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All the Weird and Wonderful Things You’ll Be Drinking This Spring

Lobster Butter Gin and Rosé Clouds Included

By Sarah Freeman ·
Ce2e0cae4e8b9977140cf3d18c6a3e3510 PhotosAll the Weird and Wonderful Things You’ll Be Drinking This Spring
“Bartender, I’ll have the usual.”

It’s safe. It’s easy. But you know what else it is? Boring.

Which means it's probably high time you shook up your cocktail game via drinks infused with leather and topped with clouds of rosé. And so we hit a corner bar or 10 to seek out the season’s most creative cocktails, made with things that didn't belong anywhere near a coupe glass until now.

Meet the Spring 2017 lineup of Chicago’s weirdest and most wonderful cocktails...

Sarah Freeman is often accused of hiding secrets in her hair. She can make any cocktail, as long as that cocktail is a rye Old Fashioned, and has never met a saison she didn’t like.

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