Pity the designated driver. Not because he or she can’t partake of a little tipple—if we need alcohol in order to enjoy ourselves it might be time to take a break for a while—but wouldn’t it be nice if whoever takes on the task of ferrying friends around from bar to bar had something interesting to drink while the rest of the crowd quaffs their cocktails? Sadly, that is seldom the case. Unless Tim Lacey, beverage director for the Spring Restaurant Group in Chicago, happens to be in charge of ...

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