Belmont Station Named Among '10Best' Beer Bars in USA

For a second year in a row, Belmont Station, Portland’s place to be(er) for 21 years, has landed on the 10Best Beer Bars list by USA TODAY newspaper.

Nominated by a panel of relevant authorities including national beer experts, editors from USA TODAY and editors from, Belmont Station rose to the top 10 from a nationwide pool of 20 beer bars during a month-long voting process open to beer fans around the world.

“It’s an honor once again to not only be nominated, but to have the voting, beer-loving public around the world help us rise to the 10Best list,” says Belmont Station’s Chief Beer Goddess, Lisa Morrison. “Being chosen as Oregon’s only 10Best beer bar among these other world-class establishments is a wonderful distinction.”

The 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest launches new categories every other Monday at noon, revealing each category's 20 nominees. After four weeks of voting, the contest closes on the 28th day at noon. On the Friday after voting ends, winners are revealed. Rules allow the public the right to vote online for one nominee per category, per day. All voting is digital and the 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest is accessible on the website.

While the 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest lives on - a standalone travel media site - it is promoted across USA TODAY Travel Media Group’s digital and mobile products, as well as via social media. Nominees are also announced and/or promoted across relevant USA TODAY departments, and through Gannett media outlets.

About Belmont Station

Since its founding in 1997, Belmont Station has become Portland's premier beer destination. In addition to the recently remodeled beer bar, featuring 34 rotating taps, the adjacent bottle shop features 1,400+ bottles and cans of beer, cider and mead that have been thoughtfully selected, meticulously rotated, and properly stored to maintain the freshest selection of beer in the region. Customers can grab a draft beer and shop around in the bottle shop, or take any bottle or can from the shop to enjoy on-site in the beer bar.

About 10Best provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. The core of the site's uniqueness is its team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields - and their cities - but discriminating in their tastes. These local experts live in the city they write about so the content is constantly updated. averages 5 million visitors per month. It was acquired by USA TODAY in January of 2013.


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