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Clear Creek Distillery

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Address: 2389 NW Wilson St, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: +1 503-248-9470
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Nice mixers for cocktails

We skipped the more popular Distillery Row on the other side of the river for this quaint distillery with liqueurs derived from Oregon fruits. We specifically went to try the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2016
Lysa S
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We skipped the more popular Distillery Row on the other side of the river for this quaint distillery with liqueurs derived from Oregon fruits. We specifically went to try the single malt whisky they offer, McCarthy's, known to be in the vein of some of the Islay (Scotland) distillers. While a young whiskey, it had the peatiness we come to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

This place has some of the most unique spirits & liquors you'll encounter in any of the distilleries.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

I did the $5 tasting, it was fun. They offered a good variety of fruity grape, brandy and liqueurs. However, they don't have whisky available for tasting but buying only, great disappointment :(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

A vast array of fine brandies, including my favorite, Grappa, ranging from traditional to wine infused. Liqueurs and Eaux de Vie brandy, featuring douglas fir (yes!). Tastings available (5 choices for $5), including most that are for sale. Tours can be had if pre-arranged.

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Southfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We did the $5 tasting of five offerings, from grappa to brandy to liqueurs. What fun! Educational too! We were in and out within a half hour and the young female working in the tasting room was very knowledgable. A cool side trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a tasting and discovered that the Clear Creek Distillery makes an awesome whiskey! Very smooth and flavorful. Fun tasting experience and friendly staff.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

You may be familiar with wine tasting, but have you ever done a tasting of some of the harder stuff? Well, if not, you should stop by Clear Creek for such an experience. We stopped by on a weekday and had the place to ourselves for a little while. The guy pouring was very helpful and gave us a hard... More 

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Hawthorne, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Clear Creek Distillery was on our "to do" list when we visited Portland. A short walk out of Knob Hill, the distillery had a nice tasting area and offered a variety of fruit brandies, liqueurs, and grappas. Tasting is limited to five varieties per person, and there is a $5 fee to taste which is waived if you decide to... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I visited this wonderful Distillery and owner Steve McCarthy was in the tasting room at the time. He took the time out of his busy day and gave me a little tour of the property. I was very impressed with the pride that he has for his products. Mr McCarthy is a farmer first and then a distiller. The family... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stopped in to the distillery to see the large selection of products they have on offer. The distillery has a range of brandies, grappas and liqueurs. The pear brandy and Oregon brandy were excellent. The liqueurs, which are much sweeter, were also quite good but very different in alcohol content and uses. The tasting is free which is a... More 

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