• Whiskey 201 in March

    Our advanced "drinkucational" class, Whiskey 201, returns on Saturday March 25th at noon. The sequel to our popular Whiskey 101 class expands on whiskey's history and features pours from Scotland, Ireland, Japan, and more. The class will be hosted at Paydirt and runs $45 per attendee, which covers a half-dozen whiskeys and snacks from Basilisk. 

    Get your tickets here.

  • Bull Run Oregon Whiskey Hour

    Mark those calendars, we're hosting the fine folks from Bull Run Distilling Company to Paydirt on Thursday, March 2nd for an Oregon Whiskey Hour. There will be local (like, for real, actually 100% local) whiskey, special whiskey flights, pairings, free samples, and our neighbors at Basilisk will be making a special Bull Run whiskey soft serve ice cream. You can have it all!

    Fun starts at 6pm, come by for a drink (or a lick). 

  • DJ Night at Paydirt

    You asked, we delivered. Starting in February we will have well-curated DJs spinning wax in the common area of the Zipper Building every Friday and Saturday night. Sometimes on Thursdays, too. Have a look at our calendar right here.

    As always, there is never a cover and music starts at 9pm.

  • Inauguration Day

    Inauguration Day is not going to be easy, neither will the next four years.
    But thankfully we have lots of whiskey.
    On Friday, January 20th we will be donating a portion of ALL sales this Friday to Planned Parenthood. Come drink with us.

  • Paydirt Employee Appreciation Party

    We are closed on Monday, January 16th for our annual employee appreciation party. We will be back at it, and slightly hungover, on Tuesday, January 17th. See you then.

  • Introducing the Paydirt Whiskey Appreciation Society!

    Attention whiskey drinkers: Our new drinking club, the Paydirt Whiskey Appreciation Society, has recently launched. Keep track of your whiskey adventures in these handsome books and win fabulous prizes along the way.

    And as an added bonus, we're giving away free pours of Pappy Van Winkle Rye to the first few who finish their book. Yes, free Pappy. 

  • Drink Up, Blazers Fans

    Did you know we play each and every Portland Trail Blazers game at Paydirt? Now your viewing pleasure will be enhanced with these new "Sabonis vs. Bear" pint glasses. Between the opening tip to the final buzzer, we will take $1 off any micro beer and serve it to you in these glasses. If you want to take one home, you can for $15, which includes the beer. 

    The glasses are part of our "Great Moments in (Fictional) Blazers History" series, with more coming soon. 

  • Whiskey 101

    Learning is fun. Drinking is more fun. But nothing is more fun than learning while drinking. Our latest Whiskey 101: An Exploration of American Whiskey class will be held Saturday, January 14th at 12pm at Paydirt. Our interactive lesson will cover the origins, styles, and varieties of American Whiskey. This includes bourbons, ryes, and plenty more. Yes, you'll get to drink as you learn, as host/professor Andrew Finkelman helps you learn more about the most fascinating spirit on your liquor shelf.

    Get your tickets now, before they sell out.
    And yes, this class makes for a great holiday gift.