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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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7 Tips For Sampling Craft Beer

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7 Tips For Sampling Craft Beer

Close your eyes and imagine you’re at your favorite brewery—smell the hops, hear the bustle—with a completely unfamiliar tasting flight in front of you. A small round of new, uncharted beer territory awaits. There they are, a dazzling array of brews varying in color and consistency. You know the feeling, right? For some, this can be a bit daunting—and with good reason. A flight with a handful of different beer can be cause for celebration or hair-pulling. Portland is the Mecca of craft beer, so what do you do when you’re trying new ones? Here are some of our best...

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Tequila, Limes and a Night Full of Fun!

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Tequila, Limes and a Night Full of Fun!

Margaritas are a staple for any good night out. So why not celebrate it fully on National Margarita day on February 22nd! This simple drink made up of tequila, lime and Cointreau (could be substituted with triple sec) is refreshing and comes in many different flavors, but the most important ingredient has to be the tequila. Origins: Tequila, made from the blue agave fruit, originated in Mexico. Arizona, being so close to the action decided to drink that product right up! It is in Arizona where the well known drink “Tequila Sunrise” was originated. It was created as a “poolside...

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4 Must-Make Cocktails on this Loveless Valentine's Day

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4 Must-Make Cocktails on this Loveless Valentine's Day

’Tis the season to be together — happy, hopeful, and in love — and not alone in a very dark room, with your jade plant, wondering what could’ve been as you stalk your perfectly engaged ex on Instagram. Getting out there is hard — especially when “out there” is out of the house — so here are 4 cocktails to help take that edge off. Come on, let’s celebrate! It’s VALENTINE’S DAY. 1) Earl Grey Tea Cocktail There are zero social stipulations holding you back today (though there may be legal: if you have to go into work, or in...

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Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

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Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

A lot has happened in the American beer, wine, and spirits world since we last took a look at the country’s changing liquor laws. As a dutiful press we feel it’s our duty to keep our readers up to date. Be sure to pick up a copy of Niki Ganong’s The Field Guide to Drinking in America, where hundreds of liquor laws (both historic and modern) have been lovingly compiled for every adventurer’s benefit. Without further ado, let’s get started!   Colorado  In a surprising and controversial move, Gov. John Hickenlooper recently signed a bill that will gradually allow the...

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