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How a WWII Veteran (Almost) Smuggled $5,000 of Haskell's Liquor to the Pacific

Posted by Beau Farrell on Nov 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

This story was originally written by Minneapolis-based writer Dave Arundel.

This Veterans Day, we'd like to share this little-known story about Haskell's, World War II, a veteran named Armand Crump — and some missing whiskey.

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Strong Cocktails for Tax Day

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 13, 2015 4:28:15 PM

Stiff Drinks to Take The Edge Off 

Whoa, are you clenching your teeth after shelling out some clams to Uncle Sam? Or maybe you’re still stressed, because
you pushed your tax returns up until the last minute. It seems like everybody gets a little bit more stressed around Tax Day, and sometimes a strong cocktail can help take away the immediate pain of paying out. We’ve put together some great cocktail ideas that can take the edge away from your momentary worries and help your relax and be in the moment.

Sip, savor, relax:

  • Tequila
    If your only experience with tequila is in the form of shots with salt and lemon, stop right here. A good tequila is worth sipping and savoring. In the Mexican tradition, drink it neat. We have plenty of high quality bottles to match your mood.
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A Look Back at Industry Pioneer Fritzi Haskell

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 27, 2015 10:23:00 AM

CEO Jack Farrell Looks Back at Haskell's Founder Fritzi Haskell

The name on our stores has a long tradition and a wonderful history. It's the name of Fritzi Haskell. "Fritzi was a real pioneer in the wine business. She brought in the first container of wines into the USA after prohibition," says CEO of Haskell's Jack Farrell. "She was promoting wine while the rest of the country was getting over moonshine and bathtub gin."

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Beer 101: What’s All the Fuss About Craft Beer?

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 4, 2015 9:56:17 PM

Making Sense of Minnesota’s Craft Beers 

The craft beer movement has exploded in Minnesota, especially in the Twin Cities. Local breweries are opening from Duluth to St. Paul to Bemidji to Mankato. It’s not surprising. This new generation of brewers is simply
carrying on our state’s rich tradition of brewing beer, and it means you have more options than ever when you’re looking to choose a great tasting brew.

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