Crafthouse Co-Founder Wins World Bartender of the Year

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Congratulations to our own Charles Joly for winning 2014′s DIAGEO Reserve World Class Bartender of the Year! Earning the title, meaning beating out 11,000 participants from fifty countries on terms of flair, skill, charisma and creativity, takes skill. After beating out Midwest regional finalists and taking the national title in June, Charles Joly headed to the last leg of the competition in Great Britain. In […]

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Crafthouse Cocktails are now in Ohio and other big news


It’s been a crazy busy month for us. After mulling over a few different states to expand to, we decided to head east and bring our all natural cocktails to Ohio. Our co-founder, Matt Lindner, went to school in Ohio and has spent a lot of time in Columbus and Cleveland. Both of those cities have similar qualities to Chicago and the people there really […]

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Wednesday Night in Chicago Just Got Better


Crafthouse Cocktails has partnered up with CheekyChicago, an online lifestyle magazine dedicated to the women of Chicago, to help bring our drinks to your night out. Every Wednesday, you will have the opportunity to win a hand-delivered bottle of one of our drinks while dining at a Chicago BYOB restaurant. Your Wednesday nights just got better! Sound good? Here’s all you need to do: from […]

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Seven Questions We Get About Crafthouse Cocktails


Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or cocktail soirée with Crafthouse as the celebrity guest, sipping on the cocktails at an event, or sampling them for the first time at your favorite retailer; knowing the story and craftsmanship that went into creating these three classic craft cocktails brings with it a sense of familiarity, authenticity and respect between the brand and its consumers. With all […]

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Hey Chicago, what cocktails will be at your Super Bowl party?


The last thing you want to do as a party host is to spend the whole game making drinks for other people and missing out on all of the excitement (and commercials!). The last thing you want to do as a party guest is bring the same boring bottle of wine that everyone else does. That’s where Crafthouse comes. Our three bottled cocktails are bar […]

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Crafthouse Cocktails Receives The Highest Tasting Ratings Ever


When we started our company, our goal was to create bar quality cocktails in a bottle. If you can’t make it to the bar, hopefully you can still have a great drink at your party, tailgate, dinner or anywhere else. We knew we were facing an uphill battle of sorts. The category leaves something to be desired, to be polite. We didn’t want to only […]

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Great cocktails you can make at home

Crafthouse Cocktails founder and James Beard Award winner, Charles Joly, was asked by Maxim Magazine to create videos on making cocktails in your own kitchen. These two videos with “Hometown Hottie” winner April Rose provide some great tips. And if you don’t want to make your own drink, but want a bar quality cocktail, click on our “where to buy” link at the top of […]

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