2018 Event Details

When: 6 pm – 8:30 pm on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Where: Rochester Art Center

2019 location: Minneapolis


Thank you for joining us in 2018 for Fine Spirits Classic – Rochester! Our 2019 event will be held in Minneapolis. Find more information on our homepage.

The Minnesota Monthly Fine Spirits Classic is a highly interactive event, featuring many of Minnesota’s top mixologists and national/local distillers. Attendees sample new brands and spirits from around the world while enjoying gourmet fare and gathering new cocktail recipes.

Tasting Notes

Great products and services to learn about, sample, and experience at Fine Spirits Classic – Rochester

AM Craft Spirits

Jack Rudy Cocktail Co

Classic Gin & Tonic

Andy’s Liquor

Predator 6 Spot Red

Predator Cabernet

Predator Zinfandel

Rutherford Ranch Reserve Chardonnay

Rutherford Ranch Sauvignon Blanc

Four Virtues Bourbon Barrel

Jack Daniel’s Cask Strength Single Barre

Old Forester Single Barrel

Knob Creek Rye 115 Proof Single Barrel

Maker’s Mark Select

Knob Creek Single Barrel


Teeling Whiskey-Small Batch

Teeling Whiskey-Single Malt

Teeling Whiskey-Single Grain

Grey Goose La Vanille

Bacardi Añejo Cuatro

Bacardi Reserva Ocho

Bacardi Gran Reserva Diez

Big Green Egg

Grilled Bites

Bleu Duck

Himalayan Salt Block Beef Tartare


Bofferding Pils

Bofferding Triple Ale

Bofferding Fruit Ale

Bofferding Christmas Lager

Ramborn Original Cider

Ramborn Cascade Cider

Domaines Vinsmoselle Pinot Luxembourg

Domaines Vinsmoselle Auxerrois Premier Cru

Domaines Vinsmoselle Riesling Premier Cru

Domaines Vinsmoselle Pinot Gris Premier Cru

Poll Fabaire Brut

Poll Fabaire Rosé Brut

Bronco Wine Company

Carmenet Chardonnay

Gravel Bar Red Blend

Forest Glen Pinot Grigio

Buttonwood Rose

Garnet Pinot Noir

Blanc DeBleu

Cafe Steam

Truestone Coffee Roasters

Kenya Kichwa Tembo

Peach / Mango / Black Tea

Costa Rica #008 Francisca & Oscar Chacon

Red Raspberry / Roasted Almond / Key Lime

Caves of Faribault

St. Helga

European style swiss

OSM gruyere style cheese

St. Pete’s Select Blue cheese

Oktoberfest Blues and Brews

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery

Ranch Road Whiskey

Ranch Road Straight Bourbon

Ranch Road Hard Hops Imperial Stout

Ranch Road Gin

North Forest Walnut Krem

North Forest Peppermint Cold Press Cocktail

MN Marquette

Kasota Rose

La Crescent

Creekside Red

Four Oak White


Chester’s Kitchen and Bar Nova Group

Clink’s Gin-joram

Rendezvous Peach Old Fashioned

Pan Seared Fresh Fish with a Peach Salsa

Codigo 1530 Tequila

Codigo 1530 Blanco





Diageo – MKTG

Ketel One Botanical Cucumber & Mint

Ketel One Botanical Peach & Orange Blossom

Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose

Grand Rounds Brewing

House Made Cream of Artichoke and Spinach on Crostini

Jack Daniels

Woodford Reserve Bourbon

Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel


KOVAL Bourbon


KOVAL Four Grain


KOVAL Barreled Gin

KOVAL Cranberry Gin

Loon Liquor Company

Wheaton Barley Vodka



Lac Coeur – Coffee



MGP Ingredients

TILL Vodka

George Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Rossville Union Master Crafted Straight Rye Whiskey

Barrel Proof

Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder


Pendleton Whisky

Three Olives Rose Vodka

Jose Cuervo Golden Rose Margarita

Referent Spirits

Moscow on the Hill

Vikre Distillery

Vikre Juniper Gin

Vikre Cedar Gin</

Vikre Spruce Gin

Vikre Lake Superior Vodka

Vikre Ovrevann Aquavit

Vikre Voyageur Aquavit

Honor Brand Hay & Sunshine Whiskey by Vikre

vomFASS Liqueurs, Wines & Spirits

vomFASS Apricot Liqueur

vomFASS Armagnac, 10 year

vomFASS Two Casks Blended Malt Scotch

Western Son Distillery

Western Son Vodka Original 80*

Blueberry Vodka

Lime Vodka

Prickly Pear Vodka

Cucumber Vodka

Watermelon Vodka

Grapefruit Vodka

White Claw

Black Cherry

Ruby Grapefruit

Natural Lime



Bronco Wine


Co-Presenting Sponsor

Tasting Notes Sponsor

Mixology Station Partner

Mixology Station Partner


Coffee Sponsor

Tasting Glass Sponsor

Beer Sponsor

Digital Media Sponsor

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