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The Most Haunted Pubs For Halloween

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The Most Haunted Pubs For Halloween
For all the thrill seekers out there, here's a guide on some of the most iconic and haunted pubs and restaurants in Portland, Oregon.

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10 Oregon-Made Whiskies You Should Try Right Now

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10 Oregon-Made Whiskies You Should Try Right Now

Are you a fan of whiskey or a whiskey newbie? If whiskey is your go-to spirit or you've always wanted to try it, High-Proof PDX author Karen Locke brings 10 Oregon-based whiskey distilleries to you, making it easy to find a new favorite drink.  Whether you love Kentucky bourbon, Scotch, or are just curious about Oregon-made whiskey there are a ton of whiskey distilleries in Oregon producing brown spirits that capture the complexity and depth of whiskey made here. It’s not about finding a whiskey that tastes like your favorite Kentucky Bourbon though—it’s about learning what Oregon has to offer. All...

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Meet Karen Locke, author of High-Proof PDX!

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Meet Karen Locke, author of High-Proof PDX!

Our brand new book, High-Proof PDX, launches in less than two weeks! We are so excited to welcome author Karen Locke to the Overcup family, and want you to get to know her too. "You could say my first taste of the Portland food and drink scene was instantaneous. I started writing about Portland restaurants only a month after moving here from Minneapolis in 2011. My fondness for all things culinary and boozy pre-date my residency in Portland though. After traveling MSP>BKK—and returning to the States—I worked in five Thai restaurants as a server and bartender. Little did I know then that...

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