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!


>> Become a fan on Facebook...  We will also post events on Facebook.  Feel free to post comments, questions, events, etc. on our wall. (Facebook)

>> PDX Whisky Tasting - May 6, 7:00PM...  Held in King City, OR

  • Clynelish Distiller's Edition 2012
  • Talisker 57 Degrees North
  • Caol Ila G&M 25yr
  • Lagavulin Distiller's Edition 2012
  • Ledaig Carn Mor

Light bites will be served.

Event info on Facebook.  
Event is open to members only.  Purchase a one month membership ($40) at Eventzilla.

>> WhiskeyTown USA - 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 Achon Uganda Children’s Fund, The Luna Foundation, and Be The Match Foundation. Single-day advanced tickets $30 (includes 4 tasting tokens) and Weekend Pass $50 (includes 8 tasting tokens).Tickets available at whiskeytownusa.com. Location: 100 SE Alder st. Portland . 

>> House Spirits Whiskey 101 Classes...   Taste through whiskies from around the world and learn about how the aging process, the barrel selection and other factors alter the final flavor of the whiskey with one of our world class distillers. The distiller will take you through an in depth look at the whiskey making process, including touring the beer house and distillery, tasting beer wash, white dog and the final whiskey. Snacks are included.   Cost: $85  (HouseSpiritsClasses.com)
  • May 11
  • June 19
  • June 21
  • July 14
>> 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)
  • April 10
  • May 22
  • September 18
  • October 9
  • November 6

>> 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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