Far North Spirits

EVENTS

Bar Exam: Cocktails with a Cause
Oct
29
5:00 PM17:00

Bar Exam: Cocktails with a Cause

Join us for cocktails with a cause on Thursday, October 29.

Legal Aid, in partnership with MinnPost and Far North Spirits, invite you to our quarterly forum as we examine the issue of school lunch shaming of children. Presenters are Colleen Moriarity, Executive Director of Hunger Solutions Minnesota, and Jessica Webster, Staff Attorney at Legal Aid’s Advocacy Project. Legal Aid’s research and advocacy, together with partners at Hunger Solutions, has truly made a difference for thousands of Minnesota children.

This informative event will be held at the Food Building, which is an experience in and of itself. We hope you'll attend, partake and discuss.

Thanks to our sponsors, the $10 admission includes appetizers and drinks, including a seasonal cocktail designed for the evening by Far North Spirits.

Please register at RSVP@mylegalaid.org or call 612-746-3709.

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Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Burnsville Uncorked

Burnsville Uncorked, the 17th annual wine tasting fundraiser for the Burnsville Breakfast and Burnsville Noon Rotary clubs, will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. S.

Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. Tickets are available at the Ames Center box office, tickmaster.com, Red Lion Liquors and through both of the Rotary clubs.

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Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Signature Chefs Auction Benefitting March of Dimes

Join Us for the annual Twin Cities Signature Chefs Auction will take place on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Minneapolis Event Centers! Community and business leaders will be in attendance and enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings from the Twin Cities top restaurants, breweries, distilleries and wineries. This vibrant culinary event culminates with a powerful program, an exciting Live Auction and a compelling appeal to support the March of Dimes mission. 

Far North Spirits is teaming up with Revelation Ale Works to pour a specially created cocktail for this event.

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AquaAffair: Water, Whiskey & Wine, Duluth
Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

AquaAffair: Water, Whiskey & Wine, Duluth

Check back for ticket sales info. Far North will be sharing samples of our celebrated Roknar rye whiskey.

Experience Great Lakes Aquarium in a whole new light with an evening of local food and libations among the animals. 

This event supports animal care, educational programming and exhibit design at Great Lakes Aquarium. In particular, proceeds from this event will support the completion of an indoor/outdoor exhibit for the resident bald eagle and turkey vulture.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

7 PM – 11 PM

Great Lakes Aquarium

Ages 21+

Enjoy food, beverages, animal encounters, and live music at this classy evening out for adults at the Aquarium

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Independent Spirits Expo
Sep
25
5:00 PM17:00

Independent Spirits Expo

The largest gathering of small, independent, family owned, handcrafted spirits and the distillers, importers, bottlers, distributors and representative under one roof! Sample some of the best of the boutique vodkas, gins, rums, tequilas, mezcals, whiskies and liqueurs from all around the world.

Tickets available here

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The Bakkenalia
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

The Bakkenalia

Join us for an evening of revelry and exploration at The Bakken Museum (dancing optional). Enjoy a drink, wander the museum’s exhibits and gardens, and discover the science of food and drink.

Meet local experts, try craft cocktails, and explore the distilling process during Bakkenalia: Distilled.

Admission: $20

Limited tickets available.

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Guest Bartender Jake Chisholm in the Cocktail Room
Jun
29
5:00 PM17:00

Guest Bartender Jake Chisholm in the Cocktail Room

Special Guest bartender and 2019 Rye On The Rocks winner Jake Chisholm from the Blue Moose in East Grand Forks will be behind the bar mixing up some of his mind-blowing original cocktail recipes, including the award winning Ryes of Roknar made with our rye whiskey, popcorn syrup reduction, demerara simple and lemon juice. Or try his take on an Old Fashioned with our Ålander spiced rum and rootbeer reduction syrup and cardamon bitters.

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Bar Exam: Cocktails with a Cause
Jun
20
5:30 PM17:30

Bar Exam: Cocktails with a Cause

Join us for cocktails with a cause on Thursday, June20!

Legal Aid, in partnership with MinnPost and Far North Spirits, invite you to enjoy signature cocktails and appetizers as we examine how technology is being used to improve communication between first responders and people with disabilities.

