Multnomah Whiskey Library

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1124 SW Alder St
Portland, OR
Monday - Thursday: 4 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Friday - Saturday: 4 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Closed Sunday
503.954.1381 | Website

As the name indicates, Multnomah Whiskey Library is less a cocktail bar and more a whiskey den—or, more accurately, a world dreamed up by a country club-going grandfather with an affection for dark leather and manly portraiture. Reservations here are mandatory (you must be a member to make one, or hope for a walk-in opening), but if you manage to make it past the bouncer, the experience is unparalleled. The “library” is complete with over 1500 bottles of whisk(e)y fetched by servers who scale rolling library ladders and stroll from table-to-table with whiskey carts. A private tasting room takes the exclusivity to the next level, offering lockers for those who wish to store their own bottles.

Known For
  • lots of whiskey
  • craft cocktails
  • craft beer
  • full menu
  • bar food
What to drink

A flight of whiskey or beer.

Southwest →

Become a member to ensure a reserved seat in one of those plush, leather club chairs. Non-members are welcome on a walk-in basis only.


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