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Shrub and Soda - Dark

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

Cynar Toronto

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 4 drops Crude “Sycophant” and 4 drops “Lindsay” bitters. Try with "Attawanhood", Pear and Hazelnut, or Spruce and Birch bitters as well. 

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. 

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. 

Fogcutter

- 1 ½ ounce amber rum

- 1 ounce gin

- 2 ounces fresh orange juice

- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice

- ½ ounce orgeat syrup

- 1 dropper Crude "Rizzo", "Sycophant", Pear-Hazelnut or "Lindsay" bitters

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve over ice in a collins glass. Garnish with a boozy cherry.

Elder Rose

- 1 ounce Applejack

- ½ ounce St. Germain

- ½ ounce apple cider

- 2 droppers Crude "Rizzo", "Sycophant" or Rhubarb bitters

- soda water

Combine all ingredients except bitters and soda in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve in collins glass. Top with soda water and bitters. No Applejack? Replace with vodka and use one ounce of cider.

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.