Brewing
The “Brew House” is located in a business center on a wetland. The indoor area has five screens with a lounge area in one portion. You can also sit outside and enjoy a view of the wetlands. This is  where they make all their products and it’s pretty cool.

Deschutes Brewery
Superior draft beers, outside the brewing mainstream, and outstanding food created using only the freshest seasonal ingredients.

Ex Novo
In 2104, Ex Novo was started to form a brewery that respects the pedigree of brewing found in the NW and one that strives to do everything right: from crafting consistently enjoyable and unique beers, to great and unexpected food in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Ex Novo’s mission is to donate 100% of profits to those building a better world and bringing hope to places where it is scarce.

Great Notion
Great Notion Brewing (GNB) is a brewery started by three friends and neighbors in Portland, Oregon. GNB offers hazy, fruit-forward IPAs and “culinary-inspired” sours & stouts. Plus, creative Northwest food delicacies such as flavorful seafood dishes, award-winning fried chicken sandwiches, house-smoked BBQ, imperial kale Caeser salad and more.

Kells Brew Pub
The sister restaurant of the original, Kell’s Brew Pub offers Irish style brews in Northwest Portland

Migration Brewing
Migration believes in the power of beer, people and chasing dreams. Migration Brewing caters to a diverse customer base who share a common love for quality beer.

Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewing
This brewery is host to three foeders used to barrel-age sour beers. Guests can order food, brews, and Rogue Spirits cocktails at the bar, and lounge or play games on the large outdoor, dog-friendly patio.

Von Ebert Brewing
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 a wide assortment of craft beer.

Heathen Brewing Feral Public House
Small batches of “Progressive Ales for the Promiscuous Palate.” Plus ‘Tribal’ pub food with upscale appetizers, sandwiches and entrees. Spicy, vegetarian and vegan options are available.

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