THE POUR

Beergarita: The Best of Both Worlds

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 25, 2017 7:55:54 PM

Spring is in the air — a perfect time to enjoy a cold beer or sip on a margarita out on a patio with friends. But which will you choose in celebration of Cinco De Mayo coming up? Here's a twist. You don't have to choose one over the other thanks to the refreshing thrill of the new classic Beergarita. Say what? Don't worry. It's real, and we gathered some recipes to make it go down smooth.

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What Are the Best Gluten Free Liquor Options?

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 18, 2017 5:20:43 PM

Gluten sensitivity, or celiac's disease, can make everyday eating and drinking laborious. For many, that means many beers and whiskeys are off limits (whiskeys are made with gluten-containing cereal grains). So, what are the best gluten-free liquor options? Good news. There are plenty. Of course, you know yourself better than anyone, so if you aren't sure, stick to something you know works.

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Vineyard Spotlight: Moët Hennessy Champagnes and Sparkling Wines

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 13, 2017 1:57:40 PM

About Moët Hennessy

MOËT HENNESSY USA is the leading importer and marketer of luxury wines, spirits and champagnes in the U.S. The Moët Hennessy portfolio includes renowned brands such as: Hennessy Cognac; Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Krug, Veuve Clicquot and Ruinart Champagnes; Belvedere vodka; Glenmorangie and Ardbeg single malt Scotch whiskies; and fine wines, including, Cape Mentelle, Cloudy Bay, Newton Vineyard, Numanthia, Terrazas and Domaine Chandon California sparkling and still wines.
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Five Easter Cocktail Recipes: What's Appropriate?

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 11, 2017 2:32:41 PM

Are you looking for ideas for "just the right" adult beverages for your Easter brunch? What's appropriate to go with ham, lamb and all the wonderful sides that make this traditional spring meal special? What's a tasteful drink that even Grandma will like?

We've come up with some ideas to help get you and your guests cheering for the Easter Bunny. And, these recipes are super easy and fast, so you can spend more time with your family and friends. You can easily make any of the cocktails "virgin" by simply not adding the alcohol, too.

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Wine For Beginners: Discovering Wine Without the Intimidation

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 4, 2017 3:56:13 PM

When it comes to wine, it's all about versatility. It can be complex, simple, sophisticated or affordable – no matter your favorite blend. It's also been around since basically forever. Wines have been enjoyed by humankind for thousands of years (archaeologists found evidence in Georgia dated to circa 6000 BC), and now in the 21st century we can marvel at the thousands of wines available to sip and swirl on any given day. There are red, white, rose, sparkling and more than 10,000 types of wine grapes around the world. So, where does one even start? No worries. We have Jack Farrell and the entire Haskell's team of wine experts to help.

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What's Better Than Cake? Layer Cake Shiraz.

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 30, 2017 6:24:28 PM

Aw, cake! What is not to love about rich, dense, dark, luscious, creamy cake? Especially, if it's in a glass ready to drink. If you haven't experienced Layer Cake Shiraz, we'd like to introduce you to this immensely drinkable and approachable Australian wine. And, when we say approachable, we also mean at a great price.

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Pop the Cork: Wine Reviews From The Experts at Haskell's

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 28, 2017 5:03:26 PM

It's easy to keep choosing the same bottle of wine simply because the choices can be overwhelming. There are literally thousands of wine options from which to choose – from red, to white, and even "in-between." Our wine experts work hard to make it easier for you when it comes to choosing a wine for the right occasion — and sometimes, that occasion is simply because it's spring in Minnesota.

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Beer Recipes: Spring Menu Items Featuring Favorite Beers

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 21, 2017 5:32:25 PM

Two things that never go out of season in Minnesota: beer and walleye. And though this pair is tasty year-round, it certainly gets even more appetizing as temperatures start to climb. So, in celebration of the start of spring and summer ahead, we've decided to put together a spring menu filled with beer recipes. Your spring menu — featuring three local beers:

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How to Make Sangria: The Fritzy's Spritzy [VIDEO]

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 16, 2017 12:29:30 PM

With spring rapidly approaching and summer not far behind, it's easy to start drooling over some refreshing cocktails. And there's nothing that pleases the pallet during the warmer months quite like a refreshing, fruity sangria. In this edition of Quick Pours, we'll walk you through the quick and easy steps involved in making one of our favorite sangria recipes, the Fritzy's Spritzy!

 

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Erin Go Bragh: Celebrate St. Patty's Day With Irish Beer

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 14, 2017 5:53:45 PM

You don't have to "GO Green" to celebrate all things Irish on March 17. What began as a religious holiday has morphed into an international festival celebrating Irish culture. Parades, food, and the drinks. We have an array of Irish ales, stouts and lagers to share with you. Here are some of our favorite Irish beers.

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