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Hot Cups for Cold Days

From chai to hot buttered rum, we’ve got the liquid cure for whatever ails you.

  • By Fiona McCann, Kelly Clarke, and Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/25/2016


Last-Minute New Year's Eve Destinations (and Where to Grub the Morning After)

A handful of the city’s best bars and restaurants give you a reason to venture out on New Year's Eve.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 12/29/2015


Celebrate the Holidays Early with Aquavit Week 2015

The city’s best bars join forces to spotlight Scandinavia’s very merry go-to spirit.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 12/03/2015


House Spirits Distillery Opens in Southeast Portland

The craft liquor experts open the doors to their new tasting room and distillery—the largest in the Northwest.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/16/2015


This Portland Cocktail is the Anti-Pumpkin Spice Latte

American Local shows off the lighter side of fall drinking.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/19/2015


Bit House Saloon is Shaking Up Portland's Best Summer Cocktails

A new Central Eastside watering hole crafts stellar, fancy-free cocktails.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/21/2015


The Driftwood Room Serves Up Locally Inspired Cocktails

Want a change from the city's bustling beer and wine scene? Head to the Driftwood Room for a twist on some classic summer cocktails.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 04/15/2014


Hey, Barkeep! 5 Local Bartenders to Watch

Savvy shakers share their signature drinks, cocktail philosophy, and where they sip on their nights off.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/03/2014


7 Sinful Date Nights

Let some of Portland’s most indulgent bars inspire your big night out.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 02/03/2014


Portland's Best Bar-Only Bites

A visual tour of our favorite tastes from Portland restaurants' bar-only and late night menus.

  • By Julia Raymond
  • Published 07/31/2013


Slide Show: Portland's Best Bar-Only Bites

A visual tour of our favorite tastes from Portland restaurants' bar-only and late night menus.

  • Published 07/31/2013


Chugging the Sacrament at Church

A new bar in Northeast Portland tries to make drinking a religious experience.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 05/08/2013


5 Reasons to Get Excited About the Multnomah Whiskey Library

We've got the scoop on Portland’s upcoming “spirit library” and its lead man, Tommy Klus.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/09/2013


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


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


Best New Bars 2012

Portland's newest wave of watering holes is redefining the local drinking culture all over again. Pull up a stool and learn about the places, drinks, and trends leading the way.

  • By Allison Jones, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/19/2012

Scene & Heard

Bloody Valentine

Even the doom-and-gloom crowd can look for love at the Lovecraft Bar.

  • By Georgia Perry
  • Published 01/26/2012

Eat & Drink

High Spirits

Peruse an innovative menu of fresh combos and local liquor at the newly opened Bent Brick.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/19/2011


Bar Star

Clyde Common's Jeffrey Morgenthaler has been voted Bartender of the year. He weighs in on Portland's drinking scene and tells us how to make a Agridulce Royale.

  • Published 01/14/2011

2010 Best Bars

How to Drink Alone

Sipping solo can actually be a rewarding experience, a chance to sit back and quietly absorb the events of the day.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/17/2010
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