Trailblazers 2016

What’s the value of a brewery’s stance on mining? Why be concerned with obscure English apples? What’s so important about a chicken sandwich at a stadium? Why does it matter if a basketball team weighs in on current events? The answer to all those questions is the same: it makes a difference. There are people … [ Read more]

Trailblazers 2016: Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz of Bittercube

Even if you don’t know the names Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz, you’ve probably tasted their work. The fingerprints of the duo behind the bitters-making and consulting service company, Bittercube, can be spotted all across Minnesota’s spirits scene. While the company is based in Milwaukee where their bitters are hand-crafted, Kosevich lives in Minneapolis and … [ Read more]

Craft Cocktail: Knives Out at Lawless Distilling

My cocktail garnish has murderous intentions. There’s a fist gripping a knife, floating on my Negroni. “It’s a very lighthearted menu here. Very tongue-in-cheek,” says Bittercube’s Nick Kosevich. “We’re trying to be less vest-and-tie and more glitter-and-sparklers.” It’s this lack of pretense that makes Lawless Distilling’s cocktail room such a compelling place to drink. Bare … [ 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