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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 […]

Venus de Miles Ride & Dinner – Aug 9

We are excited to again be part of Venus de Miles, a ladies bike ride across the North Shore of Chicago again this year. The ride takes place the morning of Saturday, August 9th. Some things we love about this event: It’s a ride, not a race – the point is to get out and […]

Boozy Snow Cone Night Returns – July 25th!

Join us July 25th for the return of our friend Melissa Yen at Jo Snow Syrups, we’ll be making some great new snow cone and cocktail recipes featuring her latest syrup creations. We are playing with recipes featuring her Strawberry Mint Balsamic, Blueberry Cilantro Serrano and Thai Coffee syrups, so expect to be wowed and […]

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, […]

Cocktail Pairing Dinner in June

We have a great cocktail pairing dinner coming up this month – join us and explore how well cocktails can match with food: June 25th – Vie Restaurant – Western Springs, IL – 6.30 pm We’re going back to the scene of one of our very first cocktail pairing dinners, and we are very excited […]

Hands on Cocktail Class – May 17 @ the Distillery

Come learn to create classic cocktails and how to incorporate modern variations. Participants will be guided through 3 cocktail- making recipes and learn the art of a well-balanced beverage, then allowed to create a cocktail of your own creation. Bring your creativity and become your own mixologist! Class is $25 per person, with light snacks […]

Artisan Producer Festival – May 10th

We are thrilled to announce our first-ever artisan producer festival, which will be here at the distillery: Saturday, May 10th 5 to 9 pm We’ve invited some of our local friends who also make great products to come up and share their wares, and we encouraged them to collaborate on new products for this celebration […]