LEVEL THREE HEAT

This light, yet flavorful, cocktail comes from our current “On the Lighter Side” menu – it’s full of flavor, but a little lighter on the booze. Sometimes you want that on [...]

ARMY NAVY

Our friends over at Scofflaw recently reintroduced us to this gem of a cocktail, it’s sort of a riff on a gin sour, but with orgeat (almond syrup) for the sugar source. This is their [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]