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Seasonal Cocktails

Gin, Seasonal Cocktails

ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE

(For Individual Serving)

1 1/2 oz. Malfy Con Limone Gin
1/2 oz. Giffard Elderflower
1/2 lemon squeezed
2 tsp. Basil Simple Syrup
1 1/2 oz. East Imperial Superior Soda Water
In a shaker over ice combine:  1 1/2 oz. Malfy Con Limone Gin, 1/2 oz. Giffard Elderflower, 1/2 Lemon Squeezed, & 2tsp of Basil Simple Syrup.  Shake and strain into a fresh rocks glass filled with ice.  Top with 1 1/2 oz. Soda Water.  Garnish with fresh basil & lemon.  I used fresh basil & dried lemon in the photo
Rum, Seasonal Cocktails

SPYTAIL SHANDY

(For Individual Serving)

1 1/2 oz. Spytail Black Ginger Rum
3 1/2 oz.  Kronenbourg 1664
3 oz. Housemade Lemonade –  1/2 squeezed Lemon, Cucumber, Aloe Vera, & Coconut Water
In a shaker over ice combine:  1 1/2 oz. Spytail Black Ginger Rum & your housemade lemonade.  Strain into your favorite pilsner style glass filled with ice.  Top with your favorite beer.  I love making a French Spytail Shandy. Garnish with a lemon & paper bamboo straw for decoration.
Bourbon, Seasonal Cocktails

NOT YOUR TRADITIONAL HOT TODDY

(For Individual Serving)

1 1/2 oz. Bulleit Rye Frontier Whiskey
MEM Marsala Chai Tea
(Indian Black Tea, Ginger, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves. & Rooibos)
1 Teaspoon of Local Honey
Dash of Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
In your favorite mug pour 1 1/2 oz. of Bulleit Rye Whiskey.  Steep Marsala Chai for 5 minutes.  Pour Steeped Marsala Chai over the Bulleit Rye Whiskey.  Stir in Honey & Lemon.  Garnish to your liking.  This time of year a nice wedge of lemon & dried fruit seems more than appropriate.  Enjoy!
Seasonal Cocktails, Vodka

PUMPKIN CACAO MARTINI

(For Individual Serving)

1 1/2 oz. Crop Pumpkin Vodka
1/2 oz. Giffard White Creme De Cacao
1/4 oz. Stirrings Simple Syrup
1/2 oz. Cream or Half & Half
In a large shaker combine all ingredients over ice and shake till frothy.  Stain into a chilled martini glass and top with sprinkles of cinnamon & dried seasonal fruit if you like.
Seasonal Cocktails, Wine

AUTUMN SANGRIA

(For Batched Serving)
1 bottles RED WINE (I am using HEROE Cabernet Sauvignon by SCULPTERRA Winery)
6 oz. Greenbar Distillery Orange Liqueur
10 drops Hella Bitters Aromatico
Cinnamon, Clove, Star Anise & All Spice (wrapped up in cheesecloth 1 piece of each)
This is the perfect cocktail to batch in a small infusion jar or large jug for your fridge.  Recipe can be doubled for a special occasion cocktail.  Combine all ingredients in large container and allow it to marinate refrigerated for a minimum of 3 days.  Remove spice pouch before serving.  If serving in a punch bowl you can add dried fruits of loose spices from pouch.
HEROE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2015
Héroe is a dedication to the true heroes of the wine industry, our vineyard and production team! This cab is fruit forward with cherry and black berry dominating the palette with hints of mint, cedar, and subtle notes of pepper and spice. Aged 10 months in American, French, and Hungarian Oak Barrels.