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Dark and Stormy

There’s a good reason we are not referring to the Drink of the Week as a “Dark ‘n Stormy®”—we’re using “and” in our drink name because because the “n” version

Mai Tai

This week we are featuring a cocktail that has been a long time coming and usually ranks as a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts. Actually, we posted the original recipe for

Summit Sips Punch

Those of you who live in the Twin Cities might already know that this Sunday is Grand Old Day, the largest one-day festival in the midwest that takes place every

Caipirinha

It’s one thing to be able to make this drink, but it’s something else to be able to pronounce it! For those of you who don’t speak Portuguese, we are

Daiquiri

It seems like every week when we mention a drink, we have to qualify it with the fact that this one is different than what you are used to. Take

Chimp In Orbit

Chimp In Orbit, huh? This ought to be good! It’s a really odd name for a drink. So, why monkeys in space? This week in history. . . We were

Buying Spirits on a Budget. Rum?

These days, not many people can justify spending $100 on a bottle of wine, and for most of us, even $20 is enough to feel pretty uncomfortable. The same goes

Understanding Simple Syrup

If you have been reading along, you have probably seen us mention simple syrup. In most cases, we try to briefly explain, but you may be wondering, What is it?

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

Infusion confusion? Not at all!

One of the easiest and most rewarding techniques to personalize your liquor cabinet is to do an infusion. Unless you have been living in a dry county for the past