Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Brewery

Established: May 1986
4 Brewery Production:  288 batches • 3515 kegs 435,860 pints

Distillery and Brewery tours available, please call 503-640-6174 for tour times.

Initially housed in the old Roadhouse, this small Hillsboro brewery shared space with the restaurant kitchen (to the point of using the same hood fan as the burger grill) and featured old school open fermenters. A decade later, the Roadhouse Brewery got its own decidedly upscale quarters.

Among the multitude of memorable ales brewed here is John Harris' Old Samhain, which was created in 1987 using the fruit of the grapevines growing wild on the property. Old Bushwacker, a Bart Hance creation, was one of McMenamins earliest representations of the Barleywine style.  And the venerable Barn Owl Bitter, named for a nocturnal winged resident of the property, remains cherished by many.

Current property favorites brewed on premise include the Silvercone IPL, Dark Star (Cascadian Dark Ale) and Pole Ax, with the occasional Oatmeal Vanilla Stout mixed in for good measure.

Every July the brewery hosts the annual Roadhouse Brewfest hosted by your cheerful house brewers Chris Oslin and Brady Romtvedt, and featuring special concoctions from several of our breweries in Oregon and Washington as well as libations from honored guests from other local and regional breweries. CPR is also a participant in the North American Organic Brew Festival.

Kegs are currently available for purchase at the Roadhouse. Please check here in Hillsboro for Brewery information.

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