Category Archives: Portland Spirits Society

Ladies’ Barr Hill Spirits Tasting at Eventide Oyster Co.

The ladies of the Portland Spirits Society had another great time on Monday night at Eventide Oyster Co. where we slurped oysters and enjoyed learning about and sampling Vermont’s Caledonia Spirits. I may or may not have spilled vodka on … Continue reading

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Maine-Made Absinthe Cocktails at Vena’s Fizz House

The Portland Spirits Society met at Vena’s Fizz House in Portland last night to learn about the Tree Spirits of Maine‘s absinthe, the only absinthe produced in Maine. A group of 35 or so women crowded into the cozy bar … Continue reading

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Preview of Rhum Tiki Bar at Bramhall

Last Tuesday was the much-anticipated tiki party at Bramhall, acting as a preview of Rhum, the new tiki bar from the owners of Bramhall and Nosh. I hope you were able to make it, because it was a blast. Bramhall … Continue reading

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December Booze Events: Preview of Rhum Tiki Bar

If it’s possible, I am the MOST excited about this next Portland Spirits Society event (new to the PSS? It’s ladies who love booze – tastings, education, social, fun).  I’ve long wanted to throw a tiki party at a Portland … Continue reading

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Ladies Love Whiskey and Upcoming Book Events

The DISTILLED IN MAINE tour continues! I have book events scheduled through the end of the year, and as you can probably imagine, they’re pretty exciting, as they come with the promise of alcohol! I think a lot more people … Continue reading

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Making Kombucha + Preserving Maine Summer Vegetables Fast

Business up front, party in the back! Tonight, I’ll be at Boothbay Craft Brewing for trivia night from 4:30-8pm with copies of my book DISTILLED IN MAINE for sale. Tomorrow night, I’m reading and giving a talk about the book … Continue reading

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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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