23rd Avenue Bottle Shop

2290 NW Thurman Street, Portland, OR 97210

Hours:
Sunday–Thursday from 10 a.m. 'til 10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m. 'til 11 p.m.

Now selling Crowlers. Fill it fresh from one of our 20 taps and seal it up to-go!

  • Seasonal Red Riser IRA

    Seasonal Red Riser IRA

    On Tap Now Across the Land

  • Edgefield Wines

    Edgefield Wines

    Available by the glass at all locations

  • McMenamins Coffee Roasters

    McMenamins Coffee Roasters

    Roasting beans from small-farm growers

  • Handcrafted Spirits

    Handcrafted Spirits

    Edgefield & Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Distillery spirits available only at McMenamins

About 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop

800+ bottles of beer, wine, cider and McMenamins spirits
across from McMenamins Tavern & Pool!

Spirits Menu  Menu

Located on bustling Northwest 23rd Avenue, the Bottle Shop offers more than 800 bottles – rare, local and otherwise – for your choosing. Our selection includes beer, ciders, wine, sparkling wine and McMenamins spirits. Take bottles to go, or stay a while and we’ll open them onsite for you to enjoy at our tables indoors or out.

Or choose from one of our 20 rotating McMenamins' and guest beers and ciders on tap. Stay for a pint, get your growler filled, or a try a Crowler® of your choosing. We’ll pour and seal a 32-ounce Crowler to go, and it will last up to six months. A Rubinator (Ruby + Terminator), perhaps?

So stop in, have some samples, and pick up necessities for your bar or as gifts. We also offer a discount on each case of 24 McMenamins cans;  get your case of Ruby cans, Hammerhead cans, or a mix, for $60.

This location now has its own stamp for the McMenamins Passport, which is required for completion of the Passport.

McMenamins Growler Mondays
Bring a 2-quart growler to get a fill of the Monday special. Price varies depending on type:
• Regular Beers $8.00
• High Gravity Ales $10.00
*Brewmaster’s Reserve is not discounted, due to its limited availability
 
McMenamins Crowler Tuesdays
Come in and get a fill of the Tuesday Crowler special. Price varies depending on type:
• Regular Beers $5.00
• High Gravity Ales $6.00
• Edgefield Seasonal Cider $8.50
• Cidermaker’s Reserve $13.00
*Brewmaster’s Reserve is not discounted, due to their limited availability
 
Cider Growler Wednesdays
Bring a 2-quart growler to get a fill of the Wednesday special.
• Edgefield Cider $15.00
• Edgefield Seasonal Cider $15.00
• Cidermaker’s Reserve $24.00
*Cidermaker’s Reserve is not discounted, due to its limited availability

Guest Growler Thursdays
Bring a 2-quart growler to get a fill of any Guest Beer for $5.00 off the regular Growler fill price.

In a hurry? A limited number of parking spaces are available next door for easy in and out shopping.

The Bottle Shop is all ages (21 and over to drink) and also allows pets while you shop and at our sidewalk seating.

Meet the "Crowlers"

It's a can...It's a growler...No, it's a Crowler®!

The Crowler® is a one-use, recyclable 32 oz. can that's filled and seamed right at the bar. As an alternative to a growler, its light, portable and keeps the beer fresher longer. The Bottle Shop is the only McMenamins with a Crowler.

We purge the cans with CO2 before filling them, which helps assure that there is no beer-degrading oxygen added to the beer. The Crowler® is then immediately filled. The lid is applied and sealed under pressure. Stored correctly, the Crowler® keeps the beer or cider fresh and shelf stable for up to six months.  

McMenamins Beer On Draft
Choose from our 20 taps of beer or cider:

McMenamins Ales $8 
High Gravity Ales $9
Brewmaster's Reserve Ales $12
Edgefield Ciders $9.80
Cidermaker's Reserve Ciders $12.75
Guest Beer & Cider on Draft Price will vary


 

History

The 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop is located across the parking lot from Tavern and Pool, in an grocery store that was a comfortable old fixture of the NW Portland community (a.k.a. Slabtown).

