Welcome

Welcome to Speak of the Devil, a cocktail bar in the heart of historic downtown Lorain, Ohio.  We believe that a cocktail bar should craft the finest cocktails possible – with the freshest ingredients, the highest quality spirits and bitters available and with the proper execution and technique.  That same care and attention to detail goes into everything we do from our beer and wine selections to our service and bar ambiance itself.

“If you encountered SOTD in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles or Chicago, you wouldn’t blink. In Lorain, you blink, and several times. It’s a true oasis of craft cocktail culture in a town sorely in need of it, and one can only be grateful for its existence.”– Robert Simonson, New York Times

Drinks

COCKTAILS

$12

tried & true

THE GINGER MAN     
bonded bourbon, ginger liqueur, lemon, cinnamon syrup, angostura  

5th STREET FINISHER           
blended scotch, honey, lemon, orange bitters 

6/4/74  
rye whiskey, pineapple, lemon, orgeat 

PAINKILLER    
Pusser’s rum, pineapple, orange, house coconut cream, nutmeg 

BEE’S KNEES   
gin, honey, lemon 

DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?      
vodka, banana liqueur, passion fruit syrup, lime juice

NOBODY’S POET        
 
jamaican gold rum, pineapple, house coconut cream, lime, orgeat 

SUMTHIN’ TEQUILA
reposado tequila, pineapple, orange, lime, simple syrup, passion fruit syrup 

MANHATTAN
rye, sweet vermouth, angostura 

$12

something new

THE REEF TAX
vodka, sweet vermouth, grapefruit juice, cranberry juice

PARASOL

rum, banana liqueur, lime, pineapple juice

NOAH-ROMANCER
gin, elderflower liqueur, blanc vermouth, lemon juice, simple syrup, absinthe rinse

MARIA PICKFORD
reposado tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, grenadine, maraschino liqueur

KENTUCKY RIVER
bourbon, creme de cacao, peach bitters

BABERHAM
rye, lime juice, cinnamon syrup, grapefruit peel

BOSSA PUNCH
aged rum, silver rum, cachaca, raspberry liqueur, lime juice, angostura bitters

GIN & SIN
gin, apricot liqueur, dry vermouth, absinthe rinse

ABSINTHE DRIP EXPERIENCE ($25 per person)

SHOT AND A BEER

High and Mellow – $5
Miller High Life Mini and shot of Mellow Corn


As always, if you’ve had a cocktail before – here or anywhere – ask us and if we have the means to make it, we will make it for you!

WINE

Bonanza Cabernet Sauvignon – $10/$38
Folk Machine White Light – $11/$42
Poquito Moscato – $9
Frico Frizzante (sparkling) – $8

BEER

on tap
Penguin City Beer – $3/$5
Left Hand Milk Stout – $3/$5

in cans
Miller High Life Mini (7 oz) – $1.50
Miller Lite (24 oz) – $5
Old Style (16 oz) – $3.50
Pabst Blue Ribbon – $3
Head Hunter IPA – $4
Goggle Fogger Hefeweizen – $4

SELTZERS

High Noon Peach – $5
High Noon Pineapple – $5
White Claw Black Cherry – $4
White Claw Mango – $4
White Claw Grapefruit – $4

TO EAT

BAR SNACKS TRIO – $10 (pick 3)/SINGLE – $4

house marinated olives / house pickled vegetables /house maple bourbon toasted nuts / house mini pecan cheese balls / Fligner’s Market smokies

(kitchen service ends one hour prior to closing)

Spirits

Bourbon      Rye     American Whiskey

Scotch     Irish     Japanese

Canadian      Rums      Tequila
(click on category you wish to check out)

American Bourbon

(pricing is for a 1 ounce pour)

