Sunshine, Moonshine and Charity @ NSD

Our Distillery Dog, Sunshine If you’ve ever visited us, you know we have a distillery dog, Sunshine. We adopted her from Save-A-Pet in Grayslake, where she spent nine years of her life. She [...]

Springtime Shrub

A few years back, I started making shrub syrups for drinking, and for cocktails. Shrubs were a popular way in colonial times (and beyond) to preserve fruit that might otherwise spoil. Folks [...]

Palmer’s Revenge

This great cocktail is a riff on a classic sour, and has been one of the perennial favorites in our tasting room, especially when the weather gets warm. It’s the perfect sipper for a sunny [...]