Lavender Shandy

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We like the Leinenkugel’s Lemon Shandy as the base beer, because it swings a bit sweeter, but offers some really pleasant citrus bite. The lavender syrup adds a few extra layers, and the vodka strengthens the back end.

North Shore

North Shore

The North Shore similarly relies on the gin to stand up to the heavier flavors playing along.

American Scribbles

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American Scribbles keeps the FEW American Gin front and center, and tempers some of the sweetness with the bitters and plays on the citrus bite with the orange liqueur.

Cook County

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We took the FEW Rye and plugged it into the classic Martinez cocktail, switched up the bitters, and added a little bit of citrus to play off the rye.

Blueberry Basil Lemonade Splash

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The Blueberry Basil Lemonade splash simply takes the flavors already present in the rum and uses fresh juices and fruits to ratchet them up to 11.

Mojito Mule

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As the weather turns warmer it’s about time to be thinking of drinks with a more tropical and summer slant.

Prego Enferrujado

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This variation of the Rusty Nail uses a single malt Islay (we like Ardbeg 10) in place of the recommended blended scotch, giving it a heavier, smokier flavor, and adds just a bit of Tawny port to deepen the sweetness and add a few more layers of flavor.

Rogue Wind

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Beertails tend to not get the lion’s share of attention. They tend to be difficult, and for the most part, beer is ready to drink by itself. However, every once in a while you come across a beer that’s just begging to be mixed. Rogue Brewery’s Voodoo Doughnut Pretzel, Raspberry, and Chocolate ale is just […]

Pepperberry

Pepperberry

Because we’re heading into the tail end of summer and into fall, it seemed fitting to adjust the blueberry cocktails to something that treads that fine line between sweating your balls off at baseball games and sweating your balls off at football games. This it the perfect shot in the arm for your warm sall […]

Asylum

Asylum

When we’re reviewing new liquors we always like to head over to the distiller’s website to see how they recommend their spirits be served. It would usually serve to reason that they would offer some pretty great drinks, as they are the ones that have the closest hands in the product from start finish. However, […]