Celebrate National Rum Punch Day

Celebrate National Rum Punch Day

Sep 20, 2017

Welcome to National Rum Punch Day! Unlike other cocktails you might be used to--that stick to a defined list of ingredients--Rum Punch recipes are as...

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Take a Walking Tour of PDX Art with Forest for the Trees 2017

Take a Walking Tour of PDX Art with Forest for the Trees 2017

Sep 15, 2017

The 2017 Forest for the Trees mural project finished its fifth year of Portland beautification and fun events just over a month ago. If you...

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It's Party Time

It's Party Time

Sep 07, 2017

We are so excited to launch High-Proof PDX at 5pm tonight at Bit House Saloon!  

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11 Oregon-Made Whiskies You Should Try Right Now

11 Oregon-Made Whiskies You Should Try Right Now

Sep 06, 2017

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...

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

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

Sep 05, 2017

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...

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Spirit Tasters and Pints in SE Portland

Spirit Tasters and Pints in SE Portland

Sep 05, 2017

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...

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Best Portland Distillery Tasting

Best Portland Distillery Tasting

Sep 04, 2017

High-Proof PDX author Karen Locke takes us on a four corners tour of Portland's best distilleries. Whether you live in Northwest, Southwest, or The Pearl,...

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Get Boozy in the Heat with this Sloshy Pops Recipe

Get Boozy in the Heat with this Sloshy Pops Recipe

Sep 01, 2017

The heat is back in much of the Pacific Northwest. High-Proof PDX author Karen Locke gives us a fun and adult way to cool down...

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Meet Karen Locke, author of High-Proof PDX!

Meet Karen Locke, author of High-Proof PDX!

Aug 29, 2017

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,...

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A brief history of the Whiskey Sour

A brief history of the Whiskey Sour

Aug 24, 2017

The year: 1792. You: a sailor crossing the Atlantic for North America. Food is dried. Water is no good. And scurvy is a constant worry....

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Forest for the Trees 2017

Forest for the Trees 2017

Aug 14, 2017

Forest for the Trees Northwest is back! For the fifth year, artists have gathered in Portland to create beautiful murals around the city. Curated by...

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Totally Eclipsing Cocktails

Totally Eclipsing Cocktails

Aug 14, 2017

Millions of people will be enjoying the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in just over a week, and here in Oregon we are excited to have...

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Places Around Portland to Buy Tolly

Places Around Portland to Buy Tolly

Jun 04, 2017

Tolly has a special place in our hearts. Thankfully, retailers around town have also found this artistic and inspiring children’s book to be treasure, and stock...

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Our 3 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Tolly Videos

Our 3 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Tolly Videos

May 03, 2017

It’s been a few weeks since Tolly has been released in the world to be enjoyed by adults and children alike, but we’re still amazed by...

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The Art of Paris 2017: Top 5 Exhibits to See

The Art of Paris 2017: Top 5 Exhibits to See

Apr 24, 2017

Paris is seen as a place for romance, stylish civilians, and a harbor for wonderful art. It is also known for its expression during times...

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5 Ice Cream Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind

5 Ice Cream Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind

Mar 28, 2017

It may only be March, but global warming is real and summer is approaching quickly. While some people are huddled by the fire and dreaming...

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National Proofreading Day: A Day of Error-Free Writing

National Proofreading Day: A Day of Error-Free Writing

Mar 09, 2017

I once worked at a newspaper for my college, and it was time to publish our “Welcome Week” edition for the first week of classes...

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Illustrating Tolly: Behind the Scenes

Illustrating Tolly: Behind the Scenes

Feb 28, 2017

    Photo Credit: Overcup Books Instagram One of the best parts about children’s books is that they can be enjoyed by all ages. They...

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Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

Feb 21, 2017

  Tall Trees of Paris  features many amazing artists. We’ve compiled a list of updates, showcasing some of their recent and upcoming events! Rebecka Tollens...

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Painting With Sand

Painting With Sand

Jan 26, 2017

Sunae is a Japanese technique of painting with colored sand, but it’s not very well known. Naoshi, author and illustrator of Ice Cream Work, is...

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Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

Jan 18, 2017

Though Buckminster Fuller is well known for his accomplishments in architecture and design, he explored quite a few inventions that never made waves… pun intended....

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Straight, No Chaser! High-Proof PDX by Karen Locke Joins Overcup

Straight, No Chaser! High-Proof PDX by Karen Locke Joins Overcup

Nov 03, 2016

We're thrilled to announce the latest addition to our 2017 catalog, High Proof PDX by Karen Locke. This first ever comprehensive guide to distillery tasting...

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The Museum of Ice Cream—Naoshi's Book Come to Life

The Museum of Ice Cream—Naoshi's Book Come to Life

Aug 29, 2016

Imagine a place with all-you-can-eat ice cream, a pool full of sprinkles, edible balloons, and a chocolate fountain...sounds like something out of Charlie and the...

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Six Cities to Bike Share to a Bookstore

Six Cities to Bike Share to a Bookstore

Aug 23, 2016

Here in Portland, a new bike-share program hosted by Nike called Biketown has been recently rolled out. These rentable bikes are stationed all over town and...

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