Heavily hopped super-fresh beers (aka IPAs)

Farmhouse style beers with some funk

Sour and mixed-culture beers

Bourbon forward dark strong beers



IPAs and experimental hoppy ales 

Farmhouse style beers with some funk

Sour and mixed-culture beers

Bourbon forward dark strong beers

At Threshold Brewing & Blending, we focus on:


Our beers are balanced, intriguing and bursting with flavor and aroma. We're not shy when it comes to experimenting with techniques and ingredients.


We also get excited about hops and source them locally whenever possible to maintain the highest quality product.


And while we love our fresh beers, we also can't resist a little wood. We have a lively barrel program that yields not only the dark and strong variety but the tart and funky as well. 

In the news:

Portland's Best Breweries 2022 - Jeff Alworth, Beervana Blog

8 Best Breweries in Portland - Conde Naste Traveler

Portland's Best Underrated Breweries 2021 - Jeff Alworth, Beervana Blog

Montavilla Brewery Turns to Traditional Polish Mulled Beer - Willamette Week 2021 Beer Issue

Threshold Brewing Adjusts on the Fly - The Oregonian

Threshold Cellar Circle

The Cellar Circle is Threshold's exclusive bottle club, offering quarterly releases of our more specialty and limited brews. Often barrel-aged, always exceptional.

Annual membership includes:

  • A total of 18 specialty bottles over the course of a year

  • Quarterly bottle releases where you receive:

    • 4 specialty bottles (split between 2 beers)

    • 10% off additional bottles

  • Annual Cellar Circle exclusive beer - 2 bottles

  • Exclusive membership card

  • One 5 oz taster per visit with membership card

  • 20% off all ticketed Threshold events (1 discount per event) 

  • $50 discount on private events hosted at Threshold (1 per year)

We are currently at capacity and not accepting new Cellar Circle members at this time. Please check back again soon. 


come on in, order a beer, enjoy your time


current tap list.

Most draft beers available to-go in 16oz 4-packs and individual cans (see our to-go list at the Taproom).

Coming December 8th:

Hopterra hazy IPA with grape skins, collab with Helioterra winery

New Western West Coast IPA

 Tiramisu Jack Knife: Dessert inspired milk stout

  • Whiskey Barrel Aged Dark Expanse Imperial Stout aged in Westward whiskey barrels for 12 months, 10.7%

  • Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Aged Dark Expanse Imperial Pastry Stout, 10%

  • Holiday Bubble Cranberry Orange Tart Ale, an initial hit of bright cranberry and citrus, slowly building sweetness and lingering acidity, 6%

  • Stages of Destiny West Coast IPA, aromatic and delicately floral on the nose with a snappy citrus finish. Brewed with Mosaic and Centennial hops, 7%

  • Piwo Polish Pilsner, ultra bright and crisp, brewed with Central European malts and Polish Lubelski noble hops, 5.5%

  • Temperate Habits collab with Trap Door Brewing, West Coast IPA with Simcoe, Centennial and Columbus hops, 7%

  • Perun Polish Dark Lager brewed with buckwheat and Lubelski hops, 5.1%

  • Jack Knife Milk Stout aged in Westward whiskey barrels for 12 months, 6.8%

  • Neptune our award-winning Baltic Porter, named for the famous Neptune Fountain in the Baltic city of Gdansk. Notes of chocolate and biscuit with dark fruit undertones, 7.5%​​

  • Good Dog Guava Gose with guava and passion fruit brewed with Pup Passport and supporting Oregon Humane Society pet rescue and adoption, 6%

  • Green Prophecies hazy IPA with El Dorado and Nelson Sauvin hops, 7.3%

  • Rotating local cider​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Wine and Cider

  • (GF) CIDER: Alter Ego apple cider, Alter Ego pomegranate cider, 12oz cans

  • (GF) MERF Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, 8oz cans

  • (GF) ANEW Rose and Prosecco, 8oz cans

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Come grab a beer at our spacious taproom or head out to our heated and covered patio seating. Kids and dogs are welcome.

Our taproom menu has expanded!

We are proud to now offer house-made traditional Polish Zapiekanka in addition to our small but satisfying bar menu.

Zapiekanka (Zap-eeye-KAHN-ka) begins with an open-faced baguette layered with richly spiced mushrooms and oozy Polish Morski cheese. It’s toasted to perfection and finished with a generous drizzle of our house-made Polish-style ketchup and sprinkle of smoked paprika. 

Go for The Classic or top with Polish sausage and our house-brined cucumbers.

Why Zapiekanka? Threshold Founder/Brewer Jarek was born and raised in Poland and has a passion for introducing authentic Polish cuisine to his Portland community.

We look forward to seeing you at the taproom soon!

Taproom Hours

4 - 9 p.m. Monday - Friday

12 - 9 p.m. Saturday

12 - 8 p.m. Sunday



  • 11 house beers on draft, ranging from fresh IPA's to sours to dark barrel-aged beers.

  • Intentionally selected red, white, rose and prosecco house wines.

  • Local cider on tap.

  • N/A beverages available.


  • Polish street food favorite Zapiekanka is now on the menu! An an open-faced baguette layered with richly spiced mushrooms and oozy Polish Morski cheese. It’s toasted to perfection and finished with a generous drizzle of our house-made Polish-style ketchup and sprinkle of smoked paprika. Option to add Polish sausage or house-brined cucumbers.

  • Or get your snack on with our small but satisfying bar menu filled with locally-sourced and house-made deliciousness. 

hang out.


Are you looking for a venue to host a private event? We offer an adaptable space perfect for your next party, business meeting or gathering.  

Our rates are reasonable and we're great to work with - we'll make sure your event goes off without a hitch.

For more information or to inquire about availability, please contact us at

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Threshold Brewing & Blending opened in January 2019 in the beer-centric neighborhood of Montavilla. Owned and operated by wife/husband duo Sara and Jarek Szymanski, Threshold is a passion-project for the couple. 

Our aim at Threshold is to continue what we've been doing since we first fell in love with brewing: share our craft with others, brew the beers we love, push boundaries and connect with our town and neighborhood. Threshold is about a shared community, a place to bring your family, a place to try good things and meet good people.

Jarek (pronounced YAR-ek) grew up in Wloclawek, Poland and immigrated to Portland in 2003 after falling in love with the Pacific Northwest. He's a perfectionist by nature and his approach to brewing is driven by a desire to produce an exceptional product to share with his city, his community, his family and his friends.

Sara, a Portland-area local, shares Jarek's passion for great beer and great hospitality. She handles the brewery's communications and logistics, working hand-in-hand with Jarek to share their love of all things craft. 


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403 SE 79th Ave

Portland OR


Tap Room: 503 477 8789

For dock sales of kegs or cans, please email us. We self-distribute!

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