HIGH SPIRITS

The Driftwood Room Serves Up Locally Inspired Cocktails

Want a change from the city's bustling beer and wine scene? Head to the Driftwood Room for a twist on some classic summer cocktails.

04/15/2014 By Brooke Bass

PORTLAND BARS

Aviary's Memory-Packed Cocktails

How Ross Hunsinger distills drinking stories into his drinks

04/02/2014 By Caitlin Feldman

BEST BARS 2014

A Portland Cocktail for Every Occasion

Whether your spirit of choice is vodka, whiskey, gin, rum, or tequila, we've handpicked a selection sure to please.

02/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

INTRODUCING

Multnomah Whiskey Library is Worth the Wait

A new drinking parlor ups the ante (and the time in line) for sophisticated sipping.

01/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

ROUNDUP

Ten Things to Devour in 2014

Welcome to Portland's hunger games! Follow this guide to the city's most promising plates, and there will be no sacrificing flavor in the new year.

01/02/2014 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

WALLET GUIDE

Embrace Autumn, Explore Brandy

On our sipping list this month? Four brandy-powered cocktails, from a simple classic to a perfect grown-ass milkshake

10/01/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

RECIPES

Tincture Garden Flowers for Ethereal Cocktails

A local perfumer provides a perfectly simple recipe for making delicious, summery cocktails from the garden

08/19/2013 By Kate Bryant

WALLET GUIDE

Cozy Winter Cocktails

This month's sipping list

12/11/2012 By Rachel Ritchie

HAPPENINGS

Finding Christmas Spirits

A stiff drink or two over the holidays is essential for maintaining seasonal sanity.

12/11/2012 By Meaghan Morawski

Cellar Notes

Before Dinner Drinks

Our Critic's Top Wine Picks

08/17/2012 By Condé Cox

Market Watch

Ready for Rhubarb

Make a syrup that’ll add tart tastiness to today’s spring spritzers.

05/21/2012 By Kristin Belz

First Impressions

Central Sizzles (Softly)

Dustin Knox’s downtown den slings crêpes and old-fashioned cocktails in a space that makes it worth hunting for parking.

12/10/2010 By Anna Sachse

MIX IT

Cocktail Recipes

Whether you want to play mixologist at home, or just want to be enticed, these recipes let you in on some of the secrets of signature cocktails from some of Portland's best bars.

11/17/2010

Mixology 101

The Beer Fashioned

Too much of a good thing?

08/24/2010 By John Chandler

POUR

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.

07/20/2009 By Tom Colligan

Recipe

Clear Creek Distillery’s Egg Nog

Nuttin' but nog.

05/19/2009

Cool Cocktails

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

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan