A Sweet, Spicy and Salty Morning: Salior Jerry

  If you’re like us, you have a favorite liquor that you stick with in good times and bad. But before you get too set in your ways, we’d recommend a three-hour tour with Sailor Jerry, [...]

There is a Season-Bistro Marquee

  The colder months usually see us taking in some culture. Whether some great theater or our (very underrated) symphony), we find ourselves in the south park blocks with something stimulating on the agenda and a [...]

By Any Other Name, We’d Do The Same

We love when a new watering hole opens up in summer. It means that in about 6 months (when the hype has died down), we’ll have a new place to drown our winter blues. Of course, [...]

Fall Flavor Infusion

Part of Oktoberfest being such a time of bounty for beer is that it is inherently connected to harvest season (see all the pumpkin-flavored and fresh-hopped beers out there). But how does one incorporate all this [...]

TRULY on the Rocks

Whisky is best served on the rocks, but also best served strong before the ice waters down the good stuff. That leaves the average drinker with about two or so minutes of prime drinking time, depending [...]

Distilling the Myths of Whiskey

To celebrate that special time of year when it’s grayest in Portland and the dreaded taxes are due, HairM hosted a “Tax Relief Whiskey Tasting” VIP event, which featured three of the top whiskeys from the [...]

Temperance Trader “High Rye” Bourbon

There’s been a trend with local distillers and restaurants recently to import particularly special booze into the family fold that you might not find elsewhere. Such is the case with Temperance Trader Straight Bourbon Whiskey from [...]

New Spin on Kentucky Derby Cocktails

We hear there’s a notable horse race that takes place in Louisville next month. We also hear that Mint Juleps are the only things to imbibe while celebrating this venerable piece of Americana. May we suggest [...]

Someday Says: Pear Ginger Hot Toddy

The Pear Ginger Hot Toddy: Wet your whistle with this warm, winter cocktail. [...]

The Chesterfield

If you’re looking for that swanky drink to impress a vintage-style gal on a cold night, look no further. Bartender Joshua Merrion has you covered with The Chesterfield: a deep red, burbon cocktail with fall tones [...]


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