Fresh Sips

The Violet Hour

Normally, it might not make sense to review a bar so far out of the Twin Cities jurisdiction, but we decided to make an exception for The Violet Hour. This

Lavender Lemon Drop Cocktail

The Lemon Drop cocktail is actually quite new when you compare it to the age of some of the classics. Its invention is attributed to Henry Africa’s in San Francisco which

Make Red Currant Infused Vodka

A couple of weeks ago, while strolling through the local grocery store a few blocks away, we decided to take a quick look at the fresh berries. Nestled between some

All Of This Basil

One thing we look forward to every spring is our own fresh herbs. We can’t wait to get mint planted, rosemary, thyme, basil and the rest. But by the time

Hard Cider can be easy to drink

We are just going to come right out and say it: at Summit Sips, we are not apple experts. Not by a long shot. Of course, this refers to the

Cheeky Monkey Deli—great food, good beer

While it’s not the same beer-drinking experience as The Happy Gnome across the street where there are dozens of tap beer choices (including several Belgian ales at any given time),