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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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Bloody Merry

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 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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Spring Rose

 

Spring Rose

 

1 oz Merrylegs Genever
½ oz Cointreau
¾ oz Raspberry Rose Simple Syrup (Available at OSD Tasting Room)
Club Soda Water
Mint Sprig for Garnish

Begin by adding Merrylegs Genever, Cointreau and Raspberry Rose Simple Syrup to clean shaker tin. Add ice and gently shake ingredients. Strain into old fashioned glass over fresh ice. Top with club soda water. Finally, to release the aroma of the mint, take mint sprig and place in the palm of your hand, gently “spank” with your other hand. This will give the cocktail a fresh herbal nose.

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His & Hers Saint Patrick’s Cocktails

 

Saint Patricks

 

 

Lucky Emerald (Hers)

1½ oz Oregon Spirit Vodka
1 oz Midori
1 oz White Cranberry Juice
¼ oz Lime Juice
Lime Wheel for Garnish

Begin by adding all ingredients to shaker tin, then add ice and shake until tin is cold to touch. Finally strain into chilled martini glass and garnish with a lime wheel.
Leprechaun Limeade (His)

1½ oz Merrylegs Genever
¾ oz Lime Juice
¾ oz Simple Syrup
2 Fresh Thyme Sprigs

Begin by adding all liquid ingredients to clean shaker tin. Strip only the leaves from thyme sprig and add to tin. Add ice and shake hard. Double strain (use both hawthorne strainer and fine strainer together) into chilled coupe glass to remove excess thyme. Garnish with remaining fresh sprig of thyme. This cocktail is great served up but can also be enjoyed on the rocks.

Happy Saint Paddy’s!

 

 

 

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Old Fashioned Merry

 

Old Fashioned Merry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 oz Merrylegs Genever
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Bar Spoon Cranberry Simple Syrup
Club Soda

Begin with a lowball glass. Add Bitters & Simple Syrup, then ice. Using bar spoon, stir ingredients while adding Genever. Once mixed top with Club Soda & Garnish with Orange Zest.

A great take on an old fashioned, a very popular cocktail originating in the early 1800s. This recipe using Merrylegs Genever, a malted grain base spirit with the addition of botanicals, needs just the addition of a dash of Simple Syrup for added sweetness & Angostura Bitters for balance to make this a very refreshing and palatable cocktail.

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Genever 75

 

1½ oz Merrylegs Genever
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
Champagne

To make a great Dutch 75, first fill a shaker tin with ice, add Merrylegs, simple syrup and lemon juice. Shake well. Strain into chilled champagne flute and top with champagne, garnish with a lemon twist.

 

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Merry’s Hot Toddy

 

Merrys Hot Toddy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 1/2 oz Merrylegs Genever
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
Bar Spoon Honey
2 oz Hot Water

Add all ingredients together in glass mug, stir well to blend in the honey. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Our Genever-style Gin shines bright in this version of a hot toddy. A malted grain base spirit with the addition of coriander, pink rose, green anise, star anise and juniper give a wonderful botanical nose and a delicate finish. Citrus adds a hint of complexity and acidity, making for a wonderful winter warmer to be enjoyed with friends and family.

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Lavender Legs

 

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2 oz Merrylegs Genever
1 oz Lemon Juice
1 oz Lavender Simple
Lavender-Vanilla Sugar

Begin with a shaker tin full of ice. Add Genever, Lemon and Lavender Simple. Shake until tin is nearly too cold to touch. Run a lemon wheel around the rim of a chilled martini glass, then dip in lavender-vanilla sugar. Garnish with lemon wheel.

 

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Guava Goddess

Guava Godess

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 1/2 oz Merrylegs Genever Gin
1 1/2 oz Guava Nectar
1/4 oz Lime Juice
1/4 oz Simple Syrup
5-7 Fresh Basil Leaves

Begin by muddling basil in bottom of shaker tin. Now add ice, lime, simple syrup, guava and Merrylegs Gin and give a decent shake. Strain into cocktail glass over ice. Garnish with a basil leaf.

 

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Merry’s Cocoa

1½ oz Merrylegs Genever
½ oz Triple Sec
6 oz Hot Cocoa
Whipped Cream*
Wild Card Absinthe

In a mug pour Merrylegs, Triple Sec and Hot Cocoa – stir well
Top with Whipped Cream and a small float of Wild Card Absinthe
*Spirit flavored homemade whipping creams can be made by reducing sugar and adding in a small amount of spirit to the cream before whipping. For this cocktail we recommend whipping cream with Wild Card Absinthe!