1792 Full Proof (125.0) – $7.50
1792 Small Batch (93.7) – 5.50
1792 Bottled in Bond (100.0) – $6.50
2XO Tribute (104.0) – $12
Angel’s Envy Bourbon Port Wine Finish (86.6) – $6
Angel’s Envy Bourbon Single Barrel OHLQ Selection (101.9) – $12
Baker’s Single Barrel (107.0) – $7
Bardstown Bourbon Company Discovery Series #2 (122.2) – $13
Bardstown Bourbon Company The Prisoner (100.0) – $13
Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series (94.9) – $8
Bardstown Bourbon Company Chateau De LaBaude (107.0) – $18
Bardstown Bourbon Company Foursquare (107.0) – $19
Bardstown Bourbon Company WV Great Barrel (110.0) – $19
Benchmark Bonded (100.0) – $3
Benchmark Full Proof (125.0) – $3.50
Benchmark Single Barrel (95.0) – $3.50
Benchmark Top Floor (86.0) – $3
Blade & Bow (91.0) – $6.50
Blanton’s (93.0) – $8
Blood Oath Pact Ten (98.6) – $18
Booker’s “Ronnie’s Batch” 2022 (124.3) – $12
Booker’s “Kentucky Tea Batch” 2022 (126.5) – $11
Booker’s “Apprentice Batch” 2023 (125.5) – $12.50
Booker’s “Mighty Fine Batch” 2023 (126.6) – $12.50
Booker’s “The Storyteller Batch” 2023 (127.8) – $12.50
Buffalo Trace Bourbon (90.0) – $4.50
Buffalo Trace White Dog Mash#1 (125.0) – $4.50
Calumet Farm 10 Year (100.0) – $13
Clyde Mays Special Reserve (110.0) – $6.50
Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch (100.0) – $6
Elijah Craig Small Batch (94.0) – $4.50
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof C923 (133.0) – $8.50
Elijah Craig 18 Year (90.0) – $19
Ernest Scarano Whiskey Dick (130.0) – $6
Evan Williams Bourbon (86.0) – $3.50
Evan Williams Bottled in Bond (100.0) – $4.50
Four Roses Yellow Label (80.0) – $ 3.50
Four Roses Single Barrel (100.0) – $6.50
George Dickel 8 Year Bourbon (90.0) – $4
George Dickel 13 Year Bottled in Bond (100.0) – $6
Hardin’s Creek Colonel James B. Beam (108.0) – $10
Henry McKenna 10 Year (100.0) – $7.50
High Bank Whiskey War  (88.0) – $5
High Bank Whiskey War Barrel Proof (117.8) – $7
High Bank Midnight Cask (82.0) – $6
High West Bourbon (92.0) – $5.50
Holladay Soft Red Wheat Missouri Bourbon (100.0) – $9
I. W. Harper Cabernet Cask Reserve – $5.50
I. W. Harper 15 Year (86.0) – $11
Jefferson’s Reserve Pritchard’s Hill Cask (90.2) – $10
Joseph Magnus Murray Hill Club (103.0) – $12.50
Joseph Magnus Cigar Blend (100.7) – $24
Kentucky Owl (98.6) – $13
Kentucky Owl Limited Release St. Patrick’s Edition (100.0) – $13
Kentucky Owl Maighstir Edition (100.0) – $18
Knob Creek Small Batch 9 Year (100.0) – $4.50
Knob Creek Small Batch 12  Year (100.0) – $8.50
Knob Creek Creek of the Devil (120.0) – $9.00
Larceny (92.0) – $4.50
Larceny Barrel Proof Batch A123 (125.8) – $7.50
Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B523 (126.5) – $8
Larceny Barrel Proof Batch C923 (126.4) – $8
Legent (94.0) – $6.50
Little Book Chapter 7: In Retrospect (118.1) – $15.50
Lowertown Bourbon Finished in Zinfandel Barrels (99.0) – $5
Lux Row Four Grain Double Single Barrel (115.0) – $10
Maker’s Mark (90.0) – $4.50
Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series RC6 2019 (108.2) – $7
Maker’s Mark BRT-01 (109.4) – $6.50
Maker’s Mark BRT-02 (109.4) – $6.50
Michter’s US1 (91.4) – $6
New Riff Single Barrel Bourbon  (111.0) – $6.50
New Riff OHLQ Select Single Barrel (104.7) – $6.50
Old Elk Wheated Bourbon (92.0) – $6.50
Old Ezra 7 Year (117.0) – $9
Old Forester Signature  (100.0) – $3
Old Forester 1870 Original Batch (90.0) – $6
Old Forester 1897 Bottled-in-Bond (100.0) – $6
Old Forester 1910 Old Fine Whiskey (93.0) – $7
Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style (115.0) – $7
Old Granddad Bonded (100.0) – $4
Old Medley 12 Year (86.8) – $6.50
Parkers Heritage Collection 16th Edition Bourbon (132.2) – $23
Penelope (80.0) – $4
Rebel 10 Year (100.0) – $10
Rebel 100 (100.0) – $4
Rebel Distillers Collection (113.0) – $4.50
Remus Repeal Reserve VI (100.0) – $13
Remus Gatsby Reserve (97.8) – $24
Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel (110.0) – $8
Stagg 23B (127.8) – $7
Thomas S. Moore Finished in Cabernet Sauvignon Casks (95.3) – $7.50
Thomas S. Moore Finished in Chardonnay Casks (97.9) – $7.50
Wathen’s Single Barrel  (94.0) – $4.50
Watershed Bottled in Bond (100.0) – $7.50
Watershed Barrel Strength 6 Years Limited (119.3) – $9
Weller Special Reserve (90.0) – $5.50
Western Reserve Distillers Wheat Bourbon (86.0) – $5.50
Western Reserve Distillers 14 Year Bourbon (90.0) – $8.50
Wild Turkey 101 (101.0) – $4
Wild Turkey Rare Breed 2019 (116.8) – $6.50
Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Voyage (106.0) – $34
Willett Noah’s Mill Bourbon (114.3) – $7
Willett Rowan’s Creek (100.1) – $5.50
Woodford Reserve (90.4) – $5
Woodford Reserve Double Oaked (90.4) – $7
Wyoming Whiskey Steamboat Special Edition (90.0) – $6.50
Yellowstone Select (93.0) – $5
Yellowstone Hand Picked Collection OHLQ (115.0) – $6.50

