Craft of Cocktails is sponsored by:

Woodman's Markets
2855 Woodman Drive

HOLIDAY SPIRITS: Five Holiday-Themed Cocktails You Have to Try

sip these local holiday libations from around the Valley

’Tis the season for ice-kissed infusions and elf-made elixirs! Whether you put the tree up the day after Halloween, or you consider yourself more of a Scrooge, one thing that most of us agree on is that there’s no time like the present to indulge yourself ...

Whiskey Lover Explores Distilleries on Irish Pilgrimage

one writer’s sojourn to to pursue the ‘water of life’

This past September, I achieved a lifelong dream of visiting Ireland. It has been long believed that Ireland was one of the first, if not the first, places where whiskey was distilled. Whiskey in Ireland was one of the first distilled drinks in Europe, having been created ...

Nearly a Decade of The Dive

downtown Eau Claire rooftop bar creates cocktails into the holidays while keeping patrons warm – even offering "igloos"

8 years ago, the Pablo Group bought the building which existed in the heart of downtown Eau Claire and transformed it into a gorgeous hotel and dining experience. This building is the Lismore Hotel (333 Gibson St., Eau Claire) and contains not only the hotel itself, but ...

Gather ’Round, Cocktail Lovers! Local Cocktail Club Commences

Confluence Cocktail Club to meet monthly throughout the Valley

New group, Confluence Cocktail Club! The Club began hosting events this November and plans to host monthly meetups at Helix (1444 Front Porch Place, Altoona) for cocktail enthusiasts to connect with others who share their passion ...

Shake Up Your Cocktails With Local Ingredients

it’s time to up your cocktail game before the holidays are in full swing, and what better way to do it than with Wisco-made ingredients?

In theory, you can visit just about any grocery store (or Kwik Trip) and snag at least a few ingredients to make a cocktail with. In practice, though, we love to shop and support local – that’s where all the cool stuff is anyway. Here are a few local faves to supply your ...

Local Bartenders Serve Up Their Fave Cocktails

we asked three Chippewa Valley bartenders to stir up some of their faves

Folks know Wagner's Lanes as a longtime fave for bowling in the area, but its bar The Complexx (2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire) is a fave too, alongside Complexx bartender Justin Mason. Mason was voted the top bartender ...

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Craft of Cocktails is sponsored by:

Woodman's Markets
2855 Woodman Drive