Lompoq Pub

Beertown is Keeping it Weird

All photos by Christine Campbell.  My sister once stated that Portland, Oregon, by far,...

"Hangover Hospital" intake form at Adelaide's.

We Survived to Tell the Tales!

Hi, everyone. Just wanted to write a quick hello now that we’re back in...

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On a Liquid Field Trip!

Hi, everyone! As per my post last week, Tales of the Cocktail is upon us!...

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Cocktails of the Revolution – Celebrate Bastille Day!

Bastille Day (La Fête Nationale) is a national day of celebration in France that...

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See you in the Big Easy!

All photos by Amanda Schuster. For the average person in the Northern Hemisphere, July...

Beertown is Keeping it Weird

July 23, 2014
Lompoq Pub

All photos by Christine Campbell.  My sister once stated that Portland, Oregon, by far, was her favorite US city....
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Bottled History: The Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

June 23, 2014
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All photos by Keith Allison.  Bardstown, Kentucky’s Spalding Hall has been many things since its construction in 1826. Originally...
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Victoria Spirits – Next Level Distilling in Canada

April 21, 2014
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All photos by Alwynne Gwilt.  The west coast of North America has long been seen as a mecca in...
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We Survived to Tell the Tales!

July 22, 2014
"Hangover Hospital" intake form at Adelaide's.

Hi, everyone. Just wanted to write a quick hello now that we’re back in NYC after another wonderful boozy...
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On a Liquid Field Trip!

July 16, 2014
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Hi, everyone! As per my post last week, Tales of the Cocktail is upon us! Adam and I are going...
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See you in the Big Easy!

July 10, 2014
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All photos by Amanda Schuster. For the average person in the Northern Hemisphere, July means long hours of daylight,...
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All Hopped Up On Whiskey

Innovation has not come easy to the American whiskey industry, and usually when it has, it has either been in terms of production technology (automation, the introduction of computers) or it has been disastrous (oh, Frost 8/80). When the craft distilling boom swept the country a beginning a few years ago, small boutique whiskey...

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Time Travel in a Glass: Tanqueray Old Tom Gin

It’s 2014. We still don’t have the moving sidewalks, floating vehicles and teleportation. But we can time travel. In a glass, anyway. Introducing Tanqueray Old Tom, a gin that resurrects a 180 year-old recipe from Charles Tanqueray, in a new limited edition release. The style is a cross between traditional junipertastic London Dry and...

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Classy Chardonnay from the South of France

There are two important dates coming up.  On July 13th, the World Cup Final...

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Review: Quinta da Lixa Pouco Comum Alvarinho 2013

I recently wrote about a wine style that’s perfect for the summer – Vinho...