Made with whole spices, no added coloring, adjuncts or extracts.
Portuguese Bend is a grain to glass distillery, where we make all of our spirits from scratch using raw ingredients. Located in downtown Long Beach California, customers can experience our spirits in our full service restaurant and bar through our craft cocktail program. Our passion is to bring the humble ingenuity and creativity of Long Beach to the California craft spirit movement.
Simon Haxton - Spirit Tsar
Simon is a career rocket scientist who paid for college working as a sous chef and brew pub manager during the early years of the 90’s craft beer movement. He brings to Portuguese Bend a passion for experimentation and a need to challenge the status quo in order to bringing the best quality product to our customers. Son of a minister and organic farmer, he has emphasized honest transparency and sustainability as pillars of our company’s culture
Warm spice notes of cinnamon, allspice, vanilla and orange. Great start to a unique Cuba Librè.
PBD Cuba Libre Ingredients2 oz PBD Queen’s Passage Spiced Rum2 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice3-5 oz Cola (Mexican Coke is best)Lime Peel DirectionsSqueeze lime juice and lime peel into empty rocks glass. Muddle peel then remove. Add ice and rum. Stir gently. Top with Cola. Garnish with lime wedge. PBD Old Cuban Ingredients1.5 oz PBD Queen’s Passage Spiced Rum1 tablespoon Demerara Sugar3/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice1-2 dashes Angostura Bitters6 Fresh Mint leavesSparkling Wine to top (Champagne, Prosecco or Cava) DirectionsIn an empty shaker, muddle 3-4 fresh mint leaves with sugar for 1 minute. Add rum, lime juice and bitters. Add ice and shake until well chilled. Strain into a coup and top with sparkling white wine. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.