The Milk Maid Cocktail from The Whistler in Chicago

   Instead of your usual tequila drink, I’m looking at you margarita, try this unique cocktail from The Whistler. Cucumber and coconut combine into something magical in this creamy, bright, and refreshing drink.  The Milk Maid 2 oz Blanco Tequila 3/4 oz Coco Lopez 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/4 Simple Syrup 2 Slices of Fresh

Brockmans Gin Review

Brockmans gin is the product of four men named Kevan, David, Bob and Neil who wanted to create a gin that would change the perception of modern gin. Created in England, it is made using 10 botanicals including Bulgarian coriander, blueberries and blackberries as well as Valencia orange peels, in addition to your usual cast

Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel

Mayahuel is completely dedicated to Tequila and Mezcal. While I never had the bad memories associated with it like most, I just never developed a taste for it. It was a spirit that did nothing for me. Mayahuel single-handedly changed my entire perception of Tequila. So today we chat with Phil Ward, Co-Owner and Beverage

Caorunn Scottish Gin Review

Caorunn is distilled at the Balmenach Distillery which dates back to 1824. It was one of the first distilleries in Scotland to be licensed to product Scotch. Simon Buley oversees every step of the distillation process. Caorunn’s recipe includes six traditional gin botanicals: juniper, coriander, lemon peel, orange peel, angelica root, and cassia bark. In

English Milk Punch

Often when people hear the words milk punch, their minds immediately jump to that quintessential creamy drink made famous in New Orleans. I want to introduce to you a wholly different animal: the clear English Milk Punch. Yes, it involves curdled milk, and yes, it’s delicious. Find the history behind it by clicking here or

Cana Brava Rum Review

Cana Brava is the work of The 86 Co. which is made up of Simon Ford, Dushan Zaric & Jason Kosmos (founders of Employees Only), Malte Barnekow, and Kris Roth. Cana Brava is a 3 year old aged rum from the region of Herrar in Panama. It is made from raw sugar cane molasses that