Not to be outdone by the city’s famous craft beer scene, craft cocktails (along with their makers) are a vibrant culture of their own. Experience exciting new flavors at distilleries and cocktail bars throughout Portland or attend one of the city’s many annual cocktail events. Read on for our guide to Portland’s craft cocktail scene, then head to our events calendar to help you plan your next trip.
Each June, do good while sipping delicious drinks during Portland's Negroni Week, when proceeds benefit dozens of charities.
The Portland Charity Cocktail is one of many ways visitors can have a positive impact on the community during their stay.
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.
Stay cozy with creative autumnal beverages like spicy drinking chocolate, gingerbread chai and S’mores Stout from Portland restaurants, bars and cafés.
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 award-winning brewers and mixologists help you beat winter's chill with beverages featuring seasonal flavors like eggnog and apple cider.
Portland’s Best Themed Bars
Take a break from the real world with the help of these seven themed bars in Portland, where ambiance is just as important as the menu.
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.
Portland’s Best Patio Bars
Enjoy your favorite summer beverage at one of Portland's rooftop bars or outdoor patios.
Portland Sports Bars
Whether you're cheering on our trusty Timbers or Trail Blazers or rooting for your own hometown heroes, here's where to watch sports in Portland.
Speakeasy-Style Bars in Portland
Get a taste of Prohibition-era cocktails (legally, of course) at speakeasy-style bars in Portland.
Best Irish Pubs in Portland
Celebrate all things Irish, including beer, food and live music, at these local pubs – on St. Patrick's Day, or any time of year.
The Portland Mercury teams up with dozens of the finest bars and restaurants in Portland to bring you the Portland Highball, a one-of-a-kind boozetacular. At each of Highball’s locations, you’ll find specially crafted cocktails. Even better? Each of these fantastic cocktails will be available all day (not just during happy hour!) and cost you a…
Spring welcomes the annual PDX Tequila & Tacos Festival! This event brings together the region’s top taco talent to compete for the fan favorite, “Best Taco in PDX.” Pair your tacos with a wide range of agave spirits and tropical margaritas, and don’t forget to bring cans, boxes or jars of non-perishable foods or make…
The Oregon Distillers Guild and the American Craft Spirits Association presents a craft spirits tasting event held at the Oregon Convention Center Ballroom. Bid on gift baskets from local craft distilleries and vendors during the silent auction. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Oregon Food Bank. All are welcome for an evening…
Cider Rite of Spring is a celebration of the blossoming Northwest Cider industry — an annual cider tasting event welcoming the return of spring, featuring over 100 unique ciders served by over 30 different cidermakers.
Each June, do good while sipping delicious drinks during Portland’s Negroni Week, when proceeds benefit dozens of charities.
The Bloody Mary Festival scours Portland for the craftiest and most delicious Bloody Marys. Your ticket includes over two hours enjoying Portland’s most creative and innovative Bloody Marys, created by the finest restaurants, bars and bottled mix companies, along with yummy food and drink tastes from local artisans. Also, you’ll get one vote for the…