Portland 88 Official Review

I got married on October 31st, 2008. Jeremy, my friend of many years brought me several bottles of local vodka for a wedding present. Portland 88 is one.

The Shot

Portland 88 has a very slight burn (probably due to 4% more alcohol than usual), but is smooth on the way down. The flavor is neutral with a slightly bitter aftertaste, not requiring a chaser.

The Mixed Drink

I mixed Portland 88 with orange juice and Red Bull. It’s a slightly bitter mix, but not in a bad way. It has a pleasant bite and interesting flavor overall.


Portland 88 is a decent mixer and a good shooter. If you want a good taste of Portland, Portland 88 is a good place to start.

Robert Brodrecht

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