Here are the cocktail recipes for all the drinks we’re featuring today at our event, sorted by spirit base. You can find recipes for the simple syrups here.
Gin Smash: In your shaker, combine 2 oz North Shore Gin No. 6, ¾ oz Fresh Lemon Juice, ¾ oz Mint-Infused Simple Syrup. Shake with ice, strain into chilled coupe glass or into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint, or a swath of lemon peel.
Spanish G&T: Build this one in a large goblet or wine glass. First, add 2 oz North Shore Gin No. 6, 1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice, 1/2 0z Lavender Simple Syrup. Then, fill with ice. Top with tonic, stir, and add in a few fresh berries of choice and a lemon slice.
Moscow Mule: Build this one in a copper mug, if you have one, or in a rocks glass. Squeeze half a lime into the glass, then drop the lime shell into the glass. Add 1½ oz North Shore Vodka. Fill with ice, then top with ginger beer. Stir, and garnish with a sprig of mint if you have one, and a lime wedge.
Berry Lemon Drop: In a shaker, muddle a few fresh berries (if using strawberries, slice first) with ¾ oz plain simple syrup. Add ¾ oz fresh lemon juice and 2 oz North Shore Vodka. Shake with ice, then fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass, or into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon twist, or a slice of fresh berries, or a skewer of fresh berries.
Daiquiri: To your shaker, add 2 oz North Shore Doublewood Rum, 1 oz fresh lime juice and 1 oz Demerara Simple Syrup to a shaker. shake with ice, then strain into a chilled coupe glass, or a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Planter’s Punch: In a shaker, combine 3 oz North Shore Doublewood Rum, ¾ oz Fresh Lemon Juice, 1 oz Demerara Simple Syrup, ¼ oz Grenadine and 3 dashes Angostura Bitters. Shake with ice, then strain into ice-filled Collins glass or double old-fashioned glass. Top with a splash of club soda, and garnish with lemon peel and/or a sprig of mint.
Old Fashioned: Muddle a half-moon of fresh orange with ½ oz Demerara Simple Syrup and 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters. Add 2 oz Whiskey of Choice and ice, then stir well. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice, and garnish with a cocktail cherry on a stick.
Whiskey Daisy: In a shaker, combine 1¾ oz Whiskey of Choice, ½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice, ½ oz Fresh Lime Juice and ¾ oz Demerara Simple. Shake well with ice, then strain into a chilled coupe glass or a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a piece of lemon peel or a lime wedge.
If you have any questions at all, get in touch with us – we’re glad to help you drink better!