Mike's Mix: Minnesota-Made MeadTo find the world's oldest alcoholic beverage you have to go back almost 10,000 years, when mead -- alcohol made from honey -- was first produced.
Tap Talk: Corn, Cookies Among Inspiration For State Fair BeerFor the 2016 Great Minnesota Get Together, corn, cookies and even funnel cake served as inspiration for brewers. So, wash down your favorite fair food on a stick with some these new craft beers!
Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."
Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Turns State Fair Corn Into BeerLakes and Legends Brewing Company is creating a Sweet Corn Summer Ale special for the Great Minnesota Get Together.
DeRusha Eats: J. Carver DistilleryIn a way, J. Carver Distillery isn't so different from the car dealership that used to sit on this land in Waconia. It's still a showroom. They have a product line-up. And there's an expert ready to help.
Tin Whiskers, Handsome Hog Team Up To Create Smoked StoutTin Whiskers and Handsome Hog are cookin' up something new! The St. Paul brewery and restaurant joined forces to create the latest batch of Handsome Hog Smoke Ale.
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers Releases 2 New Flavors In CansTin Whiskers fans can now enjoy two more flavors in 16 ounce cans! On Monday, the St. Paul brewery released Short Circuit Stout and the Schottky Pumpkin Ale in 16 oz. four pack cases.
Mike's Mix: Little Red CorvetteThis week in Mike's Mix, Mike gets a taste of a winning cocktail, Little Red Corvette, from Spoon and Stable.
Tap Talk: Day Block Brewing Company, Washington Avenue's BrewpubAlmost every tap room in Minnesota began as a dream of a home brewer. Day Block Brewing Comapny wasn't much different. "Much," however, being the operative word.
Mike's Mix: Japanese Whisky Highball CocktailsEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he samples a few different versions of a simple but classic cocktail.
Mike's Mix: The University Club's Piña ColadaThis week, Mike stopped by The University Club to learn about one of the most popular and frequently name-checked cocktails of all time.