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 ...

Innovative Vermouth Company Co-Founded by E.C. Native Makes Waves

recognized nationwide for its quality and innovation, Lasdon Vermouth is a game-changer

There are craft liquors galore across the nation, and quite the roundup of Wisco-made spirits too, but Lasdon Vermouth has created a product that tackles an otherwise difficult issue for vermouth drinkers to overcome ...

New Twists on an Old Fashioned Debate

cocktail bars returning to pre-Prohibition-style recipes for beloved Wisconsin drink

For decades, if you sidled up to the bar at any Wisconsin establishment – whether a corner tavern or a northwoods supper club – and ordered an Old Fashioned, you were almost guaranteed to get a very specific drink. It was served on ice in an Old Fashioned glass ...

Sip on the Valley’s Favorite Cocktails

here are our readers’ picks for the best craft cocktails in the region

According to voters in our most recent Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll, these craft cocktail conquerors make happy hour a whole lot happier ...

Speak Easy, Menomonie

The Gin Mill offers tasty cocktails and everyman brews

There’s a new speakeasy in Menomonie. But it’s OK – you don’t have to keep it a secret. The Gin Mill, (228 Main St.), a new bar with a hidden ...

The Valley's Favorite Cocktails

Volume One readers' picks for the best craft cocktails in the region

According to voters in the 2019 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll, these craft cocktail conquerors make happy hour a whole lot happier ...

Craft of Cocktails is sponsored by:

Woodman's Markets
2855 Woodman Drive
Altoona

Craft of Cocktails is sponsored by:

Woodman's Markets
2855 Woodman Drive
Altoona