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Drinking, Minnesota Drinking, MN

Twin Cities Beer Lovers Itinerary- 2 Days, 9 Breweries + Food

We planned a brewery weekend to make a small dent in our long list of breweries that we want to check out in the Minneapolis area.  Our hotel in Roseville was perfectly positioned serving as the perfect home base for the weekend. If you’re so inclined, we’ve mapped out the Twin Cities Beer Lovers Itinerary for you below! Full disclosure: Fitting this many breweries into 2 days does not allow time to sit and really soak in each brewery or properly taste all the beers. These many  ...

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Drinking, Minnesota Drinking

Tapped & Uncorked Event Attracts MN Craft Beer & Spirits Lovers

We had a brewery weekend planned with Kelly’s sister and her husband, Jason. It so happened an event called Tapped & Uncorked took place the same weekend. It was the perfect way to be able to check off more breweries that we wouldn’t have time to see in person. Tapped & Uncorked was held at Guidant John Rose MN OVAL on County Road C just east of Lexington Avenue and is presented by Friends of Roseville’s Parks . Also known as a craft-beer lovers haven. Perhaps even  ...

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Giveaways, Minnesota Drinking, MN

Minnesota Winery Passport Giveaway

Earlier this year we discovered a Winery Passport for Minnesota and several in Iowa and Wisconsin. Since our motto is dining, drinking & discovering Minnesota and its neighbors, this Winery Passport was right in our wheelhouse! The Minnesota Winery Passport is a good excuse for a road trip! Check out all of the participating wineries! What we liked about the passport is even if we’ve been to the area prior, we likely haven’t checked out the winery. This passport gives us  ...

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Drinking, Minnesota Drinking, MN

5 Reasons To Visit Mankato’s Charming Tea House

Mankato, MN is home to one of the recently named, “7 of the Most Charming Tea Houses in Minnesota”.  We’re going to give you 5 reasons to visit Mankato’s Charming Tea House for the ultimate charming, local experience! Last fall Dusty and I took a walking food tour in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago. One of our stops was a tea shop. Our experience with good tea thus far was limited at best.  We vowed then and there that we’d explore tea options going  ...

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