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Meet The Pros: Chad Coombs

I’ve never actually met Chad in person, but for some reason he feels like an old friend. We connected via Instagram pretty early on, and he’s been a constant source of inspiration for me both in creating cocktails and photography. He’s always down to explain his process and never seems bothered when I message him about a recipe or ask for exact details on an infusion he posted about…

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Article in Thirsty Magazine – Your Boozy Bucketlist in Dublin, Ireland

If you find yourself in Dublin, Ireland, hopefully you have a little longer than 48 hours to eat, drink and see all the sights. In case you don’t though, here’s a short guide to maximize your time. If you’re anything like us, you tend to plan your trips around cool bars, cocktail experiences, distilleries and searching for quality booze. Dublin has no shortage of any of these, so don’t waste your time trying to get over jet-lag; there’s simply too much to taste and experience.

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Meet The Pros: Jason Yu

If you have an Instagram account and have any interest in the cocktail and bar world, you’ve seen Jason Yu. He’s been inspiring bar professionals and enthusiasts everywhere via social media, appearing on various influential cocktail feeds and sharing his amazing work through his own account: @jasonfyu. The guy is an incredibility talented and creative bartender, but he’s not one to talk about his own successes. Even in this interview he mentions a huge list of friends and industry peers as his personal inspirations.

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How to Make a Good Margarita

The Margarita is without a doubt my favorite cocktail and I don’t think I’m alone in that. However, like so many other great classic recipes, the Margarita went through the dark ages of mixology in the 80’s and 90’s and barely made it out alive. However, making a quality margarita is not hard, and only requires a few simple ingredients. When done right, it’s a truly incredible drink.

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Interview on Mover & Shaker Co. – "Prep Talk With High-Proof Preacher

This month’s Prep Talk we sit down with Portland, Oregon phenom Jordan Hughes, better known as @highproofpreacher, to hash out his climb to insta-fame, his top Portland haunts and a few pointers for getting into the cocktail photography game. Jordan’s photography has been invading Instagram feeds over the past two years, branching out from the Northwest into top industry publications from Thirsty Magazine to Liquor.com. We’re extremely excited and honored to bring you an exclusive behind the scenes look into the man behind the lens of @highproofpreacher!

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How to Make a Good Old Fashioned

It’s a simple process and recipe, but it really is the little details that make or break a quality Old Fashioned. Because there are so few ingredients, it’s even more important to be attentive to the details; like the type of sugar, the proof of the spirit or expressing the orange oil over the top. Poor quality ingredients will obviously make for a sub-par cocktail, but even too much (or too little) of the right ingredients can diminish the overall experience. Making cocktails is all about adding different elements together to create unique and balanced flavors, and a well-made Old Fashioned is likely the best example of the craft.

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Pie Hole Fizz at Bible Club

Welcome to Bible Club, a speakeasy-esque Portland bar that is often described by both the staff and regulars as a swanky Prohibition-era museum that you can drink-in. There isn’t a sign out front but don’t let that deter you, simply walk right up to the door of this little 1920’s house in a SE Portland neighborhood. No need to knock or utter a secret password, just step inside and you’ll feel like you’ve entered into a black and white photograph.

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The Whiskey Library

“Going to the library” probably isn’t what most people think of when describing plans for an exciting evening out. However, what if all the shelves were filled with different styles of whiskey and various spirits from all around the world? That may sound too good to be true, but in Portland, Oregon such a place does exist.

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