Best Portland Beer Brands

Portland Beer. Two words seemingly synonymous with one another. But like any beer town, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. What breweries are really the best? Are there more than just IPAs in Portland? You’ll find answers to these questions and more in this totally unapologetic, slightly (completely) biased list of Portland … Read more

Best Portland Cider Brands

Apple Drunk: My Portland Cider Journey There’s nothing like sipping a frosty cold beverage on the patio of your favorite neighborhood Brew Pub. Somewhere in SE Portland a budding film project is currently being created over a few pints of artisanal brew. An artist sketches a suspendered, man bunned hipster wearing suspenders, while happily sipping … Read more

Best Rhubarb Wine Brands

There is no better way to impress your family, friends (and yourself) than by making your own wine for everyone to drink. However, making rhubarb wine is bound to have people applauding. Not only is it tasty, but it looks decadent too. Thankfully, we have a few recipes that you can try your hand at! … Read more

Best Riesling Sweet Wine Brands

Riesling wine, as you may know, is a white grape type that originally came from the Rhine region. It usually gives off floral aromas and can be dry, semi-sweet, sweet or sparkling. However, today we are going to focus on sweet Rieslings that are bound to delight your senses and be pride of place at … Read more

Best Sour Ale Brands

Sour and Spice and Everything Nice Sour ale hit the scene quite abruptly in 1996 after William Reed of the Boston Beer Company set forth an experimental batch of brew he’d invented called Brewhouse Tart. What’s absolutely astounding about this wild and experimental concoction is it quite simply came about out of thin air. Reed, … Read more

Strongest Vodka Brands

Vodka is the liquor of choice for many a college student, soccer moms, and even some businessmen! This clear liquor is the choice mixer of many, but there are many people out there who like drinking it straight-up. If you are one of those people, we applaud you! When you think of Vodka, is there … Read more

Best Sweet Fruity Wine Brands

The Fresita. The fresita is a sparkling, delicious wine blended with squash of raw strawberries, The simplest way to get your fresita bottle chilled before opening is to immerse it in a bucket filled with ice and water for about 45 minutes. Or if you want it to reach the ideal temperature, you can also … Read more

Best Wheat Beer Brands

The Reviews This type of beer has been brewed with more wheat than malted barley (as the name suggests). It comes in two major varieties known as Weissbier (traditional to Germany) and Witbier (traditional to Belgium). However, there are a few lesser known varieties called Lambic (contains wild yeast and bacteria), Berliner Weisse (sour) and … Read more

Best White Ale Brands

Have you ever drank white ale? No? We bet you have. You just don’t know it since it is usually marketed as “witbier”. It directly translates to “white beer” which is a type of wheat beer that contains very little alcohol, but a bucket load of flavour. Traditionally, it is created with spritzes of orange … Read more

Best White Port Wine Brands

The Reviews and Know-How You have probably heard of white, red and rose wine but have you heard of white port wine? Maybe not — don’t worry, we have the ultimate guide right here. What is White Port Wine? As you have probably guessed, it is made from white grapes like Rabigato, Códega and Malvasia … Read more

Best Wisconsin Stout Brands

Untitled Art have made the world famous “Wisconsin Stout” in collaboration with Listermann Brewing. Of course, this isn’t the only drink they make but it’s the most popular one by far. If you haven’t heard of this before, you are in for a treat! All the reviews and even delicious cocktail recipes that include Wisconsin … Read more

Best Zinfandel Red Wine Brands

Zinfandel is thought to be one of the oldest grape varietals and has seemingly been around for almost as long as anyone can document—some think as early as 6000 BC. Zinfandel is of the lighter hue in color compared to both Cabernet and Merlot. However, although a light-bodied red wine like Pinot Noir, Red Zinfandel’s … Read more