American Whiskey

Bernheim Barrel Proof B923 (120.4) – $8
Clermont Steep (94.0) – $7.50
Ernest Scarano Clover Honey Whiskey (90.0) – $6.50
Jack Daniels Bonded (100.0) – $5
Jack Daniels 12 Year (107.0) – $11
Old Elk Wheat Whiskey (100.0) – $6.50
Old Hickory Hermitage Reserve Barrel Proof (117.0) – $8
Uncle Nearest 1856 (100.0) – $7.50
Western Reserve Organic Wheat Whiskey (86.0) – $7
Westland American Single Malt (92.0) – $5.00
Westward American Single Malt (90.0) -$10
Westward American Single Malt Finished in Stout Casks  (92.0) – 12.00
Yellowstone American Single Malt (108.0) – $7

Canadian Whisky

Alberta Premium Rye Cask Strength (127.4) – $7.50
Canadian Club (80.0) – $3
Canadian Club 9 Year Reserve (80.0) – $3.50

Japanese Whiskey

Kamiki (96.0) – $8.50
Suntory World Whisky Ao (86.0) – $7.50
Yamizaki 12 Year Single Malt (86.0) – $21

Irish Whiskey

Scotch Whisky

Ardbeg 10 Year (92.0) – $6.50
Bruichladdich  Classic Laddie (100.0) – $7
Compass Box Glasgow Blend (86.0) – $5
The Dalmore 14 Year (88.0) – $13
Dewar’s White  (80.0) – $4
Dewar’s 12 Year (80.0) – $4.50
Glen Scotia 15 Year (92.0) – $11
Jura 10 Year Old Single Malt (86.0) – $5.50
Jura 12 Year Old Single Malt (80.0) – $6
Kilchoman Machir Bay (92.0) – $6.50
Kilchoman 100% Islay (100.0) – $11

