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Bourbon

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Distilleries Can’t Keep Up With Whiskey Demand

Ten years ago, it seemed everyone was drinking vodka. Now, whiskey is all the rage. But the popularity comes with a price. From scotch to bourbon, whiskey has become a hip drink again and people want the good stuff.

06/11/2014

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Bite Of Minnesota: Bourbon Lemon Thyme Cocktail

Turns out I went herb shopping just in thyme (time, I mean time) to make an herby cocktail with bourbon, lemon juice, and thyme. It requires making simple syrup and while you’ll have to wash a saucepan, I swear the syrup is truly simple to make.

06/03/2014

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The Minnesota Flavor Of Wine & Spirits

Our state is known for its 10,000 lakes, frigid winters and “Minnesota Nice,” but fewer people know about the “Minnesota Flavor.” It’s a mellow sweetness that many winemakers and distilleries count on, and it comes from a surprising source – our woods.

12/10/2013

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Rare, Expensive Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Sells Out In 15 Min.

Overnight in northeast Minneapolis, it looked like Black Friday deals had returned. A long line of people stood outside of Surdyk’s Liquor store, long before it opened — all for a rare and expensive bourbon called Pappy Van Winkle.

12/05/2013

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Butcher And The Boar Receives Top Honor For Bourbon

There’s a new title for an already decorated restaurant in downtown Minneapolis Thursday morning. Butcher and the Boar was just named the No. 1 seller of Knob Creek single barrel bourbon in the entire world. They held an exclusive tasting to celebrate Wednesday night, and our cameras were allowed inside.

06/06/2013

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