Lake Wine & Spirits stocks the finest libations from around the world. Attention to detail in current trends, and focus on local tastes allow us to both introduce customers to their new favorite spirit – and stock the drink that you’ve been on the hunt for. Our knowledgeable purchasing team spends time researching, tasting and ordering – all in an effort to exceed your expectations of what a liquor store should be.
Everything old is new again when it comes to these singularly unique bitter liquors composed of roots, herbs, fruits, vegetables, and distinctive spices.
If these specialty un-oaked fruit and grape brandies are indeed the “water of life”, Lake Wine & Spirits will continue to nurture existence with our terrific selection of these hard-to-find delicacies of the fine spirits realm!
Who would have guessed this unusual mesquite-smoked agave distillate from northern Mexico would become the darling of the craft spirit cadre!? Incomparable flavors only slightly resembling a Single Malt Scotch crossed with a premium Tequila Blanco might be an answer. Viva La Revolution!
A Scandinavian, gin-like spirit that Minnesotans take seriously—and so do we! Loaded with lemon peel, coriander, cardamom, cumin and anise seed, we have a selection spanning the devoutly traditional recipes and the artisanal new wave.
Satisfy the wine-lover and martini connoisseur in the same breath with this Aussie vodka distilled five times from shiraz and chardonnay grapes. Ciroc, you have just met your far less expensive match!
Tequila, Mezcal, and whiskey just found a new dancing partner! Masterfully distilled in Puebla, Mexico this ancho chile spirit will delight the adventurous mixologist with its smoky, slow-burn and distinctive flavor profile.
This Minnesota original proves that not all great American whiskey comes from Bourbon County! Fashioned exclusively from open-pollinating heritage corn developed at the U of M in the 1880’s, this signature spirit is the brainchild of Bob McManus and Lee Egbert and gets distilled in extremely small batches at the old Hamm’s Brewery on St. Paul’s East Side.
A truly remarkable single malt from Speyside, this beauty is grain-to-glass and aged exclusively in new oak to accentuate the luscious honey, walnut, banana and peach notes that drink warmly and luxuriously. Although it doesn’t specify, the malts are all between 12 and 17 years of age.
In the gin calendar, seasons change, but the spirit flows year ‘round. This boutique Chicago-based distillery makes a nod to equatorial variances with two distinctive bottlings. The vernal is snappy, botanical and in a made-up word, “spring-y”. The Autumnal is deeper and darker-complected with root-like hues befitting of the season.
We’re wholehearted fans of the craft revolution, and our artisan spirits selections represent some of the best examples distilled from Minnesota, the Midwest and the greater U.S. Our vast selection includes vodkas, gins, whiskeys, bitters, unusual cordials and small-production liqueurs.
No longer simply bad wine with artificial flavors, vermouth is having its day in the sun with a slew of high-quality imports and fantastic craft examples. Improve a cocktail, or discover your next favorite aperitif within our collection.