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Minnesota Craft Distilleries Begin Direct Sales of Bottles to Consumers

“People were shocked when they came to our distilleries and learned that they couldn’t buy what we made,” said Shanelle Montana, co-owner of Du Nord and president of the Distillers Guild, “thankfully, state leaders agreed that this outdated law needed to change.”

Making Your Own Bitters at Home

There’s no question that in this new renaissance age of craft beer and craft cocktails there is an unyielding desire to do everything yourself…at least once. I decided that I would…

Du Nord Craft Spirits Opens First Minneapolis / St. Paul Cocktail Room

Du Nord Craft Spirits, one of Minnesota’s first micro-distilleries, is now the first licensed cocktail room in the Minneapolis / St. Paul metro area. The cocktail room will open to the public on January 9, and will serve craft cocktails made using Du Nord’s Fitzgerald Gin and L’etoile Du Nord Vodka.

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Duluth’s Vikre Distillery

Joel and Emily Vikre (pronounced veek-ruh) have turned what was once a cluttered storage space into a warm, inviting, two-level cocktail room and distillery.

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Wander North Distillery Announces Ribbon Cutting in NE Minneapolis

Signature Vodka Already Headed to Stores Years of planning and preparation are paying off for Brian Winter and Wander North Distillery. The new craft distillery has just announced the ribbon cutting…

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11 Wells Spirits opens this weekend in Saint Paul

Bob McManus and Lee Egbert are set to throw open the garage doors and introduce 11 Wells Spirits to the world with an open house this Saturday from 12-4pm. Located in the old Hamm’s Brewery complex, the open house will be the first time the Saint Paul distillery will officially be open to the public.

Lost Falls Distillery Begins Kickstarter Funding Drive

Nils Collins & Brian Nackerud are starting a craft distillery in Minneapolis, and they need your help to fund it. The new Lost Falls Distillery is planned to go into CityFoodStudio,…