Benny's Chop House Hosts a North Shore Distillery Party & Adds New 'Pick Your Poison' Cocktails

Benny's Chop House is set to host a complimentary North Shore Distillery Party on November 2. Benny's is also excited to introduce its fall lineup of creative cocktails, inspired by Halloween.
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Oct. 19, 2012 - PRLog -- Chicago, IL - Benny's Chop House (444 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago; 312-626-2444) is set to host a complimentary North Shore Distillery Party, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. November 2. Guests will be treated to a complimentary cocktail tasting, mixed with a variety of North Shore spirits, and accompanied by passed appetizers by Chef Jonathan Lane. The featured cocktail of the evening will be Benny's Corpse Reviver #444, made with the award winning North Shore Gin #6, winner of the Beverage Testing Institute's 95 pts Gold Medal.

This modern dry gin is made of a multifaceted balance of citrus, spice, and floral notes. The Corpse Reviver #444 cocktail is one of several featured on Benny's new fall craft cocktail list.

Corpse Reviver #444
-1 oz. North Shore Gin #6
-1 oz. Fresh Lemon
-1 oz. Combier Orange Liquor
-1 oz. Lillet Blanc
(North Shore Absinthe Rinse)
(Garnish with Cherry)

About North Shore Distillery
North Shore Distillery is a small group of artisan distillers that aim to redefine the world of spirits. It is the first artisan distillery in the Chicago (and Illinois) area. North Shore Distillery lends its hands on craftsmanship to their locally manufactured spirits; to produce a world-class product.

About Benny's Chop House
Benny's Chop House, located at 444 N. Wabash Ave. in Chicago, IL 60611, serves 100% USDA Prime natural, dry-aged and wet-aged steaks and other cuisine in a sophisticated setting. The restaurant is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Hours are 11 a.m. to midnight. The bar and lounge remains open an hour later. Live music is presented Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. For more information contact Benny's at (312) 626-2444.

PDF version of North Shore Distillery Party available here (

Benny's Chop House Adds New 'Pick Your Poison' Cocktails to its Fall Menu

Known for its exceptional beverage program, Benny's Chop House (444 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago; 312-626-2444) is pleased to unveil its new "Pick Your Poison" cocktail menu. As part of Benny's new lineup of autumn dishes, the fall cocktail list is inspired by the spooky charm of the Halloween holiday.

Complete with eerily memorable names true to Halloween, Benny's offers a range of unforgettable cocktails to try this fall. The Headless Horseman ($13) cocktail is inspired by European folklore, and is made with Benny's House Falernum, Plantation 5 Year Rum, and topped with O'Fallon Pumpkin Ale. Gotham and Gomorrah ($13) is another showstopper created with Willet Rye Whiskey, House Vanilla-Pear Syrup, a dash of Fernet Branca, and topped off with Peychaud's Bitters. The Corpse Reviver #444 ($12), is made with North Shore Gin #6, lemon juice, Combier Orange Liquor, Lillet Blanc, and finished with a North Shore Absinthe Rinse.

Other inviting "Pick Your Poison" cocktails are the Black Widow ($12), Goblin's Goblet ($12), Final Breath ($12), Day of the Dead ($13), and Blood and Sand ($13). With this eclectic mix of cocktails your readers don't have to wait till October 31 to begin celebrating Halloween.

Here is the complete "Pick Your Poison" Cocktail list, with recipes.

Gotham and Gomorrah
-2 oz. Willet Rye Whiskey
-.5 oz. Vanilla-Pear Syrup
-Dash Fernet Branca
-Top with Peychaud's Bitters

Headless Horseman
-.75 oz. House-made Falernum
-.75 oz Sailor Jerry Rum
Top with O'Fallon Pumpkin Ale

Black Widow
-2 oz. Blackberry-Sage Puree
-.75 Moon Mountain Citrus Vodka
-.5 Fresh Lemon
-2.5 oz. Sparkling Wine
(Garnish with Fresh Sage)

Goblin's Goblet
-2 oz. Russian Standard Vodka
-.5 oz. Figenza Fig Vodka
-1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
-Top with Ginger Beer
(Garnish with Lime Wheel)

Corpse Reviver #444
Information included above

Final Breath
-1 oz. Plymouth Gin
-1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
-1 oz. Green Chartreuse
-1 oz. Maraschino Liquor
(Garnish with Cherry)

Day of the Dead
-1.5 oz. Casa Noble Reposado Tequila
-.5 oz. Lemon
-2 scoops Granny Smith- Nutmeg Compote
-Top with Apple Cider
(Apple Garnish)

Blood and Sand
-1 oz. Monkey Shoulder Scotch
-1 oz. Cherry Heering
-1 oz. Carpano Sweet Vermouth
-1 oz. Fresh Orange Juice
-House-made Betty's Birch Bark Bitter
(Garnish with Orange Peel and Cherry)

PDF version of Halloween Cocktails available here (
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