Mike's Mix: The University Club's Piña ColadaThis week, Mike stopped by The University Bird to learn about one of the most popular and frequently name-checked cocktails of all time.
MNfusion: Blackeye Roasting Co. Opens S. Minneapolis LocationWhen it comes to craft beverages, Minnesota's market is burgeoning. Now, consumers can enjoy any number of locally handcrafted drinks straight from the tap – including coffee.
Mike's Mix: Fine Spirits ClassicEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike checks out a couple of cocktails from the Fine Spirits Classic.
Goin' To The Lake: Cannon Falls (Day 1)We're in our fourth week of Goin' to the Lake, and this time we head south of the metro to Cannon Falls along the Cannon River.
Goin' To The Lake: Frank, Amelia Check Out Cannon River WineryRight in the heart of downtown Cannon Falls, you can find the Cannon River Winery.
Tap Talk: Aquatennial Mess Hall Showcases 4 Craft BreweriesThe four "Best Days Of Summer" are upon us in Minneapolis – the Aquatennial has returned. Celebrated since 1939, the summer event is now in its 77th year.
Tap Talk: Big Axe Brewing CompanyWhile it's hard to go more than a few blocks in Minneapolis or St. Paul without finding a new neighborhood taproom, several Minnesota towns remain untouched by this trend. And some, are just beginning to grow their community.
Mike's Mix: Hang GliderEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike stopped by Third Bird for a Hang Glider.
Tap Talk: Boom Island Hosts 3rd Annual Boom DaysBoom Island Brewing Company is bringing a taste of Belgium to Minnesota! For the third year in a row, the Minneapolis brewery is celebrating the Belgian National Day
Mike's Mix: Icehouse's Mad Monk MargaritaEach Saturday, Mike Augustyniak takes a look at the local cocktail scene in the Twin Cities. This week, he's checking out a spicy twist on a traditional margarita from Icehouse in Minneapolis.
Mike's Mix: Stonehouse Coffee & RoasteryWhile Natalie and I were Goin' To The Lake last week in the Brainerd Lakes area, I got a great, albeit unconventional, idea for a Mike's Mix. There are a few craft brewers up there, like Big Axe Brewing in Nisswa, and a new brewery is coming soon to Crosby.
Bite Of Minnesota: Rhubarb ShrubMaking this drink takes a couple of days so if you want it ready in time for the 4th, get some rhubarb and start the process!