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 Tasting - January 29, 7:00PM...  Held in King City, OR

  • Glenfiddich Age of Discovery, Bourbon Cask Reserve 19 y/o
  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label
  • Aberfeldy 21
  • Bushmills 1608, 400th Anniversary
  • 1994 Braeval 18, The Exclusive Malts

Cost is $40.  Light bites will be served.

Event info and RSVP on Facebook.  

>> 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 - HighlandStillhouse.com  

>> 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)

>> New 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)
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  • November 6
>> 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. 

>> 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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