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Panacea Cocktails

Throughout the long history of cocktails—even preceding said history—there is an even longer history of drinks used as cure-alls, makeshift medicine, and panaceas.   Some of those drinks eventually filtered through the mainstream of the cocktail Golden Age and have carved niches for themselves as icons of drink culture.  In

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Plague Menus

Due to Andy’s “No Indoor Seating” rule, West Main Crafting Co. is closed for on-site experiences. But, there is some good news to come of this: we are here to brighten your 2020 quarantine fugue state with dope fresh food from our kitchen and some authentic, bottled cocktails from our

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Castle & Key Rye Release Event

Like many spirits enthusiasts, the West Main team has been waiting with baited breath for Castle & Key to release their rye whiskey and bourbon.  Since first filling barrels four years ago, Catle & Key has released their Restoration Vodka and Restoration Release London Dry Gin, as well as three

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Barrel-Aged and Cellared Cocktails

Any visitor to West Main Crafting Co. has seen the Barrel-Aged section of our cocktail menu.  A staple for eight volumes now, the barrel-aged cocktails can sometimes fly under the radar unless one is giving the book a good read.  This is partly because our barrel-aged cocktails are a little

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Prince of Wales

tropical fruit, citrus, eucalyptus, bubbleskentucky rye whiskey, pineapple gomme, lemon, maraschino, bogart bitters, orange bitters, blanquette de limoux sparkling wine Beginning in the 1880s, Golden Age bartenders started reaching for Champagne when preparing their cocktails. A dose of bubbles in a proper Cocktail—such as the Manhattan—became commonplace. The Prince of

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Volume(s) 6: The Golden Age

When first-timers take a seat at West Main, they get the same introduction: “we are a nineteenth century-inspired craft cocktail bar; we make all our ingredients in-house so as to provide the most authentic drinking experience possible,” with “authenticity” being the operative word. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

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Take Out & Delivery

Cocktails and dinner are all available for pick up and delivery.  
Drink orders can be placed through our shop, over the phone, and through DoorDash.
Dinner orders can also be placed over the phone or through DoorDash. 

Available Tuesday-Saturday, 4-10.30pm