Portland: The City That Drinks. Maybe it’s not the town’s official motto, but it certainly feels that way — with countless breweries, urban wineries, cider houses, and cocktail bars, Portland’s identity as a booze-happy city is undisputed. Portlander bartenders have spent the last decade-plus making the city a destination for cocktail drinkers, and many of those drinks have become an iconic aspect of the food and drink scene here. Here are the 15 drinks that everyone in Portland, or visiting Portland, needs to try at least once.
As usual, this map is organized geographically, not ranked. For other maps of the most essential and hottest bars in Portland, look below.
• The Portland Cocktail Heatmap
• Portland’s Essential Bars
• The Happy Hours Portland Can’t Live Without