APEX

Mayor: Sarlacc83 (5) | Taps: 50 | Bottles: 30
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Beer entered at APEX

NameABV
Barley Browns Turmoil Ale0%11/29/2015
Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA7%11/29/2015
Almanac Saison de Brettaville7.2%11/20/2015
Trinity Chocolate River Imperial Stout11%11/20/2015
Mikkeller Vanilla Sky7%11/20/2015
Barley Browns No Hander Lander9.4%11/20/2015
Sun King Big Iron10%11/20/2015
Perennial Campricot 6%11/20/2015
Barley Browns Pallet Jack IPA7%11/10/2015
Anchorage Darkest Hour Imperial Stout (2014)13%10/19/2015
Hopworks / Stone Sticks and Stones5.3%9/26/2015
Knee Deep Hop Shortage Triple IPA11.5%9/21/2015
J.W. Lees Harvest Ale 2011: 25th Anniversary Version11.5%9/21/2015
Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout 3.013%9/21/2015
Cantillon Zwanze (2015) Wild Brussels Stout5%9/21/2015
Saint Somewhere E’te’ Sans Fin5%8/30/2015
To Øl Jæmes Braun10.5%8/30/2015
Evil Twin Fire Water5.5%8/30/2015
To Øl Simple Life10%8/30/2015
Hanssens Oude Lambik0%8/30/2015
Knee Deep Citra Extra Pale Ale7%7/17/2015
Cellarmaker New Beer Smell5.7%6/22/2015
To Øl Yeastus Christ Supersour7.4%6/22/2015
Boneyard Hop-A-Wheelie IPA7%6/22/2015
Crooked Stave Motif Reserva0%6/22/2015
Crooked Stave Progenitor Noir0%6/22/2015
Crooked Stave Serenata Notturna12%6/22/2015
Boneyard Bone-A-Fide5.5%6/22/2015
Crooked Stave Progenitor6.2%6/22/2015
Barley Browns Forklift Double IPA9%6/22/2015
Hair of the Dog Adam from the Wood - Single Malt12%6/22/2015
Boneyard Suge Knite14%6/22/2015
Boneyard Bone Lite Session Ale4%6/22/2015
Fantôme Pissenlit8%6/18/2015
Hair of the Dog Adam from the Wood - Rye Whiskey12.4%6/18/2015
Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon Stout10.75%5/13/2015
Melvin Uncle Ruckus9%5/13/2015
Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale8.5%5/13/2015
Bells Oarsman Ale4%5/13/2015
The Rare Barrel Shadows of Their Eyes5.6%5/13/2015
Surly Darkness9.6%5/10/2015
Trois Dames / Six Point Jalapenos Raspberry Double6.5%5/10/2015
Boneyard Hop Venom9%5/10/2015
Crux Half Hitch Imperial IPA9.5%5/10/2015
Russian River Pliny the Elder8%5/10/2015
Melvin 2 x 410.5%5/2/2015
Barley Browns Hand Truck5.5%5/2/2015
Solemn Oath Barrel Aged Chinfinger10%5/2/2015
Stone The Lupulin Loop: ADHA 5277.7%4/30/2015
Barley Browns Headshake Double IPA8.3%4/29/2015
Surly Darkness 2014 - Bottled9.6%4/24/2015
Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour Red8.5%4/23/2015
Port Brewing Hop 1510%4/23/2015
Barley Browns / Fat Head’s Predictable IIPA8.5%4/23/2015
The Rare Barrel Sourtooth Tiger5.4%4/23/2015
Alpine Beer Company Captain Stout6%4/23/2015
Alpine Beer Company McIlhenneys Irish Red6%4/23/2015
The Post Large Marge8.3%4/18/2015
Three Floyds Space Station Middle Finger6%4/18/2015
Wicked Weed Black Angel Cherry Sour6.6%4/18/2015
The Rare Barrel Map of the Sun6.4%4/18/2015
Wicked Weed Dark Arts 201415%4/18/2015
Firestone Walker PNC13.6%4/18/2015
Coppertail / Oxbow Oxtail6.5%4/18/2015
Cantillon Fou’ Foune 5%4/18/2015
Drakes Rakish Ryewine11.5%4/18/2015
Drakes Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout 11%4/18/2015
Cigar City Little Hopses5.2%4/17/2015
Wicked Weed Freaky Friday 9.4%4/17/2015
Lost Abbey Carnevale (2009- )6.5%4/17/2015
Beaus Tom Green Beer5%4/17/2015
Widmer Brothers 30th Anniversary Collaboration #4: Craftylicious5.7%4/17/2015
Surly Cacao Bender5.5%4/17/2015
Sun King Afternoon Delight8%4/17/2015
Three Floyds Topless Wytch9%4/17/2015
Solemn Oath Butterfly Flashmob7%4/17/2015
The Rare Barrel Ambassadors #1: Soliloquy5.1%4/17/2015
Sun King Tequila Barrel Aged Fistful of Hops Green6.4%4/17/2015
Gigantic / Three Floyds Crescendo of Doom6.3%4/17/2015
Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)7.2%4/17/2015
Wicked Weed Red Angel 7%4/17/2015
The Rare Barrel Forces Unseen (Blend 3)5%4/17/2015
Amager / Surly Todd - The Axe Man7.2%4/15/2015
Lagunitas ScareCity #3: High West-ified Imperial Coffee Stout12.1%4/14/2015
Bear Republic Tartare Rouge6%2/8/2015
Bear Republic Crazy Ivan7.3%2/8/2015
Stickmen Sour Blend #19%2/8/2015
North Coast Oliver Twist 20th Anniversary Ale11.6%2/8/2015
Flat Tail Five Loco7.5%2/8/2015
Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye - New Oak8.25%2/8/2015
Barley Browns Speed Wobble Impeial Red Ale9%2/8/2015
Barley Browns Tank Slapper Imperial IPA9.3%2/8/2015
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
hopslam  (3) , Illinois | August 5, 2014
Great place and great service. Best selection of beer in Portland. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Don’t miss this place while in Portland.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
Beershine  (850) The Sunshine State, Florida | August 4, 2014
