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Grapefruit Basil Fizz

2 oz North Shore Distiller's Gin #11
3/4 oz Fresh Red Grapefruit juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1 large fresh basil leaf
1/2 oz club soda

Shake the first four ingredients with ice (including the basil). Strain into cocktail glass or ice-filled rocks glass. Top with soda, garnish with sprig of fresh basil.

Recipe courtesy of North Shore Distillery
Gummy Cardinal

2 oz. Calvados Cardinal Fine
1 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 oz raspberry syrup
Gummy bear candies

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled.
If you wish, place a few gummy bears at the bottom of the glass or on the glass rim. Pour and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Camus Cognac
Hawthorn Highball

Ingredients:
1 oz Dumante Espresso Liqueur
3 oz fresh squeezed pineapple juice
optional dash Angostura bitters

Method:
Add all ingredients to a double old fashioned glass with ice. Stir with bar spoon
and serve. No garnish.
Invisible Chocolate Drop

2 oz. OYO Honey Bean Vodka
1/2 oz. Creme de Cacao

Pour ingredients into shaker filled with ice & then pour into martini glass.

This is a great April Fool's Day cocktail! It looks clear like a normal martini, but the surprise comes when you taste... chocolate! Fool your friends with a delicious treat that won't disappoint! Enjoy!
Jinro K-Town Christmas Cocktail

2 oz. Jinro Soju
1 oz. Cream
1.2 oz. White Crème De Cacao
2 Dash Vanilla Extract
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon

Shake the first four ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled or frozen glass. Top with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of Jinro USA
Jinro Soju Wish Upon A Star

2 oz Jinro Soju
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
2 Dash Peach Bitters

Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a lemon twist & enjoy!!

Recipe Courtesy of Jinro USA
Kentucky Bourbon Sunshine

1 cup of Johnny Drum Black Label or Old Bardstown Bourbon
1.75 cups of orange juice
1.5 tsp fresh lemon juice
Ice

Fill a blender 3/4 of the way with ice. Add Bourbon, orange juice and lemon juice and blend until smooth. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.

Recipe courtesy of Kentucky Bourbon Distillers
Kentucky Fireball

2 parts MB Roland True Kentucky Shine
1 part MB Roland St. Elmo's Fire

Combine ingredients in mixer over ice, strain into rocks glass.
Kentucky Godzilla

1 oz MB Roland St. Elmo's Fire
1 oz. Blue Curacao
1 oz Kahlua
1 oz. orange juice

Mix well and serve over ice.
Kentucky Kosmo

1 part MB Roland True Kentucky Shine
1/2 part Joseph Cartron Triple Sec
Dash of lime
Splash of cranberry juice

Combine ingredients in shaker with ice, strain & serve in martini glass.
La Bicyclette

2 oz North Shore Gin No. 11
3/4 oz Dolin or Vya Vermouth Rouge
1/2 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
2 dashes of Bittermens Orange Cream Citrate
Lemon rind (garnish)

Combine all ingredients (except garnish) in a mixing glass with ice. Stir, strain into cocktail glass, express the lemon over the top and add it to the glass.

Recipe courtesy of Evan Williams, The Wine Guild of Charlottesville
Le Parisien

2 oz Camus VS or VSOP
.75 oz St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
.5 Passionfruit juice
.5 oz lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup

Combine all ingredients in an ice filled shaker. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.
Garnish with berries if desired.
Loose Noose

From Frank Cisneros as featured in Lush Life Vol. 2

2 oz. Bourbon
1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
1/2 oz. Fino Sherry
1/2 tsp St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
2 dashes Xocolati Mole Bitters

Stir and serve up in a coupe glass with an orange twist.
Luck of the Irish Martini

2 oz. Stawski Classic Vodka
1/2 oz. Dry Vermouth
1/2 oz. Irish Whiskey

Pour whiskey into a martini glass. Then, swirl it around the glass in order to coat the inside, and drain the excess whiskey. Pour the vodka and dry vermouth into a shaker filled with ice, shake well, and strain into glass.

Feel lucky this St. Patrick's Day with this delicious martini!
Lula's Punch

To make it a really merry Christmas, leave this out for Santa.

2 oz Novo Fogo Barrel-Aged Cachaca
4 oz milk
.5 oz cinnamon syrup

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a tall glass filled with
fresh ice.
Sprinkle cinnamon powder over the top.
Magic Bus

1 shot Amate Silver tequila
1 shot Joseph Cartron Triple Sec
1.5 shot cranberry juice
1 shot fresh orange juice

Shake over ice, strain into a glass, and enjoy the ride!
Midsummer Midnight

8 blackberries
12 mint leaves
2 tsp agave nectar (maple syrup can be used)
2 oz Old Bardstown Black label or any good bourbon
8 oz club soda
In a shaker, combine 6 blackberries, 10 mint leaves and the agave nectar.
Muddle until well combined.
Add the bourbon and plenty of ice. Shake hard for 30 seconds.
Strain into 2 martini glasses and top each with 4 oz of club soda.
Slap the remaining 2 mint leaves between your palms.
Garnish each drink with a mint leaf and a blackberry.
Recipe courtesy of Sauce Magazine
Milk Chocolate Elmo

1 oz MB Roland St. Elmo's Fire
1/2 Irish Manor Irish Cream
3/4 oz Kahlua
1 oz Joseph Cartron Creme de Cacao or premium chocolate liqueur
Splash of half & half

Combine ingredients in shaker over ice, strain into glass.
Negroni with Sol

History: this Italian drink was named for a count, who asked for an Americano with a shot of gin in it. Traditionally a gin drink, it's delicious with Sol.

