Check Out Portland's Pok Pok Som Cocktail Competition, July 25-August 1
This week, starting on Monday, July 25 and ending the following Monday, August 1, bars and restaurants across Portland are participating in a Pok Pok Som cocktail competition. Each bar or restaurant is using a selection of Pok Pok’s drinking vinegars, made for sodas, drinks, or sipping. Guests are encouraged to try each of these six cocktails around town and vote for their favorites.
Ox/Whey Bar: Amores Perros
Vida Mescal, Altos Silver Tequila, Campari, Tamarind Som, Fresh Watermelon Juice, Lime, with an Espelette, Sugar, Salt Rim
Paydirt: Som Kinda Love
Buddha Hand Som, Laird's Applejack, Torani Amer, Angostura bitters, Ardbeg Scotch whisky
Old Gold: Slide Whistle
Aviation Gin, Tamarind Som, Agave, Lemon Juice, Vida Mescal
SouthPark Seafood: Sommer Sour
Brandy, Ginger Som, Egg White, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup.
NEPO 42: Pineapple Som Cocktail
Aria gin, Pineapple Som, Anderson Valley Briney Melon Gose, Lemon Peel, Pickled Watermelon Rind.
Departure: Som Mule
Tamarind Som, Hangar One Makrut Lime Vodka, Cock N’ Bull Ginger Beer
Cocktail photo via Southpark
Vinegar photo via Little Green Pickle