Mike's Mix: Tattersall DistillingJon Kreidler opened Tattersall Distillery in Northeast Minneapolis in July 2015 with Dan Oskey, whom he first met when they were second-grade classmates.
Mike's Mix: Smoky Watermelon MargaritaWatermelon, outside, on a hot day -- it's pretty refreshing, right? Make a margarita out of it, and you've hit upon a bestseller at Salsa a la Salsa -- Uptown Minneapolis's authentic Mexican restaurant.
Minnesota Monthly Hosts 4th Annual Fine Spirits ClassicLooking for a new cocktail recipe or ingredient to spice up your summer? Then head to the Minneapolis Event Centers this Thursday.
Mike's Mix: Saint Dinette's Summer BourbonEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he heads to Saint Dinette for a refreshing cocktail for the summer. Think of bourbon as a winter spirit? Think again.
Mike's Mix: Pat's Tap's Blood & SnowEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he heads to Pat's Tap for a new spin on an old Hollywood classic -- the Blood & Snow.
The Lowry Mixes Up Summer Beer CocktailsWith summer kicking into high gear, we thought it would be fun to mix up some summer beer cocktails on the 'CCO Rooftop. Stephanie Shimp from the Blue Plate Restaurant Company and bartender Colin Weaver from The Lowry visited WCCO Mid-Morning with some recipes.
MNfusion: Minnesota Bars Take Part In Negroni WeekBored of the same old, tired gin and tonic? Finding that your gimlet needs a different twist? Why not try a negroni?
Mike's Mix: 6SmithEvery week, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Lake Minnetonka's 6Smith, who make their infusions and syrups from scratch.
Mike's Mix: St. Patrick's Day, 2 WaysEvery Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to <a href="http://theliffey.com/" target="_blank">The Liffey</a> for a couple drinks that will definitely get you in the St. Patrick's Day spirit.
Mike's Mix: The ShagaritaEvery Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Shag Sushi for a cocktail that's a full-body experience: not just taste but sight, sound, smell, feel.
Mike's Mix: Ancho Sour Micro CocktailEvery Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to The Lowry Hill Dunn Brothers to check out another one of their "micro" cocktails.
Mike's Mix: Home-Crafted Valentine's Day CocktailsIf your Valentine's Day plans include staying in, I have an idea. What about impressing your sweetie with an easy, homemade craft cocktail? Here are three recipes from a bartender whose own love life heated up in a kitchen -- Laurel Elm from Saint Dinette.
Mike's Mix: Far North CobblerEvery week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he's dabbling in a cobbler from La Belle Vie. What's a cobbler, you ask? Read on!
Mike's Mix: Donny Dirk's Voodoo ZombieEvery week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he's getting into the Halloween spirit with a striking and spookily-titled tiki drink from Donny Dirk's Zombie Den in Northeast Minneapolis.
Stillwater Woman Is Finalist In Jamie Oliver’s Cocktail ContestA Stillwater, Minnesota photographer is a finalist to become an international cocktail star. Stephany Wieland beat out 2,000 competitors from around the world, and is the only American finalist left in the "Jamie Oliver's Drinks Tube" cocktail competition.