PDXWhisky is dedicated to
Malt Whisky enthusiasts in the Portland, Oregon area.
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local events, including
tastings held by our members,
to interesting whisky sites, and venues for drinking or
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Whisky / Whiskey - What's the difference??
generally made in Scotland, Japan and Canada.
"Whiskey" is the spelling
typically used everywhere else (America, Ireland, etc.).
Scotch Pronunciation Page to find out how to say those
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PDX Whisky Tasting -
January 29, 7:00PM... Held in King City, OR
Glenfiddich Age of Discovery, Bourbon Cask
Reserve 19 y/o
Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Bushmills 1608, 400th Anniversary
1994 Braeval 18, The Exclusive Malts
Cost is $40. Light bites will be served.
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Rye Whiskey Workshop - January 16, 9:30 - 4:30...
Stone Barn distiller Andy Garrison will walk participants
through the process of making rye whiskey. During the
event, Stuart Ramsay will lead a variety of tasting and nosing
activities. Don't miss this hands on event! $250 503-341-2227 (StoneBarnBrandyWorks.com)
Burns Supper at the Highland Stillhouse - January 20
- 6:30... Oregon City. Join in for
traditional Scottish food, whisky, and bagpipes -
Meet your maker - Auchentoshan - January 27 -
6:00 & 7:30 ... Join Robin Nance, Brand
Ambassador for Auchentoshan, at the Multnomah Whiskey Library.
Robin will walk us through their range while the Library serves
a variety of light bites. $55 for non-members. (mwlpdx.com)
Robert Burns Dinner at The Pope House - January 31 -
5:30 ... The Pope House is hosting a 6 course
dinner with Scotch pariings, hosted by Breck Taylor of Diagio. $100. (PopeHouseLounge.com)
TOAST - February 27 -
4:00 - 10:00 ... The 6th Annual Toast event is
an opportunity to taste from a wide variety of over 120 spirits
from across the Northwest, the Country and the Globe. Whether
your spirit preference is Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Vodka, Tequila,
Brandy, Liqueurs - or even unique spirits like Absinthe and
Aquavit - the estimated 40 distillers and producers at TOAST
will have it covered. TOAST allows small distillers and
producers to showcase their handcrafted spirits, while providing
an opportunity for the public to experience the diversity and
quality of craft spirits from Oregon and beyond.
This year's TOAST will be located at the Really Big Video event
space in the Pearl District at 539 NW 10th. Tickets are $45 for
General Admission and $60 for VIP. DD tickets $15. (OregonDistilleryTrail.com)
Deal Whiskey Classes...
This five-hour class covers fermentation, distillation and
ageing of small-batch whiskey. Attendees will participate in
every aspect of production as well as learn how various factors
such as grain choice, enzyme and yeast usage, distillation
technique, and barrel aging affect the final whiskey product.
Morning coffee and lunch are provided. Cost: $230 (NewDealDistillery.com)
WhiskeyTown USA tickets now on sale - May 13-15... The
4th Annual WhiskeyTown USA will bring together over 200+ local,
national and international whiskeys to sample, bands,
restaurants, vendors, fine cigars, and entertainment. This
celebration will once again deliver an unprecedented ambience
that will transform Northwest Portland, so come experience
everything that the culture of whiskey has to offer while
supporting a great cause - a portion of proceeds benefits
Children's Cancer Association. Single-day advanced tickets $30
(includes 4 tasting tokens) and Weekend Pass $50 (includes 8
tasting tokens).Tickets available at whiskeytownusa.com.
Location: NW 21st and NW Pettygrove in Portland.
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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
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dog to eat the rare steak."
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