Drinks

Cranberry cocktails created from recipes from Hilltop Restaurant, Coalition and Lunds and Byerlys in Edina.

Serving cranberry-infused cocktails at your holiday party helps infuse the atmosphere with a festive ambience.

A bartender pours an old fashioned into a glass.

Even though an Old Fashioned only has three ingredients, you can still get quite versatile with this classic cocktail.

Someone pours two glasses of Gamay red wine.

Because of its light skin, high acid and juicy fruit flavors, Gamay is bound to taste amazingly good with all of your fall favorites.

A bottle of Dampfwerk Distillery's Aquavit.

One of Dampfwerk Distillery’s latest products is a Northern German representation of Aquavit, a spirit built up of unique botanicals like caraway.

Everything you need to start a home bar.

Here's everything you need to stock your first home bar.

A margarita recipe made with reposado tequila.

It’s peak margarita season, and our liquor columnist is here to help you choose the right tequila!

A Lambrusco spritz and Mexican mule from Red Cow and Barrio

Whether it’s at your cabin, in your backyard, a barbecue or a poolside hangout, there’s that elusive question—what kind of drink will you serve?

A can of wine from Broc Cellars labeled "Love Rose"

Canned wine is perfect for pairing to most any backyard fare from potato salad to burgers on the grill.

A bottle of Minnesota-made Bēt Vodka

With sweeter notes of vanilla and spicy notes of pepper, this is a smooth and sultry addition to your bloody Mary, vodka martini or coffee cocktail.

A local summer beer sits on a patio table next to a grapefruit.

LynLake Brewery, Waconia Brewing Company, Wooden Hill Brewing and Steel Toe Brewing offer up their best beers for summer nights.

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