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Hands on Cocktail Class @NSD 9/18 & 10/16

In the spring, we offered several editions of our hands-on cocktail making class, which kept selling out (so we kept scheduling more). We took a break for summer, but have started getting requests again. So, we’ve got two new dates on the calendar for this class: Thursday, September 18th at 6:30 pm Thursday, October 16th […]

End of Summer Cocktail Party 8/28!

Join us Thursday, August 28th @6:30 pm for an End of the Summer Cocktail Party at Sunset Foods in Lake Forest! We periodically teach cocktail classes, both at the distillery and in the area. This time, we’re joining forces with Sunset Foods to share recipes for cocktails and party snacks! It’s a great time of the […]

Boozy Snow Cones & Cocktails!

As I wrote prior, this week brings one of our favorite events of the summer – Boozy Snow Cone Night! Our friend Melissa from Jo Snow Syrups will be here on Friday, July 25th from 5 to 8 pm with some amazing boozy snow cones and her snow cone machine, as well as her amazing syrups. […]

July 3rd Special Event – Limited Release Party!

Each year, we put out an incredible, original, single-batch spirit that is unlike anything anyone has made before, and this year’s is no exception. We are thrilled to announce the first public pouring event for our 2014 Limited Release – SommerWeizen.  Join us on Thursday, July 3rd 4 to 9 pm We’ll have samples available, […]

Artisan Producer Festival – Cocktail Recipes

Here are all the recipes we’ll be featuring at our Artisan Producer Festival tonight!  Grapefruit Rosemary Fizz 1½ oz Distiller’s Gin No. 11 ¾ oz Jo Snow Grapefruit Rosemary Syrup ½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice Club Soda Shake first three ingredients with ice; strain into chilled coupe glass. Top with soda, stir briefly. Garnish with 2” […]

Cocktail Culture: A Conference

I had the distinct pleasure of attending a great conference in Louisville on April 4-5 this year, as one of the keynote speakers. Called Cocktail Culture: A Conference, it was organized by Dr. Stephen Schneider at the University at Louisville and Dr. Craig Owens at Drake University, two English professors who are also cocktail lovers. […]