Retail Partners

Our products are showing up in new places every day – here’s an interactive map of our retail partners across the Midwest (and a few beyond). Not every store carries every one of our spirits, so we suggest you call ahead if you’re looking for something specific! If you’re in our area, you can visit the distillery as well – our hours and location are below (scroll on down).

Online Stores

Unfortunately, FedEx and UPS have changed their policies, and state laws continue to change – so we’ve just updated the list of retailers who can ship our spirits to you. Here are links to the retailers that sell our product online and can ship to some U.S. states (contact them for details):

In addition, some of the other retailers carrying our products can take orders by phone and can ship them for you.

Visit our Distillery & Tasting Room

TASTING ROOM & DISTILLERY STORE HOURS

Starting May 13, 2016, we will be OPEN in our new location! Join us for cocktails, spirit tastings, and great times. Here are our hours:

  • Wednesday & Thursday – 4 pm to 9 pm
  • Friday – 3 pm to 10 pm
  • Saturday – 12 noon to 10 pm
  • Sunday – 12 noon to 7 pm

We do accept reservations, so give us a call if you want to reserve a table – 847.574.2499.

DISTILLERY TOURS

Want to meet Ethel the Still and the rest of the cast of characters that help us make our spirits? Want to learn more about the distilling process? Then our distillery tour is for you. We will be offering tours again starting in June 2016 – stay tuned for details on the schedule & how to reserve.

PRIVATE EVENTS

We are able to host a variety of private events, whether for birthday parties, showers, team building events or just good times with friends and neighbors for groups up to 75 people. We also have a beautiful private event room, which will be available starting in June 2016.  If you have a group of 8 or more, and want to arrange your own cocktail party, distillery tour, spirits discussion, cocktail class, or any other event, just get in touch with Sonja via our contact form or email us.

VIRTUAL TOUR

Here are a few pictures of what you’ll find here, and a highlight or two from our distillery tours.

Events Around Town & Beyond

We love to plan a range of fun events around the Chicago area and in other places where our spirits are available. Here’s what is going on in the coming weeks:

June 2, 2016
  • North Shore Night @ Tavern in Libertyville
     6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
     

    Join us for our monthly cocktail party with our friends at Tavern Lounge! We'll have some great seasonal drinks on offer, as well as spirit tastings & good times.

     
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June 3, 2016
  • Tasting at Binny's in Skokie
     4:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
     

    Join us for spirit and cocktail samples!

     
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June 4, 2016
  • Sunset Libertyville Tasting
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
     

    Join us for spirit and cocktail samples!

     
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June 10, 2016
  • Binny's Elmwood Park Tasting
     4:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
     

    Join us for spirit and cocktail samples!

     
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June 11, 2016
  • The Community Table - A Greenhouse Scholars Experience
     6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
     

    We will be pouring at this great event with Greenhouse Scholars, celebrating the next generation of community leaders with amazing food by featured chef Cory Morris, local spirits, and great company. Take your seat at The Community Table and help make a lasting impact through the generations.
    For tickets and information: http://www.ghscommunitytable.org/

     
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  • College Bound Opportunities Gala
     6:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
     

    We're manning the North Shore Distillery drink station at CBO's 10th Anniversary Gala, supporting its wonderful scholar programs.
    Info & tickets here: http://cbo4success.org/gala/

     
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June 15, 2016
  • Cocktail Dinner at Social Kitchen, LaSalle, IL
     6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 
     

    Join us at this delightful gastropub for a fabulous five course cocktail dinner, paired with seasonal North Shore cocktails. It's sure to be a special night!
    Call for reservations: (815) 252-2655
    $50 per person (gratuity not included)

    For more info and a sneak peek at the menu: https://www.facebook.com/events/596541587190397/

     
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June 17, 2016
  • Tasting at Binny's Lakeview
     4:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
     

    Join us for spirit and cocktail samples!

     
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June 18, 2016
  • Binny's Oakbrook Tasting
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
     

    Join us for spirit and cocktail samples!

     
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June 25, 2016
  • Binny's Naperville Tasting
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
     

    Join us for spirit and cocktail samples!

     
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Special Events at the Distillery

In addition to our regular hours listed above, we typically have some other stuff on the calendar. If you want to make a reservation for something, call us at 847.574.2499 or email us! Here’s what’s coming up in the near future:

June 4, 2016
  • First-Ever North Shore Spelling Bee!
     7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
     

    Join us for the first-ever adult spelling bee! We're finalizing the rules, but we'll have a limited number of rounds to promote maximum fun. Whether you're a great speller or a terrible one, it's sure to be a hoot! More details coming very soon, but make plans to join us!

     
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June 5, 2016
  • Game Day @ NSD
     12:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
     

    Starting in June, the first Sunday of each month will be a "game day" where we welcome gamers of all sorts to come and enjoy their favorite games along with great cocktails & conversation. As we progress, we'll have game-themed menus, as well as focus-days where experts on certain games will be here to share their knowledge and new games.

     
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June 12, 2016
  • Hands On Cocktail Making Class
     4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
     

    Join us for the next installment of our very fun, very popular cocktail making class. We'll start at the very beginning, and walk you through the basics of cocktail composition, tool purpose and usage, and more. We'll make and taste three cocktails together in small teams, and then you'll move to a freestyle round to apply what you've learned! $40 per person, includes cocktail samples, class and some snacks. Book your tickets online here.

     
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June 18, 2016
  • Summer Solstice/Midsommar Celebration
     6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
     

    Stop by the tasting room to celebrate the summer solstice and Midsommar! We'll be pouring summer cocktails, enjoying outdoor activities, and teaching Scandinavian toasts to honor this kickoff to the long days of summer. Stop by and toast to a great summer with us!

     
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June 23, 2016
  • Distillery Tour!
     6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
     

    Join us for the first public distillery tour of our new location! Meet the inimitable Still Ethel up close and personal, and then sample some of our wares. $10 per person - book your tickets here: http://northshoredistillery.com/store/distillery-tour-06232016-630pm/

     
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June 25, 2016
  • Distillery Tour!
     2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
     

    Join us for one the first public distillery tours of our new location! Meet the inimitable Still Ethel up close and personal, and then sample some of our wares. $10 per person - book your tickets here: http://northshoredistillery.com/store/distillery-tour-saturday-06252016-2pm/

     
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  • Distillery Tour!
     5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
     

    Join us for one of the first public distillery tours of our new location! Meet the inimitable Still Ethel up close and personal, and then sample some of our wares. $10 per person - book your tickets here: http://northshoredistillery.com/store/distillery-tour-6252016-5pm/

     
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  • General Distillery Updates & Events
    • All the latest news from the distillery, such as new product announcements, great events around town and around the Midwest, fun trivia, cocktail ideas and more
    • Typically sent out the third week of each month
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