Cocktails. Tap rooms. Beer. Bourbon.
It's all here, ready for your consumption
By Amanda Bankston, Ellen Burkhardt, Katie Dohman, Tim Gihring, Joel Hoekstra, and Rachel Hutton
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Who Drinks What Where
Hot spots according to Twin Cities music stars
Who: Pert Near Sandstone (left to right: Nate Sipe, Kevin Kneibel, Andy Lambert, Adam Keisling, J. Lenz) Hot Spots: Palmer’s, Aster Café, Merlin’s Rest On Tap: Fulton Sweet Child of Vine for Sipe; local IPA and shot of bourbon for Lambert; German beer and a shot of Apfelkorn for Kiesling; Summit EPA or a Minnesota Mule from Haute Dish for Lenz The Dish: Both Sipe and Lambert snowshoed to their favorite watering holes (Aster and Merlin’s, respectively) during the blizzard of 2010.
Who: Gabriel Douglas; vocals, guitar, and bass drum for The4onthefloor Hot Spots: Muddy Waters, Cause, Triple Rock, The Depot On Tap: Johnny Takedown from Billy or Paddy at Muddy Waters; Silverback from any bartender in LynLake The Dish: “Nothing goes better with brunch than a Surly Coffee Bender. Nothing…except maybe a screwdriver for your third round.”
Who: Poliça (from bottom left: Drew Christopherson,Chris Bierden, Ben Ivascu, Channy Leaneagh) Hot Spots: Club Jäger, Icehouse, Masu Sushi and Robata, Bar La Grassa On Tap: Cocktails (any from Icehouse; Supernishipowa and Godzillita from Masu) The Dish: “At shows we drink whatever we get for free. We like cocktails, but also do just fine with a bottle of whiskey.”
Who: Tony Zaccardi, bassist for Romantica and Kruddler Hot Spots: Republic, 112 Eatery, Fulton taproom On Tap: PBR tallboy, Stoli 7 with lemon, Fulton Lonely Blonde The Dish: “When we play at Varsity Theater, I like going to Library Bar for college drink prices. It’s a great place to feel old.”
Who: Adam Levy (The Honeydogs, Liminal Phase, Hookers and Blow) Hot Spots: Gluek’s, Icehouse, Eat Street Social On Tap: Irish whiskey The Dish: “Stop giving us Jäger shots during shows. We prefer Paul Ryan’s Sexless Marriage: an ounce of bitters and wood alcohol.” —E.B.