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Nov 23, 2009
Holiday Cocktails
As promised, I’ve turned my attention to Thanksgiving cocktails. Any time my family is shoved together under one roof, it calls for drastic measures, alcohol-wise. Since slamming a forty of malt...
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Oct 30, 2009
Drink or Treat
I’m going to a Halloween cocktail party this Saturday and I’ve been racking my cranium for the perfect drink to bring. Needless to say, it’s got to be scary. I seem to remember one year we did a...
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Sep 22, 2009
Mixology 101
I’ve been on a whiskey sour kick lately, and I’ve discovered a few things: fresh juice is a must. Bottled sour mix tastes like a pack of Sweet Tarts that’s been stashed in a cat box, so invest in...
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Sep 18, 2009
Drink Locally
This could be you. After a weekend spent getting your rafters rattled by Monotonix, Mudhoney, and Red Fang, a sunny and scintillating Mai Tai would really help clear the cobwebs. But that’s just...
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Aug 20, 2009
Mixology 101
I recently had a drunken argument (the best kind) with one of my friends about the proper execution of a martini. I know, everyone loves to bust out the cocktail shaker, but stirring is really the...
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Aug 11, 2009
Big, Obnoxious Drinks
Hey, if anyone from the Portland Development Commission is on the line, I’ve got a great idea for revitalizing downtown Portland. Pay attention. When in Vegas, I like to hail a cab over to...
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Jun 3, 2009
Summer Drinking
I got stinking drunk on Mike’s Hard Lemonade a few weeks ago and woke up with a hangover that can best be described as King Kong river-dancing on my brainpan. Vile potion! So it was with...
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May 4, 2009
Kudos, kudos
Can I pick ’em or what? Less than a week after my chat with Clyde Common bar manager Jeffrey Morgenthaler about the wonders of St Germain elderflower liqueur, the man himself is named one of the...
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Apr 28, 2009
Cocktail Culture
There’s nothing a rank amateur mixologist such as myself enjoys more than getting schooled by a master. Seriously, it’s like finding out how the rabbit gets in the hat or how the quarter gets in...
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Mar 26, 2009
It's a Gift
It’s always a wonderful day in the neighborhood when I get schwag in the mail from brewers or distillers hoping to curry favor with Portland Monthly. T-shirts, a plastic pineapple cocktail...
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