Grapefruit Basil Fizz

2 oz North Shore Distiller's Gin #11 3/4 oz Fresh Red Grapefruit juice 1/2 oz simple syrup 1 large fresh basil leaf 1/2 oz club soda Shake the first four ingredients with ice (including the basil). Strain into cocktail glass or ice-filled…

Blood and Sand

3/4 oz Whipper Snapper 3/4 Dollin Sweet Vermouth 1/4 oz Heering's Cherry Liqueur 1 fresh squeezed orange Shake, strain into rocks glass filled with ice and float a little Vermouth (the blood) over the top, garnish with an orange slice. Recipe…

The Monkey Gland

History: Created at Harry's American Bar in Paris during Prohibition, and named for a popular medical procedure. 1½ oz Distiller's Gin No. 6 1½ oz fresh Orange Juice 1 tsp Grenadine 1 tsp Sirène Absinthe Verte Shake all ingredients well…

One Hot Whip

2 oz Whipper Snapper 1 oz Tawny Port ½ squeezed lemon 2 ½ oz hot cider 1 oz hot water Serve in a clear coffee glass, finish with sprinkled cinnamon, lemon zest and a cinammon stick garnish. (From Vincent, Chicago, IL)

Loose Noose

From Frank Cisneros as featured in Lush Life Vol. 2 2 oz. Bourbon 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth 1/2 oz. Fino Sherry 1/2 tsp St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram 2 dashes Xocolati Mole Bitters Stir and serve up in a coupe glass with an orange twist.

Spiced Mule

2 oz North Shore Aquavit - Private Reserve 1/2 Lime Ginger Beer Squeeze half of lime into tall glass; add aquavit. Fill with ice, top with ginger beer. Garnish with lime wedge. Recipe courtesy of North Shore Distillery

Ginger Has Pistachio

1 part Dumante 1 part Joseph Cartron Ginger 1 part fresh lemon sour 1 part sparking wine (St. Hilaire Extra Dry would work nicely) Shake all ingredients and pour into Collins glass with ice. Top with splash of Midori. Garnish with orange twist. Adapted…

Chameleon Punch

1 oz Novo Fogo Chameleon Cachaca 0.5 oz apple brandy 0.5 oz Amontillado sherry 0.25 oz allspice liqueur 0.5 oz lemon juice 0.25 oz simple syrup 1 oz sparkling wine Shake everything except the sparkling wine with ice and pour over fresh ice.…