Monthly Archives: February 2016

It’s Greek to Me

Greek wines are not very common on the shelves in Minnesota liquor stores and they are often purchased more for being Greek, for a themed dinner or a connection, than for being delicious wines.  It’s easy to see why many people don’t gravitate towards them like other regions of the world. Greek is a very…
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MN Beer & a Bump

It’s been a long day. You’re saddled up to the bar (or on a couch at home, no judging), you want to quench your thirst and wash away the day and what do you look to do that with? Beer and a bump, homie. A Boilermaker, shot-and-a-beer, Citywide Special, whatever you call it, it’s the…
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Smitten With Du Nord

One of the MOST local producers to Zipps is also one of our favorites. Du Nord Craft Spirits is located 1.5 miles due south (thanks Google Maps) nestled near other neighborhood gems like Peace Coffee and Moon Palace Books. While researching this article we were surprised to recall that they’ve only been open and on…
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Beer is for Lovers – Valentine’s Day Recommendations!

I know, I know, it’s Valentine’s Day and you’re going to drink some wine. That’s great. I love wine. But I always say there's a beer for every occasion, and Valentine's Day is no exception. When it comes to sharing beer on a special occasion, it’s a good idea to pick up a bomber; with…
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