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TCL in your Town: Waconia’s Brewery, Distillery, and Wineries

We’re bringing TCL in your Town, this week we’re in Waconia!  Food and Dining Editor for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, stops by to highlight the town that creates some delicious wines, beers and spirits! 

Brewery: Waconia Brewing Company

   Sovereign Estates Winery
   Parley Lake Winery

Distillery: J. Carver Distillery

J. Carver Barrel Gin Bees Knees

2 oz J. Carver Barrel Gin
3/4 oz Ginger Simple Syrup
1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice

Shake and strain in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a piece of candied ginger.


2 oz J. Carver Lake House Vodka
2 oz Blood Orange Juice
2 oz Gosling's Ginger Beer
1/4 oz Mint Simple Syrup

Serve over ice in a high ball glass. Garnish with a blood orange and fresh mint.


Visit Steve on Friday, May 13th at Lola’s Lakehouse from 2 – 4 p.m.  Click here for details.