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What Makes a Fine Wine?
Wine has been a staple of consumption and trade for over 8,000 years. The oldest winemakers are generally considered to have lived in the country of Georgia, finding that...

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Our Temple City Tonic: An Elegant Twist on an Old Favorite
Although widely known as a mixer, particularly with gin, tonic water was originally made popular for its medicinal uses. In essence, tonic water is a carbonated beverage in which...

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Lake Effect Featured Spring Classics
Deliciously Refreshing As the cold winter months find themselves behind us, we are left to enjoy the fresh spring air; reacquainting our senses with warm temperatures, the sound of...

History Sessions
Preservation Utah collaborates with local businesses to tell the success stories of building redesign and remodeling culture. Preservation Utah and Lake Effect presents History Sessions, an educational series of...

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What Goes Into Crafting Choice Beer?
When people think of beer, they don’t typically think of Salt Lake City, Utah. However, that should probably change. Downtown Salt Lake City is home to many SLC bars...

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Experience the Best SLC Bar and Night Life at Lake Effect
While many of Salt Lake City’s residential suburbs are snoozing by 10 p.m., the downtown area is just waking up. One of the best places you can go for...

Marmalade Chill Utah Band. Live Music.
Supporting Small Venues and Artists During the Pandemic
In 2020, more so than in years past, we have heard the words ‘support local’ or ‘order in’ as words of encouragement to help local economies. Perhaps small restaurants...

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Spirit of the Season: Whiskey
Lake Effect, located in the heart of Salt Lake City, offers an awe-inspiring collection of over 150 beers, 100 different wines, an unparalleled selection of whiskey and spirits, and...

Lake Effect Band Highlight: Lounge 40
When Lake Effect’s massive doors open back up, we invite you to sidle on up to our wall of top-shelf spirits (the kind we keep on every shelf here),...

Marmalade Chill Utah Band. Live Music.
Lake Effect Artist Profile: Marmalade Chill
For more than two years now, the lounge at Lake Effect has been graced by some of the finest musicians in Utah, offering plenty of live music to jazz...