Open at 12:00pm Monday through Friday and 11:00am Saturday & Sunday. Food, beer and cocktails & mocktails available  for dine-in or for carry-out by ordering online or calling 541-436-3499. Our beers are available in cans, bottles, and growlers.

Beer makes everywhere better!  

 

FERMENT IS A MODERN BREWERY THAT FUSES TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSE TECHNIQUES WITH A FORWARD-THINKING SCIENTIFIC APPROACH.

 

Born out of an appreciation for the art of fermentation, Ferment offers a unique

family of beers that tap the wild terrain of the Columbia River Gorge for

inspiration and foraged ingredients.

 

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TASTING ROOM

Located on Hood River’s waterfront, the second floor tasting room at Ferment offers expansive views of the Columbia River Gorge, frequent sightings of world-class kiting, and observation of our brewery down below. It’s an ideal spot to sit and gather yourself while enjoying one of our delicious beers after a day of skiing, mountain biking or hiking—the end to a perfect day.

 

The tasting room seats on a first come first serve basis. Large reservation or party bookings are not available through 2021. The plaza is dog friendly but must be on leash.

Not in Hood River? Keep an eye out for Ferment beer at your favorite tap room or beer hall.

 

Bottles, crowlers, growler fills and kegs are readily available at Ferment's Tasting Room.

For dock sales of kegs, please call or email us.

Curious about job opportunities in FBC's Tasting Room?

Send us your resume.

EVENTS

DATE

LOCATION

INFO

Mother's Day

5/09/21

Come toast Mom with a pint at the tasting room

 

HANDCRAFTED ALES AND LAGERS WITH NUANCED FLAVORS.

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SIGNATURE BEERS

INDIA PALE ALE

DRAFT & 500ML : 5.8% ABV 

Carefully crafted to fully express its curated hops and yeasts, Ferment India Pale Ale brings the hops without being buried by bitterness. The biscuity, lightly sweet malts and fruity, dry yeast notes impart an herbaceous aroma to give the ale a complex nose of peach, tangerine, and red cedar.

PALE ALE

DRAFT & 500ML : 4.8% ABV

Ferment Pale Ale is inspired by the brewing traditions of Burton-on-Trent at the turn of the 19th century. Heirloom malted barley and hop varieties come together with a specially sourced English ale yeast to produce a result that is crisp and refreshing, featuring a complex depth of character with notes of tea, marmalade, and a hint of rose.

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12°PILS CZECH LAGER

DRAFT & 500ML : 5% ABV 

Ferment 12° Pils Czech-Style Lager uses barley raised and malted in Bohemia and the revered Saaz hop grown in Czech Republic. It’s brewed with the naturally soft and pure water from Mt. Hood to achieve a truly authentic European-style lager.

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WOODSMAN PORTER

DRAFT & 500ML : 5.6% ABV

Ferment Woodsman Porter   embodies the spirit of Ferment. Malts from England, Belgium, Germany, and Chile come together in a mash imparting a rich, fruity character. Hop varieties from England and the Pacific Northwest combine with wild foraged Doug Fir tips to lend earthy evergreen notes. Facial hair and flannel optional.

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DRY STOUT

NITRO DRAFT/CANS & 500ML : 4.5% ABV 

Ferment Dry Stout embodies the spirit of the extremely quaffable, midnight-black ales of Dublin. A pale mash and unique black sparge technique imparts a gentle acidity to the beer along with a clean, delicate roast character in this surprisingly refreshing dark ale.

ESB

DRAFT & 500ML : 5.4% ABV 

Ferment ESB Extra Special Bitter is almost paradoxically complex. Rich flavors and aromas are complimented by a clean, dry finish that makes it a perfect pair with a wide range of foods. Yes, you have permission to have another.

BOTTLE CONDITIONED BEERS

BIÈRE DE GARDE

500ML BOTTLE CONDITIONED : 5.8% ABV 

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A farmhouse ale styled after the traditional brews of the Pas de Calais and Nord regions of France. Our Bière de Garde is brewed with malts from France, Germany, and England and utilizes hops from throughout Europe to provide balance and present a delicate spicy / herbal character. It is then fermented with our wild yeast from the slopes of Mount Hood producing un véritable terroir.

