Coin Toss Brewing Co.


Thursday: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Sunday: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Closed Mon-Tues-Weds


Half Penny Lager

Our lightest beer. Lightly hopped with Hersbrucker & Nugget..

4.2% ABV | 10 IBU

Comunidad Mexican Lager

A refreshing amber lager whose name translates to “community” because we love the community that craft beer creates..

4.9% ABV | 18 IBU

Keelboat Kölsch

A crispy-style beer with a sweet and soft grain character. Pilsner, wheat & a hint of light Munich malts balanced with the subtle additions of noble hops. A delight to enjoy on a warm summer day.

5.1% ABV | 26 IBU

Key Lime Kölsch

Crisp and refreshing with the added excitement of key lime. Subtle fruit aroma from fermentation & floral-spice additions of German Hersbrucker hops.

5.1% ABV | 26 IBU

19th Hole Honey Blonde

Brewed for our friends at Oregon City Golf. Straw-colored ale brewed with complimentary Pacific Northwest pale malts. Subtle additions of locally grown hops & a generous addition of honey harvested in Oregon City result in a balanced and refreshing beer for almost any palate

5.1% ABV | 21 IBU

Pale It Forward

This easy-drinking American pale ale is a delicate malt balance of North American 2-Row, Caramel 15 & a hint of Crystal Rye.

5.2% ABV | 45 IBU

Coasters IPA

Hints of mango and pine plus the fresh flavor of Spruce provided by 10 lbs. of Pacific Northwest Sitka harvested by our staff & customers.

7.0% ABV | 70 IBU

Nine Eyes IPA

A Northwest-style IPA named for the Pacific Lamprey which are indigenous to Oregon City's Willamette Falls and harvested each year as part of a Native American ritual.

6.6% ABV | 68 IBU

Beach House Imperial IPA

Brewed in celebration of our 7 year anniversary. A high octane yet balanced and smooth beer with generous amounts of El Dorado & Cascade hops.

8.2% ABV | 78 IBU

Black Hohl IPA

Dark and hoppy with a malty backbone & a hint of roast.

6.0% ABV | 68 IBU

Settler’s Red

A malty delight, featuring 7 grains plus Chinook & Cluster hops.

6.3% ABV | 49 IBU

Pie Hohl Cherry Ginger Stout

Brewed with 3 malts, flaked oats & fresh ginger. Finished with sour cherries. Drink it down your pie hole!.

6.2% ABV | 35 IBU

Salted Caramel Imperial Milk Stout

A blend of chocolate and caramel malts, toasted oats and wheat with a hint of salted caramel and a silky mouthfeel.

9.0% ABV | 18 IBU

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Keelboat Kölsch

Caught In A Pickle

Pale It Forward

Settler’s Red

Black Hohl IPA

Coasters IPA

Beach House Imperial IPA

Chocolate Raspberry Imperial Stout


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The Story

A Coin Toss Named Portland, Oregon

The two New England natives who founded Portland — called The Clearing at the time — both vied for the bragging rights of naming the 640-acre locale after their respective hometowns.

Pioneers Asa Lovejoy from Boston Massachusetts and Francis Pettygrove of Portland, Maine split the site’s land claim, and in 1845 settled the decision on a coin toss.

Pettygrove won the best two-out-of-three coin toss in the parlor of the Francis Ermatinger House in Oregon City and the rest is history. Portland was incorporated in 1849, and the copper one-cent piece, minted in 1835 and now dubbed the Portland Penny, is on display at the Oregon Historical Society Museum.

Coin Toss Brewing Company was founded with a nod to the region’s rich history, its pioneering spirit, and for the event that named Beervana,
the center of the Craft Beer Universe!

Source: Mental Floss

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Pettygrove and Lovejoy: Coin Tossers

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Photo Credit: Buchino Blog

The Coin Toss Brewing Team

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    Tim Hohl founded Coin Toss Brewing 2015 with the goal of bringing quality local craft beer to Oregon City. Prior to taking the brewery plunge, Tim spent nearly 30 years as a radio broadcaster & public relations guru. From 2000 until 2018, Tim developed strong roots in Portland’s craft beer community through his role as a radio broadcaster, news reporter and host of the award-winning weekly “Beer Geek” segment on Portland’s KPAM radio station. His favorite beers range from balanced NW style IPA's to stouts. He is grateful to the local community for embracing Coin Toss Brewing & how many new friends he and his family have made on this journey.

