TROPICAL VACATION

The fun doesn’t end after summer here at the distillery! During fall and winter we usually keep one or two exciting tropical cocktails on our menu, to remind us of summer sun and [...]

MARTINEZ

The Martinez is considered by some to be the antecedent of the Martini – it’s a sweet spin on the vermouth cocktails popularized in the late 19th century. The recipe is traditionally [...]

DEARBORN DAISY

We’re nearing the end of citrus season, that delightful time in winter when the bounties of all sorts of citrus fruits are readily available. This cocktail is a layered citrusy sipper, [...]

WHISKEY, NEAT

As you probably know, we love a well-made, balanced cocktail here in our tasting room, but when we create our spirits we take care that they are both delicious to mix in cocktails and delicious [...]

PENICILLIN

This cocktail is based on the warm winter flavors that have classically been used to chase off a cold — whiskey, honey, ginger & lemon. Despite the fact that it was created only 16 [...]

20TH CENTURY

The 20th Century is an old-school cocktail, as you might surmise from the name! It’s named not after the century itself, but rather after the 20th Century Limited train line which ran [...]

BOULEVARDIER

A twist on the classic Negroni, this cocktail subs out the traditional gin for our Bourbon-style whiskey, which lends its notes of spice, fruit, & vanilla to balance out the bright, fruity, [...]

THE LOMAX SPECIAL

Designed together with a fellow cocktail aficionado who visits from time to time, this cocktail is a riff on the classic Martinez that turned out to be perfect for fall. In this drink the [...]

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 [...]