IN 2012, SILVER CITY LOCALS Teresa Dahl-Bredine and Dave Crosley opened their first incarnation of Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery, nestled deep in the Gila National Forest. There, they delved into the craft of distilling and the art of cocktails. What was once available only at their restaurant in town has since evolved into a whole new business. They now craft Mixed-Up Mule cocktails with fresh juices and bold flavors—and put them in a can, ready for adventure. Their passion for natural ready-to-drink cocktails has guided them from humble beginnings to this summer’s expansion into a new state-of-the-art distilling and canning operation. 203 S. Mill Road, Silver City; 575-654-7357.

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