NEW BLOG — craft distilleries

Lace Up Your Shoes for Bridge to Brews!

Posted by Alyssa Schaffer on

Lace Up Your Shoes for Bridge to Brews!
The air is warm(er). The sun is (mostly) shining. It’s the right time for two things: running and drinking beer. But why choose? The Bridge to Brews 8k/10k is next weekend, and it’s the perfect opportunity to combine the two.

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Portland Night Market and How To Make the Most of It

Posted by Kristen Ludwigsen on

Portland Night Market and How To Make the Most of It
Want to explore what the city has to offer? Check out Portland Night Market! Taking place inside a one-hundred-year-old produce row warehouse in SE Portland, Night Market is a free, all ages, quarterly event showcasing local food, drinks, culture, music, and retail from over 175 Oregon vendors.

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To sip or to mix: Celebrate National Liqueur Day

Posted by Julie Swearingen on

To sip or to mix: Celebrate National Liqueur Day
Happy National Liqueur Day! No, not liquor as in spirits, LIQUEUR, also known as schnapps or cordials, which are typically sweeter and flavored with fruits, herbs, spices, flowers, or nuts.

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10 Oregon-Made Whiskies You Should Try Right Now

Posted by Julie Swearingen on

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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Finally, a Way to Travel with Oregon Booze Thanks to Crafted Life

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Finally, a Way to Travel with Oregon Booze Thanks to Crafted Life

Do you want to experience Oregon craft spirits, even after you've left our gorgeous state? Do you want to give the gift of Oregon craft spirits to friends and family across the country? High-Proof PDX author Karen Locke thinks you should check out The Crafted Life, where you can have a great spirits shipped right to your door, or stock up your home bar with fun glassware.  If you’ve ever checked a bottle of whiskey, beer or wine pre-fight in your suitcase—only to arrive at your final destination to the heart-stopping view of luggage that appears to have been drop kicked—you...

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