A couple of years ago, Summit Brewing and the Minneapolis Institute of Art teamed up and made a Tudor Ale for a special event at the museum. I was lucky enough to make it to the Summit taproom while they still had some and it was delicious and fascinating! I remember thinking it was a … Continue reading Booze for History Buffs
When we were drinking cocktails in London and Scotland last summer, we frequently found ourselves discussing the distilling boom back home - with an added emphasis on aquavit. Most bartenders were surprised to hear it was so popular! It's great to see Minnesota's aquavit game get national press. Here are some of the region's … Continue reading 5 Distilleries That Are Redefining Minnesota’s Aquavit Market
The original plan for the weekend was just the Adria talk and tasting at Mia, then we added a tour of 45th Parallel on Sunday because my coupon was close to expiring, then we added a class at 11 Wells because it was free and we wanted to check out all their new stuff, then … Continue reading Epic Weekend: Drinking Edition, Part One
Check out what's new at 11 Wells, learn about their history and their future, and discover some fun cocktails at Know Your Spirits, multiple classes available this weekend, all FREE!
When local bars/tap rooms/cocktail rooms team up with good causes, everyone wins. The establishment gets business, an organization makes some needed funds, and you get to tell your boss you were at a fundraiser (which sounds way better than "I was at the bar all night!). This particular event has the added benefit of adding … Continue reading Drink for a Cause: $10 Tie Sale @DuNordCS
Local distillery 11 Wells hasn't opened their cocktail room yet but it sounds like it should be coming very soon (and now with a restaurant as well!). In the mean time, they have been opening their doors from time to time for tours and samples. One such time is coming up next weekend for the … Continue reading “Know Your Spirits” @ElevenWells
I just high fived Dan Oskey of Tattersall before I knew who he was. And he vaguely knew that my tiny little blog had written about Tattersall. I am COMPLETELY STAR STRUCK.