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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

G & TEA

Our drink of this week was a huge hit at Chicago Gourmet, the annual festival of fantastic food & drink here in Chicago in late September. This year, we teamed up with the fine folks at Rishi [...]

Corpse Reviver No. 3

This week’s cocktail is based on the Savoy Cocktail Book classic Corpse Reviver No. 2, and creating it took a little ingenuity on our part… The most well known Corpse Reviver (No. 2) [...]

Southside Thyme

We’ve featured the beloved Southside cocktail before, and we’re loving this summer’s version using lemon thyme from our distillery garden in place of mint! The  lemon thyme [...]

Peachy Keen

Every August, we celebrate the summer fruits and vegetables available at our local farmers market, and this week we’re featuring peaches. We poured this peachy treat at our annual [...]