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Spring Cocktail Books 2023

These are drink books being released in the first three months of 2023. Links are to Amazon and I may earn a commission if you buy them. Cider: Understanding the world of natural, fine cider Whiskey Makers in Washington, D.C.: A Pre-Prohibition History Summer Sparklers: 60 Sunshine Cocktails for Spring... Read more →

The Difference Between a Shrub and a Switchel

I received the new cocktail menu from Brandon Wise of Imperial in Portland, Oregon and noticed that it has the following drink on it: Slings and Arrows: Dewars blended scotch, Lemonhart Demerara rum, Lemon, Mulled pinot noir syrup, Tony's homemade switchel. The last ingredient was described as, "House-made switchel, also... Read more →

Writer/Blogger Seminars Announced for Portland Cocktail Week

Drink.Write is a sub-conference of Portland Cocktail Week for writers, bloggers, and other interested parties, with daytime seminars on Tuesday and Wednesday October 23 and 24. Drink.Write is open to all writers/bloggers/bartenders, not just those who specialize in cocktails and spirits. Just RSVP in advance, please. Please RSVP to [email protected]... Read more →

Ice: Live!

Next week during Portland Cocktail Week, I'll be speaking about my favorite thing: ice! Rocks Off! Ice Seminar Sunday, October 24 @ 1:00pm Join some of the most creative minds in ice including Anu Apte, Evan Zimmerman and Camper English as they talk about their favorite cocktail ingredient: ice. They... Read more →