cocktails

While our spirits can be enjoyed perfectly well on their own, it’s always enjoyable to get creative and mix them with other delicious mixers and ingredients.
Check out some of our expertly curated mixtures below!

B-Word Monkey

1.5oz Stillhead B-Word Whiskey
1.5oz Stillhead Prime One Vodka
3oz of Orange Juice
Sprig of Thyme for Garnish

  • Mix all ingredients. Pour over ice into a lowball or hiball glass. Enjoy!

Spicy Barrel-Aged
Gin Mule

2oz Stillhead Barrel Aged Gin
Juice from 1/2 Lime
1/3 Cup of Pomegranate Juice
1-2 Jalapeño Slices
Fevertree Ginger Beer
Pomegranate arils, Grapefruit Slices
and fresh Mint for Garnish

  • Fill a Cocktail glass with ice.
  • Combine gin, lime juice, grapefruit juice, pomegranate juice and jalapeños in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake until combined (~1 min). Strain into your prepared glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish as desired! 

Sparkle Pony

1oz of Apple Brandy
0.5oz Lemon Juice
3oz Raspberry Syrup
3oz Charm De Lile (sparkling wine)

  • Combine brandy, lemon juice and raspberry syrup in a collins glass. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a grapefruit twist.

Potent Port-ables
Strawberry Daiquiri

2.3oz Stillhead Potent Port-ables Whiskey
3 Strawberries, Tops Removed
0.75oz Fresh Lime Juice
1.5oz Simple Syrup
Ice

  • Combine whiskey, strawberries, lime juice, and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker and muddle.
  • Fill with ice and shake for 20 seconds until well chilled.
  • Double strain into a coup glass and garnish with a strawberry slice.

Moscow Mule

2 oz Stilhead Vodka
4 oz Ginger Beer
1/2 oz Lime Juice
Mint and lime to Garnish

  • Fill a copper Moscow Mule mug with ice. Pour in vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice. Garnish with mint leaves and a quarter lime wedge.

Arugula Gimlet

2oz Barrel Aged Gin
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1 cup arugula
Lime Wheel

  • Combine gin, lime juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.
  • Fill partway with ice, then top with arugula.
  • Cover and shake vigorously until the outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds.
  • Strain through a very fine-mesh sieve into a coupe glass; garnish with lime wheel.

Potent Portable Pumpkin Punch

1 oz Stillhead Potent Portables Whisky
2 oz Pumpkin Spice Simple Syrup
Milk
Pumpkin Spice

  • Stir Whisky and Simple Syrup in the bottom of a tumbler. 
  • Fill the glass with ice, and top with milk.
  • Sprinkle with pumpkin spice.

Apple Cider Bourbon Sour

1 1/2 oz Stillhead B-Word Whisky
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 oz apple cider
1 teaspoon agave nectar
1 egg white
Ice Sprig of Rosemary to garnish

  • Fill a shaker with all ingredients except ice and garnish.
  • Dry shake for 20 seconds. 
  • Add ice to the mixture and shake again until it is chilled.
  • Strain cocktail into a Nick and Nora glass and garnish with a smoking sprig of Rosemary.

Blackbird

30 ml Apple brandy
30 ml BlackBerry gin
22 ml lemon juice
15 ml maple syrup
2 dash angostura bitters

  • Glassware: Nick & Nora 

  • Garnish: (on a pick) Lemon Rose

  • Style: Jack Rose / Sour

Side-by-side

45 ml Apple brandy
15 ml orange liqueur
22 ml lemon
10 ml 1-1 simple syrup

  • Glassware: Coupe 

  • Garnish: Orange Peel Leaf

  • Style: Sidecar / Daisy / Sour

Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Smash

1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 lime wedge
3 fresh strawberries, 2 hulled and sliced and 1 reserved for garnish
3 ounces Rhubarb gin
Club soda
Fresh mint sprig, for garnish

  • In a tall glass, combine the sugar and a squeeze of juice from the lime wedge. Muddle with the back of a spoon to dissolve the sugar. Add the sliced strawberries and lightly muddle.
  • Fill the glass with ice and add the gin. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with the last strawberry and a sprig of mint.

Rhubarb and Rose Ramos Gin Fizz

2 ounces Rhubarb gin
1 oz london dry gin
1/2 ounce lemon juice
1/2 ounce lime juice
1 ounces Rootside Rosehip Lemonade Mix
1 ounce heavy cream
1 egg white
ice
soda water
Crystal Goblit Dried Rose pedals

  • Combine all ingredients except ice and soda in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Then add ice to shaker and shake a further 30 seconds. Strain into a tall chilled glass and top up with soda.
  • To make rhubarb syrup, cut a pound of rhubarb stalks into one-inch pieces, wrap them in cheesecloth, and simmer for a half hour in 2 C water and 1 C sugar. Strain into a glass container with a lid and refrigerate.
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Rhubarb Sidecar

Sugar for rimming glasses (optional) 3 ounces wayward apple brandy
1 1/2 ounces rhubarb gin
1/2 ounce Cointreau or other orange liqueur
1 ounce simple syrup

  • Moisten the rims of 2 cocktail glasses and rim with sugar if desired.
  • Add pear brandy, rhubarb shrub, orange liqueur, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice.
  • Shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds.
  • Strain into prepared glasses and serve immediately.

Pining for Ruby

2 oz Rhubarb Gin
1 oz fresh pineapple juice
3/4 oz unsweetened coconut cream
3/4 oz rhubarb syrup,
1/4 oz lime
garnish: rhubarb ribbon, pineapple leaves, edible flower, pineapple flower chip

  • Juice fresh pineapple and lime.
  • Peel two ribbons of rhubarb with a vegetable peeler.
  • Spiral one of the ribbons up the side of the glass and add crushed ice.
  • Add the first 6 ingredients into a shaker with ice.
  • Shake and strain into the glass.
  • Garnish with pineapple leaves, pineapple flower chip, edible flower, and rhubarb ribbon.

Rhubarb Spritz

50ml Rhubarb Gin
10ml Lime
150ml Averill Creek Charme de L'ile , chilled

  • Mix into a wine glass. Done!

Bourbon Peach Lemonade Pitcher

3 cups filtered water
1/3 cup granulated lemon zest sugar
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
2-3 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced
3/4 cup (6 ounces) Stillhead Rye Whisky
3 sprigs fresh mint, plus more for garnish

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