Local Hard Seltzers

Local Hard Seltzers
Twin Cities breweries are not only creating beer, they are also dabbling in hard seltzer waters.  Reporter Kelli Hanson has a roundup of some Minnesota made seltzers to sip in. Kelli featured: Bauhaus Brew Labs: Bolo Tin Whiskers Brewery: Gummy Bear Hydropower Hard Seltzer & Arnold Palmer Hyropower Hard Seltzer Wooden Hill...

Party Planning Tips

Party Planning Tips
When planning a party, you may wonder how much bubbly should you get, or do you have enough wine for everyone?  How many servings are there in a bottle anyway?  Ted Farrell from Haskell’s is here to clear all of the up for us with his party planning tips. Things to consider: Length of time and time of day Menu and format ...

The Fab Tap

The Fab Tap
The mobile bar trend has become increasingly more popular across the nation. It’s a trendy, yet convenient experience that brings the fun to your party.  The Fab Tap is the newest mobile bar to hit the Twin Cities.  Lisa chats with Lindsay Pattee, the creator behind all the fun. The Fab Tap is giving away one free hour of services with...

So Good So You

So Good So You
The popularity of cold-pressed juices has skyrocketed in the past couple of years.  They serve as a way to get a boost of immunity, help digestion, give you a boost of energy and so much more.  So Good So You is the market leader in the juice shot category making cold-pressed, all organic plant based beverages.  The founder, Rita Katona,...

New Chanhassen Brewery

New Chanhassen Brewery
TCL Reporter Kristin Haubrich visited the new Chanhassen Brewing Company in, where else, beautiful Chanhassen! They will officially open their doors on April 15th, 2021! And they'll offer $1 dollar off beers through April 2021 for TCL viewers!    

Healthy Tropical Drinks

Healthy Tropical Drinks
Certified Personal Trainer Sara Gerbracht stopped by the TCL studio with some tasty tropical drinks that have a healthy twist. Fruity Lemonade 80oz Vanilla Almond Milk 1 Cup Frozen Berries 4oz Calorie Free Soda Lemonade 1 Scoop Protein Powder Whipping Cream Key Lime Pie Virgin-Rita  1 Can Coconut Milk 1/4 Cup Lime Juice 1/2 Scoop...

Boozy Shakes

Boozy Shakes
Red Cow is launching new boozy ice cream drinks at all four Red Cow locations. Beverage Director, Ian Lowther stopped by to make them. Dreamsicle Boozy Shake 3 scoops vanilla bean ice cream 3oz heavy cream 2 oz orange juice 5oz Tattersall orange crema The Luck O’ The Irish 1 shot of Jameson Vanilla soft serve ...

“The Bachelor” Inspired Drinks

“The Bachelor” Inspired Drinks
TCL photographer Drew Schingen shares his recipes for drinks inspired by "The Bachelor"! Bachelor in Paradise Mango juice Splash of cranberry 2oz of vodka Sprite Fill glass with ice, pour mango juice half of the glass, add cranberry juice and vodka, stir and add Sprite. Hot and Duurrty 3oz vodka 1oz vermouth ...

Boat Foods and Drinks

Boat Foods and Drinks
This time of year most of us are craving warm temps and sunshine and the chance to enjoy a meal on the patio with a view of the water. Susan Ritts is the creator of Putting on The Ritts, a website with tons of tasty recipes and her new cookbook called Boat Food and Drinks is out now. Along with recipes perfect for a day out on the water - the...

Spring Wines

Spring Wines
With spring weather, it’s time to transition your wines to lighter varieties.  Ted Farrell from Haskell’s has some suggestions.  Get all six of the featured wines for only $60 through March 21st! 6 Spring Wines for $60: Snowline Pinot Gris Chateau Loumelat Bordeaux Blanc Gergenti Nero D’Avola Merlot Koala Ranch Shiraz ...

Wine 101

Wine 101
We take you back to school but this time it’s a lot more fun than calculus or algebra.  Haskell’s Wine Guy Ted Farrell teaches us a little Wine 101. 5 Steps to Wine Tasting What Does it Look Like? Observe the Wine First Smell (bouquet) First Sip Aerate wine Aftertaste 6 Noble Grape Varietals Cabernet Sauvignon ...

FeBREWary: Brew Roundup

FeBREWary: Brew Roundup
Producer Lisa Adams has a variety of local brews to check out and where you can get them. Lisa featured: Honour Coffee, Northeast Minneapolis Jinx Tea, Linden Hills neighborhood in Minneapolis Northstar Kombucha, Minneapolis Minneapolis Cider Company, Minneapolis Minneapolis Cider Company is giving away $100 worth of cider...

FeBREWary: Bootlegger

FeBREWary: Bootlegger
Kombucha (“booch”) is a fermented drink that has a ton of health benefits that also tastes good.  The owner of Apple Valley’s Bootlegger Brewing, Jake Haneman stopped by with some of the Kombucha flavors they offer. Studies have shown that kombucha can improve gut health, cardiovascular health, improve cholesterol, and it may protect...

FeBREWary: 56 Brewing

FeBREWary: 56 Brewing
TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich heads to Northeast Minneapolis to 56 Brewing microbrewery.  It’s where they price their beer on the weather, “The Colder the Weather, The Cheaper the Beers!”

Febrewary: Coffee Beans

Febrewary: Coffee Beans
All week we are talking about local brews…from beer to tea and coffee to even Kombucha.  TCL photographer, Seth Holst is an aspiring coffee snob and he kicks us off with a Beginner’s Guide to Beans & Better Coffee!