WHITE RIVER SAISON

500ML BOTTLE CONDITIONED : 5.8% ABV 

A farmhouse ale styled after the traditional brews of the Pas de Calais and Nord regions of France. Our Bière de Garde is brewed with malts from France, Germany, and England and utilizes hops from throughout Europe to provide balance and present a delicate spicy / herbal character. It is then fermented with our wild yeast from the slopes of Mount Hood producing un véritable terroir.

PREMIUM BEERS

IMPERIAL STOUT

PREMIUM BARREL AGED

500ML : 11% ABV 

Ferment Imperial Stout is shaped from deep heritage and mythology. Originally crafted by English Brewers for the Russian Czar, this is the bold monarch of craft beer styles with notes of coffee, dried fruits, juicy berries, leather, cured tobacco, wine and oak, this stout is one for the books.

SEASONAL AND SINGLE BATCH BEERS

SHINY SHINY IPA

8.3 % ABV 

For this brew we wanted to see how much beer we could fit into 16 ounces. A massive grain bill of premium American pilsner malt provides a base for this double dry hopped Northwest - style DIPA with all the pine and citrus hoppiness we could cram in there. Cheers

EL LAGER DORADO

4.3% ABV 

To beat the heat of summer in style we’ve brewed a special Mexican-style lager. Top quality malts and hops from Europe are combined with maize and wild agave syrup to create a crisp, refreshing lager with a special zing. It’s like a fiesta in a can. ¡Salud!

NITRO DRY STOUT

4.5% ABV 

Dry Stout embodies the spirit of the extremely quaffable, midnight-black ales of Dublin. A pale mash and unique black sparge technique imparts a gentle acidity to the beer along with a clean, delicate roast character in this surprisingly refreshing dark ale.

HANA PILS

4.8% ABV 

The finest European malted barley and a generous addition of toasted rice build the foundation of Hana Pils Japanese-style lager. To this, French Strisselspalt, Slovenian Celeia, and German Hüll Melon hops layer on aromas of wildflowers, fruit blossoms, melon and strawberries.

 

AT FERMENT BREWING COMPANY, WE BELIEVE IN SCIENCE - THE RIGHT CONDITIONS ALLOW MAGIC TO BLOOM. 

THE ALCHEMY OF FERMENTATION HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN, BUT WE DO OUR BEST TO FUEL THE PROCESS WITH PURE, SIMPLE INGREDIENTS, LIKE WILD HARVESTED YEAST, HOPS AND MALT FROM EUROPE AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, AND THE PUREST MOUNTAIN SPRING WATER ON THE PLANET SOURCED FROM THE SLOPES OF MT. HOOD.

MEET THE BREWMASTER

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Growing up in Vermont, Dan Peterson spent nearly as much time in the woods as anywhere else. An interest in life sciences led to a curiosity of the phenomena of cell biology. Dan studied Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at The University of Vermont to stoke that curiosity. Upon completion of his degree, Dan remained at the University as a lab tech studying novel breast cancer treatment strategies.  

As long days in the lab began to lose their luster and a seemingly harmless hobby of home brewing began occupying his headspace Dan left on a solo cross-country road trip and returned determined to be a brewer of great beer. He and his high school sweetheart, Jenn, packed up their things, said goodbye to their hangout, an art studio turned brew space in an industrial part of Burlington, and hauled off to New York City to take brewing and culinary arts seriously. 

 

The following eight years saw Dan develop his brewing and beer lab-guy skills at the Brooklyn Brewery, start a family, and move to Hood River. Two and a half years each at Full Sail as a Brewer and at pFriem as Head Brewer gave him some valuable experience and friendships. Now as Brewmaster at Ferment, Dan aims to share his love for good food and drink with all.   

STAY IN TOUCH

 
For  general or media inquiries, please email hello@fermentbrewing.com
 

The tasting room seats on a first come first serve basis. Large reservation or party bookings are not available through 2021. The plaza is dog friendly but must be on leash.

FBC

403 Portway Ave.

Hood River, Oregon 97031

541 436 3499

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday 12pm-9pm

Saturday & Sunday 11am-9pm

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