since 1961

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Craft Beer HQ
One of the Twin Cities' best craft beer destinations! We've got an immense selection of great craft brews!


Professional Palates
From domestic to eccentric, red, white and sparkling, we've got a great selection of delicious wine! .


We mix well!
Whether it's new, old or overlooked, we have a well-stocked selection of spirits. Stop in for a distillation of knowledge!


King of Kegs
MN's largest keg retailer with hundreds of kegs on hand! Tons of options, with a huge local selection!



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Wine List for Big Spring Wine Tasting 04.01.17

Spring Sale Tasting 4.01.17 Mix & match 6 or 12 bottles for larger discounts!                     Regular Sale 6 Bottle 12 Bottle[...]
The Daiquiri

The Daiquiri

When most people hear “daiquiri,” what may come to mind are fruity, blended, pre-mixed drinks served in tall, plastic, novelty glass and a twisted straw.  Fortunately, a true daiqu[...]
How to Cellar Beer

How to Cellar Beer

While we do have a super-secret Zipps Cellar of beer (we bring them out for cellar sales), it can be a fun hobby to have your own cellar of beer! What’s important for your cellar i[...]
Bauchant Old Fashioned

Bauchant Old Fashioned

Bauchant is an orange liqueur from the Cognac region in France.  It’s made by macerating sweet and bitter orange peels in neutral alcohol, then distilled three times, blended with [...]



Spring Whisk(e)y Sale!

April 3 @ 9:00 am - April 29 @ 10:00 pm
Our Bi-Annual Whisk(e)y Sale will melt that last bit of snow off your lawn! Bourbon, rye, Irish, Canadian, Scotch and everything in between! We have tastings all month so stop by and see what's good!

Bent Paddle Brewing Tasting

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - May 9 @ 7:00 pm
Can't make the trip to Duluth? Don't worry, the beer is driving to meet you! Stop in to sample some of the great stuff coming from your Northern neighbors.

Uinta Brewing Tasting

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - May 16 @ 3:00 pm
Hailing from the least beer-drinking state of Utah, Yoo-in-tuh Brewing aims to make the best beer in any state. They've got a wide variety of beers from summer slammers to boozy double IPAs, they've definitely got something you'll like!

Rootstock Wine Tasting

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Angie from Rootstock, one of our great local wine suppliers, will be in store pouring a number of tantalizing wines for your indulgence. Make sure to stop by and enjoy some free samples!

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