7. Spirits Review: Skaalvenn Aquavit

Have you had this Norwegian spirit? I explain what Aquavit is and how the Norwegians use it. And then why not try a Minnesotan take on this spirit. http://media.blubrry.com/minnesotadrinks/p/traffic.libsyn.com/minnesotadrinks/Ep7_11-5-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

I am back

Hello! I was off getting married and was on my honeymoon the last 2 weeks. I originally planned on doing episodes during this time, but decided to enjoy myself fully instead of split my efforts. I communicated this on facebook and twitter, but forgot to put an update on the site. I apologize for the… Read More »

5. Spirits Review – 11 Wells Maelstrom Minnesota Agricole Rum

Did you know Minnesota makes an Agricole Rum? Do you know what Agricole Rum is? Listen and I will fill in the details. http://media.blubrry.com/minnesotadrinks/p/traffic.libsyn.com/minnesotadrinks/Ep5_10-7-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

4. Home Bar 101 – Essential Tools (fixed)

Are you interested in making cocktails but intimidated by all the tools. In this episode I only highlight what you need and how to use each tool. And I provided links on mndrinks.com/homebar to all the tools I recommended. http://media.blubrry.com/minnesotadrinks/p/traffic.libsyn.com/minnesotadrinks/Ep4_9-28-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Drink of the week: Daiquiri

Summer is almost over but hang on with a simple daiquiri. 2 oz Rum 3/4 oz simple syrup 1/2 oz lime optional: dash or 2 of orange or grapefruit bitters Shake and strain into a coupe or martini glass.

Make your own simple syrup!

Simple syrup is a common ingredient in cocktails. You can buy it in the store but did you know you can just make it at home? What you need: – 1/2 cup granulated sugar (plain beet sugar, Demerara, cane sugar or Turbinado will work just fine) – 1/2 cup water. – 1 resealable container –… Read More »