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This month's issue of Portland Monthly is dedicated to beer. You love beer? Great! We do too, and we've spent countless hours and sleepless nights knocking back pint after pint in order to provide you with the quality beer information that you deserve. Ti

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 08/20/2012

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Best Beers

Portland Monthly, through dedicated, exhaustive, unrelenting research, has selected and refined a list of Oregon's best brews. Maybe you agree, maybe you disagree. Either way, we love beer, and we love you. This one's for you, Portland!

  • By John Chandler and Brian Barker
  • Published 08/20/2012

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Taste of Beervana

Portland Monthly's selection of can’t-miss beer hot spots and why we like 'em. From Saraveza in North Portland to the Horse Brass Pub in Southeast, each location has made it to four-star "special lady" status in our little black book of bars.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, John Chandler, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 08/20/2012

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Ask a Beer Geek

Three quick but helpful questions to steer your summer beer ingestion.

  • By Emma Hall and Christian DeBenedetti
  • Published 08/20/2012

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The New Masters

Five local beer masters working their breeches off to better microbrews for you and for the future. Skill and international experience make these talented men and women poised to redefine what it means to be "beer."

  • By Christian DeBenedetti
  • Published 08/20/2012

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Choosing the Right Glass

Ever been confused about which glass is meant for which beer? You're not the only one. Take a look at Portland Monthly's helpful guide, and transition from out-of-the-bottle-alchy to trained beer connoisseur.

  • By Chris Bailey
  • Published 08/20/2012

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In the Beginning…

Starting with 1852, the year Portland's first brewery was founded, and ending with 2010, Portland Monthly has compiled a handy little time line charting Oregon's beer history through the ages.

  • Published 08/20/2012

High Spirits

The Observatory

An 82nd St neighborhood lounge that brings an unexpected dose of class to an otherwise seedy area. Think N Mississippi-style: domestic beers, cheap but quality bites, and luxurious cocktails.

  • By Teresa Mahoney
  • Published 06/17/2010

Updated Listing

Tabla Mediterranean Bistro

An East Side bistro featuring a quality three-course dinner with a low price to mirror our recession-slim economic means. Also on the menu, some of the best pastas in the city and charming candlelit window seats.

  • By Mike Thelin
  • Published 06/17/2010

Article

Cellar Notes

Four perfect summer wines to enhance your backyard barbecue.

  • By Condé Cox
  • Published 06/17/2010

Pour

Bloody Perfect

Serratto bartender Kurt Fritzler demonstrates that proportion is what's truly key in making a good Bloody Mary. His expert guidance (provided here) plus your unrelenting practice should turn you into a Bloody Mary master in no time.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/11/2010

Savor

Right on ’Cue

Berlin Reed shows Portland how to do ribs right, with his innovative recipe for piri-piri-infused Southern barbecue.

  • By Hanna Neuschwander
  • Published 06/11/2010

Portland Plated

Refining Rustic

Three new chefs to the Portland scene—Michael Hanaghan at Ten 01, Chris DiMinno at Clyde Common, and Kristen D. Murray at Fenouil—redefine what it means to experience pure, unabashed flavor.

  • By Mike Thelin
  • Published 06/11/2010

Mudroom

Absolute Alfresco

Casa Naranja in North Portland sports a casual, bungalow-esque outdoor space with all the trappings of patio perfection. Ambient lighting, a wide variety of seating, and classic landscaping make this spot Portland Monthly's Quintessential Patio.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/10/2010

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