FALLEN IDOL

We love having a tiki drink or two on our cocktail menu – tiki cocktails are often associated with summer vacations & sunny beaches, but many are actually great for the fall and winter [...]

CHAI MULE

Fall is the season where we start to gravitate towards the rich, warmer flavors that carry us through as the nights get longer and the days get colder. Masala chai spices include many of these [...]

IL SCANDINAVO

It’s officially Negroni Week, and bartenders and home cocktail enthusiasts around the world are making, serving and celebrating the deliciously bitter Negroni. In past years, bars all [...]

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 [...]

THE MIDSOMMAR QUEEN

With our annual Midsommar Celebration coming up this Saturday (weather permitting), this week’s cocktail features our Aquavit – Private Reserve! This new drink we’ve created for the [...]

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 [...]

GRETA GARBO FIZZ

It’s finally growing warm enough to sit out on the patio with a delicious, fizzy drink in hand! This drink is a riff on a gin fizz, with our Aquavit and a bit of mint. It’s bright, [...]

NORWEGIAN PARALYSIS

The name Norwegian Paralysis may sound like it’s a description of the bitterly cold weather we’re having in the Chicago area, but it’s actually the name of our drink of the [...]

WINTER SUNSET #2

This week’s cocktail is a seasonal variation on a classic White Lady, and a variation on a drink we posted awhile back – we’ve changed the base spirit this time, and like before, [...]

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 [...]