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 [...]

ROSEMARY GIMLET

Since Mother’s Day is coming up, we picked a drink for this week that incorporates roses – both in the flavor (rosemary) and in the lovely rosy hue. We achieved this color by using a [...]

NO. 6 GIMLET

This week we’re highlighting lime in a version of the gimlet, a classic lime cocktail. It’s also perfect drink to showcase our Distiller’s Gin No. 6, since the drink’s [...]

THAI ONE ON

This week we’re traveling across the globe to Thailand with our cocktail! In the spirit of traditional Thai flavors, the lemongrass-galangal simple plays well with our Distiller’s Gin [...]

SPRINGTIME RICKEY

On our latest menu, we added a section for drinks that are a bit lighter – they are lighter in calories, using lower-calorie mixers – but they are not lighter on flavors. We wanted to [...]

TINKERVILLE FIZZ

Yesterday, we had the distinct pleasure of having a special visitor to our tasting room – Lisa from Tinkerville, Ontario. Lisa shares a piece of our heart because she loves our [...]

GINGER GIMLET

As we prepare for our third annual Lake County Restaurant Week, which runs March 2-11, 2018,  we find ourselves experimenting with food-friendly cocktails. One of our perennial favorites is the [...]

SPICE TIME TODDY

It’s cold and snowy here in Chicago this week, so we’re going with a hot drink. We have a few on our menu right now, and this one has been very popular. Essentially it’s a riff [...]