Hedge House, 3412 SE Division, 235-2215, Mon-Fri 4-6 pm, $3.25 micro pints, all day Tues $2.50 pints

Great sandwiches and an outdoor seating area round out this neighborhood hangout.

Hillsdale Brewery and Pub House, 1505 SW Sunset, 246-3938, daily 4-6 pm & 10 pm-midnight, 50 cents off wells, $3.25 pints, $9.70 pitchers, $3.45 burgers with fries

This outlaying McMenamins joint was a speakeasy back in the day, but is now dominated by big wooden tables and a family-friendly atmosphere. No secret password required.

Holman's, 15 SE 28th, 231-1093, Mon-Fri 4-6 pm, $2 wells, $2 drafts, two sliders for $2

Take-all-comers destination dive, characterized by strong drinks and a variety of local characters. Spin the wheel, win your meal....

Huber's, 411 SW 3rd, 228-5686, daily 4-6 pm & 9:30 pm-close, cheap food with a $3 drink minimum

Drink beneath the gorgeous vaulted ceiling with the downtown button-up types, and dream you have a job in management.