Making spirits, wine and beer takes a team of people. But usually, there is only one person responsible for the flavor.
The Minnesota Children’s Museum, which hhas been in downtown St. Paul since 1995, is in the middle of their biggest renovation and expansion ever.
Mike Augustyniak talks with Ian Lowther, beverage director of Red Cow, about a couple cocktail recipes.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he heads to Lawless Distilling to try a luxurious dessert-style cocktail.
In a warm-up to the Minneapolis Iron Bartender 2016 finals, we asked bartenders from the final 4 teams to compete in a warm-up event on our rooftop.
To 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.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the “quintessential drink of New Orleans.”
In Minnesota and Wisconsin, the almanac is forecasting a winter that will be colder than normal.
This week in Mike’s Mix, Mike gets a taste of a winning cocktail, Little Red Corvette, from Spoon and Stable.
Each 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.
This week, Mike stopped by The University Club to learn about one of the most popular and frequently name-checked cocktails of all time.
Each 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.
Each 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.
For residents in Roseville, in the north metro, the drama was over in just seconds.
While 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.
On Wednesday, there were smiles all around at Gillette Children’s Hospital. St. Paul Firefighter’s Local 21 transformed a parking ramp into a carnival, and it’s the 57th year they’ve done it.
There are different recipes out there for a Swampwater cocktail, which include ingredients that range from vodka, to Midori, to blue curaçao, to Malibu, to cucumber. Yech. Swampwater is right.
“Cocktails For A Cause” is collaboration between local charities, craft distilleries and Lela Restaurant in Bloomington. Happy hour turns into a fundraiser every Wednesday, with half of the proceeds from a custom cocktail going to a nonprofit.
Negroni Week launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world.
If you’ve been near a lake lately, you may have seen — or smelled — dead fish washing up on shore. It’s called a fish kill, and a lot of people have been talking about it lately.
As we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
French Meadow opened in Minneapolis 30 years ago as an all-organic bakery with locally-sourced ingredients. Since then they have expanded into bakeries and cafes in multiple Twin Cities locations.
Technology that was first dreamed up in a comic book has jumped off the page, and is helping Minnesota veterans walk again. It is called an exoskeleton, and it is what gives Iron Man his superhero strength.
Herbs are hearty plants, easy to care for, and growing your own herbs is way cheaper and a lot fresher than buying them.
Whether your Mother’s Day plan includes brunching, relaxing, or maybe working like every other day, a cocktail might be nice for mom. Or even a mocktail, if she’s a teetotaler.