Weinhard Brewery Complex

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The Henry Weinhard Brewery complex, also the Cellar Building and Brewhouse and Henry Weinhard's City Brewery, is a former brewery in Portland, Oregon.wikipedia
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Henry Weinhard

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Henry Weinhard purchased an existing brewery on this site, the City Brewery, in 1864.
He worked for others in the beer business before buying his own brewery and founded Henry Weinhard's and built the Weinhard Brewery Complex in downtown Portland.

Architecture of Portland, Oregon

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Local architects that have had a large influence on Portland's architecture include Francis Marion Stokes and his father William R. Stokes (combined works include over 270 buildings from 1882 to the 1960s), the Victorian-era architect Warren H. Williams (architect of several surviving cast-iron buildings including the Blagen Block as well as the stick-gothic Old Church) and Whidden & Lewis (architects of Portland City Hall, the long demolished Portland Hotel, the Weinhard Brewery Complex, the Failing Office Building, several office buildings on SW 3rd Ave. and numerous residences).

Henry's Tavern

Henry's 12th Street Tavern
Henry's 12th Street Tavern, opened in 2004 in the Brewhouse building, continued the building's historical connection to beer, until the tavern's closure in 2019.
The original Henry's Tavern was a bar and restaurant in the Weinhard Brewery Complex at Northwest 12th Avenue and Burnside Street, in downtown Portland's Pearl District.

Brewery

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The Henry Weinhard Brewery complex, also the Cellar Building and Brewhouse and Henry Weinhard's City Brewery, is a former brewery in Portland, Oregon.

Portland, Oregon

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The Henry Weinhard Brewery complex, also the Cellar Building and Brewhouse and Henry Weinhard's City Brewery, is a former brewery in Portland, Oregon.

National Register of Historic Places

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Since 2000, it has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Mixed-use development

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In that same year, construction began to reuse the property as a multi-block, mixed-use development known as the Brewery Blocks.

Whidden & Lewis

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The firm of Whidden & Lewis, Portland's pioneering architects, designed the Brewhouse.

Middle Ages

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The building is designed in a medieval Tuscan style.

Tuscany

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The building is designed in a medieval Tuscan style.

San Francisco

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As many breweries also owned the saloons that sold their beer at the time, a large business empire owning properties throughout the Northwest, from San Francisco to Canada was run from here.

Skidmore Fountain

Weinhard's brewing business continued to expand to the point where he even offered to pipe beer directly to the Skidmore Fountain.

Pacific Northwest

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The present buildings were completed in 1908 in order to meet the expanding brewing needs of the Henry Weinhard brewing empire, now serving the Pacific Northwest and even the Philippines and China.

Philippines

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The present buildings were completed in 1908 in order to meet the expanding brewing needs of the Henry Weinhard brewing empire, now serving the Pacific Northwest and even the Philippines and China.

China

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The present buildings were completed in 1908 in order to meet the expanding brewing needs of the Henry Weinhard brewing empire, now serving the Pacific Northwest and even the Philippines and China.

Prohibition

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Once Prohibition was enacted, the brewery managed to survive by brewing near-beer (a brew of less than 0.5 percent alcohol), syrups and sodas – such as root beer, becoming a local bottler of national brands.

Low-alcohol beer

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Once Prohibition was enacted, the brewery managed to survive by brewing near-beer (a brew of less than 0.5 percent alcohol), syrups and sodas – such as root beer, becoming a local bottler of national brands.

Syrup

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Once Prohibition was enacted, the brewery managed to survive by brewing near-beer (a brew of less than 0.5 percent alcohol), syrups and sodas – such as root beer, becoming a local bottler of national brands.

Soft drink

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Once Prohibition was enacted, the brewery managed to survive by brewing near-beer (a brew of less than 0.5 percent alcohol), syrups and sodas – such as root beer, becoming a local bottler of national brands.

Root beer

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Once Prohibition was enacted, the brewery managed to survive by brewing near-beer (a brew of less than 0.5 percent alcohol), syrups and sodas – such as root beer, becoming a local bottler of national brands.

Pabst Brewing Company

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In 1979, Blitz-Weinhard was sold to the Pabst Brewing Company.

Stroh Brewery Company

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Pabst then sold the brewery to Stroh Brewing Company in 1996.

Miller Brewing Company

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Stroh's sold the Henry Weinhard's brand to Miller Brewing Company, and moved all Henry's brewing operations to the Olympia Brewery in Tumwater, Washington.

Olympia Brewery

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Stroh's sold the Henry Weinhard's brand to Miller Brewing Company, and moved all Henry's brewing operations to the Olympia Brewery in Tumwater, Washington.

Tumwater, Washington

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Stroh's sold the Henry Weinhard's brand to Miller Brewing Company, and moved all Henry's brewing operations to the Olympia Brewery in Tumwater, Washington.