Booze for History Buffs

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

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5 Distilleries That Are Redefining Minnesota’s Aquavit Market

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

Epic Weekend: Drinking Edition, Part One

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

Drink for a Cause: $10 Tie Sale @DuNordCS

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