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Vermouth Cocktail

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

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 "Rizzo" or "Sycophant" bitters to top. Garnish with lemon peel. 

Last Word

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.

Shrub and Soda - Clear

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.

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. 

Mai Tai

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 Series bitters. Garnish with maraschino cherry.

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. 

French 75

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

In a champagne flute, add:

- ½ oz Crude 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. 

West Ernest

West Ernest
•  ½ ounce white rum

- ½ ounce fresh grapefruit juice

- ½ ounce fresh lime juice

- ¼ ounce grenadine

- Can/bottle of IPA beer

- Crude Bitterless Marriage or Rizzo bitters

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve over ice in a collins glass. Top with IPA and a couple drops of bitters. (Drink remaining IPA.)

Ol' Rita

•  1 ½ ounces reposado tequila

- 1 ounce fresh lime juice

- ½ ounce fresh orange juice

- 1 ounce Cointreau (or triple sec)

- 1 dropper Crude Bitterless Marriage bitters

- 1 dropper Crude Rizzo bitters

- dropper "Tiki" bitters

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve over ice in a margarita or collins glass.  Top with bitters. 

 

Blood and Sand

•  1 ounce Scotch (blended)

- 1 ounce orange juice

- ½ ounce Cherry Heering, or grenadine

- ½ ounce Cocchi Americano (or sweet vermouth)

- 1 dropper Crude Bitterless Marriage or Pooter bitters

Combine all ingredients except bitters in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve over ice in a rocks glass. Top with bitters and garnish with a boozy cherry. 

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.  

Pegu Club

- 1 ½ ounces gin

- ½ ounce Cointreau or Grand Marnier

- ¾ ounce fresh lime juice

- 1 dropper Crude "Bitterless Marriage", "Rizzo",  "Sycophant", Pear and Hazelnut or Rhubarb bitters

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