Entries by Shelly Hopson

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Candy Cane Martini

  1 oz Distiller’s Choice Peppermint Schnapps 1 oz Oregon Spirit Vodka Splash of Meadowland Peppermint Simple Syrup Crushed peppermint candy for rim Optional mint leaf and/or mini candy cane for garnish     For a Santa-approved, sweet, simple and refreshing holiday cocktail, try a Candy Cane Martini! Shake the schnapps, vodka and simple syrup […]


Czech Sidecar

  1½ oz Distiller’s Choice Slivovitz 1 oz lemon 1 oz lime ½ oz simple syrup Sugar, cinnamon and clove for rim   Try our new Distiller’s Choice Slivovitz! Traditionally made in Central and Eastern Europe, we created our own version of this fine plum brandy using fresh plum juice from the Willamette Valley. Slivovitz is traditionally […]

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1½ oz CW Irwin Straight Bourbon Whiskey 1 scoop Bonta Wild Card Absinthe Fudge Gelato ½ oz Wild Card Absinthe Club Soda     Two classics join forces for this tasty treat — the Sazerac and the old time soda fountain milk shake. To prepare, muddle CW and gelato in a pint glass or shaker […]


Bloody Merry

1½ oz Merrylegs Genever Style Gin 4 oz tomato juice 4 dashes Tabasco Pepper Sauce 4 dashes Worcestershire Sauce ½ oz pickle juice ¼ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp horse radish 1 oz porter or stout beer Salt, pepper & paprika for rim Pickled veggies for garnish For a unique take on a classic, this recipe combines our own house recipe […]

Berry Patriotic

  2 oz C.W. Irwin Bourbon ¾ oz Lemon Juice 1 oz Simple Syrup 1 Egg White 1 oz Distiller’s Choice Blackberry Cordial CW Irwin Bourbon Cherries for Garnish Add all liquid ingredients except the Blackberry Cordial to a clean shaker tin without ice. Shake vigorously for about one minute, then add ice and shake […]

Trinidad Thai Tea

1 oz Scorpion Pepper Vodka 1 oz Coconut Milk or Half & Half 2 oz Iced Thai Tea or Chai Tea Concentrate ¾ oz Simple Syrup Happy Father’s Day! Celebrate with a nice Trini-DAD Thai Tea! Begin by adding all ingredients to a clean mixing glass, add ice and stir gently. Strain over fresh ice […]

Scorpion Summer

1 oz Distiller’s Choice Scorpion Vodka 2 oz Carrot Juice ½ oz Lemon Juice ¾ oz Triple Sec or Simple Syrup Lemon Twist for Garnish Celery Stalk or Cucumber Slice for Garnish (Optional) Begin with a collins glass and add all liquid ingredients. Stir with bar spoon, then add ice. Garnish with a lemon twist […]

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Pamplemousse Kiss

    1½ oz Oregon Spirit Vodka ¼ oz Wild Card Absinthe ½ oz Campari 2 oz fresh grapefruit juice 2 dashes Angostura bitters 1 grapefruit twist for garnish Add all ingredients to clean shaker tin, fill with ice and shake well until tin is very cold to touch. Strain into a chilled coupe glass […]


Hibiscus Bourbon-Rita

1½ oz C.W. Irwin Bourbon ¾ oz Lime Juice ½ oz Orange Juice ½ oz Hibiscus Simple Syrup* Lime Wheel for Garnish Salt (Optional for Rim) Begin by running lime wheel around rim of martini glass. Now dip lightly in coarse salt. In clean shaker tin add all ingredients, then ice and shake gently to […]

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Zen Garden Gimlet

    2 ½ oz Oregon Spirit Vodka ¾ oz Simple Syrup ¾ oz Lime Juice 3 Cucumber Slices (1 slice for garnish) Basil Sprig for Garnish Bar Spoon of The Bitter Housewife Cardamom Bitters Begin by dry muddling cucumber slices in the bottom of shaker tin. Add remaining ingredients, then ice and shake well […]