SWEDISH SOUR

This simple riff on a classic sour features our Aquavit – Private Reserve, which lends a savory, rich flavor profile, and a touch of our housemade Kümmel for additional savory notes. You [...]

BLUE ORCHID

This new cocktail has been a popular addition to our offerings at our tasting room/cocktail bar – it’s part of our “on the lighter side” section, which means its a lighter [...]

THE VESPER

The Vesper This cocktail first appeared in Casino Royale, the first James Bond book. The story goes that Mr. Bond’s lady friend was born on a “very stormy evening” and given the [...]

PROPER TOM COLLINS

Did you hear about Scofflaw Old Tom Gin yet? We developed this incredible gin with input from the folks at Scofflaw (one of the best bars in Chicago). For years, they’ve been the only place [...]

RASPBERRY BERET

Lake County Restaurant Week was a blast this year, and great to see so many friends, new and old, enjoying our spirits and lounging around the Tasting Room. It was a lot of fun putting together [...]

HIBISCUS FIZZ

March means we’re headed to a local event that’s one of our favorites – the annual Evening with Orchids cocktail tasting at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Over the years, we have [...]

WINTER SPICE COLLINS

This spicy treat was part of our cocktail flight for Lake County Restaurant Week and it went over so well we decided to feature it as our cocktail for this week! The fruity, orange spice gives [...]

ONE MORO TIME

It’s Lake County Restaurant Week! We’re so excited to be a part of the festivities again. This year, we’re featuring a flight of seasonal mini cocktails served with an artisanal [...]

Spiced G&T

Here’s another in our series of great Spanish style Gin & Tonic variations… We’re feeling spicy at this time of the year and we’re spicing it up with cardamom and [...]

Nordic Nail

Here’s a lovely riff on the Rusty Nail… We’re highlighting our limited Distiller’s Series Kümmel – an herbal caraway liqueur that is just the right balance of sweet [...]

She Summons

Here’s one we bet you didn’t see coming – grapefruit and absinthe! We’re diving into citrus season with this one with two strong flavors – it’s a match made in [...]

Love Potion

Yup, another great gin and tonic recipe! This one is from our recent distillery cocktail class and it’s a great pairing of sweet strawberries with clean, bright peppers. It has tons of [...]