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Fogo de Chão Passionfruit Caipirinha

Fogo de Chão Passionfruit Caipirinha19 sec read

Fogo de Chão Passionfruit Caipirinha This fresh twist on the Caipirinha, the national cocktail of Brazil, marries passionfruit puree with Cachaça to add an extra tropical layer to this cocktail. Fun fact: roughly 350 million gallons of cachaça are consumed by Brazilians each year, whi
Fogo de Chão Caipirinha

Fogo de Chão Caipirinha cocktail32 sec read

Caipirinha cocktail The national cocktail of Brazil, the Caipirinha, is made with Cachaça, ice, limes and sugar – and best served on the beaches of Brazil! Fogo de Chão imports its private label cachaça directly from Brazil; the traditional Caipirinha remains one of the restaurant’s m
Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler cocktail

Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler2 min read

Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler Portland’s oldest urban winery, Hip Chicks Do Wine, was started back in 2001 by Laurie Lewis and Renee Neely. Located just off the main drag, in an unassuming pocket of industrial warehouses, visitors walk right into the middle of
Stone Barn Brandyworks Picard Sour Cocktail

Stone Barn Brandyworks Picard Sour Cocktail recipe2 min read

Stone Barn Brandyworks is a small, family-owned distillery in Southeast Portland that cooks up spirits of all kinds, including many using locally grown fruit. Started by Sebastian and Erika Degens, Stone Barn Brandyworks has a cozy tasting space smack in the middle of their distillery
Pear Brandy Sidecar with sugar rim

Clear Creek Distillery’s Pear Brandy Sidecar cocktail recipe49 sec read

Clear Creek Distillery’s Pear Brandy Sidecar Recipe provided by Clear Creek Distillery 1 ½ ounce Clear Creek Pear Brandy ¾ ounce Cointreau ¾ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice Shake all ingredients in a shaker, and double strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with fine sugar.
A moment from Feast 2014

Prepare for foodie heaven when Feast takes over Portland4 min read

Do you consider yourself a foodie? If so, you better be attending Feast Portland because your “foodie” card just might be revoked if you don’t go! Next month, Feast Portland draws about 10,000 food lovers from near and far to town. Since the festival takes place over a long weekend wi

The perfect summertime Sunshine Punch cocktail recipe2 min read

               Having a party and need a fun cocktail punch recipe? This cocktail is the perfect summertime punch to share with your guests. Made with just 3 ingredients; moonshine, lemonade and sparkling wine, prosecco or champagne, this drink is sure to please. ItR
Starka Improved cocktail

Starka Improved Cocktail with vodka2 min read

The Oregon Starka Project is an innovative collaboration between three Portland area distilleries. Big Bottom Distilling, Bull Run Distillery and Indio Spirits all got together and made a batch of vodka. But the project didn’t end there. Once the batch was finished, each distill
Jennifer Kadell

Why Wine? An Interview with Jennifer Kadell of Bull Run Distilling Co.3 min read

This is part of a series introducing you to interesting people in the wine industry. Now, the interviews have broadened to include craft spirits as well. For many, the journey into wine and spirits is not only intriguing but often quite an adventure. These talented individuals are wha
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Thirst Fest returns to Portland for a second time2 min read

Thirst Fest, a two-evening celebration returns to Portland’s Melody Ballroom this Friday and Saturday night. A wine, beer and spirits festival supporting the LGBTQ community, attendees will be able to sample an array of unique beverages. With over 40 craft distilleries, craft brewerie
Sidra Sunrise Punch

Sidra Sunrise Punch Cocktail with tequila and hard cider1 min read

We were playing bartender one winter evening and mixed together a really delicious drink we dubbed the Sidra Sunrise. It’s perfect for a party or a stand alone cocktail. Incorporating wonderful fall flavors of orange, cinnamon and apple cider, the Sidra Sunrise is sure to please. When
Wild Roots Vodka

Win tickets to the Great American Distillers Festival4 min read

The Great American Distillers Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a two day event in NE Portland. Filled with more than 40 artisan spirit makers from around the country and close to home, attendees will have the opportunity to taste handcrafted rums, bourbons, whiskeys,
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Portland’s TOAST 2014: Come sip artisan distilled spirits2 min read

The growth of local distilleries in the state has skyrocketed in the last few years. With a food-centric focus on locally made, artisanal products, this rapid progression in the world of spirits is no surprise. Fortunately the Oregon Distillers Guild coordinates an annual TOAST event