Toast – The Oregon Distillers Guild Tasting Festival – Portland Culinary Podcast Episode 10
Episode 10 of the Portland Culinary Podcast is here!
In this episode of the Portland Culinary Podcast we are talking Toast – The Oregon Distillers Guild Tasting Festival. Toast happens every February here in Portland, Oregon.
This episode begins with Ted Pappas with Big Bottom Distilling and your host Steven Shomler.
Steven and Ted talk about the Oregon Distillers Guild, the best way to enjoy Toast, and Big Bottom Distilling.
Also joining Steven on this episode is Genevieve Brazelton with Improper Goods— RAFT Syrups & The Bitter Housewife, Michelle Vinn with Vinn Distillery, and Kyle Rourke and Tom Dunklin with The Waiting Room Restaurant
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Toast – The Oregon Distillers Guild Tasting Festival
For more information about Toast or to purchase tickets see below or this link here – www.oregondistillerytrail.com
The 7th Annual TOAST presented by Bruni Glass is happening at Leftbank Annex from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. on February 18!
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Distillers Guild is proud to bring TOAST back to Portland for the seventh year! The best small-batch, handcrafted spirits are on display as 40+ distillers from the Northwest and five of Portland’s top chefs delight your palate during this exciting tasting event. Participants can taste from more than 150 spirits. Some you may have heard of, some may be new but all are delicious. Spirits include whiskey, gin, vodka, rum, liqueur, grappa, brandy, absinthe, aquavit, starka, baiju, and more.
This year’s distillers includes 4 Spirits Distillery, Aria, Backdrop Distilling, Big Bottom Distilling, Bull Run Distilling Co., Clear Creek Distillery, Crater Lake Spirits, Crescendo Organic Spirits, Double Circle Spirits, Eastside Distilling, Elixir Craft Spirits, Flooded Fox Den Distillery, Heritage Distilling Co., Hood River Distillers, House Spirits Distillery, Indio Spirits, Intrepid Distilling, JVR Spirits, McMenamins, New Basin Distilling Co., New Deal Distillery, Oregon Spirit Distillers, Pilot House Distilling, Ransom Spirits, Rogue Spirits, Rolling River Spirits, Sinister Distilling Co., Stein Distillery, Stone Barn Brandyworks, Swallowtail Spirits, Thomas & Sons Distillery, Vinn Distillery, and The Walter Collective.
Drink Think – (representing Banhez Mezcal, Combier Orange Liqueur, Combier Pamplemouse, JR Ewing Bourbon, West Cork Irish Whiskey, Pogues Irish Whiskey, St. Elderflower Liqueur, Cold River Vodka, Cold River Gin,and Cold River Blueberry Vodka)
Other vendors include Sage and Sea Farms (sipping vinegar), Improper Goods (The Bitter Housewife and Raft Syrups), Portland Soda Works, Bradley’s Tonics and Interrobang Vermouth.
This year’s restaurants include Boke Bowl, Proletariat Butchery, Smokehouse Tavern, Verdigris and The Waiting Room.
TOAST takes place at the Left Bank Annex (101 N Weidler St. Portland, OR 97227) from 4pm-10pm. General admission tickets are $45 and all-inclusive. Your ticket gets you entry to the event, spirit tastings, a commemorative glass, and small plates from the chefs. Go even bigger and get VIP tickets for $65, which includes 2 cocktail tickets and access to the VIP balcony, private bar and the distillers after-party from 10 – 11 p.m. Designated driver tickets are available for $15 and include entry to TOAST, non-alcoholic drinks, and small plates from the chefs.
About the Oregon Distillers Guild:
Formed in 2007, the Oregon Distillers Guild is a nonprofit organization promoting the common interests of distillers in Oregon. The mission of the Guild is to spread the good word that Oregon is a premier destination for spirit aficionados, while furthering our post-Prohibition legislative agenda, all in order to sustain and build a thriving craft spirits industry. www.oregondistillerytrail.com
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