Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

Day: August 17, 2014

A New Reviews Menu

Changes are afoot at Summit Sips. We moved the Archives menu item to the navigation sidebar and added a Reviews link to the main menu above. We have always believed

Portland Bar Review: Beaker & Flask (closed)

Kevin Ludwig’s Beaker & Flask is no longer open. It was situated¬†behind Rum Club, (or rather, Rum Club opened behind it). We remember it with fondness! References: Norwegian Negroni Mexican

Portland Bar Review: Laurelhurst Market

The cocktail program at Laurelhurst Market was developed by Portland mixology guru Evan Zimmerman and that legacy continues. Using unusual techniques like Smoked Ice and inspired flavor combinations, the cocktails

Portland Bar Review: Hale Pale

We first visited Hale Pale to support the grand opening and have enjoyed return visits ever since. It is the best Tiki establishment in Portland. The drinks are true classic

Portland Bar Review: Whiskey Soda Lounge

Technically a separate establishment, we have always thought of the Whiskey Soda Lounge as the waiting room for Pok Pok. They share a similar drink menu and a handful of

Portland Bar Review: Pok Pok

Thai street food is the name of the game here. But in order to combat the spicy heat, you need a decent drink. In addition to their signature water flavored

Portland Bar Review: Secret Society

Hidden on the second floor of the same building that houses Toro Bravo you will no longer find The Secret Society. It had an old-world speakeasy vibe befitting its intimate

Portland Bar Review: Toro Bravo

Arguably one of our favorite restaurants in Portland, Toro Bravo delivers a solid cocktail program in addition to delicious food. They offer a wide selection of sherry by the glass

Portland Bar Review: Rum Club

It’s small, it has a lovely outdoor patio area, and the drinks are great! What more could you ask for? There is obviously an emphasis on rum, but they can

Portland Bar Review: Park Kitchen

Cocktails on tap, house tonic, and delicious food make for a great combination at Park Kitchen. Try the Rye Chai or the Bourbon Bijou. We like sitting at the bar,