Only came here once, so trying not to gush but I loved this place! Wish we could have revisited. I loved they had Adambier on the same taplist as swill I would never drink. Actually the selection was pretty deep with a great variety of styles and although not all local, there were lots of Oregonian brews. Loved the unpretentious lively atmosphere, the huge patio. Loved the self-serve model. Had to bat my eyelashes just to get a wee taste before buying something (normally they want you to buy a taster) but otherwise the service was pretty good considering how busy it was.
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Sarlacc83  (71) Portland, Oregon | July 31, 2014
I somehow haven’t rated Apex, yet, so I need to rectify this error. 1st: They have done their best to take on the vibe of the Toronado in SF (though it seems more like the SD location to me.) Personally, I love it. I’ve never had a bad visit at either, location, and in fact, most of my visits have been good. So the service for me gets a little higher score. Bartenders tend to be fast if you know what you want, and if they’re not busy, I’ve had several good chats at a dead bar. Selection is superlative, and you only need to check the taplist to see this for yourself. Prices are fair for the area, sometimes low, sometimes high. It evens out. No food, but you can either bring in your own, (such as the great Double Dragon across the street) or get something from the Mexican place next door. They have a little walkway they can use to call out your name. It’s really a great place and worth visiting if you’re in the area. Top beer bar in Portland. (Not counting bottle shop/bars such as Beermongers or Belmont Station).
84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
beeroverwithme  (174) Tønsberg, Norway | July 22, 2014
APEX may be a bit loud if you’re there during peak hours, both from young people shouting over tables and from the loud music on the speakers. Except for that, which is a minus in my unpublished Book of Good Beer Places, APEX gets top score for its efficient service, excellent bottle beer menu (including most Belgian lambics) and the amazing draught beer menu which listed among other things Pliny the Elder, Djævlebrygg Nekron, North Coast Old Rasputin, Petrus Aged Pale, La Fin du Monde and many many more. Surely, this must be the ultimate beer bar in Portland? Visited: 2014-07-21
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
tiong  (112) Espoo, Finland | June 16, 2014| Updated June 23, 2014
Damn this place was awesome, easily my favourite spot in Portland. 50 taps full of awesome beers from all around the world, including some rare ones. Really cheap prices, and 6oz tasters available as well. The bottle list is insane too. Sure, they are a bit more expensive than in other places, but they had some really special beers available and loads of limited releases that were sold out in other places a long time ago. And they sell them to go! So be prepared with a lot of cash when visiting this place (as cards are not accepted)...
90
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
jrallen34  (508) Chicago, Illinois | June 13, 2014
Huge tap selection on a digital board, 250 bottles and a pinball arcade, what isn’t too like? Another annoying cash only spot, but the server was accommodating to my ticking by giving me half pours so I could tick several Boneyard and Crux beers, honestly too many for me to even get to. The bottles are on the rarer side but they will cost you a pretty penny. Didn’t really get the feel inside, outside had a better vibe. Loved this spot and depending what mood I’m in would be here or Horse Brass all day.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
50belair  (214) Florida | June 1, 2014
Bitchin’ bee haul with a huge patio. Incredible tap selection. Didn’t even get to investigate the bottle list as we were having way too much fun.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah  (487) Utah | May 27, 2014
Nice big bar with a great tap list and prices. Lots of seating outside and inside. A nice bottle list also.
66
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer  (104) Vancouver, British Columbia | March 25, 2014
Great selection of taps and hard to get bottle. But pretentious in service and customer interface.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
DialSquare  (139) Columbus, Ohio | February 22, 2014
Surprised I hadn’t rated... went 3 times on a week trip to Portland. The list is fantastic for an east coaster (and I’d assume generally). Russian Rivers, one-offs, seasonals, all the locals - never got a chance to explore the bottles - but didn’t need to with the tap list. Cash only, but no biggie. The bartenders were a bit standoffish at first, but talked it up after a bit. Knew their shit. Big wide open setup was never crowded when I visited. Got tacos next door and sat out on a picnic bench drinking amazing brew. Worth it’s reputation.

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