Schram Haus Brewery celebrates Chaska’s hoppy roots.
After years of traveling for their jobs, Scott Kaldenberg and Brandon Thornton were on the hunt for a new adventure, one near their Eden Prairie homes. “I traveled Monday through Friday for the majority of my career,” explains Kaldenberg, a retired management consultant.
1 ½ oz. Corralejo Blanco Tequila
½ oz. Marie Brizard Creme de Cassis
2 lime wedges
12 fresh mint leaves
3–6 oz. lemon lime soda
1 Tbsp. brown sugar
Looking for an easy cocktail to serve at a bridal shower, wedding reception or any other celebration? Look no further than the marriage between the Screwdriver and the Moscow Mule.
1 ½ oz. vodka
3 oz. orange juice
1 1/2 oz. Corralejo Reposado Tequila
1/2 oz. crème de cassis
1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
2–3 oz. Q Ginger Beer
Fresh blackberry (optional)
When spirits and juices conspire, there’s no need to travel far to enjoy a little taste of paradise.
April in Paradise
Lina Holman is a spirited conversationalist. She is one of the founding partners at Waconia’s J. Carver Distillery and, with 30 years in the hospitality industry, Holman knows her product and how to tell a story. She has managed liquor stores and restaurants and is a certified sommelier.
- 1 1/2 oz. Jefferson’s Very Small Batch Bourbon
- 1 oz. buttered brown sugar simple syrup (recipe below)
- 4 oz. apple cider
- 2 oz. Q Ginger Beer
- Dash of Bittercube Blackstrap Bitters
Celebrate Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) on February 28 with one of my favorite Cajun cocktails. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
Makes 1 drink
Honey Berry Sling
The Honey Berry Sling is a bright, refreshing winter drink made from Miodula Honey vodka, Chambord raspberry liqueur, cranberry juice and lime.