Portland's 3 best breweries (that won't break the bank)

10 September 2019
Allagash Brewing Company

Allagash Brewing Company | Photo: Elisa S./Yelp

Looking to try the top breweries around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breweries in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

1. Allagash Brewing Company

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Topping the list is Allagash Brewing Company. Located at 50 Industrial Way in Riverton, the brewery is the highest-rated inexpensive brewery in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 718 reviews on Yelp.

This spot's co-founder Rob Tod won the James Beard Award for the outstanding wine, spirits or beer producer honor, according to Boston.com. On the drink list, look for year-round Belgian brews like the Tripel, which is infused with herbal notes and passion fruit. 

2. Rising Tide Brewing Company

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Next up is Rising Tide Brewing Company, situated at 103 Fox St. With 4.5 stars out of 159 reviews on Yelp, the brewery has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

This spot, which offers international style artisan beers, is the largest brewery in the city's East Bayside neighborhood. Look for brews like the kettle sour ale with peaches or a variety of India pale ales. 

3. Urban Farm Fermentory

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Urban Farm Fermentory, located at 200 Anderson St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable brewery and distillery, which offers beer, wine and spirits and more, 4.5 stars out of 145 reviews. 

This spot's "earthy and floral" brew Saison de Gruit was highlighted as Swig of the Month by Down East magazine. Other libations include ginger kombucha or blueberry cider. 

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