High Spirits

Portland's Best Bars 2018

Raise a glass to reimagined wine bars, revelatory cocktails, and beer halls with brass.

08/14/2018 Edited by Benjamin Tepler Photography by NASHCO PHOTO

Best Bars 2018: The Next Round

Portland's 15 Best New Bars

Natural wine in every neighborhood. Wild cocktails from hotshot bartenders. A real Irish pub. Cheers, Portland.

08/14/2018 By Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, and Benjamin Tepler

Local Travel

The Insider’s Weekend Guide to Bend

Head southeast to soak up that glorious sun and splash in the Deschutes.

08/03/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Secrets of the North Coast: Beach Guide

The Essential Guide to Oregon's North Coast

From the Long Beach Peninsula to Pacific City, here are the hot spots and under-the-radar finds to know.

07/17/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Pop-Ups

Olympia Oyster Bar Launches a Pop-Up on the Oregon Coast

All summer long, Maylin Chavez is shucking, dressing, and baking oysters straight from the source: Nevør Shellfish Farm, right on Netarts Bay.

06/26/2018 By Sydney Dauphinais

Cinematic Sips

Movie Madness Now Has Its Own Beer—and the Liquor License to Serve It

Hollywood Theatre, which helped save the beloved movie store last year, partnered with Ex Novo on a limited-edition pale ale. And you can sip it while browsing Oregon's largest collection of VHS and DVD rentals.

06/26/2018 By Sam Pape

Fresh Hopped

3 Old-School Portland Breweries Get Modern Makeovers

Bridgeport, Widmer, and Rogue revamp themselves for the New Portland beer scene.

06/19/2018 By Marty Patail

Travel

The Insider's Weekend Guide to Bend

Here's where to eat, shop, hike, float, and golf in the happiest city in the Oregon high desert.

04/24/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Holiday Avoidance

5 Ways to Skip St. Patrick’s Day

In America, March 17 celebrations can feel like one big ethnic slur. Here are some alternatives.

03/06/2018 By Margaret Seiler

Beer Me

Hopworks and Deschutes to Open PDX Airport Locations in 2018

Goodbye, Rogue and Laurelwood.

08/23/2017 By Marty Patail

Beer

Meet Portland's Self-Proclaimed Lady Brewer Girl Gang

The three women talk homebrewing, deadlifting, and eyelash extensions.

08/14/2017 By Katie Vaughan

Beer

The Women of Wildfang and 10 Barrel Brewed a Summer Beer

Every person who helped to conceive, craft, package, and label GRL PWR Sour is a woman.

07/25/2017 By Marty Patail

Best Beaches: Beer

Oregon's New Coastal Ale Trail

Craft beer bubbles over, up, and down the Oregon Coast. Here are 16 can't-miss sud stops.

07/10/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Beer

Get Ready for August's Total Eclipse with an Insane Beer Festival

On August 5, Portland Monthly throws a beer bash for the astronomical event of the century (barring an asteroid or doomsday solar flare).

07/06/2017 By Marty Patail

Beer Me

First Look: Ale Apothecary’s New Tasting Room

Bend’s über-small-batch, sour ale brewery opens its doors to the public.

06/21/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Beer Guide 2017

Summer of Beer: Portland’s Best Pints and Breweries Right Now

At last, the sun is shining and the taps are flowing. Here’s our guide to the best of 2017, because there’s never been a better time to grab a pint.

06/12/2017 Edited by Marty Patail

Beer Guide 2017: Hipster Henry

Why Portland Needs Henry Weinhard's to Start Making a Tallboy

Move over, PBR.

06/12/2017 By Mike Schwartz

Beer Guide 2017: History

These Beers Have Defined Oregon through the Eras

From Widmer's Hefeweizen to CDAs and sour ales, here's a brief history of our state's evolving tastes.

06/12/2017 By Brian Yaeger

Beer Guide 2017: Coming Soon

4 Portland Breweries We Can't Wait For

From an Argay neighborhood brewery to a new Great Notion outpost, these are the places already making us thirsty.

06/12/2017 By Ramona DeNies, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Wilson

Beer Guide 2017: Fresh Pints

Portland's 8 Best New Spots to Drink Beer

From experimental one-offs to dreamy patios, here are our favorite places for a pint right now.

06/12/2017 By Marty Patail, Rebecca Jacobson, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Meagan Nolan, Margaret Seiler, and Kelly Clarke