The Little Five Points digs may be funky, but husband-and-wife owners Nick Rutherford and Molly Gunn preside over a refined, comprehensive beer program of 500 brews. The kitchen conceives beer-friendly snacks like salt-and-vinegar popcorn, but don’t ignore the daily specials (such as tempura ramps in the spring) that hint at Rutherford’s fine-dining background.
Drink This: Tropical Reissdorf Kölsh German lager3 by the bottle.
1156 Euclid Avenue, theporterbeerbar.com
This listing originally appeared in our June 2012 issue.