Crude Bitters and Sodas

Shrub and Soda - Dark

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a rocks glass with ice, add:

- 1 oz aged or dark rum, whiskey, or brandy

- .75 oz Crude Apple-Spice shrub or Barrel-Aged Black Tea shrub

- top with seltzer

Stir gently to incorporate. Add 6-8 drops Crude Rhubarb, "Sycophant", Cherry-Walnut or "Attawanhood"  bitters to top. 

Mulled Shrub and Cider

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a crock pot, add:

- 1 gallon apple cider

- 6-8 oz Crude Barrel-Aged Black Tea shrub

- 3 full droppers Crude "Attawanhood", "Big Bear", "Sycophant" or Cherry-Walnut bitters

- 2 cinnamon sticks, 1 orange wheel, dash of cloves. 

Simmer, serve in mugs. 

Vermouth Cocktail

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a rocks glass, with or without ice:

- 3-4 oz chilled sweet vermouth (Carpano Antica, Dolin, Punt E Mes)

- orange or lemon peel

- Optional: Add .25 oz Crude Barrel-Aged Black tea shrub

Top with 6-8 drops of your choice of bitters. "Rizzo", "Sycophant", "Bitterless Marriage", "Big Bear", Pear and Hazelnut, Cherry and Walnut, "Lindsay", "Attawanhood", Spruce and Birch, Sweet and Thai Basil

 

Leap Day Cocktail

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker with ice, add:

- 2 oz London Dry gin

- .5 oz orange liqueur

- .5 oz sweet vermouth or amaro

- 1 barspoon lemon juice

Add ice and shake for 20 seconds. Strain into coupe or martini glass.  Add bitters to top. Garnish with lemon peel. 

Flying Cuke

Crude Bitters and Sodas

 In a rocks with ice, add:

- 1 oz Fair Game Flying Pepper vodka

- .75 oz Crude Cucumber shrub

- top with seltzer

Stir gently to incorporate. Optional: Add 4-6 drops Crude “Rizzo”, "Pooter" or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters to top

Last Word

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker, add:

- 1 oz gin

- .75 oz Chartreuse

- .5 oz Maraschino liqueur

- .75 oz fresh lime juice

Add ice and shake 15-20 seconds. Strain into chilled martini glass. Add 1 dropper Crude “Bitterless Marriage”, "Sycophant", Rhubarb or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters.

Cynar Toronto

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a mixing glass, add:

- 2 oz rye whiskey

- .5 oz Cynar

- .25 oz simple syrup

Add ice and stir for 15-20 seconds. Strain into a chilled rocks glass. Ice optional. Add 3 dashes Crude “Sycophant” and 4 drops “Lindsay” bitters. Try with "Attawanhood", Pear and Hazelnut, or Spruce and Birch bitters as well. 

Elevation Trilogy

Crude Bitters and Sodas

Elevation Trilogy
In a champagne or wine glass, add:

- 4 oz Foggy Ridge First Fruit sparkling cider

- 1 oz Byrrh 

Stir to incorporate. Add 3 dashes Crude “Sycophant”, Pear and Hazelnut, Rhubarb or "Attawanhood" bitters.

Shrub and Soda - Clear

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a rocks glass with ice, add:

- 1 oz white rum, blanco tequila, or gin

- .75 oz Crude Watermelon-Basil shrub or Cucumber shrub

- top with seltzer

Stir gently to incorporate. If using Watermelon Basil: Add 6-8 drops Crude Rhubarb or "Bitterless Marriage" bitters to top. If using Cucumber: Add 6-8 drops Crude "Rizzo" or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters to top.

Darquirita

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker, add:

- 1.5 oz reposado tequila

- 1 oz Cynar

- .5 oz lime juice

- .5 oz maple syrup

Add ice and shake lightly. Strain into coupe or martini glass. Add one dropper Crude “Lindsay”, "Tiki Two-Two", "Pooter", or "Attawanhood" bitters to top.

