Cocktails & craft spirits

Small-batch distilleries and creative bartenders make truly local (and delicious) cocktails a reality.

New Deal DistillerySampling spirits at Southeast Portland's New Deal Distillery

Inspired by their forerunners in the beer and wine scenes, industrious distillers are making the city the center of a new artisan distillery movement.

  • Sip a marshmallow-topped S'mores Stout at Base Camp Brewing.

    7 only-in-Portland fall drinks

    Stay cozy with creative autumnal beverages like spicy drinking chocolate, gingerbread chai and S’mores Stout from Portland restaurants, bars and cafés.

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  • Try a creative tequila cocktail at The Knock Back on Northeast Alberta.

    Portland’s best tequila spots

    Although it's known as “Beervana,” Portland’s tequila game holds its own with an intoxicating array of offerings, from tasting flights to icy margaritas.

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  • Noble Rot's rooftop garden lends a new meaning to "eat local."

    Portland’s best rooftop bars

    When warm weather arrives, nothing beats a cold drink on the patio! Pair breathtaking views with the city’s best drinks at these Portland rooftop bars.

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  • Share a flaming Volcano Bowl at tiki bar Hale Pele.

    Portland’s signature cocktails

    Take your happy hour to the next level with one of these classic Rose City cocktails, from a sophisticated Negroni to a group-sized Tiki bowl.

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  • Tiny Bars

    Tiny Bars

    Are you you ready to cozy up with a few friends? Is your apartment so small it doesn't have a living room and you're looking for a surrogate? Learn the Tao of the small bar and take a tiny tour of Portland's best places to eat, drink and be merry that are the size of a shoe box.

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    Temperate Rainforest: Tropical Portland

    From tiki bars to island eateries, "Temperate Rainforest" is the guide for living the tropical lifestyle in Portland all year long.

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  • Cozy up to a flaming cocktail at tiki bar Hale Pele.

    Portland’s top 10 winter drinks

    Portland’s award-winning brewers and mixologists help you beat winter's chill with beverages featuring seasonal flavors like eggnog and apple cider.

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  • Explore House Spirits' epic 14,000-square-foot tasting room.

    Portland’s craft distilleries

    Inspired by Portland's lively craft beer scene and the quality of Willamette Valley wines, a batch of craft distillers has recently uncorked a new recipe for success with Oregon-made spirits.

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  • Some of the bottles on offer at House Spirits

    Portland’s Distillery Row

    The epicenter of the emerging craft distillery movement, this former warehouse district is home to a independent, small-batch distillers who have put Portland on the map.

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  • Sip creative sorbet cocktails at Fifty Licks.

    8 only-in-Portland summer drinks

    Treat yourself to boozy milkshakes, build-your-own bubble tea and other quintessentially Portland bevvies with our insider’s guide to the city’s best summer drinks.

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