Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

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Bourbon Renewal Renewal

The effect of the pandemic on bars and restaurants has been sad and frustrating over the past couple of years. Despite efforts to enable cocktails to go or to raise

Paper Plane

Way back in December of 2010, we wrote about a cocktail to commemorate the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk. That drink was the Paper Airplane. Back then, we

Swearengen Sling

We were thumbing through the excellent book, Death & Co. and for some reason, this cocktail caught our attention. We immediately recognized the name, but it took a few moments

Albra

At the end of last summer we had an abundance of mint thriving in our planter box. Knowing it would not survive the cold rainy season in Oregon, we harvested

Enzoni

In the Pacific Northwest, a sunny break from winter rain signals the coming of spring, and before you realize it, spring is turning into summer. As bright warm days outnumber

Smoke Signals

More than ten years in the making, we are finally posting a cocktail we discovered during our first week in Portland. It was the vacation that inspired a cross-country move.

Non-Alcoholic Margarita

Early last year we explored some options for making non-alcoholic cocktails using Ritual Zero Proof spirit substitutes. At the time, we tested their Gin and Whiskey Alternative products. We were

Bourbon Renewal

We have always felt privileged to write about recipes and techniques demonstrated by Jeffrey Morgenthaler just a few miles away at Clyde Common. One of the benefits of living in

Penicillin

It’s not going to cure the global pandemic, but the Penicillin cocktail by New York’s Sam Ross can make you feel better about making cocktails at home. It is a

Bramble

The Bramble cocktail is a wonderful summer refresher that features creme de mûre, although there is nothing demure about it. It’s cold and bursting with tart, bold berry flavor and

El Colibrí

Here is an easy tequila cocktail that features honey and liqueur. We like a good tequila recipe, but if we are honest, it is not the first base spirit we

Pit of Despair

It would have been the 30th anniversary of the film when the Pit of Despair cocktail was on the menu at Victoria, a North Portland bar that likes to name