With spring holidays around the corner, if you plan on bringing beverages to any special gathering, consider purchasing beer brewed by some of these regional breweries. Read more about The Best Spring Beers from Local Breweries
"When people say, ‘Is there a spirit or a product that represents Minnesota?’ I want it to be BĒT Vodka,” says owner Ben Brueshoff. Read more about 'The Pioneering Spirit': BĒT Vodka Hopes to Be Minnesota's Defining Drink
In the world of cocktails, shrubs, also known as drinking vinegars, can be enjoyed straight up or in a cocktail or nonalcoholic drink. Read more about Local Shrubs Makers Hope to Create 'Bartending Heroes at Home'
By: Anthony Brousseau
With so many different craft breweries and beers to try in Minnesota, how do you sort the wheat from the chaff?
Luckily, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild is here to help. Recently, the state’s preeminent organization of beermakers held its inaugural MN Brewers Cup, “the Guild’s first state-wide professional brewers competition.” Perusing the list of winners and runners-up will give you plenty of local beers to sample. Read more about South Minneapolis Breweries Clean Up at Minnesota's Biggest Craft Beer Awards
What’s it really like being a bartender on St. Patrick’s Day?
Both exciting and stressful. Most days at a bar you’ll have your rush times and your lulls, when you can get caught back up. Not on St. Pat’s. It’s go-go-go from the moment you arrive to the end of the night.
Any tips on how to have a good bar experience as a customer on St. Patty’s Day? Read more about St. Patrick’s Day Tips from Kip’s Irish Pub bartender Chad Soland