Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Great American Distillers Festival Set for Oct. 24-25 in Portland
The 5th Annual Great American Distillers Festival will be held in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 24-25 at the Bossanova Ballroom.
Small distilleries from across the United States will be pouring samples of their best vodkas, rums, gins, whiskies, brandies and other spirits. Bill Owens, president of the American Distilling Institute, former craft brewer and internationally recognized photographer, will give the keynote address.
The festival includes sampling, seminars and the 3rd Annual Mixmasters Mixology Contest, sponsored by the Oregon Bartenders Guild, Rogue Spirits and Imbibe Magazine.
Tickets for the Great American Distillers Festival are $10 for a one day pass, which includes three tasting tickets, and $16 for a two-day pass and six tasting tickets