Janee Harteau, President and CEO of Vitals Aware Services, will discuss how technology using signaling beacons and smart phone apps creates safer environments for individuals living with invisible or visible conditions and disabilities.

Daniel Stewart, Legal Director of Legal Aid's Minnesota Disability Law Center will provide brief remarks.

This fun and informative event will be held at the Food Building, which is an experience in and of itself. We hope you'll attend, partake and discuss!

Thanks to our sponsors, the $10 admission includes appetizers and drinks, including a seasonal cocktail designed for the evening by Far North Spirits.

Please register at RSVP@mylegalaid.org or call 612-746-3709.

Supporter: Gallagher

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Farewell Party for Ben & Courtney
May
11
5:00 PM17:00

Farewell Party for Ben & Courtney

Open to the public.

Come and raise a glass with us to thank this dynamic duo and wish them all the best. Ben & Courtney Pilkvist will be heading to new adventures and May 11 is their last evening at Far North. They are truly special people, and we couldn't be happier for them as they explore the next chapter. We know they will continue to spread sunshine and light wherever they go. May the road rise to meet you, Ben and Courtney ~ Skål, friends!

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Gravel to Glass
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Gravel to Glass

Social Run/Ride from Brewery to Distillery!
Come join us for an un-timed run or bike ride from Revelation Ale Works brewery in Hallock to Far North Spirits distillery 6.2 miles south of town where you'll also catch up with Groovy Grub food truck. You can make your way back or catch a ride.

DOOR PRIZES announced at 8:30 at Revelation Ale Works:
2 $25 Gift Certificates from See Dick Run, LLC
$25 Gift Certificate from Far North Spirits
$25 Gift Certificate and growlettes from Revelation Ale Works
Mugs and Coffee from Bean and Brush

Schedule
4:00 - 9:00 - Revelation Ale Works - Open
5 - 8: Packet Pick-up for 2019 Lake Bronson Adventure Race at Bean and Brush
6:00 - 9:00 - Groovy Grub and Far North Spirits Open at Far North Spirits Tasting Room

6:00 - Gravel to Glass Social 10K (Run or Ride) Starts at Revelation Ale Works

7:30 - 8:30 - Shuttles from Far North Spirits to Revelation Ale Works
8:30 - Door Prizes at Revelation Ale Works


Route: Revelation Ale Works start, southeast on county road 1 (paved) 1.6 miles, left/south on county road 13 (gravel) 3 miles, right/east on long driveway (gravel) 1.4 miles. Arrive at Far North Spirits!

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Cocktail Class: Fresh Herbs & Cocktails
May
4
3:00 PM15:00

Cocktail Class: Fresh Herbs & Cocktails

Join us for a fun afternoon and learn how to make delicious cocktails using fresh herbs like rosemary, basil and mint. We'll also learn about how best to care for your herb plants. We'll cover:
How to make herb-infused simple syrups
How to muddle herbs and flash infuse them to get the most aromatic drinks
When to shake and when to stir
Cocktail basics like choosing the best tools and ingredients for your home bar
Ticket price includes samples of all cocktails, small bites, and your choice of herb-infused simple syrup to take home.
Limited to 16 participants.

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Rye on the Rocks
Apr
25
5:30 PM17:30

Rye on the Rocks

Tickets go on sale April 1. Click here.

The North Dakota Museum of Art has again teamed up with Far North Spirits, a field-to-glass distillery in Hallock, MN, for the Third Annual Rye on the Rocks. 

Rye on the Rocks is a craft cocktail contest held in the Museum’s galleries featuring Far North Spirits’ rye products. This year we spotlight FNS’ Roknar Rye Whiskey, a non-GMO AC Hazlet Winter Rye combined with Heirloom Corn planted and harvested by head distiller Michael Swanson.

Area bars and restaurants will vie for bragging rights with their original cocktails or classics with a twist. Guests sample each creation and vote in two categories. A panel of judges will award the evening’s top prize. Cash bar by Helix Wine & Bites. Appetizers by area restaurants included in ticket price. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

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