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!


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>> PDX Whisky Scotch Tasting - Sept 12, 7:00PM...  Held in West Linn, OR

  • Glenfarclas 12
  • Glenfarclas 17 - Is this really worth double the price of the 12yr?
  • Nikka Pure Malt 21 - Continuing our series of Japanese whiskies
  • Ellenstown 10 - An independent, cask strength bottling of Ardbeg

Cost is $30.  Light dinner will be served.

Event info and RSVP on Facebook.  

>> McMenamins Whiskey of the World Dinner...   September 12, 7:00 - $75 - Old Church, Wilsonville.  A total of 8 whiskies from Scotland, Ireland, USA, Canada and Japan will be tasted and a great dinner will be served.  Hosted by Breck Taylor, Master of Whiskey, Crown Royal.  (www.McMenamins.com)

>> Grand Lodge Scotch and Cigar Dinner...   September 27, 7:00 - $85 - Grand Lodge, Forest Grove.  A total of 6 scotches will be paired with a multi-course dinner.  Cigars will also be provided.  Hosted by Breck Taylor, Master of Whiskey, Crown Royal.  (www.McMenamins.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)

 Whisky Glass




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