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Lace Up Your Shoes for Bridge to Brews!

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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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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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Raise a Glass to Bourbon Month

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Raise a Glass to Bourbon Month
September is National Bourbon Month, a celebration of America’s “Native Spirit.” Although first officially recognized in 2007, bourbon has a deep-rooted legacy in the United States.

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Celebrate National Rum Punch Day

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Celebrate National Rum Punch Day
Welcome to National Rum Punch Day! Unlike other cocktails you might be used to Rum Punch recipes are as colorful as the drinks they create.

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Spirit Tasters and Pints in SE Portland

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Spirit Tasters and Pints in SE Portland

Yesterday, we brought you Karen Locke's Best Portland Distillery Tasting, a guide to tasting rooms in all four corners of Portland. However, Karen isn't one to leave behind the plentiful breweries and brewpubs that Portland and Oregon are so well-known for. Here is one of her "High-Proof PDX Itinerary" posts, featuring SE Portland.  Beer aficionados are aplenty in Portland, where the brewing scene is one of the most prolific and recognized in the nation. The city’s many brewpubs offer myriad opportunities to combine Bridgetown’s established beer scene with its burgeoning spirits culture. Double your fun. If you care as much...

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