Best of Drink Portland: 2012 Highlights

by Drink Portland on Dec 31, 2012 in Roundups
Best of Drink Portland: 2012 Highlights

2012 was the inaugural year for Drink Portland, and it was a great one. We talked about beer, wine, cocktails and where to find the best of everything. Here’s a recap of the top 10 moments from 2012. Cheers to all for an even better 2013.

Drink Portland Launch Party at Mellow Mushroom — At the end of May, after being in beta mode for a month or so, we hosted an official launch party and opened up the site to everyone. It was a blast, and we raised money for CreativeCares too.

Where to Watch: Portland Bars Showing the Presidential Debates — Watching Obama and Romney talk past each other was a popular drinking pastime in Portland this year. The popularity of this article you love politics, as long as you have a drink in hand.

Fall Preview: 7 Openings & Reopenings in Portland — The second half of the year brought a slew of great openings and revamps to bars all over town.

10 Best Portland Bars for Summer — While we’ll have to wait a few months for this roundup to be useful again, it’s worth a glance just to vicariously bring back the sun and the summer temps. We’ll get there again soon.

Last Wednesday Southeast Slow Ride — Bicycling and beer, two great Portland standbys, got together for these popular monthly rides. Here’s to starting them up again in 2013.

Portland Cocktail Week Guide: Must-Hit Events and Participating Bars — The third annual Portland Cocktail Week was bigger and better than ever.

Five Must-Try Fall Cocktails in Portland — These autumn sips all still sound pretty great.

Where to Find Portland's 5 Best Margaritas — Even though it might not be the season for tropical sips, when you try one of these margaritas it will be easy to pretend you’re relaxing on an island somewhere.

7 Must-Try Spirits from the Great American Distillers Festival — After Cocktail Week ended, we were left with these great new liquors from around the world.

Oregon Public House: The Brewpub with Heart — Have a pint, change the world. Yes, it can be that simple.

Photo via Flickr user Si1very

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