Arbella To Host Global Guest Bartending Series

River North cocktail lounge Arbella (112 W Grand), is launching a new quarterly series showcasing creative cocktails by Chicago’s leading mixologists. The first installation of the “Global Guest Bartender Series” will kickoff on on Tuesday, August 30 at 6 p.m. with GreenRiver, showcasing two cocktail creations—one specially made for this inaugural event. The cocktail lounge, from the proprietors of Tanta next door, touts a world menu that gives guests an opportunity to journey to many locales throughout the world of cocktails.

Arbella showcases globally inspired cocktails


Arbella’s head bartender Eric Trousdale will collaborate with GreenRiver Bartender Rachel Miller to present an à la carte menu of four world-class cocktails (two per bartender). Between 6-9 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy the following off-menu libations including:

ArbellaFool’s Gold – exclusive cocktail for event (Pineapple-infused mezcal, yellow chartreuse, Amaro Lucano, lemon, honey syrup)

The Gentleman’s Agreement (Bourbon, Amaro L’eborista, Gran Clasico, and Tempus Fugit Torino Rosso

GreenRiverCoal Miner’s Daughter (Plantation 5year, Noilly Ambre, Giffard Banane, Tempus Fugit Creme Noyeaux, Amaro Nonino, Absinthe, Jerry Thomas Decanter Bitters, with grapefruit twist garnish)

Roadside Assistance – exclusive cocktail for event (Blanco tequila, mezcal, lemon juice, ginger syrup, cane syrup, grapefruit bitters, and Angostura bitters)

There is no cost to attend the series but if you want to eat or drink, bring your wallet. Reservations are strongly recommended.
*images via: Arbella Chicago


SociaLifeChicago is your daily digital destination for fashion, parties, news, dining, and lifestyle, from Chicago to the world.

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

© 2016 WinEsther, Inc. All rights reserved