The Hugo: An Effervescent Elixir of Floral Bliss

Introducing the Hugo cocktail, a delightful and refreshing spritz that tantalizes the taste buds with its harmonious blend of flavors. According to Rysse Goldfarb, a cocktail expert and founder of Mommy Mixology, the Hugo is a bubbly, wine-based concoction with low alcohol content. Served over ice in a wine glass, it features a combination of elderflower liqueur, prosecco, soda water, …

130 Years of the 1893 World’s Fair, Let’s Celebrate: Unique Drinks by Chicago Bar Shop

Chicago Bar Shop pays homage to the grandeur of the 1893 World’s Fair.As we embark on a new chapter in the Chicago hospitality scene, we proudly embody the essence of craftsmanship and celebration. Led by the visionary team behind the esteemed Chicago Bar Shop and the beloved Irish Nobleman Pub, Chicago Bar Store brings you exceptional drinks inspired by the …

HOW TO TALK ABOUT BEER #1

Beer has a rich and diverse language that can seem daunting to the uninitiated. However, learning how to talk about beer can be an exciting and enriching experience that will enhance your enjoyment of this beloved beverage. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the key terms and concepts used in beer language to help you confidently converse about the …

Shaken or Stirred?

While Bond preferred his shaken not stirred, he didn’t provide the rest of the endless possible ways he takes his martini. Dry? Straight up? On the rocks? With a twist? There are countless ways to make a martini, making this signature cocktail the perfect mixology experiment! Whether it’s vodka or gin, you’re likely to find many recipes that call for …

How to Make Natural Almond Orgeat Cocktail Syrup | Orgeat Recipe + Modern Variations & History

Orgeat Syrup, how do you pronounce ‘ORGEAT’? Orgeat (pronounced or-zha for the French pronunciation or or-zhat) is a wonderful cocktail ingredient found in many classic cocktails. What is Orgeat Syrup? Orgeat Syrup is traditionally an almond simple syrup. That means it is a sugar and water mixture (simple syrup) that is flavored. In this case the syrup is flavored with …