The Martini Bar Launches New Summer Libations

Mixologist Lisa Selman Mixes and Muddles Handcrafted Cocktails and Martinis

The Martini Bar, located in the heart of Chicago’s financial district, debuts a new summer cocktail and martini menu created by in-house mixologist Lisa Selman. Selman’s handcrafted cocktails and martinis ($12 each) feature unique spirits and liqueurs, fresh herbs, muddled fruits and house made syrups, perfect for summer sipping. Highlights of the menu include the “Garden Party” martini, which incorporates Right Gin, Creme Y’Vette, fresh blueberries, fresh squeezed lime juice and thyme, the “Hummingbird” cocktail featuring Hum Hibiscus liqueur, Stoli vodka, fresh lime juice, house made honey lemon syrup and muddled watermelon, and “The Spirit of Summer” cocktail made with Esprit de June liqueur, Stoli Vodka, house made tangelo syrup, Soho Lychee Liqueur and topped with Moscato. The entire cocktail and martini menu is listed below.

Lisa Selman
Mixologist, The Martini Bar
Lisa Selman truly has a passion for making cocktails. With eight years of experience behind the bar, she demonstrates her talents through creating seasonal martini menus and crafting custom-made cocktails for her guests. An Art History major from Wayne State University, Selman expresses that artistic side through fun menus and interesting ingredients, such as homemade ginger ale, yuzu, muddled fruits, fresh herbs and homemade syrups. Lisa Selman has participated in myriads of mixology competitions and was a finalist in the War of the Pour.

$12 each

Watermelon Margatini
Maestro Dobel Tequila, Citronge Orange Liqueur, Agave Nectar, Fresh Squeezed Lime and Lemon Juices, Muddled Watermelon

Pear Sage Cooler
Grey Goose La Poire, Navan Cognac, Pear Nectar,Fresh Lemon Juice, Fresh Sage

Golden Delicious
Tanqueray Gin, Liquor 43, St. Germain, Fresh Lemon Juice, Agave Nectar

Penny Lane
Stoli Vodka, Gourmet Pomegranate Syrup, Muddled Blueberries, Topped With Moscato

Garden Party
Right Gin, Creme Y’Vette, Fresh Blueberries, Fresh Lime Juice, Fresh Thyme

Pamplemousse Breeze
Patron Tequila, Gourmet Ruby Red Grapefruit Syrup, White Grapefruit Juice

The Express Grind
Grind Coffee Rum, Galliano Ristretto Coffee Liqueur, Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

Green Bee
Old Raj Gin, Fresh Lime Juice, St. Germain, Fresh Basil

Cucumber Crush
Hendrick’s Gin, Muddled Cucumber, Fresh Sage, Fresh Lime Juice, Mint Bitters

$12 each

Parisian Sunrise
Bulliet Bourbon, Gourmet Apricot Syrup, House-made Honey Lemon Syrup

French Sparkler
Chambord Vodka, Creme Y’Vette, Fresh Lemon Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, Muddled Blackberries

Pear Panache
Grey Goose La Poire, Pear Nectar, Liquor 43, St.Germain, Fresh Mint, Fresh Lemon Juice, Topped With Champagne

Hum Hibiscus Liqueur, Stoli Vodka, Fresh Lime Juice, House-made Honey Lemon Syrup, Muddled Watermelon

The Spirit of Summer
Esprit de June, Stoli Vodka, House-made Tangelo Syrup, Soho Lychee Liqueur, Topped with Moscato

Amore Fizz
Chandon Rose, Gourmet Passion Fruit Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice, Grapefruit Bitters

Baked Apple Bourbon
Makers Mark Bourbon, Smirnoff Green Apple Vodka, Fresh Lemon Juice, Baked Apple Bitters

The Martini Bar is an upscale, modern interpretation of a classic 1940s cocktail lounge. We specialize in handcrafted martinis made with fresh ingredients and proudly serve only the finest hard spirits and craft-brewed beers. We are located in the heart of Chicago’s financial district in the LaSalle Atrium Building.

The Martini Bar
401 South LaSalle
Chicago, Illinois 60605


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