American Rye Whiskey

Angel’s Envy Rye (100.0) – $10
Blue Run Emerald Rye (116.7) – $13
Buffalo Trace White Dog Rye Mash (125.0) – $4.50
Clyde Mays Rye (94.0) – $4
Elijah Craig Straight Rye (94.0) – $5.50
Ernest Scarano Widmer Winter Rye – (90.0) – $6
Ernest Scarano Exhibition Rye (100.0) – $18
Ernest Scarano Old Homicide (140.0) – $22
Ernest Scarano Lucidity (140.0) – $8.50
George Dickel Rye (90.0) – $3.00
George Dickel/Leopold Bros. Collaboration Blend (100.0) – $13
High West Rendezvous Rye (92.0) – $7.50
High West Double Rye (92.0) – $5
Jack Daniels Bonded Rye (100.0) – $5
Kentucky Owl 10 Year Rye “Last Batch”(112.8) – $25
Michter’s Rye (84.8) – $6
New Riff Rye (100.0) – $6.50
New Riff Malted 6 Year Rye (100.0) – $7.50
New Riff OHLQ Select Single Barrel Rye (107.5) – $6.50
Old Elk Straight Rye Whiskey (100.0) – $8
Old Ezra 7 Year Rye (114.0) – $9
Old Forester Rye (100.0) – $4
Old Overholt (86.0) – $3.50
Old Overholt Bonded (100.0) – $5
Old Overholt 114 (114.0) – $5.50
Old Overholt 11 Year (92.6) – $8.50
Pinhook (99.0) – $6
Rabbit Hole Boxergrail Rye (95.0) – $6.50
Rebel 100 Rye (100.0) – $4
Rittenhouse NCBC Barrel Select (100.0) – $7
Rossville Union Barrel Proof Rye (112.6) – $8
Sagamore Spirit Double Oak (96.6) – $6
Sagamore Spirit Rum Cask Finish (98.0) – $8.50
Sazerac Rye (90.0) – $5
Western Reserve Barrel Proof Rye (124.4) – $8
Western Reserve 18 Year Rye Rum Cask Finish (100.0) – $16
Western Reserve 20 Year Rye Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish (94.0) – $25
Whistelpig Piggyback 6 Year Rye (96.56) – $6.50
Wild Turkey 101 Rye (101.0) – $5
Wild Turkey Rare Breed Rye (112.2) – $7.50
Willett Family Estate Small Batch Rye (110.4) – $7.50

Rum

Appleton Estate 8 Year Reserve (86.0) – $4
Appleton Estate Rare Casks 12 Year (80.0) – $5.50
Flor De Cana 12 Year (80.0) – $5
Kirk & Sweeney 18 Year Gran Reserva (80.0) – $6
Plantation XO 20th Anniversary (80.0) – $7
Plantation Dark Overproof OFTD (138.0) – $4.50
Ron Del Barrilito 3 Star (86.0) – $5
Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaican Rum (114.0) – $4

Tequila

Tequila Ocho Plata (80.0) – $7

Reservations

Thank you for considering spending an evening with us!

We are a neighborhood bar in downtown Lorain, Ohio. Our space is small and the majority of the house is set for walk-in business.  We have a very limited reservation space. 

That said, here is our reservation policy:

Reservations are taken up to one month in advance.  The number of seats available for reservations per night is limited.

We have only two areas to seat parties of 6 or more, please contact us and make a reservation if you are coming with a large group. Most of the time, we will NOT accept a reservation for parties in excess of ten (10).

During patio season (mid-May to mid-October) reservations for the patio will NOT be accepted.  Patio will be walk-in ONLY.

Reservations must be made in advance (no “day of” reservations).

For the sake of service and expediency, we reserve the right to present parties of 6 or more one check.

Our house is your house. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your experience. We kindly ask for you to consider your neighbor or your friend who is waiting to enjoy the same experience. That said, in the event that we are holding the door and have parties waiting to get in, we may ask that you please limit your experience to 2 hours.

For reservations contact us at [email protected], call
(440) 434-4286 or message us via our Facebook page.

 

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