Here’s a cocktail with some serious buzz: Napolese (8702 Keystone Crossing, 317-705-0765, with multiple Indy locations) has concocted the Killer Bees, made with Bluecoat gin, lemon, honey syrup, and sage.
Bluebeard (653 Virginia Ave., 317-686-1580) provides a safe haven for your taste buds with Sanctuary, made with H
Cozy up to a fire and prepare for the shortest day of the year with Baldr, a solstice farmhouse ale with caraway seeds by Central State Brewing and available at The Koelschip (2505 N. Delaware St., 317-414-9539).
As we’ve said before, it’s Old Fashioned season for the IM staff. So we had to have one when we stopped in at Thunderbird (1127 Shelby St., 317-974-9580). T-Bird’s take on the classic cocktail uses Evan Williams Bottled-In-Bond bourbon, sugar, and bitters.