Posts tagged sweet vermouth
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. 


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. 

Spiced Negroni

Spiced Negroni
In a mixing glass, add

- 1 oz navy strength gin (Durham Distillery)

- 1 oz Cardamaro (or sweet vermouth)

- ¾ oz Campari or Cappalletti

- ½ oz Crude Old Fashioned Tonicola

Add ice, stir for 10-15 seconds and strain into a rocks glass with a large ice cube. Top with 6-8 drops Crude "Pooter" and an orange peel.

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. 


- 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.