ROSEMARY PEARSON

North Shore Vodka is a smooth, crisp, clean spirit, so for fall it’s fun to come up with different herb & fruit pairings to highlight these characteristics. The Rosemary Pearson, as the [...]

THAT SUMMER FEELIN’

These flavors are a quintessential summertime pairing, and a great way to use up mint if you have some that just won’t stop growing – like the stuff in our distillery garden! That [...]

GARDEN CAIPIROSKA

Every year when summer rolls around people start asking us for this cocktail, and for good reason! It’s a refreshing, cool drink with fresh summer flavors, and easy to jazz up with whatever [...]

BLUEBERRY LAVENDER SMASH

This cocktail has been so popular as a cocktail kit that we can hardly keep up! It’s definitely a perfect drink for the summer season and a great addition to our cocktail menu, with fresh [...]

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 [...]

SPICED APPLE MULE

Spiced apple is back on our new fall menu, and to celebrate we’ve brought back a cocktail that’s a fall favorite in our tasting room! This autumnal take on the classic mule pairs our [...]

RASPBERRY KISS

It’s chocolate week at the distillery, so we’ve been playing around with different ways to add chocolate notes to cocktails. This cocktail pairs our housemade crème de cacao with [...]

AUTUMN FIZZ

We served this cocktail at Main Street Libertyville’s annual Chef Fest this past Saturday, and the fall flavors were a hit! For a special garnish, you can add one or several cranberry [...]

BOOZY FREEZER POPS

With the summer heat upon us, we’ve been making boozy freezer pops and popsicles again. We’ve revisited some past favorites (still love that strawberry lemon drop one!), and also some [...]

PALMER’S REVENGE

For the first full week of summer, we’ve brought back a perennial favorite for this time of year. It’s kind of a riff on a classic sour, kind of a spiked Arnold Palmer (hence the [...]