Monthly Archives: August 2016

The State of Minnesota Whiskey

Since the change in law that took the cost to operate a distillery down to a fraction, tons of Minnesota distilleries have popped up and we have dozens of their products on our shelves. We are featuring them all this month for our 2nd Minnesota Spirits Sale. Most MN distilleries started with a gin and vodka,…
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The Perfect Manhattan

Being my first blog post, I feel I should introduce myself.  My name is Aaron and I grew up in Eagan, MN.  I come from the wine side of Zipps, but I had a brief experience in bartending, which I went into with zero experience.  For example I thought a “flirtini,” of 90’s martini list…
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Lakes & Legends

With all the breweries opening around the Twin Cities in the last couple of years, it’s easy to overlook some. One not to miss is Lakes & Legends. You might not expect a craft brewery to be located on the first floor of a luxury apartment building, but we can’t think of anything else we’d rather come…
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