Near West Side
2010 W. Fulton St.
Brandy—yes, brandy—steals the show at this craft distillery, where a few simple cocktails showcase stellar fruit-derived spirits (like apple brandy, grappa, and eaux de vie). An early last call means you can get a drink and still be on the couch in your pajamas by 10 p.m.
Who’s there:Knowledgeable drinkers who dig a Monday night feel on a Friday
What to order:Rhine Hall old fashioned ($8): apple brandy, maple syrup, bitters