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Craft Cocktails Bar / Lounge Tapas / Small Plates Drink Specials River North

Arbella (112 W. Grand Ave.) announces the next installment of the River North cocktail bar’s guest bartender series on Tuesday, February 21 at 6 p.m. featuring Benjamin Pavlichek, Executive Bartender of PUBLIC Chicago hotel. Pavlichek joins Arbella’s Eric Trousdale and Robert Giles behind the bar for one night only, as they showcase four cocktail creations, two of which are original recipes created specifically for the pop-up appearance.

Available from 6-9pm, the night’s featured drinks ($12) include:


Rum, Fernet, Triplum, sweet vermouth, citrus

This cocktail is a trip to the Caribbean in a glass with aged rum, Fernet, and hints of mint and coffee

Smoky Principles

Mezcal, oolong-infused Arakku, Fernet, Benedictine, citrus

With a Fernet-infused ice cube filling the glass, this cocktail is smoky, complex, and herbaceous

Mic Drop

La Caravedo Torontel pisco, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, Lillet Blanc, yellow chartreuse

Created especially for this event, this light and refreshing stirred cocktail is served up with a lemon twist


Rye whiskey, Laird’s 100 proof apple brandy, Mathilde Poire, Fee Bros. Old Fashioned Bitters, Demerara Syrup

No cover to attend. Reservations are available and can be made by calling 312.846.6654 or on OpenTable. For additional information, please visit, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


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