Posts tagged bourbon
Manhattan

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 "Sycophant".  Also try one dropper Cherry and Walnut bitters or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters to top. 

Gin or Dark and Tonic

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. 

Mama's Grandaddy


- 1 ½ ounce un-aged whiskey

- ½ ounce bourbon

- ½ ounce honey syrup

- 1 dropper Crude Big Bear, Lindsay or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters

In a rocks glass with ice, combine all ingredients except bitters and stir well. Top with bitters. Garnish with boozy cherry and a lime wedge.

Fox in the Hen House

- 2 ounces rye or bourbon

- ½ ounce ginger syrup

- 1 slice of jalapeño

- Crude Big Bear bitters

- Crude Rizzo bitters

- Crude Pooter bitters (optional)

Muddle the jalapeño in a rocks glass. Fill glass with ice. Top with rye, ginger syrup, squeeze lemon wedge and stir to combine.  Add a few drops of each bitters. 

Nor'Easter

Nor’Easter
- 1 ½ ounces whiskey or bourbon

- ½ ounce fresh lime juice

- ½ ounce maple syrup

- ginger beer

- 1 dropper Crude "Big Bear", "Lindsay", Pear and Hazelnut or "Pooter" bitters

Combine all ingredients except bitters in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve over ice in a rocks glass. Top with ginger beer and bitters.

Scofflaw

- 1 ½ ounces rye or bourbon

- 1 ounce Dolin dry vermouth

- ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice

- ¾ ounce grenadine

- 2 droppers Crude "Bitterless Marriage", "Sycophant" or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters

Combine all ingredients except bitters in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve in a martini glass. Top with bitters.  

Boulevardier

- 1 ounce rye whiskey

- ¾ ounce Campari or Cappalletti

- 1 ounce Cardamaro (or sweet vermouth)

•  1 dropper Crude "Big Bear", "Bitterless Marriage" Pear and Hazelnut, Cherry and Walnut, "Pooter" or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters

In a mixing glass with ice stir rye, Campari and Cardamaro and pour into coupe or martini glass. Top with bitters. 

 

Old Fashioned

In a rocks glass, add
- 2oz rye whiskey or bourbon
- 1 tsp simple syrup
- 1 dropper bitters. Each flavor will change aroma and character slightly. 
Add one large ice cube and stir to incorporate.