Portland's 3 best spots to score beer, wine and spirits on a budget

24 October 2019
Urban Farm Fermentory

Urban Farm Fermentory | Photo: Cindy Y./Yelp

Craving beer, wine and spirits?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable beer, wine and spirits outlets in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Urban Farm Fermentory

Photo: Robert P./Yelp

Topping the list is Urban Farm Fermentory. Located at 200 Anderson St., it is the highest-rated low-priced beer, wine and spirits spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 150 reviews on Yelp. 

Yelper Leo M., wrote, "The Fermentory has beer, mead, cider, kombucha and something called jun, similar to kombucha.  My personal favorite was the Arlo cider, with the blueberry mead a close second."

Yelper Olivia R. wrote, "Awesome selection of cider and mead wine and they even have beer and kombucha. They have an option for everyone."

2. Micucci Grocery

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Next up is Micucci Grocery, situated at 45 India St. With 4.5 stars out of 154 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store, which sells beer, wine and spirits, in addition to food, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option. 

Yelper Conrad J., who reviewed the business on Oct. 18, wrote, "If it's Italian, it's right here. Fresh sliced cold cuts, pasta dishes to take home, or stop in for a slice of Sicilian pizza. All of it tastes fresh, and there is a small spot to eat your slice if you like."

Yelper Marc L. wrote, "The best muffaletta subs are here at Micucci's from Monday- Friday. The best sausage sub my friend ever had."

3. Friendly Discount Beverage

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North Deering's Friendly Discount Beverage, located at 1037 Forest Ave., Unit 5, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the discount liquor store and tobacco shop 4.5 stars out of 15 reviews. 

As to what the business is known for, "Friendly Discount Beverage has the best prices in town," it notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. "Come check us out for wine, beer and tobacco."

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