When we checked in with the new Short North distillery Middle West Spirits last month, they were still perfecting their Oyo vodka. Now Oyo is on shelves, and official Oyo mixologist - and M bartender - Cris Dehlavi has created a list of cocktails featuring the craft vodka. Here's one.

When we checked in with the new Short North distillery Middle West Spirits last month, they were still perfecting their Oyo vodka. Now Oyo is on shelves, and official Oyo mixologist - and M bartender - Cris Dehlavi has created a list of cocktails featuring the craft vodka. Here's one.

Strawberry Blonde

1.5 oz. Oyo vodka

1 oz. Cointreau

1/2 oz. simple syrup

1/2 oz. fresh-squeezed lime juice

Strawberries

Directions:

Muddle three strawberries and add liquors, mixers and ice in a mixing glass. Stir and pour all ingredients into a highball glass, adding additional ice to finish.Garnish with lime twist.