The shop was owned by Homer Medica (first photo taken in 1985, the second more recently) and his mother Rose, who were longtime friends of McMenamins.

In 1993, famed Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin (writer of more than 80 short stories, two collections of essays, three volumes of poetry, and 16 novels) published a photo essay book calledBlue Moon Over Thurman Street, in which she and a photographer documented all 45 blocks of people and places. As a fixture of the neighborhood, Homer was interviewed for Le Guin's book and was included in her acknowledgements. A recent book review said: "What was new or soon to be, already has faded, just a little. While the book is wistful and worried of an ugly future, the street itself abides. Old families remain. Nice new shops have opened. Houses are restored. It's still a very beautiful street and it still spans everything from industrial to commercial to rich and not so rich."

We are pleased to continue the legacy of this welcoming neighborhood joint, albeit in a slightly different fashion than Homer did. Instead of sandwiches and soda and bubblegum, McMenamins will serve up eight-hundred-plus bottled craft beers, ciders, wines and spirits, both from McMenamins and around the world.

Not only that, but the shop will feature sparkling wine, weekly cocktail specials, growler fill specials, small bites and 20 taps featuring our own beers and ciders, plus rotating guest brews. So, head to the north end of NW 23rd to get all bottled up.

New Arrivals

These are fresh off the delivery truck, though they could be gone tomorrow:

May 25, 2017: New Arrivals

Alesong Strawberry Symphony
Alesong Touch of Brett Mosaic
Blossom Brothers Wine Spritzers
Breakside Old Chubby Cheeks BA Wheat Wine
Burnside Brewing Lime Kolsh
Cascade Elderberry
Cascade Kriek
Elysian Chroma-Key Oak Aged IIPA
Liberty Manchurian Cider
Noble Mosaic Showers IIPA
North Jetty Yellow Boots Kolsh
North Jetty Lead Better Red
Pelican Doryman’s Dark Ale
Storm Breaker Right as Rain Pale Ale

May 18, 2017: New Arrivals

Alsdersbacher Kloster Weisse
Double Mountain Hop Lion
Drinking horse Barrel Aged Apricot Blond
Ecliptic Comet Colada Passionfruit Imperial Wit
Evil Twin Tropical Itch
Evil Twin Shoegaze
Fort George Big Guns IPA
Green Flash Tangerine Soul Style IPA
Heater Allen LenzBock Lager
Hopfenstark Bosen de Higgs
Kasteel Rouge
Leffe Brune
Loowit Cryptodome Barleywine
No-Li Big Juicy IPA
No-Li Red White & No-Li Pale
Old Engine Oil
pFriem Peche
Samuel Smith Organic Strawberry Ale
Stickman Kissed By Melons
Stillwater Stateside Saison
Stillwater Superluminal
Stillwater Subluminal
Three Magnets Scherler Gold Dry Hoped Pilsner
Upright Scrap Iron
Worthy IPA

Restocked Items

21st Amendment Hell of High Watermelon
Alter Ego the Guardian Angel Cider
Atomic Root Beer
Boulder Beer Co. Hazed and Infused
Cascadia Cider Granny Smith
Crazy Mountain Emotional Rescue IIPA
Crazy Mountain Lava Lake Wit
Heater Allen Pils
Epic Glutenator
Evil Twin Even More Jesus
Green Flash Passionfruit kicker
Not you’re Fathers Root beer
Oakshire Watershed IPA
Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Reverend Nat’s Deliverance Ginger Tonic
Reverend Nat’s New Moon Mandarin
Sunriver Fuzztail Hefeweizen
Trinity One Ear Saison