Manhattan

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a mixing glass, add:

- 2.5 oz rye whiskey

- .5 oz bourbon

- 1 oz sweet vermouth

- Optional: Add .25 oz Crude Barrel-Aged Black Tea shrub

Add ice and stir for 20 seconds. Strain into martini glass. Add 6-8 drops Crude “Big Bear”, half a dropper of Crude “Bitterless Marriage” or 3-4 dashes "Sycophant".  Also try one dropper Cherry and Walnut bitters or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters to top. 

BoulevardiFrappe

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker with ice, add:

- 1 oz chocolate liqueur (Durham Distillery)

- .25 oz bourbon

- 1 oz Campari 

- 1 oz Dolin dry vermouth

Shake vigorously for 15 seconds and pour entire contents into pint or collins glass. Add 1 dropper Crude "Tiki Two-Two" or Rhubarb bitters to top.

Jungle Bird

Crude Bitters and Sodas

Jungle Bird
In a shaker with ice, add

- 1.5 oz dark rum

- .75 oz coconut rum (Optional, reduce dark rum to 1 oz)

- .75 oz Campari

- .5 oz fresh lime juice

- 1.5 oz pineapple juice

- .5 oz simple syrup

Shake well and strain into rocks glass over large ice cube. Add dropper Crude "Tiki Two-Two", Rhubarb or "Rizzo" bitters to top.

Mai Tai

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker with ice, add:

- 1 oz amber rum

- 1 oz dark rum

- .75 oz fresh lime juice

- .5 oz orgeat

- .5 oz orange curacao

Shake well and strain into a hurricane glass over crushed ice. Add 6 drop Crude "Bitterless Marriage", "Sycophant" or "Tiki Two-Two" bitters. Garnish with maraschino cherry.

Gin or Dark and Tonic

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a rocks glass with ice, add:

- Choose 1 ½ oz gin, bourbon or rum (spiced or dark)

- 1 oz Crude Old Fashioned Tonicola

Top with seltzer water and stir. Add 8 drops of bitters: "Rizzo",  "Bitterless Marriage" or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters if gin was used, "Sycophant", "Lindsay", or "Pooter" if bourbon or rum was used. 

French 75

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker with ice, add:

- 1 oz gin

- ½ oz lemon juice

- 1 tsp simple syrup

Shake for 10 seconds, strain into a champagne flute. Top with 3-4 oz champagne or cava. Add 6-8 drops Crude "Rizzo", "Bitterless Marriage" Pear and Hazelnut or Rhubarb bitters. 

Champagne Cocktail

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a champagne flute, add:

- ½ oz Crude Pineapple Ginger, Watermelon Basil, Apple and Spice or Cucumber shrub

- Add 8-10 drops of Crude "Sycophant", "Bitterless Marriage", "Rizzo", Pear and Hazelnut or Rhubarb bitters

Top with 3-4 oz of Champagne or Cava. Top with orange peel. 

Hot Toddy

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a mug, add:

- 1 tbsp honey

- juice of one lemon wedge

- 1 oz irish whiskey or blended scotch

- 5 oz hot water

Stir until honey is dissolved.  Add 6 drops Crude “Bitterless Marriage” or "Sycophant" bitters and 2 drops Crude "Pooter".

Bourbon Milk Punch

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker with ice, add:

- 1 oz bourbon

- ½ oz dark rum

- 2 oz whole milk

- ½ oz simple syrup

Add one full dropper Crude “Big Bear” or "Lindsay" bitters and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into rocks glass with ice. Grate fresh nutmeg on top.

Gin Spice

Crude Bitters and Sodas

In a shaker with ice, add:

- 1 ½ oz Cardinal Barrel Rested gin 

- ½ oz Crude Apple & Spice shrub

- 1/4 oz dry vermouth

- 1/4 oz cranberry juice

Shake for 15 seconds and strain into rocks glass with ice. Add 8 drop Crude “Lindsay” bitters.