PDX WHISKY
PDXWhisky is dedicated to Malt Whisky enthusiasts in the Portland, Oregon area.

You will find information on local events, including tastings held by our members, links to interesting whisky sites, and venues for drinking or purchasing whisky.

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Whisky / Whiskey - What's the difference??

"Whisky" is generally made in Scotland, Japan and Canada.
"Whiskey" is the spelling typically used everywhere else (America, Ireland, etc.).

Visit the Scotch Pronunciation Page to find out how to say those Scottish words!


 Announcements

>> Become a fan on Facebook...  We will also post events on Facebook.  Feel free to post comments, questions, events, etc. on our wall. (Facebook)

>> PDX Whisky Scotch Tasting - Feb 27, 7:00PM...  Held in West Linn, OR

  • Compass Box Asyla
  • Auchentoshan Three Wood
  • Fettercairn - 16 yr Gordon & MacPhail
  • Laphroaig - An Cuan Mor

Cost is $30.  Light dinner will be served.

Event info and RSVP on Facebook.  

>> Ramsays Dram Academy of Whisky...   Stuart Ramsay is hosting these popular and educational tastings at his Home Campus in Portland. >> McMenamins Winter Scotch Dinners...   Each dinner includes an amazing dinner paired with a variety of scotch whiskies.  Hosted by Stuart Ramsay or Breck Taylor depending on the location.
  • January 10, 7:00 - Grand Lodge, Forest Grove - $80 (McMenamins.com)
  • January 15, 7:00 - Kennedy School, Portland - $80 (McMenamins.com)
  • January 23, 7:00 - Cornelius Pass Roadhouse, Hillsboro - $85 - Full Burns Dinner (McMenamins.com)
  • January 30, 7:00 - Old St. Francis School, Bend - $80 (McMenamins.com)

>> Burns Supper - Jan 21, 6:30...   Highland Stillhouse, Oregon City.  Music, Poetry, Bagpipes, Haggis, Whisky, and Scottish Fayre. Cost: $55 includes Dinner and Whisky. $50 without Whisky. Seating is limited so call and purchase your tickets now. 503-723-6789 (HighlandStillhouse.com)

>> Newport Robert Burns Dinner - Jan 24, 6:00...   $65.  Newport.  The Celtic Heritage Alliance invites you to attend their 4th Annual Robert Burns Supper as we celebrate Scotland's favorite poet at the Shilo Inn Ballroom in Newport, Oregon set for Saturday January 24, 2015, 6:00 to 10 p.m. (NCFGH.com)

>> Burns Night in Eugene - Jan 24, 5:30...   $35 dinner and $15 Scotch tasting. Eugene.  Haggis, pipes, dancing, auction, and whisky! (BurnsNightEugene.com

>> Burns Supper - Jan 24 ...   Portland Metro Pipe Band, Sentienel Hotel, Portland. (www.pm-pb.org)

>> TOAST - March 7 ...   Left Bank Annex, Portland. The Original Artisan Spirits Tasting features over 40 distilleries and 120 different spirits. Come support our local whiskey distillers and sample their spirits!  (OregonDistilleryTrail.com)

>> WhiskeyTownUSA - May 6-9 ...   Whiskey Fest NW is now Whiskey Town USA!  Over 75 distilleries pouring over 200 whiskies, along with music, food, seminars and more.  Proceeds benefit two local charities. (www.WhiskeyTownUSA.com)

  • May 6, 7:15 - Whiskey Tasting Dinner at Mortons - $150.  A fine dining experience paired with wonderful whiskies.  Tickets at WhiskeyTownUSA.com
  • May 7, 6:30 - The Great Whiskey Debate - $50.  Held on the site of WhiskeyTownUSA in Portland, an unprecedented group of Master Distillers and Ambassadors will learn about the rich heritage of whiskey.  Appetizers and cocktails will be served.  Tickets at WhiskeyTownUSA.com
  • May 8, 4:00-10;00 and May 9, 12:00 - 10:00... $28.   On May 8-9, WhiskeyTown will bring together 75+ distilleries pouring 200+ local, national and international whiskeys to Portland’s thirsty community. This 3rd annual whiskey wonderland will also feature live music on five stages, a cigar lounge, beer garden, craft cocktails by some of Portland's most talented bartenders, cocktail competitions, comedy, local artisanal vendors, a mechanical bull, educational seminars, and many of Portland's favorite restaurants including Pok Pok, Bunk and Swank & Swine! Tickets at WhiskeyTownUSA.com

>> We now have Glencairn Whisky Glasses available...   You should be drinking your whisky out of a PDX Whisky glass!  $25 for a pair of glasses.  Pick up the glasses at one of our tastings, or contact us for shipping (contact@pdxwhisky.com)

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