The Beermongers named Oregon’s 2018 Great American Beer Bar

CraftBeer.com, a wing of the Brewers Association trade group has announced their annual 2018 Great American Beer Bars list and Portland’s The Beermongers is repping Oregon. With more than 6,000 small and independent craft brewers operating throughout the country, the list is designed to help enthusiasts take advantage of where to find palate-pleasing pints in every state. The Beermongers is the only place in Oregon to make this year’s list of the annual Great American Beer Bars.

photo credit: Ranata Young (Willamette Week)

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Seven year old pub and bottleshop The Beermongers has become a modern classic and go-to for bottleshares and the beer geek community. A longtime Portland favorite, The Beermongers never seems to close for Holidays and is welcoming to everyone, even outside bottles and famously asks for no corkage fees. The Beermongers, 1125 SE Division St. Portland, Oregon 97202.

More from a press release:

“CraftBeer.com readers have an extensive level of insight on what makes a beer bar truly stand out,” said Jess Baker, editor in chief, CraftBeer.com. “The Great American Beers Bars, selected by nearly 8,000 individual nominations cast by CraftBeer.com readers, are each stewards of quality craft beer and beer service. These outstanding beer bars, taprooms and brewpubs introduce their customers to new and exciting beer experiences, and have been integral to the success of the independent craft brewing movement.”

Methodology: CraftBeer.com readers were asked to nominate their favorite craft beer bar in their state and fill out a short survey about what makes it so great, including atmosphere, staff, beer selection and special events. Over 7,700 votes were cast from November 2017 – January 2018.

Visit CraftBeer.com to view a sortable list and each bar’s profile including photos and statistics. Join the conversation using #GABB.

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About the Brewers Association

The Brewers Association (BA) is the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. The BA represents 4,000-plus U.S. breweries. The BA’s independent craft brewer seal is a widely adopted symbol that differentiates beers by small and independent craft brewers. The BA organizes events including the World Beer CupSMGreat American Beer Festival®Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America®SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food ExperienceHomebrew ConNational Homebrew Competition and American Craft Beer Week®. The BA publishes The New Brewer® magazine, and Brewers Publications™ is the leading publisher of brewing literature in the U.S. Beer lovers are invited to learn more about the dynamic world of craft beer at CraftBeer.com and about homebrewing via the BA’s American Homebrewers Association and the free Brew Guru™ mobile app. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: SamuraiArtist@NewSchoolBeer.com

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