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NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars on Portland's West Side?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/22/2016

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars in Southeast Portland?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/22/2016

NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Ground Kontrol Arcade Announces Major Downtown Expansion

The arcade and lounge will double in size, taking over the former Backspace Cafe and adding a custom bar.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/17/2016

COMFORT FOOD

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

PARTY TIME

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

HOLIDAY BOOZING

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

FIRST LOOK

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

MOVE OVER #PSL

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

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

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

TOP COCKTAILS

Behind the Bar: Shaker Secrets from PDX's Master Cocktail Brains

From the don of Portland's bar scene to headline-making NYC transplants, we get the tips and tricks to take your cocktail game to the next level.

  • Published 03/02/2015

HIGH SPIRITS

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

BEST BARS 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

BEST BARS 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

HIT LIST

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

Slideshow

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

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

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

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

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

Beervana

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

Beervana

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

Feature

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
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