Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to all of your brewery questions.

How can we help?

The Brewery
  • Does Second Profession have any brewery jobs in Portland?

    As our brewery grows, so does our family. Contact us about our sales, marketing, lab tech, cellerman, bartender, server, and cook positions.

  • I'm looking for a donation. Can you give me money?

    Maybe? Get in touch with us and we can hopefully help out for a good cause.

  • How do I get Second Profession's beer at my local pub?

    We self-distribute our beer to the Portland Metro Area and are always looking for more places to share our passion with. Find our beer near you or get in touch with us if you’re looking to carry our beer.

  • Do you have brewery tours?

    Yes. We are a regular stop for BREWVANA Portland Tours and also provide private tours. Contact us to [set up your brewery tour].

The Pub
  • Does Second Profession allow dogs or cats?

    We love pets! When the weather is nice, we have outdoor seating where we allow your animals, however animals are not legally allowed inside food service establishments unless they are a service dog (or miniature horse) as defined by the ADA.

    Emotional support animals, comfort animals, and therapy dogs are not considered “service animals” under the ADA unless the animal is also trained to perform some other specific task related to a disability such as pulling a wheelchair or assisting a person with a seizure.

  • Does Second Profession take reservations?

    No reservation is needed. Second Profession Brewing has open seating and seating is available on a first-come first-serve basis. We can seat up to 60 people in our pub and have plenty of bar seating as well.

  • Do you rent out event space?

    Yes. In addition to our private room which seats up to 18 people, the entire pub space can be rented out for your special occassion. Contact us for details.

  • Can I bring my children to Second Profession?

    Yes! You’re entire family is welcome at our kid-friendly brewery and pub. We have an array of games and a kids menu.

Brewing
  • What's the difference between a kettle sour and a traditional sour beer?

    A kettle sour primarily differs from a traditional sour in that you are shortening the process of souring. The goal is to pitch your cultures in the kettle before boiling, and then to boil after, killing off the souring “bugs.” Learn about our kettle sour on our blog.

  • What the heck is a Brut IPA?

    The characteristics that define the Brut IPA are an overly dry finish, a light body, a low ABV, and higher than normal carbonation levels. You can learn about our Brut IPA on our blog.

  • Where can I learn more about home brewing?

    Charlie, founder and brewer, has been perfecting your syllabus and loves teaching others about home brewing. Get in touch with us to find out more about our brewing classes.

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