1411 NW Flanders St., 503-224-1700, 10barrel.com. 11 am-11 pm Sunday-Thursday, 11 am-midnight Friday-Saturday.

The industrial-chic aesthetic of the Portland location of this Bend stalwart looks like it was built as the set for a Levi's commercial. Anheuser-Busch's much-bemoaned takeover aside, the beers made in-house on a 20-barrel system by brewmaster Whitney Burnside remain uniformly excellent, and the pub fare
(salad, nachos, pizza) is quite good.

(10 Barrel, Henry Cromett)
(10 Barrel, Henry Cromett)

The pre-picked 10-for-$10 sampler showcases Burnside's wide range, with schwarzbiers, saisons and porters executed with aplomb. But there are still too many intriguing beers to try beyond that—everything from a barleywine to a hazy New England-style IPA. In dry months, you want to be on the patio with a great view of the Pearl. Plan to put your name in and return in a few hours—you can see Rogue across the street, but you'll be happier at Fat Head's around the corner.

(10 Barrel, Emily Joan Greene)
(10 Barrel, Emily Joan Greene)
(10 Barrel, Emily Joan Greene)
(10 Barrel, Emily Joan Greene)

 Drink this: Look carefully at the menu; two stars denotes a beer brewed in the Portland pub. On a chilly, drizzly afternoon, Ye Olde Ale—a sweet, strongish and russet English-style ale—was everything I'd ever wanted.

(10 Barrel, Emily Joan Greene)
(10 Barrel, Emily Joan Greene)
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