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 - August 21, 7:00PM...  Held in West Linn, OR

  • Bruichladdich 16 Finished in Pomerol Cask
  • Caol Ila 1999 Single Cask Strength by Signatory
  • Laphroaig 16 (1992) Single Cask by Old Malt Cask
  • Longrow Red 11 Limited Edition Finished in Shiraz Cask
  • Gordon Grahams Black Bottle 10 Islay Whisky (now discontinued)

Cost is $40.  Light bites will be served.

Event info and RSVP on Facebook.  

>> Oregon Distillers Festival - July 18, 4:00 - 7:00...   Join us at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale for over 120 spirits from 20+ distillers around Oregon.  $30  (Mcmenamins.com)

>> Whisky Tasting at the Highland Games - July 18, 1:00 - 5:00 ...   Mick Secor and Stuart Ramsay will be leading three differest sessions during the Highland Games at Mt Hood Community College in Gresham. Cost is $40, or $50 if you would also like a souvenir Glencairn glass.  (PHGA.org)

>> 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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>> 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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