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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Kickstarter Check-In: October 15, 2013


Every few weeks, we browse through all the drinks-related projects over on Kickstarter and sift through to find the best of the best. Here are six campaigns we’re excited about right now.

Keavy Blueher of the Kumquat Cupcakery and Allison Kave of First Prize Pies have dreamed up a brilliant project: a cocktail bar that features their incredible baked goods. If they make their goal, they’ll be signing their lease by the end of 2013. 

Brooklyn-based potter and artist Susannah Tisue has been selling her stunning, one-of-a-kind porcelain pieces around NYC for six years and is ready to ramp up her production. What does this mean? More availability of these gorgeous mugs, cups, creamers and bowls.  

The guys behind Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters want to raise $12,000 to put the finishing touches on their first brick-and-mortar café, a place they hope will be a community hub, a place to slow down, and a source for delicious, quality coffee.    

Jason Wuerfel is putting his (well, your) money where his mouth is—or at least, that’s what he’d like to do. As an avid believer in keeping things local and community building, he hopes that his nanobrewery and book shop will be a place for locals to have a pint and unplug.  

Husband-and-wife duo Zac and Jill Stafford are hoping to bring their take on drinking chocolate to the chilly streets of Minneapolis via a food truck they call The Warming House. The recipes (think coconut milk drinking chocolate and housemade marshmallows)— are developed and ready to go. Now they just need a kickstart.

They surf. They make cider. They drink cider. They surf. You want their life. You also want to drink their cider. To learn more, and to vicariously ride some tasty waves, watch their video here.