Craft Spirits

Powered by a collective of Southeast Portland spirit makers, Portland's craft distilling era is coming of age.

Cocktail Specials and Events

Get a taste of Portland's distilling scene with these events and happy hours.

Celebrate Negroni Week in Portland

Each June, do good while sipping delicious drinks during Portland's Negroni Week, when proceeds benefit dozens of charities.

Portland Charity Cocktail

The Portland Charity Cocktail is one of many ways visitors can have a positive impact on the community during their stay.

Happy Hours in Portland

Portland's Happy Hour Guidebook details over 500 locations, so if you sense it's five-o-clock somewhere, the city almost certainly has you covered. Here are some favorites.

Portland’s Distillery Row

The epicenter of the emerging craft distillery movement, Distillery Row is home to independent, small-batch distillers who have put Portland on the spirits map.

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Local Distilleries

  • Townshend’s Distillery

    Part of Southeast Portland’s Distillery Row, Townshend’s Distillery is the spirits endeavor from Townshend’s Tea Company. All of the company’s innovative botanical spirits are crafted in-house, from vacuum-distilled kombucha.

  • Wild Roots Spirits

    In using the best possible ingredients, Wild Roots is able to create original, hand-crafted spirits that burst with fresh, natural flavors and aromas of the Pacific Northwest. Visit their tasting room in Northwest Portland to sample a variety.

  • Eastside Distilling

    Since 2008, Eastside Distilling has been offering spirits like Portland Potato Vodka, Burnside Bourbon and Below Deck Spiced Rum.

  • New Deal Distillery

    New Deal Distillery has been has been crafting small-batch, award-winning spirits in Southeast Portland since 2004.

  • Vinn Distillery

    Vinn Distillery produces rice-based spirits from family recipes that have been passed down for more than seven generations. All products are truly handcrafted in small batches—the way their Chinese ancestors taught them. Vinn means "infinite."

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.

Seasonal Cocktails

Taste the ingredients of the season through these locally crafted beverages.

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.

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.

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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Favorite Cocktail Bars

From underground speakeasies to wood cabin-inspired bars, these watering holes are local faves.

  • Pepe le Moko

    This subterranean speakeasy at the Ace Hotel offers high-quality classic cocktails and a menu of bar snacks.

  • Hale Pele

    Hale Pele is a tropical tiki bar that celebrates fruity cocktails from times past. The menu includes 20 tropical drinks made with fresh-squeezed juices, premium spirits and locally made syrups, as well as small plates inspired by island culture.

  • Teardrop Cocktail Lounge

    The bartenders at Teardrop Cocktail Lounge are dedicated to reviving and celebrating the classic era of mixed drinks. They serve truly handcrafted cocktails, creating tonic water, specialty liqueurs, bitters and tinctures in house.

  • Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge

    East Burnside’s iconic Doug Fir is known for live shows in the lounge downstairs, hearty brunch and generous dinner plates enjoyed in the mid-century meets log-cabin dining room.

  • The Driftwood Room

    The Driftwood Room is an intimate lounge in the Hotel deLuxe that offers a bevy of house-made cocktails. The iconic space is unchanged since the 1950s.

Portland’s Best Boozy Flights

Sip your way through budget-friendly tasting flights of local wines, beers, ciders and spirits.

Bars and Cocktail Spots

Enjoy the community feel and creative cocktails at these local businesses.