Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

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Pama Frost

Happy New Year! Over the years we have done plenty of experiments with ingredients, often recommending to our readers that it’s okay to adopt a playful attitude of trial and error

Halloween Party Cocktails

It’s a question we get asked every year: What cocktail should I feature at my Halloween party? There are a lot different answers depending on what is important for your situation. We

Portland Bar Review: Imperial

What can we say but the facts. This is a great downtown spot on SW Broadway that always has delicious food and a terrific cocktail menu. Being one of chef Vitaly Paley’s

Kojo

Grab your grapefruit for this one—but all you will need is the peel. If you don’t have a grapefruit for cutting the garnish—shame on you, you will have to use lemon—but

Portland Bar Review: Kask

It’s easy to think of Kask as a drinker’s waiting room for Grüner or even the Multnomah Whiskey Library, but if you make that mistake you are likely to skip

Bourbon Bijou

Park Kitchen in Portland, Oregon makes a lovely drink they call the Bourbon Bijou. You may recall the Bijou cocktail we posted several years ago which is the inspiration for this

First Word

Several years ago we wrote about the Last Word cocktail. If you haven’t had the pleasure, you really should give it a try, especially if you are already a fan of

Seattle Bar Review: Canon

Jamie Boudreau’s Canon Whiskey and Bitters Emporium in Captitol Hill, Seattle, WA is perhaps the best bar in the Pacific Northwest. That’s saying a lot, since we are fortunate to have some

Ground Cherry Daiquiri

If you’ve never heard of them, ground cherries are odd little yellow-orange berries that look like miniature tomatillos. About the size and shape of a cranberry, they are firm and smooth, but like

Portland Bar Review: Bar Avignon

Bar Avignon is a perfect little spot on 21st and SE Division. The small tables feel intimate, the bar is long and the food and drinks are amazing. Farm-to-table is common all

Rhubarb Blush

We have a lot of content to add to our compilation of bar reviews. There are so many great places to order cocktails Portland, Oregon and the list keeps on growing. One favorite restaurant

Montego Bay

During a recent visit to the Red Star Tavern in Portland, Oregon, Brandon Lockman—the creative genius behind the bar—shared his recipe for a delicious cocktail on the menu right now called