Tag: whiskey

STEP to the Dot to the HEN

Imagine our delight to find out that our brother-in-law enjoys the exact same vodka martini that we do: Ketel One with a twist. It’s so simple that when we thought

Port Light

We had some fun here at Summit Sips with the last post for Talk Like a Pirate Day. We hope you all gave that one a try, or at least

Suffering Bastard

As the summer fades, here’s a wonderful cocktail to help you hang on to just a little more fun in the sun. It’s usually regarded as a Tiki drink which

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

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