    Tim Hohl is a beer and history geek who founded Coin Toss Brewing in 2015


    Head Brewer

    Chip Conlon is a veteran Oregon brewer who previously served as Lead Brewer for Roots Brewing Co. & led the Oregon sales team for California-based Eel River Brewing. Most recently, Chip was Head Brewer at Burnside Brewing in Portland where he helped develop and produce multiple award-winning beers including Couch Lager, Sweet Heat & Baltic Porter. He also trained and coached several future brewers who have since made their own mark on the local brewing scene. His favorite beer styles include fresh hop, festbier & any type of traditional style lager. He loves the creativity and community of the craft beer industry. We are honored and humbled to have him as part of the Coin Toss Brewing family!

    Chip is a veteran Oregon brewer who is responsible for multiple awards & coaching of numerous future brewers.

    Contact Coin Toss Brewing Co.

    Brewpublic – June 2021 – Coin Toss Brewing Releases Caught In A Pickle Lager in 16 oz. Cans

    KOIN TV – June 2021 – Coin Toss Brewing & Montavilla Brew Works Collaborate on “Catch A Tiger IPA”

    Brewpublic – May 2021 – Coin Toss Brewing To Host Cinco De Toss-O

    Brewpublic – December 2020 – Coin Toss Brewing to Host Arts and Craft Show in Its Expanded Taproom

    New School Beer – November 2020 – Coin Toss Brewing Revives Burnside Brewing’s Sweet Heat

    Merchant Maverick – November 2020 – Coin Toss Brewing Brews Up Success Despite COVID-19

    Craft Brewing Business – September 2020 – Coin Toss Brewing Ready to Bust Down a Wall and Expand its Operations

    Brewpublic – September 2020 – Coin Toss Brewing to host 2nd Annual Fresh Hop Showcase

    Brewbound – September 2020 – Coin Toss Brewing Collaborates with Vanguard Brewing On Pink Paradise Gose

    KPTV – July 2020 – Relaxed Rules for Beer, Wine Delivery Could Become Permanent in Oregon

    Brewbound – June 2020 – Oregon City’s Coin Toss Brewing Opens Expanded Outdoor Seating

    KGON Radio – March 2020 – Coin Toss Delivers Beer to You

    Brewpublic – February 2020 – Coin Toss Brewing Celebrates Its Four Year Anniversary

    KGW-TV – February 2020 – Zwickelmania Returns to Portland

    Brewpublic – October 2019 – Coin Toss Brewing to Host OC Fresh Hop Showcase

    OregonLive – July 2019 – I tried 17 beers at the Oregon Brewers Festival; here’s how they rate

    Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory – February 2019 – Territory Tales: The Story Behind Coin Toss Brewing (podcast)

    The New School – January 2019 – Five Questions for Dave Fleming, Coin Toss Brewer & founder of the NW Coffee Beer Invitational

    The Wall Street Journal – September 2018 – A Traveler’s Guide to Oregon City, aka ‘Portland Without the Weird’

    Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory – July 2018 – Tim Hohl Is A Modern Pioneer

    KATU – July 2018 – Ermatinger House, where coin toss determined Portland’s name, to reopen

    Willamette Week – July 2018 – There’s a Lot More to Oregon City Than Just Its Heritage and Historic Landmarks

    KGW-TV – May 2018 – WTF: What The Fun? Cassidy Tries Goat Yoga

    KATU-TV – May 2018 – Goat Yoga & Craft Beer in Oregon City

    Oregon City News – January 2017 – Oregon City’s Weinhard Grill, Coin Toss Brewing Company collaborate on Weinhard IPA

    Travel Oregon – September 2016 – “Road Trip: Oregon City”

    KOIN TV: Frosted Flakes meets beer in brewer collaboration

    OregonLive: “10 new Portland-area breweries you should try”

    March 10, 2015 Press Release

    Portland Business Journal – July 2013: “Oregon beer: A homebrewer’s passion bubbles over” | Photo Gallery

    Portland Business Journal: “Homebrewers tap craft beer’s popularity

    OregonLive: “Beer Geek Broadcaster to Open Brewery in Oregon City

    Portland Business Journal: “Portland broadcaster to tap beers, not microphones, at his new brewery

    The New School: “Tim Hohl’s Coin Toss Brewing to Open in Oregon City

    Brewpublic: “Coin Toss Brewing Plans to Open in June in Oregon City

    Brian Yaeger: Beer Writer: “Coin Toss Brewing: Beer Geek Talker Turns Brewer

    It’s Beer. You Win!

    Like so many pioneers before him, local radio personality Tim Hohl takes his homebrewing hobby to the next level.

    Coin Toss Brewing Co. offers a variety of signature brews available by the pint, crowler, growler or keg. We are committed to crafting the finest beers in honor of Portland’s illustrious history.

    The Coin Toss moniker is a nod to the fateful event that determined Portland’s name.

    Although Asa Lovejoy may have lost that toss to Francis Pettygrove, we would like to reach through the years and tell him: Heads or Tails?