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Liqueur, Brandy, or Whiskey—how do Distilled Spirits differ?

Liqueur, Brandy, or Whiskey—how do Distilled Spirits differ?

What is the difference between a liqueur and a brandy? Or, a whiskey and a fruit brandy? We ask an expert.

The World of Distilled Spirits

The World of Distilled Spirits

“Yeast never sleeps,” said Sebastian Degens. Which is a good thing, since Degens and his wife, Erika, depend on it to ferment the fruit and grain mashes they distill at their Stone Barn Brandyworks in Portland, Oregon.

How to Make a Buck Drink

How to Make a Buck Drink

David Shenaut, one of the leaders in the Portland bartender scene, shows us how to make the Souracher, a buck drink he invented several years ago.

How to Make an Irish Coffee

How to Make an Irish Coffee

Veteran bartender David Shenaut from the soon to open Portland restaurant Raven and Rose, demonstrates how to make the classic Irish Coffee drink.

Coming Next: Spirits

Coming Next: Spirits

Coming next on Food.Farmer.Earth: Bartender David Shenaut of Raven and Rose Restaurant demonstrates how to make two of his favorite drinks— his version of Irish Coffee, and a drink he invented that he calls “Souracher”. Craft distiller Sebastian Degens talks about his work, and the products that he makes.