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Danny Shapiro's Smither-Jones at Scofflaw

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As part of Eater's second annual Cocktail Week, bartenders at five Chicago restaurants or bars made a special limited-edition cocktail, served just this week. Today we introduce the Smither-Jones from Danny Shapiro at Scofflaw.

[Photo: Marc Much]

Scofflaw, one of the highest-regarded cocktail bars in town, is most known for a rotating list of "gin-soaked" cocktails. The Logan Square destination's special creation for Cocktail Week fits into Scofflaw's identity by utilizing its extensive collection of gin and craft liquors.

Named "Smither-Jones" after a song by The Jam, Shapiro mixes Broker's Gin, Lustua East India Solera Sherry, and EXR liqueur. He strains the mixture and serves the cocktail in a coupe glass.

Scofflaw bartender Joe Darling, who created the cocktail, describes it as a "fall-flavored spin on a Negroni;" nutty, bitter, and reminiscent of German wine flavors. Darling feels the German-style Amaro pairs well with the sherry and rounds out the gin.

Stop by Scofflaw all week to indulge in the drink for just $8.
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