HIGH SPIRITS

A Drinking Guide to Oregon Vermouth for Your Home Bar

A new wave of local vermouth spices up the liquor cabinet.

04/27/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

High Spirits

Get Juiced This Winter with Fresh Citrus Cocktails

Think refreshing cocktails packed with orange, grapefruit, lemon, and lime are for summer sipping? Think again.

01/05/2015 By Kelly Clarke

BEER BULLETIN

Fill Up Your Growler with One of These 6 Wintry Brews

Celebrate the season with a half-dozen seasonal ales...and one very merry mini keg.

12/01/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

HIGH SPIRITS

The Mead Revolution is Buzzing

Move over cider and beer! A Northwest uprising is making an ancient brew cool again.

11/03/2014 By Allison Jones

POUR

Portland Soda Works Geeks Out on Pop

Nationally lauded graphic novelist and former food critic Chris Onstad considers the cola.

08/13/2014 By Kelly Clarke

RECIPE

Where to Jump on the Michelada Bandwagon

Slay your summer thirst with Mexico's answer to the Bloody Mary at Taqueria Portland, Sunshine Tavern, and ¿Por Que No?

07/11/2014 By Maya Seaman

RECIPE

Squirrel Nut Sippers: DIY Walnut Liqueur

We'll show you how to turn those green walnuts into black gold by Christmas.

06/02/2014 By Kelly Clarke

RECIPE

Upland Sour: The Ultimate Cranberry Cocktail

Washington’s first organic cranberry farm juices up local cocktails.

03/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

POUR

Fado's Friendly Port

An all-Portuguese vinho list offers a warm welcome at SE Hawthorne's Iberian eatery.

01/02/2014 By Allison Jones

POUR

Fire Water

Vinn Distillery brings Chinese rice-based spirits to Portland

12/02/2013 By Margarett Waterbury

POUR

Tasting Time at Sidecar 11

A cozy North Mississippi whiskey bar uncorks mysteries within vintage bottles.

11/01/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

POUR

The Gospel of Reverend Nat's Hard Cider

An innovative local cidery attracts a body of believers

10/01/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

RECIPE

Fifty Licks' Frozen Whiskey Lemonade

Ice cream entrepreneur Chad Draizin shares his recipe for a summer-stretching spiked sorbet.

09/03/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

POUR

Heart Coffee Roasters' Acid Test

Local coffee obsessives master the science of a brighter bean.

07/01/2013 By Hanna Neuschwander

COCKTAIL RECIPE

Snap Pea Martini

Yakuza's snap pea cocktail captures the essence of summer.

06/03/2013 By Deena Prichep

Pour

Consider the Daiquiri

Rum enthusiast Michael Shea revives a very misunderstood classic cocktail.

03/21/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

POUR

Harvester Brewing

A local brewery crafts seriously delicious beers for the wheat averse

12/19/2012 By John Chandler

Pour

Kyle Webster's Byrhh Cocktail

St. Jack's bartender embraces a long-forgotten French aperitif.

10/16/2012 By Rachel Ritchie

Pour

The New Brew

Portland now boasts a whopping 51 breweries ... and counting. Here’s a look at the latest crop.

09/20/2012 By Brian Yaeger

Cellar Notes

Before Dinner Drinks

Our Critic's Top Wine Picks

08/17/2012 By Condé Cox