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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.

  • 04/15/2014
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Hey, Barkeep! 5 Local Bartenders to Watch

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

  • 02/03/2014
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7 Sinful Date Nights

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

  • 02/03/2014
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Portland’s Best Bars 2014

We sipped and rambled our way across the city in search of your favorite new bars—whether you’re in the mood for a fresh new spot or an old standby.

  • 02/03/2014
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Slide Show: Portland's Best Bar-Only Bites

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

  • 07/31/2013
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Portland's Best Bar-Only Bites

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

  • 07/31/2013
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Chugging the Sacrament at Church

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

  • 05/08/2013
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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.

  • 04/09/2013
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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.

  • 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."

  • 08/20/2012
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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.

  • 07/19/2012
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Scene & Heard

Bloody Valentine

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

  • 01/26/2012
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Eat & Drink

High Spirits

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

  • 08/19/2011
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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.

  • 01/14/2011

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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.

  • 11/17/2010

2010 Best Bars

Straight Up

Three of Portland's best bartending stories, told by the bartenders themselves.

  • 11/17/2010
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2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Take a Date

For dates from the romantic to the respectable, find the room with the right atmosphere here.

  • 11/17/2010
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2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Eat Well

These spots serve up dishes to perfectly compliment a fine whiskey, wine or beer.

  • 11/17/2010

2010 Best Bars

Bar Basics

If you really want to show off when you're out on the town, tip right, keep your coaster on the table and drop these terms into your next conversation.

  • 11/17/2010

2010 Best Bars

Rules of the Juke

A jukebox implies a social contract that’s unfashionable in today’s earbud era, but still very real.

  • 11/17/2010
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