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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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Hibiscus Bourbon-Rita

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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 blend. Strain into prepared martini glass, garnish with lime wheel.

A wonderful idea for those wanting to have a tart drink without being overly sweet. Light floral notes from the hibiscus flowers compliment orange notes alongside a delicious bourbon to make this vibrant “bourbon-rita” a good fit for all palates. It’s also a great option for preparing in large batches for group parties.

*Available at the Oregon Spirit Distillers Tasting Room!

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Incognito Mojito

 

Incognito Mojito

 

1½ oz C.W. Irwin Bourbon
¾ oz Simple Syrup
¾ oz Lime Juice
Club Soda
2-3 Fresh Mint Sprigs
Lime Wedge for garnish

Remove only the mint leaves from two of the mint sprigs. Begin by adding only mint to the bottom of a shaker tin. Gently muddle mint without breaking it up too much. Now add lime juice, simple syrup and ice. Give the ingredients a 15-20 second shake. Strain over fresh ice into a highball glass. Top with club soda water and garnish with remaining mint sprig and lime wedge.

Here is a great play on the classic mojito. As the temperatures increase outside, it’s nice to have a few options to mix up for patio sipping or for guests. This cocktail shines bright, as the flavor of the C.W. Irwin Bourbon is still present with a touch of mint and lime.

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Whiskey Apple Crisp

 

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1½ oz Ottis Webber Oregon Wheat Whiskey
¾ oz Apple Cider Vinegar
1 oz Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Simple Syrup
2 oz Club Soda
Ground Cinnamon for Garnish.

Begin by adding only the simple syrup and apple cider vinegar to bottom of a lowball glass. Stir well, adding Ottis Webber while continuing to stir. Add ice to glassware and top with club soda water. Garnish with a dash of ground cinnamon.

We’re very proud of our Ottis Webber taking gold at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition!

 

 

 

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Loretta Lynn

 

Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn

1½ oz C.W. Irwin Bourbon
½ oz Ginger Liquor
¾ oz Lemon Juice
¾ oz Honey
3 oz Hot Water
Candied Ginger Garnish

Begin by filling mug with boiling water to warm. After one minute discard water and begin building cocktail in glassware. Add all ingredients into mug and stir until honey is well mixed. Garnish with a skewer of candied ginger.

A drink as enjoyable as it is easy to make, this one is sure to please a diverse crowd. Light notes of spice & lemon sweetened with honey makes a well-rounded bourbon drink. During Central Oregon’s chilly evenings this cocktail has been a hit served hot. It’s a take on the traditional Toddy but it also serves well as a chilled martini in the warmer Spring temperatures.

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Valentine’s Duo

 

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Valentine’s Day is approaching quickly! If you haven’t decided what cocktails you’ll be serving or enjoying, I’ll suggest a great duo. Both cocktails are approachable, and a hint of Distiller’s Choice Blackberry Cordial brightens up both of these classic cocktails. A mildly sweet martini was selected for the lady’s cocktail and a slightly higher proof Manhattan for the gentleman’s cocktail. Both drinks are phenomenal served up, but if preferred they’re also great on the rocks.

His Cocktail:
Blackberry Manhattan
2 oz C.W. Irwin Bourbon
1 oz Distillers Choice Blackberry Cordial
1-2 Dashes Bitters

Combine all ingredients in shaker tin. Add ice and stir gently until well mixed. Strain into a martini or coupe glass. Garnish with skewer of blackberries.

Her Cocktail:
French Kiss
1 1/2 oz Oregon Spirit Vodka
1 oz Distiller’s Choice Blackberry Cordial
3/4 oz Pineapple Juice

Combine all ingredients in shaker tin. Add ice and shake vigorously until cold to touch. Strain into martini or coupe glass. Garnish with a skewer of blackberries.

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Berry Heartfelt Crush

 

Berry Heartfelt Crush

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 oz Ottis Webber Wheat Whiskey
1 oz D.C. Blackberry Cordial
2 Drops Angostura Bitters
Club Soda
Sugar Cube
3-4 Blackberries for muddling & garnish

Begin by muddling 2-3 blackberries in bottom of mixing glass. Add sugar cube, then bitters directly on top of sugar cube. Using a muddler, crush sugar and bitters until well blended into berries. Now add ice, then whiskey, followed by cordial and finally top with club soda. Garnish with a blackberry on bamboo skewer.

Whiskey neat is always nice but while dreaming of warmer weather I always enjoy a good Old Fashioned. The addition of our Distiller’s Choice Blackberry Cordial adds depth and finishes nicely in this cocktail.

 

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Crimson Crush

 

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January is the beginning of a short season for Blood Oranges. With a Dark-Crimson flesh, a rind with a bright red blush and subtle notes of raspberry, it makes a great addition to many cocktails. The distinct flavor blends well as both the sweet and sour component of a cocktail recipe. This take on a whiskey cocktail can be enjoyed whenever Blood Oranges are in season.

11/2 oz Ottis Webber Wheat Whiskey
1 oz Cointreau
1 oz Fresh Blood Orange Juice
Blood Orange Wheel for Garnish

Add all ingredients to a shaker tin. Fill with ice & shake until tin is cold to touch. Double strain into a martini glass. Garnish with Blood Orange Wheel.

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Sun Kissed Desert

 

Sun and Sand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 oz Ottis Webber Wheat Whiskey
¾ oz Campari
1 oz Orange Juice
1 dash Orange Bitters

Begin with a mixing glass filled with ice. Add Ottis Webber Wheat Whiskey, Campari, Orange Juice and Orange Bitters. Now shake with shaker tin until nearly too cold to touch, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with Orange Zest.

 

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Sinful C.W.

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Try this cranberry bourbon cocktail recipe for the holiday season. It’s a festive drink reminiscent of fall, and the winter spices add a nice touch with a slight effervescence.

2 oz C.W. Irwin Bourbon
½ oz Brown Sugar Simple Syrup
2 Whole Cloves
1 0z Cranberry Juice
Hard Cider
Cranberries for Garnish

Fill shaker tin with ice. Add C.W. Irwin Bourbon, Cranberry Juice, Simple Syrup and Whole Cloves. Shake, strain into martini or coupe glass then top with Hard Cider. Garnish with fresh or frozen whole cranberries.