Why the Long Face

 

Why the Long Face

 

1½ oz Distiller’s Choice Slivovitz
1 can Cock & Bull Ginger Beer
orange bitters
cranberry juice

 

 

A fantastic iced cocktail for a warm afternoon, the Longface is made with our exclusive Distiller’s Choice Slivovitz, a traditional un-aged plum brandy. Build in a highball glass by first pouring Slivovitz over ice, then adding ginger beer almost to the top, add a couple drops of orange bitters and a splash of cranberry juice. Garnish with lemon peel.

 

 

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Posted in Spring, Summer

King’s Sweet Tea

 

Kings Sweet Tea

 

1½ oz Oregon Spirit Vodka
3-5 oz prepared iced tea
½ oz orgeat simple syrup
¼ oz lime juice
lemon wedge and mint stalk for garnish

 

 

Build this refreshing springtime cocktail in a collins glass filled with ice. Begin by pouring vodka over ice, then add simple syrup, next the iced tea and lime juice. Garnish with lemon wedge and mint stalk.

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Posted in Spring, Summer

Lit Cocoa

 

Lit Cocoa

 

1½ oz Distiller’s Choice Peppermint Schnapps
3-5 oz prepared hot cocoa
whipped cream

 

 

A Lit Cocoa is a delicious treat throughout the colder months of the year and is very easy to make. Pour 1½ oz Schnapps into your favorite mug, fill with hot cocoa, leaving about a half inch of room for cream. Top with fresh whipped cream and sprinkle with cocoa powder. Made with fresh peppermint, our Distiller’s Choice Peppermint Schnapps is a local favorite! Find it in the Tasting Room, available seasonally.

 

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Posted in Holiday, Seasons, Winter

Jilted Gin

 

Jilted Gin
2 oz Merrylegs Genever Style Gin
½ oz Lime Juice
½ oz Simple Syrup
About a bar spoon of Wild Card Absinthe
Lime wheel

 

 

Our Merrylegs Genever Style Gin makes a fantastic gin & juice cocktail. The Wild Card Absinthe wash in this drink provides a unique counterpart to the lime, highlighting Merrylegs’ botanicals of anise and lemon. Begin by preparing a martini glass with an absinthe wash. (Coat the inside walls of the glass by using a small pour or Misto of absinthe.) Combine Merrylegs Genever, lime juice, and simple syrup in a shaker tin with ice. Shake until cold to touch, then strain into prepared martini glass. Garnish with lime wheel.

 

 

 

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Posted in Merrylegs Genever, Spring, Summer, Wild Card Absinthe

Hi Sliv Tart

 

Hi Sliv Tart
2 oz Distiller’s Choice Slivovitz
1 oz Hibiscus Juice or Sweet Puree´
½ oz Simple Syrup
½ oz Lemon Juice

 

 

This deliciously tart and fruity cocktail is made with our newly released Distiller’s Choice Slivovitz Plum Brandy (available in the Tasting Room). To make, fill a pint glass with ice and add all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with lemon twist, basil, or hibiscus flower.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted in Holiday, Spring, Summer, Winter

Webber’s Apple

Webbers Apple

1½ oz Ottis Webber Oregon Wheat Whiskey
3 oz hot cider
Brown sugar & cinnamon whipped cream
Ground cardamom

 

 

Here’s a perfect and simple hot cocktail for cold winter evenings. Combine whiskey and hot apple cider in a mug and lightly stir. (If using instant cider, use ½ packet to 3 oz hot water.) Top with whipped cream whipped with brown sugar and cinnamon to taste. Sprinkle with ground cardamom and enjoy!

 

 

 

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Posted in Holiday, Ottis Webber Oregon Wheat Whiskey, Uncategorized, Winter

Candy Cane Martini

 

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 with ice until the shaker tin is very cold to the touch. Strain into martini glass pre-prepped with a candy rim. A mini candy cane or mint leaf makes a great garnish. Our Distiller’s Choice Peppermint Schnapps is a holiday favorite of ours and many others, and is available seasonally in the Tasting Room. Happy holidays!

 

 

 

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Posted in Holiday, Oregon Spirit Vodka, Uncategorized, Winter

Czech Sidecar

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 served straight but is also excellent for use in both hot and cold cocktails, especially during the holidays. To make the Czech Sidecar, add all ingredients into shaker tin with ice and shake until cold to the touch. Strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with a mix of sugar, cinnamon and clove. Add lemon or lime wedge for garnish.

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Sazer-Shake

Sazer-Shake

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 tin. Then separately fill a Collins glass with ice and pour absinthe over. Add muddled CW and gelato and top with club soda. Garnish with chocolate if desired.

The delicious gelato used for this recipe is one of Oregon Spirit Distillers’ collaborations with Bontà Natural Artisan Gelato, made locally in Bend, Oregon. Be sure to check them out!

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Posted in CW Irwin Straight Bourbon, Holiday, Summer, Wild Card Absinthe, Winter

Bloody Merry

BloodyMerry

 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 bloody mix with our Merrylegs Genever Style Gin in place of the traditional vodka. To make your own, fill a shaker tin with ice and shake all ingredients except beer. Strain into an iced pint glass with a salt, pepper & paprika rim. Top with beer, use bar spoon to stir well and add pickled veggies on a skewer for garnish. (Garnish as pictured: Spanish olive, pickled carrot, green bean, bell pepper, garlic & onion.)

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Posted in Fall, Merrylegs Genever
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