Evening with Orchids

Enjoy a cocktail tasting among the 10,000 orchids at the Orchid Show.

One of the drinks available during the Evening with Orchids is the delicious Cease and Desist cocktail, that was named one of the top five best cocktails by Chicago magazine. The Cease and Desist uses Lapsang Suchong-infused London Dry Gin, ginger, honey, and lemon, and is made by CH Distillery.

Thursday, March 13, 2014
6 – 8 p.m.

Buy tickets to Evening with the Orchids

Advance: member/nonmember: $20/$25
Day-of: member/nonmember: $23/$28
Must be 21 or older to attend event; valid ID card must be shown.
Standard parking fees apply.
Ticket price includes tasting glass, wristband to participate in tastings, tasting guide, and access to the Orchid Show.

Participants include:

  • Anthonys Own, specialty cocktails: Apple Pie a la ModeApple Pie Liqueur, apple cider, and a dab of whipped cream on top; The Fuego MartiniApple Pie Liqueur, vodka, and a splash of hot sauce; Chocolate Banana on a StickBanana’s Foster Liqueur, vodka, chocolate liqueur
  • C.H. Distillery
  • Copper Fiddle Distillery, specialty cocktail: Fiddle Stone Sour—Copper fiddle burbon whiskey, simple syrup, lemon juice, and orange juice
  • Duseks Punch House
  • Few Spirits
  • Koval Distillery, specialty cocktail: Botanic Garden StingerMidwest Wheat Whiskey, chrysanthemum and honey liqueur, sweet tea, a dash of orange bitters, and an orange twist for garnish
  • Letherbee Distillers, specialty cocktail from Punch House: Botanic Gin Punchfeaturing Letherbee Gin, complete with flavors of lemongrass, lavender, and lime
  • Northshore Distillery, specialty cocktail: Violet Fizz—Sol Chamomile Citrus Vodka, fresh lemon, violet liqueur, and club soda
  • Quincy Street Distillery