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When the winter weather is getting you down, try making a hot buttered rum recommended by Tim Won, manager of Sid’s Discount Liquor. This recipe is from the Food Network.
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
2 c. light brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. grated nutmeg
Pinch ground cloves
Bottle dark rum
Amy Trushenski (formerly Danielson) of Edina Grill, voted this year’s best bartender by readers of Edina Magazine, was recently married. She might have a new last name, but her great instinct for making delicious drinks remains unchanged. For summer cocktails that are easy, sweet, exotic, colorful and maybe even a little adventurous, Trushenski offers some ideas for spirited, homemade drinks for your summer sipping.
Frozen Coconut Lemonade
Many different country clubs claim to be the inventor of this easy-to-drink summer cocktail. We have taken a hand-me-down version of the Somerset Country Club bootleg recipe and amped it up with premium gin for a refreshing summer treat.
12 oz. lemonade concentrate
12 oz. limeade concentrate
2 cups fresh mint leaves
1 shot of North Shore Distiller’s No. 6 gin
Lime slice for garnish
What’s it really like being a bartender on St. Patrick’s Day?
Both exciting and stressful. Most days at a bar you’ll have your rush times and your lulls, when you can get caught back up. Not on St. Pat’s. It’s go-go-go from the moment you arrive to the end of the night.
Any tips on how to have a good bar experience as a customer on St. Patty’s Day?