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"ONE WAY TO GET THE MOST OUT OF LIFE IS TO LOOK UPON IT AS AN ADVENTURE." -William Feather

ABOUT BIG

Breweries In The Gorge (B.I.G) is comprised of 11 local breweries and 200 fun-loving, dedicated professionals who are inspired by nature and fueled by a collective passion for creating quality, craft brews. Through our mutual respect for one another, BIG was established to promote the region’s award-winning beer and encourage beer-lovers like you to experience it in the place where it was born--the beautiful Columbia River Gorge.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

For more information about a specific brewery, please find their listing on BREWERIES PAGE and reach out to them directly. During this precarious time, hours of operation, service offerings and other details are subject to change.

For more information about B.I.G., reach out via our online form found on the CONNECT PAGE.

THE BIG PASSPORT

Gorge beer guide

YOUR MAP TO DELICIOUS BEER

Use your passport to guide you through all of the fabulous breweries the Gorge has to offer. We recommend taking a few friends and sharing taster flights for the best experience, but you don’t have to get to them all in one day! Take your time, mosey along, and most importantly, enjoy the beautiful Columbia River Gorge that keeps us all inspired and doing what we love! Pick up a paper passport at one of our Breweries or download the map here.

DOWNLOAD YOUR MAP GET MAP DETAILS Access B.I.G's Google Map

FOR INTERESTED BREWERIES

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WHAT ARE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR B.I.G BREWERIES?

Brewers and brewing organizations licensed to brew beer at a facility located in the Columbia River Gorge Region are eligible for membership in the B.I.G.

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING PART OF B.I.G?

Both the Oregon and Washington sides of the Columbia River Gorge region are natural destinations for exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and world class craft beer. The B.I.G.'s mission is to connect and unite the regional breweries of the Gorge through information sharing, collaborations and special events showcasing the similarities and differences of each brewery. Our different events are held to improve awareness of the breweries and beers of the Gorge and to provide opportunities for brewers to interact and support each other. We continue to grow and improve because of one another and are fortunate to work in an industry filled with comradery, resilience, and reciprocity.

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INTERESTED IN JOINING B.I.G? REACH OUT!

For more information about joining B.I.G, please fill out our online form found on the CONNECT page.

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