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ach month this year, we featured a talented mixologist from the local bar and restaurant scene, along with a tasty concoction of theirs. The year was filled with delicious recipes and awesome people, and we sure as heck enjoyed trying all of their cocktails. Take a look at who showed us their skills in 2016.

BY Erica Rapp • PHOTOS BY Paul Flessland and J. Alan Paul Photography


Joe Ficenec The HoDo Lounge JANUARY

Drew Okland Sports Bar "M44" • 3⁄4 oz. 44 North Mountain Huckleberry Vodka • 1/3 oz. DeKuyper Grape Pucker • 1/3 oz. DeKuyper Raspberry Pucker • White Monster Energy Drink (Zero Ultra) • 7Up or Sprite • Soda Water Fill a tall glass with ice and build the spirits accordingly. Top off with equal parts of the energy drink, soda (7Up or Sprite) and soda water. Garnish with a lemon wedge on the side of the glass. No need for stirring or shaking. 50 | DECEMBER 2016 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

"Your Favorite Drink" • 1 oz. honey butter & brown sugar mix • 1 1⁄2 oz. Mount Gay Barbados Rum • 1⁄2 oz. RumChata • 4 oz. hot water • Cinnamon & nutmeg for garnish Mix together equal parts honey butter and brown sugar in a separate bowl. Scoop an ounce of the mixture into a snifter glass, then add both spirits and hot water over the honey butter mixture and stir together. Add a few dashes of cinnamon and nutmeg over the top of the drink as a garnish.

Fargo Monthly December 2016  

We took a look back some of the great community highlights of 2016, from events and happenings to all of the new local businesses that opene...