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Beau Farrell

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How to Make an Oliveto, Minnesota's Most-Googled Quarantine Cocktail

Posted by Beau Farrell on Sep 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM

During COVID-19, thirsty Americans turned to Google in droves looking for new cocktail recipes. From Alabama to Wyoming, each state Googled something different – and results show that more than any other, Minnesotans crave the oliveto. Here's how to make an oliveto, Minnesota's most-Googled quarantine cocktail.

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Try 100 Mill Street Gin While You Can (Even if You're Not a Gin Drinker)

Posted by Beau Farrell on Sep 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Among many other descriptors, 100 Mill Street Gin has been called "risky," "versatile," "wild," and "assertive" – and creator Peter Connor welcomes every adjective.

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What's the Deal with Hard Seltzer, Anyway?

Posted by Beau Farrell on Sep 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM

You could call the boom of hard seltzers a "right place, right time" thing, but even that would be selling it short. The sudden dominance of the new mixed drink, led by brands like Truly and White Claw, was a combination of smart branding, a new crop of thirsty millennials, and a low-calorie, gluten-free, legitimately tasty product.

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Try These Great Summer Wines Before the Season Ends

Posted by Beau Farrell on Aug 28, 2020 11:45:00 AM

Drinks like beer and seltzer tend to dominate the summer cooler, but wine deserves a spot right alongside them. Whether it's for the taste itself or the way it pairs with summery foods, try these wines before the leaves change color!

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Helping VocalEssence Hit Their 2020 Gala Goals

Posted by Beau Farrell on Aug 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM

We have a long history of partnering with our community to support the people and organizations bringing change, enriching our culture, and just making Minnesota a more interesting place to be.

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Bring the Ballpark Home: Beer and Foods to Celebrate the Twins' Opening Day 2020

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

A summer of quarantine threw a curveball for the Minnesota Twins' 2020 season, but sure enough, the game will go on – without the roar of crowds and signature scents of Target Field's most popular food and beverage vendors. You can't be there, but you can order your favorites and watch the game from home!

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Our 11 Favorite Summer Sangria Recipes (and How to Invent Your Own)

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jul 14, 2020 10:18:15 AM

The origins of sangria are clouded in a bit of mystery, but it likely originated on the Iberian Peninsula in Spain and Portugal. Its name literally means "bloodletting," an allusion to its crimson color (depending on your recipe), and it hit its stride in America at the 1964 New York World's Fair, where it took the summer crowds by storm with its refreshing flavor.

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13 Fourth of July Drinks to Show Off Your Patriotism

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jun 30, 2020 1:46:00 PM

What better way to toast America this Independence Day than with adult beverages crafted with all-American spirits? Kick back with these fun-to-make, delicious-to-drink patriotic cocktails. And if you’re not the cocktail type, check out our suggested list of all-American brews towards the bottom!

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How to Host a Virtual Happy Hour

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 14, 2020 11:59:19 AM

Happy hour might be a little less flashy during quarantine, but that doesn't mean you can't have a good time with your friends over drinks. You'll just have to get creative about how you enjoy it with your friends. Here's what you'll need to host the perfect virtual happy hour.

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Wine Pairings and Cocktails for Easter Dinner

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 6, 2020 12:15:00 PM

Even if your Easter dinner is smaller than last year's (thanks to social distancing), you can still create a delicious meal at home – including wine pairings for all your favorite dishes. Go beyond whites-and-reds with these perfect wine pairings for turkey, ham, lamb, and everything else on the dinner table.

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