May 11, 2017: New Arrivals

8 Wire & Modern Times Halfway to Whangarei
Deschutes Cultivateur Barrel Aged Saison 
E. Dupont Colette 2012 
E. Dupont Reserve aged in Calvados Barrels 
Ex Novo Cactus Wins the Lottery
Foggy Ridge Cider First Fruit Cider
Gigantic Kolschtastic
Hitachino Nest Anbai Plum
Hitachino Nest Saison with Yuzu
Hi-Wheel Raspberry Spiffy
Jester King Bier de Miel
Jester King Das Wunderkind!
Libertine Jove
Modern Times Symmetric Orchestra  
Modern Times Asteroid Cowboy  
Old Town Summer of ‘74
Prairie 4th anniversary Ale
Prairie Pe-Kan
Renaissance Sencha Saison
Southern Tier Citrus Peel Out 
Three Magnets JuiceJuiceJuice Storm IPA
Victor-23 Skyjacker IPA
Victory Cage Radler 
Way Beer Cachaca Coffee Brown
Way Beer Farm House Ale
Way Beer Jabuti Gose

May 4, 2017: New Arrivals

Bear Republic Hop Shovel
Block 15 Sticky Hands
Block 15 Here Comes the Sunshine
Crux In the Pocket
Culmination Sour Flower Power Hour
Epic Los Locos
Flat Tail El Guapo
Flat Tail Dam Wild Pink Lemonade
Hanssens Strawberry Lambic
Heretic Heles
Omegang Fruition
Rainier & Rubens Collaboration
Rogue Hot Tub Lager
Russian River Supplication
Sixpoint Puff
Straffe Hendrik Triple
Straffe Hendrik Quad
Three Creeks Stampede Ale
Three Creeks Apricot Love
Wild Ride Hidden Trail Blood Orange Pale

Restocked items:

Belching Beaver Hop Highway
Hopworks Ferocious Citrus IPA
Lagunitas Born Again Yesterday
Melvin Hubert Pale Ale
Silver Moon IPA 97
Sun River Vicious Mosquito IPA
  • Seasonal Red Riser IRA

    Seasonal Red Riser IRA

    On Tap Now Across the Land

  • Edgefield Wines

    Edgefield Wines

    Available by the glass at all locations

  • McMenamins Coffee Roasters

    McMenamins Coffee Roasters

    Roasting beans from small-farm growers

  • Handcrafted Spirits

    Handcrafted Spirits

    Edgefield & Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Distillery spirits available only at McMenamins

Hours:
Sunday–Thursday from 10 a.m. 'til 10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m. 'til 11 p.m.

Now selling Crowlers. Fill it fresh from one of our 20 taps and seal it up to-go!

  • 800+ bottles of beer, wine, cider and McMenamins spirits
    across from McMenamins Tavern & Pool!

    Spirits Menu  Menu

    Located on bustling Northwest 23rd Avenue, the Bottle Shop offers more than 800 bottles – rare, local and otherwise – for your choosing. Our selection includes beer, ciders, wine, sparkling wine and McMenamins spirits. Take bottles to go, or stay a while and we’ll open them onsite for you to enjoy at our tables indoors or out.

    Or choose from one of our 20 rotating McMenamins' and guest beers and ciders on tap. Stay for a pint, get your growler filled, or a try a Crowler® of your choosing. We’ll pour and seal a 32-ounce Crowler to go, and it will last up to six months. A Rubinator (Ruby + Terminator), perhaps?

    So stop in, have some samples, and pick up necessities for your bar or as gifts. We also offer a discount on each case of 24 McMenamins cans;  get your case of Ruby cans, Hammerhead cans, or a mix, for $60.

    This location now has its own stamp for the McMenamins Passport, which is required for completion of the Passport.

