5 places to grab a #SummerofRum Cocktail before Lollapalooza

Jacyara de Oliveira from Sportsman's Club getting into the #SummerofRum spirit

Jacyara de Oliveira from Sportsman's Club getting into the #SummerofRum spirit

948 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60607

This Ukrainian Village/Humboldt Park brown‑on‑brown hipster take on the old‑school neighborhood tavern offers classic and creative cocktails. Sportsman's Club is down with #SummerofRum, featuring a cocktail called The Summer of Rum. 

Cocktail: The Summer of Rum

Rhum JM 100, Rhum agricole from Martinique, El Dorado 5 year, Imbue Bittersweet Vermouth, Lemon juice, Honey Syrup, Angostura Bitters


820 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607

Japanese restaurant Momotaro is on the Rum train and making a clever cocktail feature Parce Rum from Colombia. Grab some bites in their lower-level izakaya.

COCKTAIL: The Warlord's Bounty:

Brugal Rum, Parce 8 year, Mandarine Napoleon, Wasabi almond and lime

820 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607

Taking influence from Whisky-based cocktails, The Dawson is incorporating rum to mix and showcasing a delicious, bitter drink called the Tennessee Slim.

COCKTAIL: Tennessee Slim

El Dorado 5 year, Demerara Rum, Dickel Rye, Cynar, Lustau amontillado, Carpano, Luxardo Maraschino liqueur, Angostura Bitters

The Franklin Room

675 N Franklin Street,  Chicago, IL 60654

The Franklin Room is a proper city tavern serving inspired American fare & fine spirits that Chicago speakeasy's have celebrated for centuries.

COCKTAIL:Lost in Paradise

Parce 8 year Rum, Salted Caramel Granadine, Amicano Gancia Galliano, Raisin Tincture, Coconut Milk, Lemon Juice


441 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654

Located in the heart of River North and led by bar & kitchen teams made up of top talent in the industry, Bottlefork is a representation of the seamless partnership of the food and beverage coming together to create the perfect marriage of food and drink. 

COCKTAIL: French Riviera

Rhum Clement Barrel Select, Dolin Dry and Benedictine