Feast Portland 2015: Drink Tank

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e’re excited to be partnering with Feast Portland this year as the sponsor of the festival’s wine, beer and sprits panels, aka Drink Tank. This year’s Drink Tank series features a fantastic lineup, including several panels moderated by our Executive Editor, Paul Clarke, and also featuring our Contributing Editor, Joshua M. Bernstein, along with a number of other esteemed pros from the drinks world. Here’s a peek at what’s happening:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
I’m in a Cult
Get a delicious introduction to some of the world’s most sought-after, collectible beers and find out what makes them so desirable.
• Joshua M. Bernstein, Imbibe (Brooklyn, NY)
• Lucy Burningham, Writer (Portland, OR)
• Paul Clarke, Imbibe (Portland, OR)
• Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit (New York, NY)
• Sarah Pederson, Saraveza Bottle Shop and Pasty Tavern (Portland, OR)

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Margarita’s Moment
It’s one of the most popular cocktails in the world, but it doesn’t always get the treatment it deserves. Find out how to make the best Margarita and learn about the history of one of the most iconic cocktails around.
• Paul Clarke, Imbibe (Portland, OR)
• Bobby Heugel, Anvil Bar and Refuge (Houston, TX)
• Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Clyde Common / Pepe Le Moko (Portland, OR)
• Jaime Salas, Milagro Tequila (New York, NY)

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Pinot Noir: The Battle for Balance
Blue and black or white and gold? Who the heck cares? In Oregon, if you really want to start a heated debate just ask about Pinot Noir. Whether you’re a low-alcohol zealot, an acid junky or a fruit fanatic, this panel will have a wine for you as they have it out in the ultimate Pinot Noir tug-of-war.
• Adam Campbell, Elk Cove Vineyards (Gaston, OR)
• Maggie Harrison, Antica Terra (Dundee, OR)
• Eugenia Keegan, Gran Moraine Winery (Yamhill, OR)
• Rajat Parr, Seven Springs Estate (Lompoc, CA)
• Bruce Schoenfeld, Wine Writer (Boulder, CO)

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Old McDonald Had a Brewery
European-style farmhouse ales are going mainstream across America. From breweries that grow their own grains to family farms that have just recently gotten into the brewing biz, get a taste of what these farm-raised brews have to offer.
• Joshua M. Bernstein, Imbibe (Brooklyn, NY)
• Paul Clarke, Imbibe (Portland, OR)
• Christian DeBenedetti, Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery (Newberg, OR)
• David Logsdon, Logsdon Farm Brewery (Hood River, OR)
• David Lynch, St. Vincent (San Francisco, CA)

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Bourbon & Beyond: The New World of American Whiskey
There’s a whiskey boom happening in America, and not just in Kentucky. Distillers from coast to coast are making a range of impressive expressions beyond bourbon. Find out who’s doing it right, and get a taste of some of the most interesting styles.
• Paul Clarke, Imbibe (Portland, OR)
• Jordan Felix, Multnomah Whisk{e}y Library (Portland, OR)
• Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit (New York, NY)
• Emerson Lamb, Westland Distillery (Seattle, WA)
• Jim Meehan, Mixography Inc. (Portland, OR)

THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT.