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Upscale in Portland

I would highly recommend Higgins. The knowledgeable wait staff and the quality and care that goes into its preparations seems to be just what you're looking for. I've had some extraordinary meals here.

Favorite Beer Bar Ever?

1. Toronado - San Francisco
2. Horse Brass Pub - Portland, Oregon
3. dba - NYC

Feb 05, 2008
Moonshine717 in Beer

Hard to find beer?

Your dad is most definitely talking about Abyss by Deschutes. It is now selling on ebay and Craig's List for $41 a bottle. It is a truly magnificent stout if you can manage to get your hands on any. Markets here in Oregon sold out -- we're waiting for our local publicans to start pouring the draft version.

Jan 24, 2008
Moonshine717 in Beer

What's Your Favorite Domestic Beer and Why?

I'm a fan of big, full flavored beers with great mouth feel at least at this time of year. Favorites include:

Dogfish Head Worldwide Stout
Hair of the Dog Adam
Rogue's Russian Imperial Stout

Jan 02, 2008
Moonshine717 in Beer

Holiday Beer Cheer 2007

By far my favorite winter seasonal is Samiclaus. I buy a quantity and lay some down every year. This year I opened a 1987 and, wow, did it hold up. No sign of oxidation and quite a smooth drink.

Jan 01, 2008
Moonshine717 in Features

Are there any bottled conditioned US beers?

Hair of the Dog Adam, Fred and Rose are all bottle conditioned and wonderfully tasty brews.

Dec 31, 2007
Moonshine717 in Beer