Tag: whiskey

Spirit tasting and fan clubs

We would hardly call ourselves wine experts, and yet we probably know enough to navigate a decent wine list. More important is getting to the point of knowing the flavors

Maker’s 46

It’s only been two weeks since Maker’s Mark wax-dipped their first bottle of Maker’s 46 and started sending boxes across the world. Last week, a shipment arrived in Minnesota and

Sazerac

Next week marks the beginning of Tales of the Cocktail, an annual event held in New Orleans to celebrate our truly American invention. But it’s more than that. Tales has

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

Cocktail Cherries

Click here for a newer post with a fantastic homemade cocktail cherries recipe! If you have visited your grocery store recently you may have noticed that fresh cherries are in

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

Mint Julep

This week’s Drink Of The Week is the Mint Julep. With Derby Day just around the corner and a spring that started early in the midwest, it’s time to get

Kentucky Bourbon – Woodford Reserve

Although the basic steps in the distillation process are common, one theme that finally became obvious about Kentucky is the serendipity of converging resources. First and foremost is the land

Kentucky – The Seelbach Hotel

The trip started with a pre-dawn drive and continued with some morning cruisin’, followed by an afternoon on the road and finally ended with even more time behind the wheel.