What is the best beer bar in Portland? 864 of you weighed in. I'll be upfront here; I'm not much of a beer guy. I don't like bitter beers, hoppy beers or IPA's. What I want is something dark as a graveyard night, something to match the color of my soul after moderating comments on this website for the last 14 years. … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Beer Bar in Portland
Lovely patio set back from the street at this German biergarten. Enter through the building. Minors allowed until 8 pm daily. Very popular, and the patio isn't very large, so plan accordingly. If you aren't into German food, you can bring other types in from the food carts next door - just order a beer to make up for … [Read more...] about Prost!
Just in time for the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference, the survey results for the Best Beer Bar in Portland are in! This year we see the usual suspects; just the order has changed. I'm glad to see Horse Brass on top, and am happy to see relative newcomer Stammtisch make the list. 1190 votes cast: 1. Horse Brass … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Beer Bar in Portland
The results have shuffled in the 2013 vote for Best Beer Bar in Portland Oregon. When I was in college, a nearby restaurant which went by the unfortunate nickname of "The Refectory" which was immediately renamed "The Rat Factory" by students - for good reason, had a list of 150 beers (I think that was the number). When … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Beer Bar in Portland
Spints Alehouse at 401 NE 28th Avenue is closing. In a statement on Facebook, owner Alyssa Gregg said, "It saddens me to say that August 31st will be our last day here at Spints. It has been an awesome journey for me and I want to thank my staff and all the great customers we had along the way. Please join us for drink … [Read more...] about Spints Alehouse Closing, Taqueria Nueve to Return, and More!
The survey results for Best Beer Bar were similar to the 2011 rankings, when Horse Brass, Saraveza and Bailey's Tap Room were on top. Odd that after so many votes there were three ties. Out of 680 votes cast: 1. Saravesa Bottle Shop & Pasty Tavern 12.6% of the vote. 1004 North Killingsworth Street Portland, … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Beer Bar in Portland