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Teutonic Wine Co.

Teutonic is the rare taproom where the guy who actually made the wine may also be your bartender and DJ—Barnaby Tuttle's vinyl veers from Stereolab to Scorps. Teutonic offers $12 white and $15 red flights, but the Medici Vineyard riesling ($9) is also a great introduction to the house style, with crisp lime acidity and a long coconut-water finish. But it's the curveballs I like best, like a Deep Probe riesling ($13) that's barely sulfured, dead dry and slightly orange from grape-skin contact—its name was originally conceived to annoy Tuttle's wife and co-owner, Olga. The bar is as handmade as the wine—just some vinyl, a rotary-dial phone, a bar made from pouring resin over woodcuts and a food cart out front.

3303 SE 20th Ave., 503-235-5053, teutonicwines.com. Noon–9 pm Monday-Thursday, noon–10 pm Friday-Saturday, 1-7 pm Sunday.

JORDAN MICHELMAN