Slideshow: Bartender's Choice: What to Order at KASK in Portland, OR

The Leather Canary ($10)
The Leather Canary ($10)
This original cocktail from Nathan Gerdes smooths the transition from cooler weather with bitter, bright and sweet flavors playing in harmony. The cocktail is comprised of Old Overholt Whiskey, Gran Classico, Combier Pamplemousse, Punt E Mes, and a grapefruit twist.
El Diablo ($9)
El Diablo ($9)
Mark McMinn has week working on perfecting the Diablo cocktail since he first learned how to make it at Patterson House. His latest rendition at KASK calls for Pueblo Viejo Blanco tequila, Combier cassis liqueur, house-made ginger syrup, and a splash of soda.
Mark McMinn
Mark McMinn
Mark McMinn preparing one of his variations of the Diablo cocktail.
White Lady ($10)
White Lady ($10)
The White Lady cocktail is a classic—a silky, luscious yet crisp cocktail made with Small's gin, lemon, Combier liqueur, and one egg white.
Bootstrap Buck ($9)
Bootstrap Buck ($9)
Tommy Tweed created this cocktail for the opening menu at KASK. The blend of Cruzan Blackstrap rum, lime, demerara sugar syrup, Fentiman's ginger beer, and freshly grated nutmeg has been a favorite ever since.
Tommy
Tommy "Tweed" Klus
Tweed checks his work while preparing the Bootstrap Buck.