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FitzGerald’s brings back vintage cocktail “Remember the Maine” with Templeton Rye

The 'Remember Maine' whiskey FitzGerald's

The "Remember the Maine" whiskey at FitzGerald's

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Updated: August 13, 2013 9:03PM

Some “old” booze is actually, well, “new.”

Get ready to sail the high seas of craft cocktails when the vintage “Remember the Maine” ($8) drink launchs Saturday at FitzGerald’s, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd., in Berwyn. The drink has been aged over the last three months in a charred oak Templeton Rye barrel under the watch of “Classic Cocktail” bartenders Isaac Lyons and Marcus Reidy.

Other cocktails will be served, including a Templeton Rye seasonal punch, a grapefruit rosemary punch with rye garnished with seasonal fruit.

The event is part of the club’s year-old “Classic Cocktail” series. “Remember the Maine” is a companion piece to the club’s SideBar Sessions jazz series. The Peter Lerner Quartet performs at 8 p.m. (No cover, $5 suggested donation.)

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