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PORTAGE BREWING COmpany


walker, mn

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PORTAGE BREWING COmpany


walker, mn

 

On January 6th, 2019, we experienced a catastrophic fire that destroyed our downtown Walker facility. Thanks to the thirty some volunteer firefighters in the area, the loss was limited to our property and no one was injured. For now, Portage is closed for buisiness, but we will be back and we will #rebuildportage.

Please stay tuned on Facebook, Instagram, and subscribe to our newsletter for reconstruction updates and collaborations we’ll most certainly be working on.

Portage Brewing Company is comprised of lake dwellers, bikers, fishermen, hikers, and home brewers who share a strong connection to the outdoors, and craft beer. Being situated within Chippewa National Forest, off the banks of Leech Lake, we are focused on providing a unique, destination taproom experience. Whether coming from a far for our events or rotation of small batch experimental beers, we'll always guarantee you something creative and complex.

Our taproom is normally open year round, so whether you're into biking, boating, or some winter adventuring, we've got things covered on the beer end of things. There are numerous camping and resorting options available within our extended Leech Lake area - feel free to search it out or email us if you ever need guidance.

On ahead,

Jeff Vondenkamp
Co-Owner and Head Brewer

 
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Taproom


HOURS / DIRECTIONS / space rental / beer to-go / Gallery

Taproom


HOURS / DIRECTIONS / space rental / beer to-go / Gallery

Located just two blocks south of Leech Lake in Walker MN, our space showcases an overhead view of our brewhouse, a walking art gallery available for rent, outdoor seating, games, and food delivery options. All ages are welcome. Dogs are welcome.

hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

beer to-go Policy

**All crowlers and growlers must remain refrigerated from the time of purchase. We sell 64 ounce vacuum insulated stainless steel, 750 mL vacuum insulated stainless steel growlers, and 750 mL crowlers™ cans. We also allow for non-Portage branded growler fills as long as the following requirements are met:

  • Government warning must be printed on the bottle

  • 64 ounce or 750 mL mark must be printed on the bottle

  • The container must be clean

  • The container must have a sealable lid

book event space

There are two options for renting space at our brewery. Please send email your inquiries to hello@portagebeer.com.

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ART ROOM + DECK
- Seats 15-30 people
- Available During
Business Hours

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TAPROOM
- Seats 50 people
- Unavailable During Business Hours

 

Traveling Here

Address: 107 5th St South, Walker, MN 56484

By Car: We are just south of Highway 371 on 5th Street South. Click the way-point on the right for Google Maps directions.

By Boat: We are just two blocks South of the Walker City Docks. With roughly 20 boat parking spots available, hop off and walk on up to the taproom. GPS Coordinates: 47°N, 94°W

By Bike: We are just two blocks South off the Heartland State Trail. turn onto 5th Street, heading away from the lake, and you'll see us just off to the left. Bike parking is available around back.

Gallery

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Brewery


Brewery


Our 5BBL brewhouse and staff are focused on a constant rotation of experimentation beers. We can't ever guarantee a set beer on tap, but will always try to have something malty, hoppy, and funky on tap. Whether that's brewing with Chippewa National Forest harvested wild microflora, locally roasted coffee, or sticking to a historically traditional style - we're pushing to keep things interesting, educational, and approachable.

A few projects we've recently worked on:

 

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Team


The minds behind our beer.

Team


The minds behind our beer.

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