Black Friday On Distillery Row
Friday, November 29, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)
Members of Portland’s Distillery Row are getting into the spirit of the season with their second annual "Black Friday on Distillery Row" holiday shopping extravaganza. The theme is "Indulgence," as the event offers a unique opportunity to sample and purchase bottled spirits from five Distillery Row distilleries-- New Deal Distillery, House Spirits, Stone Barn Brandyworks, Eastside Distilling, & Vinn Distillery all under one roof!
Also on hand will be samples and goods for sale from several of Portland’s most unique food, beverage, and crafts artisans including Alma Handmade Chocolates, Water Avenue Coffee, Lovejoy Bakers, Zephyr’s Art Glassware, and many more.
The holidays don't have to be all about giving to others! Come to Black Friday on Distillery Row and indulge yourself! And if you happen to pick up a few things for friends and family...well, we won't tell.
FREE ADMISSION! Walk-ins allowed but please feel free to register in advance for notifications and entry in a raffle for a chance to win Distillery Row passports.
When & Where
A handful of innovative small distilleries are making handcrafted, locally distilled spirits available for the first time since prohibition. The heart of this movement lies in an inconspicuous neighborhood of small warehouses and light industrial buildings in Southeast Portland, known as the Lower East-side Industrial District where independent distilleries have begun producing over twenty unique liquors. They make everything from vodkas and gins, rums and whiskeys, to more specialized spirits such as absinthe, aquavit, and flavored liqueurs.
Portlanders are witnessing these pioneering distillers as they put the city and state into the national spotlight, just as Oregon winemakers defined the Willamette Valley as a world-class wine region in the late 1970’s, and the small breweries of the 1980’s put Portland at the forefront of the craft brewing movement. No longer must we turn to the handful of multi-national giants that currently dominate the liquor industry for premium spirits. We now have truly local, handcrafted, small-batch alternatives.
Taste the new spirit of Portland!