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 [...]

The Midnight Sun

Apropos for the season, this is a classic, but marginally known, cocktail from the turn into the twentieth century. One of a very few classic aquavit cocktail recipes, it’s spicy and [...]

Malabar Gimlet

Here’s another classic cocktail, this time tweaked slightly with a spiced syrup. Cardamom adds a bit of richer, seasonal flavor to this traditional cocktail and we love how the perfumy [...]

The Bebbo Cocktail

With the changing of the year, we’re focusing on classic cocktails for a bit. A cocktail menu favorite in the 1920’s, the Bebbo is a relative of the Bee’s Knees. The addition of [...]