2 oz. Sol
1 oz. sweet vermouth
1 oz. Aperol

Stir ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a flamed orange peel.

Recipe courtesy of North Shore Distillery.
New Orleans French 75

1/2 oz simple syrup
1 1/2 oz Camus VSOP cognac
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
Sparkling wine
Ice

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the cognac, simple syrup and lemon juice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass, top with sparkling wine and serve.

Adapted from Food & Wine Magazine
Norman Delight

2 oz Calvados Cardinal Fine
3-5 leaves of fresh basil, torn into pieces
5 medium-sized strawberries, de-stemmed and halved
1/4 lemon cut into wedges
3/4 oz club soda or sparkling water

Gently muddle the torn basil, strawberries and lemon wedges in a cocktail shaker for 45-60 seconds.
Fill shaker with ice, then add Calvados Cardinal and simple syrup and mix together. Pour mixture into a tumbler glass, top with club soda, stir lightly and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Camus Cognac
One Hot Whip

2 oz Whipper Snapper
1 oz Tawny Port
½ squeezed lemon
2 ½ oz hot cider
1 oz hot water

Serve in a clear coffee glass, finish with sprinkled cinnamon, lemon zest and a cinammon stick garnish.

(From Vincent, Chicago, IL)
Pistachio Mint Martini

2 & 1/2 parts Dumante Verdenoce
2 parts premium vodka (Boyd & Blair, Cardinal Sin Vodka, North Shore Vodka)
1/2 part Half & Half
Dash Green Creme de Menthe

Shake all ingredients with ice, strain and serve in a chilled martini glass.
Coat glass with chocolate swirl and sprinkle ground pistachios on top.

Courtesy of John Curcuru, Scoozi Trattoria and Wine Bar, New Haven, CT
Pistachio Vanilla Coffee

1/2 part Dumante Verdenoce
1/2 part premium vanilla rum
1 barspoon sweetened condensed milk
7 parts black coffee

In a tall clear coffee glass, place condensed milk in bottom, top with Dumante and vanilla rum. Pour in coffee and stir. Top with whipped cream and dust with ground cinnamon, add cinnamon stick.
Raspberry Mocha-tini

1 shot of cold espresso coffee
1.5 shot North Shore Vodka
3/4 shot Joseph Cartron Cacao liqueur
3/4 shot Joseph Cartron Creme de Framboise de Bourgogne

Shake ingredients over ice & serve in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with raspberries.
Red Corset

Ingredients:
1/4 oz Dumante Espresso Liqueur
1/4 oz. Dumante Verdenoce Pistachio Liqueur
1/2 oz. Campari
Dash Angostura bitters
Champagne

Method:
Add all ingredients to glassware. Stir lightly. Top with champagne.
Garnish with lemon pigtail twist.

Recipe courtesy of Dumante
Sanguine Eiffel Cocktail

1 oz. OYO Stone Fruit Vodka
1 sugar cube
3 dashes Fee Brothers Cherry Bitters
3-4 oz. brut Champagne

Place the sugar cube in the bottom of a flute and add the bitters. Add the vodka, then slowly fill the flute with Champagne.

Share with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day!

Recipe courtesy of middlewestspirits.com
Saratoga

2 oz Camus VS or VSOP Cognac
.5 oz Pineapple juice
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dashes Maraschino liqueur

Combine ingredients in an ice filled shaker, shake well & strain into glass.

Garnish with a lemon peel.
Spiced Mule

2 oz North Shore Aquavit - Private Reserve
1/2 Lime
Ginger Beer

Squeeze half of lime into tall glass; add aquavit. Fill with ice, top
with ginger beer. Garnish with lime wedge.

Recipe courtesy of North Shore Distillery
St. Elmo's Peach

1 oz. MB Roland St. Elmo's Fire
1 oz. Peach liqueur
1/2 oz dry orange curacao
1 oz. cranberry juice

Combine ingredients in highball glass over ice and stir.

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Featured Drink


Watermelon Sparkler

1.5 oz North Shore Vodka
0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Simple Syrup
3 Watermelon Cubes (1-2' in size)
3-4 Mint Leaves
Club Soda

Muddle watermelon, and syrup. Add vodka, lemon juice, mint, and shake with ice. Double strain into a coupe glass and top with club soda. Garnish with a watermelon cube or mint sprig.

Recipe courtesy of northshoredistillery.com
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