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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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Wine Bottle Crafts: 5 More DIY Projects For Your Empty Bottle Collection

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 7, 2017 5:10:21 PM

Are you a handy, do-it-yourself wine lover looking for something clever and interesting to do with all of those empty glass wine bottlesRather than recycle your collection, consider upcycling them with some creative wine bottle crafts. We've had some fun with wine bottle DIY projects in the past with our Five Fun Wine Bottle Crafts to Make at Home, and decided to search for five more projects to add to your bucket list. 

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Best Cocktails: Our List of the Top Mixed Drinks for 2017

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 2, 2017 10:39:10 AM

Cocktails remain King and Queen in 2017. From classics to innovative concoctions by mixologists nationwide, there's no shortage of opportunities to shake things up, stir them plenty, or even roll them a dozen times.

So what are the top mixed drinks of the moment, and what are bartenders making with them? The cocktail culture is not going dry anytime soon, and if anything, it's becoming more exciting as experimentation, blending of cultures, the marriage of old recipes and local spirits, and continued thirst remain.

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Red vs. White: What's the Proper Wine Serving Temperature?

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 1, 2017 4:25:19 PM

Are you storing your white wines in the back of the refrigerator and your red wines on top of the refrigerator? When it comes to serving wine, temperature matters. There are some common misconceptions about the "right" wine serving temperature for your red and whites. Let's start with a little myth busting.

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How Well Do You Know Wine Tasting Terms?

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 21, 2017 4:50:55 PM

Understanding wine tasting terms, as well as using them, will go far in your next wine tasting adventure. Having the right words or wine tasting vocabulary can help also boost your wine buying confidence. So, how well do you know wine terminology? There are literally hundreds of ways to describe wine. It doesn't have to remain a mystery. Don't know it? Let's decode it. We've made it easy for you by putting together a short list of 13 must-know wine terms you should know today.

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Margarita Day: Our All-Time Favorite Margs

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 16, 2017 3:59:28 PM

Holy Moly. Pass the tequila. February 22 is National Margarita Day.

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The Best Sweet Wines For Your Sweetheart This Valentine's Day

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 14, 2017 5:04:17 PM

Are you looking to add a little sweetness to your life? Perhaps to celebrate the sweetheart who makes your heart swoon? We've put together a list of some of the best sweet wines for your sweetheart this Valentine's Day, and you may be surprised to find that all of these spectacular offerings can be found at Haskell's.

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10 Drink Ideas For Your Valentine's Day Party

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 7, 2017 5:12:55 PM

Whether you are having a party for two – or twenty – we have some strong, sexy and satisfying cocktail ideas for your Valentine's Day Party. February 14th can mean pizza and beer, or champagne and caviar, or somewhere in-between. Whatever your taste, we've gathered cocktail ideas that are sure to make most feel the love.

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