Welcome Back, University of Portland Sports Lovers!

Another semester will soon be starting at the University of Portland and Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill would like to extend a welcome to all the new and returning students!

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If you’re looking for a new bar to call headquarters during the year’s most watched sporting events come check out our “wall of TVs,” where floor-to-ceiling screens keep four games front and center—24/7. We’ve got a total of twelve televisions inside outside on our front and back patio and a big screen in our main room.  You’ll never miss a moment of great competitive actions!

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All the best Pacific Northwest beers are on tap, along with ciders, cocktails, wine, and the new CBD cannabis drinks that everyone’s talking about. We also carry the domestic and import brews you love.

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And the best pub grub menu in North Portland, too!

Our chefs take pride in their work and are always trying to outdo themselves in the kitchen, with both traditional and experimental dishes. Try our breakfast menu on Saturdays and Sundays after a late night.

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Best of all, Greeley Avenue has a great group of regulars that make our bar a fun place to meet up with friends. Throughout the month we host poker and quiz nights and we’ve got a pool table, tabletop shuffleboard, and pinball games waiting for you to conquer.

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We’re also a great alternative when you need some study time. Our free WiFi will keep you connected so you don’t have to shut yourself away when you’ve got a big paper to write. Plus, we also have great Irish coffees, too!

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Make a pub run to Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill and see why we are North Portland’s favorite sports bar!

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The Greeley Avenue Leader Board’s Latest Addition: Ablis Lemon Ginger

All the good news about the health benefits of wine, beer and cider only serves to reinforce our love for the great drinks we serve at Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill. What can be better than enjoying a casual drink and getting healthy? Well, I’ve been hearing rumors of a great new drink at Greeley, and I knew I had to give it a try.

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Ablis’s Lemon Ginger is one of the new CBD drinks that have come onto the emerging cannabis edibles market and, just like other products, it claims to have many health boosting qualities due to the addition of active cannabidiol to its list of ingredients.

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A little bit about cannabidiol (CBD)— As one of the 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis, it is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant’s extract. While not formally adopting the cannabidiol health benefits claim, the Lemon Ginger drink is part of Ablis’s “Thrive” product line and it’s light and refreshing taste is a perfect summer drink!

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Its fresh taste comes through the lack of fancy finishing touches, like carbonation, that you might find in a more processed drink. Ablis keeps it simple with organic lemon juice, organic ginger and organic cane sugar.

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While the brewers of Abiss’s Lemon Ginger make no claims to the rumored positive effects of CBD, research does appear to indicate cannabidiol does offer many health benefits , without the intoxicating effects typically associated with the better known marijuana extract, tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.  When I tried a glass I experienced no effects beyond the surprising and pleasantly satisfying taste of a subtle, light flavored drink.

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I would recommend Ablis’s Lemon Ginger for anyone who is looking for an alternative drink that’s perfect for warm weather. And, while they don’t specifically endorse it as a “health” drink, it does leave you feeling refreshed and doesn’t weigh you down like some other drinks can.

Stop by Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill today to try the latest drink added to our online leaderboard, Ablis Lemon Ginger!

Got Spring Fever? Get Vaccinated with Greeley’s “Shot of the Day”

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This beautiful weather is making us all sick with Spring Fever! Don’t worry, though, because Greeley Avenue Bar and Grill has the perfect prescription for all your ills; Greeley’s “Shot of the Day!”

And, no needles needed!

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Sunday – Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisk

Don’t forget your “start of the week” vaccination! Buffalo Trace Whiskey combines vanilla, mint and molasses to help guard against the Sunday night blues. This deep amber whiskey has a pleasantly sweet taste with notes of brown sugar and spice that finish with the flavors of oak, toffee, dark fruit and anise.

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It’s Monday, so this might be the most important shot of the week. With smooth and subtle caramel, vanilla and fruity essences, and the aroma of oak, caramel, vanilla and wheat it’s sure to ease the pain of facing another week of work.

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Tuesday – Jameson Irish Whiskey

Cruise into Tuesday with Jameson’s perfect balance of nuts, spice and vanilla. This whiskey is exceptionally smooth, with hints of sweet sherry and a light floral fragrance that ends with a hint of spicy pepper and mellow wood flavor.

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Wednesday – Hornitos Tequila

Ah, tequila! Get over hump day with a shot of smooth tasting tequila made from 100% blue agave and a hint of citrus. Its floral, fruity and herbal taste is warmed with medium body and a short, smooth and dry finish.

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This licorice tasting treat is pungent and herbal, mixing the tastes of cherry, stewed fruit, chocolate, and cola, with a hint of floral blossom and a balance of peppery spice. It’s the adult answer to the kid’s cough syrup you loved as a child.

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Friday – Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey

It’s time to get the party started! Cinnamon may greet your nose when you open the bottle but that sweet firebrand quickly turns into liquid hellfire as it passes over the lips and down the throat. Take a shot of this to get your blood pumping for the weekend!

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Saturday – Jack Daniels Whiskey
This all-American cure-all is a combination of maple syrup, spice, brown sugar, wood, soft sweet grains and citrus. All the great whiskey vitamins and minerals in one shot! “Calling Dr. Daniels! Dr. Jack Daniels!”

Get Your Greeley Growler To Go

Greeley - GrowlerThe leaves are turning yellow, orange, and brown and Fall is getting underway. It’s a beautiful sight now but soon those leaves will be piling up in our yards and dominating our weekends. Hours of raking might take us away from good times and great sports action at Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill but don’t let that get you down. You can still enjoy your favorite brew, thanks to the Greeley Growler!

The busy months ahead may keep you from spending the day watching the sports you love but you don’t have to miss out on the great taste of a freshly tapped keg. Stop by Greeley Avenue Bar with your growler, or purchase a 64-ounce Greeley Growler, and our bartenders will fill it up with any one of our refreshing micro or domestic beers. Our amber colored glass jugs are equipped with screw-on caps that ensures your beer maintains its freshness for days. So if those chores don’t get done today, don’t worry; your Greeley Growler has you covered for another day’s work. Just make sure your bottle is sealed tight to keep the carbonation in for as long as you need.

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We all know the biggest secret of the Pacific Northwest; we have the best Fall days in the nation. So, put down the rake, drag your lawn chairs back out from the garage, and kick back with a Greeley Growler for the rest of the day. You’ve earned it!

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