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We want to know: what is the best brewery in Portland? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.

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What’s your favorite brewery in Portland?

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Championship

A lime green graphic reads breweries bracket winner, Ecliptic Brewing

With out-of-this-world beers this brewery landed among the stars of this competition.

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The votes are in. After a close battle, Ecliptic Brewing has been named the best brewery in Portland by our readers.

Looks like we need to put on our spacesuits and pay a visit to the victors. Cheers. 🍻

Round 3

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This match-up is pitcher perfect.

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The competition is boiling over in the City of Roses. Wayfinder Beer and Ecliptic Brewing are going head to head in our championship round — who will win the title of Portland’s best brewery?

See your pick to the finish by voting in our final poll now through Wednesday, March 29.

Round 2

A tournament bracket for Portland breweries on a lime green background shows that Great Notion and Wayfinder Beer and Ecliptic Brewing and Gigantic Brewing will face off in the semifinal round.

Will there be an upset? Of course not, how could we be upset about beer?

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We’ve got some passionate readers... aka beer drinkers. After 231 votes, here are the breweries that moved on to the next round:

Who will face off in the championship? Raise a glass and cast your votes now through Sunday, March 26.

Round 1

With the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments nearly underway, we’re joining the fun of bracket competitions with a face-off of our own.

Last year, y’all helped us name the best coffee shop: Happy Cup Coffee Company. This year, we asked you to share your favorite brewery in Portland. Now — thanks to you and the help of a random generator — we have the official lineup for our bracket.

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What’s your favorite brewery in Portland?

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Who’s in the running

Going head-to-head in the first round are:

How it works

Beginning today, we will host several voting rounds within our newsletters and social channels to determine Portland’s best brewery. Who moves on is up to you. Vote for your favorites, and the brewery with more votes moves on. Simple as that. We’ll go until we have a champion, which will be announced in our Friday, March 31 newsletter. You will be able to vote once per round.

How to participate

Vote for the brewery you’d like to see advance to round two using this poll. You can vote for all four spots or as little as one. Once we count all the votes, we’ll share an updated bracket and new poll in an upcoming newsletter.

Want to fill out a bracket to see if you can guess who will win? Download and print the image above to take the competition up a notch. If your bracket is correct, send us a photo for a shoutout and bragging rights.

Ready to cheer your “team” to victory? Vote here.

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Friendly competition, anyone?

With the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments just around the corner, we’re joining the fun of bracket competitions with a face-off of our own. Last year, you all helped us name the best coffee shop: Happy Cup Coffee Company. Now, we need your help to determine Portland’s best brewery.

Not a sports fan? No worries. Our bracket will focus on a hot topic among Portlanders: beer.

In order to get our initial lineup of eight contestants, we want to know your favorite breweries around town. Tell us with this survey and stay tuned to learn how to participate in the tournament.

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