Tag Archives: Cocktail Recipes

Celebrating Pantone Color of the Year in cocktails!

The PANTONE® name is known worldwide as the ultimate authority on color. They forecast color trends across the world and advise designers, manufacturers, retailers and individuals on color communication. Every year Pantone chooses a ‘Color of the Year’. This year they have chosen Ultra Violet 18-3838 “Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of [...]

New Years Eve – Gin and Vodka Cocktails

Not many people are willing to admit this, but there are quite a few of us who don’t actually like champagne or sparkling wine. This can be a little challenging on New Years Eve - Champagne’s biggest night of the year. That's why we have put together a few toast worthy alternatives to help your [...]

Gobble ‘Til You Wobble Holiday Cocktails

If you’re like so many of us you have relatives in town. Or maybe you are the relative who has come to town. So much together time calls for a little something extra. Here is a way to start holiday morning off right (and it will make that cooking feel so much easier!) Cranberry Whiskey [...]

Shakers

Before I started working at Heritage Distilling I didn't own a shaker. And all I have to say for myself is- I DIDN'T KNOW!!!! I had no idea why or how you would use a shaker. I thought it was something only for a fancy bartender in a tropical location. It was foreign and confusing. [...]

Commander in Chief Cocktails

Presidents Day is upon us once again, and what better way to celebrate the men who helped shape this country (and the long weekend) than with these HDC Commander in Chief themed cocktails? HDC McKinley's Delight Historians suggest our 25th President William McKinley wasn't a heavy drinker like some of his predecessors, however his staff [...]

Whiskey Wednesday

I was scrolling through Urban Dictionary, just trying to keep up on teenager vocabulary, when I happened upon the term 'Whiskey Wednesday. Yep, in Urban Dictionary. Who knew! The official definition: "The day in the middle of the week where the only thing you can drink is whiskey" Makes sense. I decided to google the [...]

Citrus in Winter

Citrus. Doesn't it just make you think of warm summer breezes full of sunshine and smiles? Do you ever wonder why- because citrus is in season during the winter! What? Really? Yep- citrus is officially a 'Winter Fruit' I've decided its to help us have hope that those cold winter days are almost over and [...]

Football Party Cocktails featuring DRY Sparkling

Seriously, right? What’s better than getting together with your best friends, eating, drinking and cheering on your favorite team. You can put as much or as little work in to your cocktails and always have a great (yummy, delicious, fantastic) treat for your guests. Over the last several months we have been making the most […]

BSB Soaked Candied Cranberries

Inspired by Bake Love Give, I made some BSB Soaked Candied Cranberries for cocktails. As promised, here is the recipe: Ingredients: 1-12 oz bag of fresh cranberries 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup BSB-Brown Sugar Bourbon granulated sugar for coating Preparation: Place brown sugar, water and BSB in a medium saucepan […]

Cinco de Mayo Vodkaritas

Did you know that Cinco de Mayo is a more celebrated holiday in the US than it is in Mexico? I didn’t. In Mexico it is a relatively minor holiday commemorating the Mexican Army’s 1862 battle victory of France during the Franco-Mexican War. It’s not a Mexican federal holiday so for many citizens it is […]