NORTH SHORE EXPRESS

The Espresso Martini is a modern classic in the cocktail world, and for good reason! This version combines the classic bitter & smooth notes of coffee with layered vanilla, supported by the [...]

BASIL COLLINS

This is the time of year where the herbs in our distillery garden that we’ve passed over on our summer menu are clamoring to be used – so this week cocktails at the distillery are all [...]

ROSÉ MARTINI

This delicious riff on the classic Martini replaces vermouth with a distinctly summery accent – Lillet Rosé! This wine-based apéritif is bright and fruit-forward, but not overly sweet. This [...]

COFFEE MANHATTAN

The Manhattan is one of the enduring classics in the cocktails of the world – its rich, deep flavors combine to make a smooth, delicious sipper. Coffee and whiskey are also a great pairing, [...]

BLUEBERRY MOJITO

This week we’re celebrating the fresh fruits of the farmer’s market and our distillery garden! We have a whole barrel overflowing with abundant fresh mint, and with blueberry season [...]

CLASSIC SMASH

The last weeks of July are a great time for garden cocktails, since the herbs planted way back in the spring are giving plentiful harvest now. The star of the show here at the distillery is our [...]

WORLD TRAVELER

Sometimes with cocktails, simpler is better – using a few ingredients strategically can allow the drink to highlight certain flavors, or combine a few notes together. This cocktail uses a simple [...]

POLYNESIAN SPELL

Lake County Restaurant Week is in full swing, and this year for Restaurant Week we’ve brought back the ever-popular tiki & taco pairing! This Drink of the Week is one of the three [...]

ABSINTHE SUISSESSE

Decadent and creamy, yet very herbal, this cocktail is a dreamy delight. It’s based off of The Suissesse, a classic New Orleans breakfast cocktail, and we have updated it on our spring menu [...]

SPRING PENICILLIN

One of the many fun parts of making our limited releases and Distiller’s Series spirits is that we get to experiment with some classic or new-to-us cocktails that we’ve never served [...]