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North Shore Vodka is delicious simply on the rocks, but it also makes incredible cocktails.  Here are a few of our current favorites.  In addition, you can explore our archives for other favorite recipes.


North Shore on the Rocks

2½ oz North Shore Vodka

Fill glass with ice; add vodka. Garnish with a twist of lemon peel or wedge of lime.  (Sonja likes a twist, Derek goes for a lime).

Vodka + Apple

2 oz North Shore Vodka
2 oz Good Apple Juice

Combine ingredients over ice; stir. Top with dash of ground cinnamon.


The Vesper

History: ordered by James Bond in Casino Royale, and named for his lady friend

3 oz Distiller’s Gin No. 11
1 oz North Shore Vodka
½ oz Lillet Blanc

Shake ingredients with ice; strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with large swath of lemon peel.

Moscow Mule

History: Created in the 1940’s, taught Americans how to drink vodka. Originally served in a copper mug.

2 oz North Shore Vodka
½ a lime
Ginger Beer

Fill tall glass with ice. Press lime into glass, and drop lime half into glass. Add vodka, and top with ginger beer. Stir quickly with bar spoon.  Garnish with a sprig of mint or a lime wedge, as desired.


Palmer’s Revenge

2 oz North Shore Vodka
¾ oz Earl Grey Tea Infused Simple Syrup
½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Dash of ground cinnamon

Shake ingredients with ice; strain into chilled cocktail glass or flute.  Garnish with lemon curl.

This one has been a consistent favorite at our tasting room, and we enjoy bringing it back out occasionally.

Cherry Fizz

This one uses a great, locally-made cherry thyme syrup.

1½ oz North Shore Vodka
1 oz Jo Snow Cherry Thyme Syrup
¾ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Club Soda

Shake first three ingredients with ice; strain into ice-filled Collins glass or other tall glass.  Top with soda, then stir.  Garnish with fresh lemon curl, or with fresh thyme, if you have it and you feel like taking up the thyme a notch.