Loon Liquor Company debuts Lac Coeur Coffee Liqueur

For Minnesota’s distillers, coffee is the liqueur du jour. Du Nord Craft Spirits recently released Café Frieda. Norseman Distillery recently teased one as well. And now, Northfield’s Loon Liquor Company—with three primary spirits under their belts (Loonshine, MetropoliGin, and Wheaton Barley Vodka) and with the February chill in everyone’s bones—figured the time is right to bring to … [ Read more]

Loon Liquors’ MetropoliGin takes silver medal at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Loon Liquors, the Northfield distillery, has brought home a silver medal from the 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition for MetropoliGin. More than 1,850 spirits were entered this year, in what is considered to be one of the most prestigious spirits competitions in the world. During our visit to Loon’s cocktail room just before opening last September, … [ Read more]

The State of Minnesota Whiskey

The Minnesota craft-distilling scene is looking to find its place in the geography of whiskey. With a handful of distilleries now past that two-year mark, it’s nearing the time for many to make the jump from barrel to bottle and start bringing aged spirits to market. Adrian Panther of Panther Distillery in Osakis believes Minnesota’s … [ Read more]

Loon Liquors Debuts Cocktail Room and Metropoligin

Loon Liquors will officially open their Northfield distillery for cocktail service today, September 10, at 4pm. They are the fifth* distillery in the state to open a cocktail room and the first one south of the Metro. Simeon Rossi and Mark Schiller have built a 49-seat drinking space that consumes most of their production floor. The … [ Read more]

Loon Liquors Releasing Loonshine This Weekend

By John Garland Loon Liquors of Northfield is set to debut their first product. Nearly a year and a half after their Indiegogo fundraiser went live, their un-aged whiskey, Loonshine, will hit bars and shelves this weekend. The spirit is made from organic wheat and barley, concentrated in a small copper pot still, and steeped for a … [ Read more]

A Blind Tasting beer festival

Taste & Rate 48 Minnesota Oktoberfests

Sept. 20, 2019 | 5:30–9pm
Upper Landing Park
Tickets: GA $40 | DD $20