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Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

November 6, 2010 4:44 PM

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You'll love this twist on the traditional Bloody Mary at Toast. (Credit: toastwinebar.com

You’ll love this twist on the traditional Bloody Mary at Toast. (Credit: toastwinebar.com

Looking for something to sip on to unwind after a long week at work? Well don’t settle for the ordinary! Check out the list of some of the extraordinarily tasty cocktails in the Twin Cities. Some are fancy, but others are just too popular not to include.

In no particular order …

mannys Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

To get the the Epiphany martini, you have to go all the way up to the 27th floor of the Foshay Tower. (Credit: mannysteakhouse.com)

No. 1: Prohibition’s “The Epiphany Martini”

Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, Minn. 55402
www.mannyssteakhouse.com

You have to go all the way up to the 27th floor of the Foshay Tower to get this high-class drink made from Grey Goose La Poir, St. Germaine elderflower liqueur, and Veuve Clicquot champagne.

91932932 Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

This bar may have an old time vibe, but this cocktail is all current with pomegranate, passion fruit puree and citrus flavored vodka. (Credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)


No. 2: Ike’s “Passion Punch”


50 S. 6th St.
Minneapolis, Minn.
www.opentable.com

This bar may have an old time vibe, but this cocktail is all current with pomegranate, passion fruit puree and citrus flavored vodka.

toast Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

You'll love this twist on the traditional Bloody Mary at Toast. (Credit: toastwinebarandcafe.com

No. 3: Toast Wine Bar’s “Geisha Mary”

415 North 1st Street
Heritage Landing Building
Minneapolis, Minn.  55401
www.toastwinebarandcafe.com

You’ll love this twist on the traditional Bloody Mary made with heirloom brandywine tomatoes, hot sauce, sake and other great flavors.

abilene Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

This tasty top shelf margarita is so smooth you may order another. (Credit: barabilene.com)

No. 4: Bar Abilene’s “Elizabeth II”

1300 Lagoon Ave
Minneapolis, Minn.  55408
www.barabilene.com

This tasty top shelf margarita is so smooth you may order another.

thelocal Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

The Local is the no. 1 place that pours the largest volume of Jameson Irish Whiskey. (Credit: the-local.com)

No. 5: The Local’s “The Big Ginger”

931 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minn.  55402
www.the-local.com

They are known as the number 1 place that pours the largest volume of Jameson Irish Whiskey in the world and this drink has a lot to do with it!

crafthouse Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

Mixed drinks are an art form at Bradstart Crafthouse. (bradstreetcrafthouse.com)

No. 6: Bradstreet Craftshouse’s “Juliet & Romeo”

601 1st Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minn.  55403
www.bradstreetcrafthouse.com

Mixing drinks is an art form here. Try this cocktail for a taste of fresh made from Plymouth, Lime, Mint, Cucumber, and Rose Water.

wafrost Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

W.A. Frost Offers turn-of-the-century charm. (Credit: wafrost.com)

No. 7: W.A. Frost’s “Anise and Rye”

Historic Cathedral Hill – Dacotah Building
374 Selby Avenue
St. Paul, Minn 55102
www.wafrost.com

Described as an “Absinthe-rinsed glass with Ri-1 Rye whiskey, muddled sugar and Angostura bitters,” this drink is top-shelf tasty when paired with the outstanding location and patio.

86473947 Best Fancy Cocktails In The Twin Cities

A classy drink at a classic location, this martini mix of Makers Mark, Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry, Citrus Bitters, and Maraschino cherries is oh so elegant. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)


No. 8: St. Paul Grill’s “Bristol Manhattan”

350 Market Street
Saint Paul, Minn. 55102

A classy drink at a classic location, this martini mix of Makers Mark, Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry, Citrus Bitters, and Maraschino cherries is oh so elegant.

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