Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout January, he’s putting some pep in his morning step with breakfast cocktail recipes from The Freehouse, the brand new brewpub in the North Loop of Minneapolis. This week’s selection features bacon, which who’s going to argue against bacon for brunch?
I’ll be honest, when it comes to whisky, even the mere mention can summon a crinkled-up face from yours truly. So when I was invited to join in on a Crown Royal Whisky Tasting in downtown Minneapolis, I was more than a tad hesitant.