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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 »

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 »

Drink of the day

The Revolver: 2 oz bourbon 1 1/2 oz coffee liqueur 2 dashes orange bitters Garnish with an orange twist Stirred and served on the rocks. Bonus: add a bar spoon or two of cold press