Major brands are always looking for the next big thing. In some cases it’s a novel flavor or a new … Continue reading Absolut Oak, or Absolutely Unnecessary?
I want to state unequivocally that I have a lot of respect for Jeffery Morgenthaler. The man is a Portland … Continue reading Morgenthaler wrong on spirits buying?
The following is a listing of drinking gadgets, hardware and tech that I am presently too poor to review personally. … Continue reading New Drinking Gadgets Overview
I’m not a frequent traveler. I seem to have found my location in the universe and seldom wander far from … Continue reading Drinks on a Plane
I had an opportunity to work in a distillery retail store, which is much like a standard liquor store only … Continue reading What is the difference between Whiskey, Rye, Scotch and Bourbon?
My favorite liquor by far has to be Gin. There can be no greater expression of gin’s history and utility … Continue reading Tonic Water Comparison
Portland’s Distillery scene is expanding and exploding. A recent article about local distilling pegged the number of distilleries at just … Continue reading Portland Distillery Crawl: Mk II
By this point you should have a basic idea of what kind of alcohol you actually want to drink. Even … Continue reading Stocking Your Bar: Part 3 Mixers
For my previous ramblings on how to stock your bar check HERE. A long running argument among my friends is … Continue reading Stocking Your Bar Part 2: Basics
To the average drinker not a great amount of thought goes into the content or composition of the liquor cupboard. … Continue reading Stocking Your Bar: Part 1