Morgen and I made our first trek up to the Lucky Labrador Beer Hall on NW Quimby between 19th and 20th Aves. We did so on the suggestion of our next-door neighbor Matt, who we met randomly at the Adult Spelling Bee at the Mississippi Pizza Pub on North Mississippi on Monday. Anyway, Lucky Lab’s beer hall is fantastic. The beer was really good, especially the Dog Day IPA which was on Nitro. We got the sampler, as seen above, with six different brews. The beer was for real beer drinkers, nothing light and cheap. Even their hefeweizen was more interesting than the usual.
As for the hall itself, I have to say I was impressed. It was big and open with long, communal tables. There were a few board games available to play, though when we grabbed Risk it was missing the board, which made it pretty tough to play. But one of the best features is the set of dart boards. I’ve been looking for dart boards all over NW Portland and this is the first place I’ve found them. So Lucky Lab will definitely be a place that we/I go back to. It’s not too far from our apartment and the combination of the beer and atmosphere are well worth the return visit.