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5th Annual Minnesota Monthly Fine Spirit Classic

For five years Minnesota Monthly has been putting together a night of enjoying the craft cocktail scene called Minnesota Fine Spirits Classic.  Proprietor of Bittercube, Nick Kosevich, stops by the TCL kitchen to tell us about the event and show off some summer cocktails using spirits from the Midwest.

5th Annual Minnesota Fine Spirits Classic
When: Thursday, July 28
5:30 - 9 p.m.: VIP Early Admission
6:30 - 9 p.m.: General Admission
Where: Minneapolis Event Center
Tickets: General Admission: $45 in advance/$55 at the door
VIP Early Admission: $60 in advance *limited quantities available
Designated Driver: $10


Aquavit & Tonic

? oz Lime
2 oz Celebration Aquavit
½ oz Top Note Lemon Tonic
1 Dash Bittercube Orange Bitters
4 oz Seltzer

Glass: Collins
Garnish: Lime Wedge

Instruction: Build first four ingredients in Glass. Add ice and stir to chill. Add soda water, top with ice to fill glass. Garnish.


Green Isaac’s Special

2 oz Greenway Gin
½ oz Demerara
2 Dashes Cherry Bark Vanilla Bitters
4 oz Coconut Water

Glass: Dehydrated, Spray Painted Coconuts
Garnish: Cut Umbrella, Straws

Instruction: Add Crushed Ice, Swizzle Stick, Sprayed Cherry Bark Vanilla Bitters


Summertime Collins

1 oz Simple
¾ oz Lemon
2 oz Sun Dog Gin
2 oz Seltzer
2 Dashes Bittercube Trinity Bitters

Glass: Collins
Garnish: Dehydrated Lemon Wheel

Instruction: Short Shake, Add Seltzer, Strain, Garnish