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Relief Pitcher

There's more to drink in Portland than that tasty hoppy beer that's taking up space in the fridge. Use some local fruit and make some sangria.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 07/20/2009
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Time in a Bottle

Hood River Distillers is the Northwest's oldest and largest liquor company. One of the last regional distilleries in the country, Hood River Distillers sold off most of its stills in the late sixties and hasn’t really used one since, though this might soo

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The New Old

If you must grow old (and sorry, you must), you may be living in the right place. As the number of seniors doubles, Portland is poised to show the rest of the country what it really means to age gracefully. "*Vital Signs*":http://www.portlandmonthlyma

  • By Camas Davis, Randy Gragg, and Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Wired Science

In one OHSU study, even the smallest actions of older Portlanders may yield critical clues about how we age.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Fool Proof

Once banned from being sold domestically because it was thought to drive people mad, absinthe makes a comeback in Portland.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Close Range

12 Northwest mountain escapes where you'll find plenty of powder—and none of the crowds.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Warm-Up Cup

It’s hard to resist the fireworks of a Spanish coffee, but for home consumption, Irish coffee is just the thing.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Mint Condition

Calling all parched ladies and gents: It’s time for an ice-cold julep. Here’s how to do it up proper.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Screen Play

Interactive marketing turns the business of advertising into a touchy-feely affair.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Vinomatic

Dozens of wines. One push of a button. Willamette Valley wine tasting enters the age of automation.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Knockout Punch

Gone are the days of Everclear-and-Kool-Aid plonk.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Glass Precision

On a quest for the perfect old-fashioned? Take a page from the Oregon Bartenders Guild.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Pushing Daisies

After their final breaths, the eco set finds a way to become one with the earth.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Stalk Market

When the price of wheat soars, there are winners (Oregon grain growers) and losers (you).

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Hail Mary

Searching for the quintessential hangover cure? Get back to the basics with a perfect bloody mary.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Takeout on Tap

Fill up a growler at one of our city’s fine brewpubs and carry home a bit of happy hour cheer.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Tree Spirit

Eau-de-vie made with Douglas fire tips is a clear-cut favorite.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Buenos Vinos

A Portland expat’s Buenos Aires–based wine club delivers rare Argentine finds right to your door.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Belgian Bliss

With a rare yeast and a competitive spirit, brewers across town are concocting heavenly ales.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Food Lover’s Guide to Summer Entertaining

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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