SPRING BLUSH

It seems like summer is fast approaching, but here in the Chicago area we’re looking at a few more days of spring this weekend. That means we’re still loving the floral and tea notes [...]

THYME AFTER TIME

If you’re lost, you can look and you will find this cocktail … thyme after time. Lemon thyme gives this cocktail its name, and also a delicious herbal note that’s perfect for [...]

GRAPEFRUIT GIMLET

Citrus season is in full swing, so it’s the perfect time to make your favorite citrus cocktails! This week we’re jazzing up a classic gimlet, using grapefruit juice instead of lime [...]

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 [...]

DEARBORN DAISY

We’re mixing the new with the old in this drink, using our newest spirit, The Dearborn Gin, in a classic style of cocktail from the early days of cocktail-making. The Daisy enjoyed [...]

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 [...]

Winter Sunset

This week’s cocktail is a seasonal variation on a classic White Lady. We’re swapping out the orange liqueur for a housemade spiced orange syrup, which infuses the cocktail with [...]

North Shore Café

Did you know that we are now serving cold brewed coffee in the Tasting Room? While it is pretty great on its own, we couldn’t help but add some of our delicious booze to it (shocking, I [...]

Strawberry-Rhubarb Fizz

What is better than the first spring cuts of rhubarb? Or the first few strawberries from your garden (or local farmers market). This cocktail is. Seriously. This cocktail takes all of the [...]