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Hosting a Shower? Here are 3 Classy Drinks to Serve Your Guests.

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 25, 2017 4:26:25 PM

Are you hosting a bridal (or other) shower and need a few classy drinks to ensure guests are ready to toast the guest of honor? We have a few cocktails in mind that are sure to make your shower a hit with everyone from grandma to the bridesmaids.

One idea to keep it classy, and easy on yourself and your guests, is to have a few large format drinks ready when they arrive. Make them ahead of time so you can spend your time enjoying your company and celebrating the guest of honor.

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Wedding Drink Calculator: How Properly To Stock Your Open Bar

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 18, 2017 3:56:05 PM

Have you been to a backyard or farm wedding in Minnesota? What a wonder! We love to be outdoors, so it's easy to understand why more Minnesotans are opting to hold receptions on their own. One question that can be confusing is what to do for cocktails. It comes down to math. We may not be wizards, but we do have some experience in this area, so we've put together a bit of a wedding drink calculator to help you figure out what you need, and how much.

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Minnesota Original: The Real Story Behind the Bootlegger Drink

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 13, 2017 4:59:25 PM

Minnesota is a golfer's state. In fact, we consistently rank at or near the top in golfer participation in the U.S. What does this have to do with cocktails? Plenty — maybe. Minnesota's unofficial official cocktail, The Bootleg, or Bootlegger Drink, has been a favorite of the state's country club set for decades.

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Booze Cruise: Enjoy the View, Sip a Few on Haskell's Summer Boat Cruise

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 11, 2017 5:38:52 PM

All aboard! Imagine a leisurely cruise along the stunning St. Croix River on a beautiful charter boat while sipping from an array of specially curated wines and beers. You can do this, by attending one of Haskell's Summer Boat Cruises!

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Vineyard Spotlight: Santa Margherita

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 6, 2017 2:38:57 PM

Santa Margherita represents the best of tradition, innovation, a passion for authentic and enjoyable wines, and respect for the people and the lands that produce them. 

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Backyard Bartender: Our 7 Favorite BBQ Cocktails

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 4, 2017 5:19:47 PM

A trick for keeping your backyard barbecue a success is making it all (seem) simple. You've got your brats and hots, burgers and buns, and potato salad for days. But how about your drinks? Be the backyard bartender of the year with a few easy-to-make in quantity BBQ cocktails. A few pitchers, a lot of ice, and a little prep means you're spending more time with your guests. It's a win-win. Large-batch boozy punches and cocktails. 

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Summer Beer: Our Top Light and Refreshing Brews

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jun 29, 2017 4:39:39 PM

A crisp, refreshing and light beer can quickly cool you down and make mowing the lawn a far more enjoyable chore. At Haskell's 13 locations, we have our coolers filled with six-packs and more of cold beers that are perfect for a hot summer day.

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Why Cucumber Vodka Makes a Perfect Summer Cocktail

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jun 27, 2017 5:18:45 PM

If you are a vodka purist, you may feel inclined to avoid flavored vodka. Don't. We're here to tell you that if you try one flavored vodka in your life, make it a cucumber vodka. Especially now, in the perfection that is summer. Why? It's refreshing. It's crisp. It's clean. It's as cool as a cucumber!

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Vacation at Home with These 7 Fun Tropical Drinks

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jun 22, 2017 6:17:35 PM

On a hot summer day, there's nothing quite like a cool beverage. For those of you with a sweet tooth, refreshing, tropical drinks are just the ticket!

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Sunday Liquor Sales at Haskell's: What You Need to Know

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jun 20, 2017 6:01:04 PM

There are many reasons to celebrate this Independence Day, including the lift of Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales. Starting July 2nd, 2017, Minnesota will allow off-sale liquor sales, which means ALL 13 Haskell's locations will be open on Sundays!

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