CLASSIC GIMLET

One of my favorite drinks on a warm spring day is a classic gimlet. I’ve gotten into arguments over the years about how best to make a gimlet, and even over whether it’ll still be a [...]

NICK’S SUMMER SHRUB

This week’s Drink of the Week is Nick’s Summer Shrub. Named after our bartender who created this tasty beverage, this cocktail combines our Gin #6 with a house made strawberry-balsamic shrub [...]

SERENITY NOW

This was a new cocktail for our last menu – a fun combination of our Sol Chamomile Citrus Vodka with our Sirène Absinthe Verte, which highlights the citrus and herbal notes in both spirits. [...]

Freyja’s Fizz

We served this great cocktail for the annual “Evening with Orchids” event at the Chicago Botanic Garden last week, and it was a huge hit! We like to highlight floral flavors for this [...]

Meyer Lemoncello

There are some challenges that come with the winter season, but also some great things. One of my favorites is citrus season – going to the produce section, seeing all the crazy cool fruits [...]

Dullahan’s Dream

This past weekend, I updated our cocktail menu with a range of new cocktails for the new season. Gone are the cucumber, hot pepper, and muddled fruit drinks of summer, replaced by pumpkin, apple, [...]

Indian Summer Fizz

We poured this cocktail for our debut appearance at Chicago Gourmet, the famous food & drink festival that happens each fall in Millennium Park in Chicago. We had beautiful weather on this [...]

Homemade Tangerinecello

For our liqueurs festival last month, I decided to make something special – tangerinecello. Modeled after some favorite recipes for lemoncello and limecello, this version uses the bright, [...]