SPIRITED AWAY

8th Annual Great American Distillers Festival

This October 19th and 20th, dozens of small-production distillers will arrive in Portland to revel in the community spirit of craft spirits.

10/09/2012 By Allison Jones

Cocktails

Etymixology

What’s in a cocktail name? We find out.

09/21/2012 By Danielle Strom

Article

Spirit Watch: Imbue

This bittersweet fortified wine from Oregon might just improve your opinion of vermouth.

09/20/2012

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

A Splash of Autumn

September is loaded with opportunities to drink, dance, and learn.

09/12/2012 By John Chandler With Meaghan Morawski

Slideshow

Slide Show: A Year in Drinks

08/30/2012

Article

Bar Trend: Mezcal

08/30/2012

Recipe

Giro D’Italia

For this summery cocktail, Ciao Vito bartender Christopher Abbott mixes gin with a float of Campari.

08/17/2012 By Camas Davis

Recipe

Strawberry Margarita

Recipe Courtesy of Janina Wager, general manager of Saucebox

08/17/2012

Feature

Best New Bars 2012

Portland's newest wave of watering holes is redefining the local drinking culture all over again. Pull up a stool and learn about the places, drinks, and trends leading the way.

07/19/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie With Benjamin Tepler and Allison Jones

INTERVIEW

5 Questions for Exiting Bent Brick Bartender Adam Robinson

The passionate Bent Brick and Park Kitchen bartender will take over as bar manager at east-side hot spot Rum Club in June, and we’ve got the exclusive ...

05/19/2012 By Allison Jones

Pour

Kosher Cocktail

’Tis the season of Manischewitz—we show you how to embrace it. Really.

02/24/2012 By Deena Prichep

RISE & DINE!

Portland’s Best Bloody Marys

Sometimes you need an eye-opener on top of your morning java. For those occasions we've whittled down a roster of Portland's best Bloody Marys. Cheers!

02/23/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks By Allison Jones

Mixology 101

Super Bowl Cocktails

A great game calls for great drinks.

01/30/2012 By John Chandler

Pour

Cold Comfort

House Spirits reinvents the White Russian with an artisan coffee liqueur.

01/26/2012 By John Chandler

Pour

Balance Bar

Cocktail consultant Ryan Magarian finds a home behind the bar.

12/22/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Colin Pomeroy

Gilt Club bartender Colin Pomeroy walks us through the steps of preparing a berry-infused Strawberry Brunette cocktail.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Colin Pomeroy

Gilt Club bartender Colin Pomeroy walks us through the steps of preparing a berry-infused Strawberry Brunette cocktail.

08/19/2011 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Temple Bar

Knob Hill’s Indish is reborn is a whiskey & classic cocktail lounge, with a budget-friendly (and worthy) Happy Hour menu to boot.

03/16/2011 By Anna Sachse

Pour

Spirited Away

Stone Barn Brandyworks in Southeast Portland concocts some creative and delicious brandies and spirits. Some notable inventions are the Eastside Ouzo, Unoaked Rye Whiskey, and Red Wing Coffee Liqueur.

03/09/2011 By Deena Prichep

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Bonfire Lounge

Warming up to the Bonfire

01/18/2011 By John Chandler