    McMenamins Growler Mondays
    Bring a 2-quart growler to get a fill of the Monday special. Price varies depending on type:
    • Regular Beers $8.00
    • High Gravity Ales $10.00
    *Brewmaster’s Reserve is not discounted, due to its limited availability
     
    McMenamins Crowler Tuesdays
    Come in and get a fill of the Tuesday Crowler special. Price varies depending on type:
    • Regular Beers $5.00
    • High Gravity Ales $6.00
    • Edgefield Seasonal Cider $8.50
    • Cidermaker’s Reserve $13.00
    *Brewmaster’s Reserve is not discounted, due to their limited availability
     
    Cider Growler Wednesdays
    Bring a 2-quart growler to get a fill of the Wednesday special.
    • Edgefield Cider $15.00
    • Edgefield Seasonal Cider $15.00
    • Cidermaker’s Reserve $24.00
    *Cidermaker’s Reserve is not discounted, due to its limited availability

    Guest Growler Thursdays
    Bring a 2-quart growler to get a fill of any Guest Beer for $5.00 off the regular Growler fill price.

    In a hurry? A limited number of parking spaces are available next door for easy in and out shopping.

    The Bottle Shop is all ages (21 and over to drink) and also allows pets while you shop and at our sidewalk seating.

  • Meet the "Crowlers"

    It's a can...It's a growler...No, it's a Crowler®!

    The Crowler® is a one-use, recyclable 32 oz. can that's filled and seamed right at the bar. As an alternative to a growler, its light, portable and keeps the beer fresher longer. The Bottle Shop is the only McMenamins with a Crowler.

    We purge the cans with CO2 before filling them, which helps assure that there is no beer-degrading oxygen added to the beer. The Crowler® is then immediately filled. The lid is applied and sealed under pressure. Stored correctly, the Crowler® keeps the beer or cider fresh and shelf stable for up to six months.  

    McMenamins Beer On Draft
    Choose from our 20 taps of beer or cider:

    McMenamins Ales $8 
    High Gravity Ales $9
    Brewmaster's Reserve Ales $12
    Edgefield Ciders $9.80
    Cidermaker's Reserve Ciders $12.75
    Guest Beer & Cider on Draft Price will vary


     

  • The 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop is located across the parking lot from Tavern and Pool, in an grocery store that was a comfortable old fixture of the NW Portland community (a.k.a. Slabtown).

    The shop was owned by Homer Medica (first photo taken in 1985, the second more recently) and his mother Rose, who were longtime friends of McMenamins.

    In 1993, famed Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin (writer of more than 80 short stories, two collections of essays, three volumes of poetry, and 16 novels) published a photo essay book calledBlue Moon Over Thurman Street, in which she and a photographer documented all 45 blocks of people and places. As a fixture of the neighborhood, Homer was interviewed for Le Guin's book and was included in her acknowledgements. A recent book review said: "What was new or soon to be, already has faded, just a little. While the book is wistful and worried of an ugly future, the street itself abides. Old families remain. Nice new shops have opened. Houses are restored. It's still a very beautiful street and it still spans everything from industrial to commercial to rich and not so rich."

    We are pleased to continue the legacy of this welcoming neighborhood joint, albeit in a slightly different fashion than Homer did. Instead of sandwiches and soda and bubblegum, McMenamins will serve up eight-hundred-plus bottled craft beers, ciders, wines and spirits, both from McMenamins and around the world.

    Not only that, but the shop will feature sparkling wine, weekly cocktail specials, growler fill specials, small bites and 20 taps featuring our own beers and ciders, plus rotating guest brews. So, head to the north end of NW 23rd to get all bottled up.

  • New Arrivals

    These are fresh off the delivery truck, though they could be gone tomorrow:

    May 25, 2017: New Arrivals

    Alesong Strawberry Symphony
    Alesong Touch of Brett Mosaic
    Blossom Brothers Wine Spritzers
    Breakside Old Chubby Cheeks BA Wheat Wine
    Burnside Brewing Lime Kolsh
    Cascade Elderberry
    Cascade Kriek
    Elysian Chroma-Key Oak Aged IIPA
    Liberty Manchurian Cider
    Noble Mosaic Showers IIPA
    North Jetty Yellow Boots Kolsh
    North Jetty Lead Better Red
    Pelican Doryman’s Dark Ale
    Storm Breaker Right as Rain Pale Ale

    May 18, 2017: New Arrivals

    Alsdersbacher Kloster Weisse
    Double Mountain Hop Lion
    Drinking horse Barrel Aged Apricot Blond
    Ecliptic Comet Colada Passionfruit Imperial Wit
    Evil Twin Tropical Itch
    Evil Twin Shoegaze
    Fort George Big Guns IPA
    Green Flash Tangerine Soul Style IPA
    Heater Allen LenzBock Lager
    Hopfenstark Bosen de Higgs
    Kasteel Rouge
    Leffe Brune
    Loowit Cryptodome Barleywine
    No-Li Big Juicy IPA
    No-Li Red White & No-Li Pale
    Old Engine Oil
    pFriem Peche
    Samuel Smith Organic Strawberry Ale
    Stickman Kissed By Melons
    Stillwater Stateside Saison
    Stillwater Superluminal
    Stillwater Subluminal
    Three Magnets Scherler Gold Dry Hoped Pilsner
    Upright Scrap Iron
    Worthy IPA

    Restocked Items

    21st Amendment Hell of High Watermelon
    Alter Ego the Guardian Angel Cider
    Atomic Root Beer
    Boulder Beer Co. Hazed and Infused
    Cascadia Cider Granny Smith
    Crazy Mountain Emotional Rescue IIPA
    Crazy Mountain Lava Lake Wit
    Heater Allen Pils
    Epic Glutenator
    Evil Twin Even More Jesus
    Green Flash Passionfruit kicker
    Not you’re Fathers Root beer
    Oakshire Watershed IPA
    Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale
    Pabst Blue Ribbon
    Reverend Nat’s Deliverance Ginger Tonic
    Reverend Nat’s New Moon Mandarin
    Sunriver Fuzztail Hefeweizen
    Trinity One Ear Saison

    May 11, 2017: New Arrivals

    8 Wire & Modern Times Halfway to Whangarei
    Deschutes Cultivateur Barrel Aged Saison 
    E. Dupont Colette 2012 
    E. Dupont Reserve aged in Calvados Barrels 
    Ex Novo Cactus Wins the Lottery
    Foggy Ridge Cider First Fruit Cider
    Gigantic Kolschtastic
    Hitachino Nest Anbai Plum
    Hitachino Nest Saison with Yuzu
    Hi-Wheel Raspberry Spiffy
    Jester King Bier de Miel
    Jester King Das Wunderkind!
    Libertine Jove
    Modern Times Symmetric Orchestra  
    Modern Times Asteroid Cowboy  
    Old Town Summer of ‘74
    Prairie 4th anniversary Ale
    Prairie Pe-Kan
    Renaissance Sencha Saison
    Southern Tier Citrus Peel Out 
    Three Magnets JuiceJuiceJuice Storm IPA
    Victor-23 Skyjacker IPA
    Victory Cage Radler 
    Way Beer Cachaca Coffee Brown
    Way Beer Farm House Ale
    Way Beer Jabuti Gose

    May 4, 2017: New Arrivals

    Bear Republic Hop Shovel
    Block 15 Sticky Hands
    Block 15 Here Comes the Sunshine
    Crux In the Pocket
    Culmination Sour Flower Power Hour
    Epic Los Locos
    Flat Tail El Guapo
    Flat Tail Dam Wild Pink Lemonade
    Hanssens Strawberry Lambic
    Heretic Heles
    Omegang Fruition
    Rainier & Rubens Collaboration
    Rogue Hot Tub Lager
    Russian River Supplication
    Sixpoint Puff
    Straffe Hendrik Triple
    Straffe Hendrik Quad
    Three Creeks Stampede Ale
    Three Creeks Apricot Love
    Wild Ride Hidden Trail Blood Orange Pale

    Restocked items:

    Belching Beaver Hop Highway
    Hopworks Ferocious Citrus IPA
    Lagunitas Born Again Yesterday
    Melvin Hubert Pale Ale
    Silver Moon IPA 97
    Sun River Vicious Mosquito IPA

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