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Boulevardier

A few weeks ago, someone mentioned the Boulevardier cocktail in a comment. It’s a drink that we first read about in Ted Haigh’s Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails, and one

Fog Cutter

Last weekend we got hit with our first snow in the Twin Cities, and although we previously mentioned how the colder, darker months inspire spiritous cocktails, this time the shoveling

Norwegian Wood

The first good sign of a decent cocktail bar is that they are using fresh ingredients. We’re not talking about lemon twists or lime wedges—we mean that they squeeze their

Saratoga

It’s getting cooler now with October behind us, and once we set our clocks back, darkness will descend before the cocktail hour. For many, that’s a sign that winter is

Satan’s Whiskers

As the end of October draws near, we continue to feature the scary, the evil and the ghoulish for your Halloween drinking pleasure, even if it’s just the names that

Bacon Infused Bourbon

Every once in a while something that sounds crazy in a cocktail actually works, if you are open to the idea. One such concept is Bacon Infused Bourbon. It’s seems

Blood and Sand

You just don’t find many cocktails made with Scotch whisky. Perhaps it’s hard to produce combinations that work well together considering the prominent flavors that are typical of any good

Martinez

You may be wondering, Martinez? Don’t you mean Martini? Well, we mean both. You see, the origin of the Martini is somewhat fuzzy, but almost everyone agrees that the Martini

Negroni

At long last, we are finally posting the Negroni for the Drink of the Week. We are finding that there are just too many interesting twists on this classic that

Destination Portland: Clyde Common

We have a new favorite location for great food and even better cocktails, but it requires a little planning to get there from St. Paul. That’s because this destination is

The Income Tax Cocktail

It’s that time of the year again. Time to feel happy you have a job. Time to fill out those crazy forms. Time to feel good about paying your part.

Bitters, Bitters and More Bitters

Yesterday, we attended the “Mixology 3: Make Your Own Bitters” event organized by Studio Bricolage and hosted by the Bradstreet Crafthouse at the Graves 601 Hotel. We were one of