Category Archives: Portland Hunt & Alpine Club

Portland Rum Riots: Tiki Cocktail Workshop at Hugo’s

I’d been looking forward to Saturday’s tiki cocktail seminar ever since Briana Volk, of Portland Hunt & Alpine Club contacted me while planning the event months ago. It was part of the 2nd annual Portland Rum Riots – a celebration … Continue reading

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Tiki Cocktail Love + Rum Riots Events

I’ve become pretty obsessed with all things tiki lately (well, as it relates to drinks, at least). And I know that in the bartending world, I’m probably at least five years late to the party. I just said to a … Continue reading

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Women! and Whiskey! at Portland Hunt & Alpine Club

It was a great sight to see – over 30 women sipping whiskey, chattering about what they smelled and tasted. Paula Truman of Bow Street Distributing lead the event, summing it up best when she opened her talk with, ‘Women! … Continue reading

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Portland Spirits Society: Women’s Whiskey Tasting at Portland Hunt & Alpine

The Portland Spirits Society, the women’s spirits appreciation club I started with Lora just for the hell of it, has hit the ground running – our first event, a tour and tasting of Maine Craft Distilling‘s spirits (including their single malt whiskey, 50 … Continue reading

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