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

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>> PDX Whisky Scotch Tasting - March 28, 7:00PM...  Held in West Linn, OR

  • Blue Hanger - 7th Release. Blended malt from Berry Bros & Rudd.
  • Bowmore Devil's Casks - A small batch sherry cask release
  • Highland Park 12 yr - We will compare the standard Highland Park with the Sigurd
  • Highland Park Sigurd - A travel retail exclusive from the Warrior series.

Cost is $30.  Light dinner will be served.

Event info and RSVP on Facebook.  

>> Kentucky Derby Bourbon & Craft Beer Tasting Dinner - May 3, 6:00PM... Hall Street Grill, Beaverton OR - $125 (includes WhiskeyFest NW ticket)  Put on your favorite Derby hat and attire and join us for a celebration of the senses in this delectable 5-course Kentucky Bourbon tasting dinner hosted by Chef Travis Dickinson. The bourbon, beer and education will be overflowing this evening and 100% of the dinner's proceeds will benefit Oregon Active Foundation's Adventure Therapy Program here in the Northwest! Limited seating available. ...  WhiskeyFestNW.com

>> Whiskey Brunch - May 4, 9:30AM - 3:00PM... Brix Tavern, Portland OR. What better way to end the weekend or kickoff your week, then a hardy, whiskey-infused Sunday brunch with live music to tap your feet to? Well, for all the daylight drinkers, Brix will highlight a specialty menu of bourbon soaked cuisine - and, of course, there will be Whiskey Bloody Marys and specialty cocktails to wash it all down with. Who in their right mind would waste time with vodka and tomato juice when there's all that delicious brown liquor beckoning? Portion of proceeds will be donated to Oregon Active Foundation. Brunch served from 9:30am-3pm. Reservations recommended. BrixTavern.com

>> Nikka Japanese Whiskey & Craft Beer Tasting Dinner - May 5, 6:00PM... The Cleaner's at The Ace Hotel, Portland OR - $125 (includes WhiskeyFest NW ticket) ... Prepare yourself for an exquisite 4-course pairing of Japanese Whiskeys, craft beer and the delectable European fare by Clyde Common's Chef John Leach. Limited seating is available for this memorable evening at The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel. 100% of proceeds benefit Oregon Active's Adventure Therapy Program here in the Northwest. Seating is limited.  WhiskeyFestNW.com

>> Suntory Japanese Whiskey & Craft Beer Tasting Dinner - May 6, 6:00PM... Smallwares, Portland OR - $125 (includes WhiskeyFest NW ticket) ... Don't miss this unique tasting dinner at Smallware's as Chef Johanna Ware prepares her signature, "inauthentic Asian cuisine" which will be perfectly paired with Japanese Whiskey & NW Craft Beer. 100% of proceeds benefit Oregon Active Foundation's Adventure Therapy Program here in the Northwest. Seating is very limited. WhiskeyFestNW.com

>> Single Malts & Blended Scotch & Craft Beer Tasting Dinner - May 7, 6:00PM... Morton's Steakhouse, Portland OR - $150 (includes WhiskeyFest NW ticket) ... Join us for a memorable evening of esquisite single malts & blended scotch, beer and, of course, the finest steak! During this Morton's legendary dining experience, our scotch ambassador will take us on a fascinating journey from the barrel to the bottle and each course will be perfectly paired with a fine selection of beer introduced by our master brewer, as well the chef's deliciously prepared provisions. 100% of proceeds benefit Oregon Active Foundation's Adventure Therapy Program in the Northwest. Limited Seating Available. WhiskeyFestNW.com

>> Northwest Whiskey & Craft Beer Tasting Dinner - May 8, 6:00PM... Simpatica, Portland OR - $125 (includes WhiskeyFest NW ticket) ... Laugh, learn and dine while celebrating with new friends and old in the charming and rustic ambiance of the Simpatica Dining Hall. Join us for a splendid, intimate evening as Chef Will Larin creates a fresh and seasonal 5-course pairing menu that is unique and perfectly balance with the Northwest whiskey and craft beer that is carefully selected and shared at each course. 100% of event proceeds benefit Oregon Active Foundation's Adventure Therapy Program in the Northwest. Seating limited.  WhiskeyFestNW.com

>> WhiskeyFest Northwest - May 9 (starting at 4:00PM) & May 10 (starting at 12:00PM)...  Join us at the 2nd annual WhiskeyFest Northwest held in NW Portland!  Dozens of whiskey and food booths, with live music all day. WhiskeyFestNW.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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