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Western Souvenirs: September 2013

Lift your spirits with Missoula-made gin or satiate that sweet tooth with saltwater taffy from Cannon Beach, Ore.

Rocky Mountain Flip cocktail and a bottle of Whyte Laydie Dry Gin, image
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Whyte Laydie Dry Gin incorporates both Rocky Mountain and European juniper.

Juniper-berry and fir-tip syrup melds with Whyte Laydie Dry Gin in the Rocky Mountain Flip cocktail, served during tastings and tours at the Montgomery Distillery in Missoula, Mont. Planning a visit? Choose a designated driver. (406) 926-1725,

A block from the sand in Cannon Beach, Ore., Bruce's Candy Kitchen whips up northwestern saltwater taffy flavors—blackberry, marionberry, and huckleberry—as well as traditional varieties. The eye-catching pinkstriped landmark turns 50 this year. (503) 436-2641,

Photography by Cathrine L. Walters

This article was first published in September 2013. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.