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December 2022

Free Spirits

Get in the Holiday Spirit!

We’re so excited about all of the things happening across our campuses for the holidays that we’ve added one more edition of Free Spirits for the year! We have our annual Christmas cocktail experience Sleigh Bellwether taking place, the perfect Christmas cocktail, and great options to make your holiday entertaining and last minute gift buying a breeze. Happy Holidays!

What We're Drinking

Three Kings

Eggnog is one of the signature beverages of the holiday season. Take it to the next level with the addition of King & Dane Coffee Liqueur & King & Dane Silver Rum. Make cocktails individually, or make a big batch of Christmas cheer to share! You can also check out the Three Kings cocktail on our Youtube page!

  • 1oz King & Dane Coffee Liqueur
  • 1oz King & Dane Silver Rum
  • 3oz Eggnog

Stir and enjoy!

Events and Excuses to Celebrate

In Any Event

Dec. 13 - Sleigh Bellwether Pop-Up Opens
Get in the holiday spirit with Bellwether’s annual Christmas pop-up, Sleigh Bellwether! From December 13th through December 31st, our cocktail bar Bellwether transforms into a winter wonderland full of Christmas cheer! The Sleigh Bellwether cocktail menu features holiday inspired drinks served in unique glassware with festive garnish.

Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve / Eggnog Day
Enjoy the ultimate in holiday cheer with the ultimate spiked egg nog! Add King & Dane Silver Rum and King & Dane Coffee Liqueur to your favorite homemade or store bought eggnog for the perfect Christmas Eve cocktail! For the full recipe, check out our holiday cocktail tutorial with Jeff!

Dec. 29 - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Tasting
Take a deep dive into whiskey with Toledo Spirits head distiller and co-founder Lukas Kummer. Lukas will lead a curated whiskey tasting, highlighted by a flight of all five of 2022's Whiskey Tango Foxtrot releases. WTF is Toledo Spirits' long running experimental whiskey program that sees our distilling team take a variety of different beers and distill them into whiskeys that highlight the characteristics of the original beer. Sip on and learn about the techniques and inspirations that make the WTF series unique. Order tickets here.

Highlights from our family of brands

In the Spirit

Make Holiday Breakfast A Breeze
Local favorite Fowl & Fodder are offering amazing take and bake casseroles, charcuterie packages, and homemade desserts just in time for the holidays. Place orders for Christmas and New Year’s (and add a bottle of Lawson’s Ohio Hot Sauce) at the Fowl & Fodder online shop.

Learn more about Fowl & Fodder and our family of brands at In the coming months Free Spirits will expand our monthly newsletter to include news and information regarding food and coffee in addition to all of the cocktail and beer offerings you’ve come to expect.

2022’s New Spirits
2022 saw the release of a variety of amazing new spirits here at Toledo Spirits. The year began with Vistula American Single Malt Whiskey’s release in January, and ends with five different Whiskey Tango Foxtrot releases in December. In between we debuted Lowertown Ninety-Nine Bourbon, a special “casket strength” Lowertown Black Bourbon, Barrel Aged East Side Gin, Farmhouse Harvest, and Heart of Stone Vodka made with local peaches and apricots.

Find the Perfect Gift (and something for yourself)

Last Minute Gifts

Give The Gift Of Craft Spirits
We have five wildly different versions of our experimental Whiskey Tango Foxtrot available for the whiskey aficianado on your list, in addition to all of our amazing year round offerings. Shop in our Bottle Shop or shop online for delicious craft spirits that make the perfect gift. Grab a bottle of King & Dane Coffee Liqueur as a host or office gift, or one of our bundled gift sets, like a Heart of Vodka mule kit or King & Dane Silver Rum tiki kit.

Toledo Spirits Experiences
From whiskey tastings and distillery tours, to floral design and charcuterie workshops, we offer a variety of ticketed events that make the perfect gift for someone looking for “stuff to do” instead of “stuff”. Check out our page on Eventbrite to see our frequently updated calendar of events.

More Than Bottles
Our Bottle Shop is stocked with more than just our amazing craft spirits. Grab Toledo Spirits wearables, fun glassware, cocktail books, bar tools, and all sorts of other fun items! Not sure what to get? Grab a gift card that can be used in the Bottle Shop, or for a night out at Bellwether!

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About Toledo Spirits Co.

Welcome to Toledo Spirits, where tradition meets innovation in every glass. We are storytellers in the art of cocktails. Our passion lies in crafting spirits that inspire and reimagine classic cocktails with a modern twist. At Toledo Spirits, we believe that the essence of a great cocktail goes beyond its ingredients. It's about the experience, history, and balance each taste offers.

Our craft spirits are the foundation of this philosophy, each meticulously distilled to ensure the highest quality and unique character.