Oregon has become renowned for its makers culture, and Mt. Hood Territory has been at the forefront of this wave. The industry has grown from just a handful of breweries to well over a dozen breweries, several cideries and even a distillery. Yeah, this is the place for people who enjoy sampling a good handcrafted drink.
The only struggle is: Where to start? If you find yourself paralyzed by choices, then download our Mt. Hood Territory Tap Trail mobile passport at omht.us/taptrail. The free passport will help show you some of the best breweries Mt. Hood Territory has to offer. The best part, that passport also grants you discounts at each of the participating businesses. And did we mention it's free?
Sample some history-themed beers at Coin Toss Brewing in Oregon City. Then head right across the road to sample some German-inspired creations at Shattered Oak Brewing. Side note, they all go amazingly well with a Philly from The Perky Pantry food cart inside.
If you’re in the Wilsonville area, let our passport guide you to Vanguard Brewing where you can enjoy a traditional pilsner or IPA, or try a special collaboration beer, the Piper's Moon, made with Moonstruck Chocolate.
For someone who’s more in to cider, try Portland Cider Co. in Clackamas. They have a fantastic selection of creations ranging from sweet to dry, perfect for any palate. Plus they pair well with their delicious dining selections, including one of the best grilled cheeses ever tasted. 12 Bridge Ciderworks in Oregon City combines their locally sourced juices, spices and all natural ingredients to create some wonderful ciders that are as unique as they are delicious. And they’re located next to a number of restaurants that will deliver to you as you enjoy your craft creations. Or visit Stone Circle Cider outside Estacada at their scenic tasting room and farm.
To really get in the spirit of things, head over to Trail Distilling located on Highway 213 as you travel south from Oregon City. Their Trillium Gin or First City Vodka are outstanding creations that put the art in artisanal spirits. Enjoyed solo or as part of an expertly created cocktail, these spirits from the first distillery since Prohibition in the first city west of the Rockies are second to none.
In addition to discounts and discovering amazing new craft drinks, there's another perk to the passport. If you redeem a discount at ten of the participating businesses, you can get a Mt. Hood Territory Tap Trail stainless steel pint glass. Enjoy your new favorite beer, cider or cocktail in style as you bask in the warmth of knowing you found some awesome places and saved money doing it.
If you'd like to hit more than one spot a day, we suggest booking a tour through one of our limo companies: Aspen Limo Tours or Twilite Limousine Tours. You'll get to each spot safely, and in style. Hey, we like to help.
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