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Golden Lights

  • 1 oz Old Tom Gin
  • 1 oz fino Sherry
  • 1 oz dry vermouth
  • Dash of lemon or grapefruit bitters
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Fine strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Old Tom Collins

This calming herbal elixir is an excellent anecdote for a busy day.
  • 1½ oz Old Tom Gin
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • ½ – ¾ oz chamomile tea syrup, depending on desired sweetness (recipe below)
  • soda water
  • lemon twist as garnish

Combine all ingredients except soda in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until cold; strain into collins glass filled with ice and top with soda water. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Chamomile Tea Syrup: Steep one heaping tbsp of chamomile flowers in 1 cup of water just cooler than boiling for 20 minutes. Strain the chamomile flowers and measure remaining liquid. Add an equal part of sugar and stir until dissolved. Syrup will keep in refrigerator for several weeks.

Old St. Nick

Milk & cookies? We think Santa would prefer to take five with this cocktail.

  • 1 1/2 oz Old Tom Gin
  • 3/4 oz Starvation Alley Unsweetened Cranberry Juice
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • Bradley’s Kina Tonic syrup
  • Mint sprig, fresh cranberries for garnish

Combine all ingredients over ice and shake. Pour over fresh ice into collins glass. Top with soda water and garnish with mint sprig and fresh cranberries.

Silver Bells

  • 1½ oz Old Tom Gin
  • ¼ oz Cascadia American Bitter Liqueur
  • ½ oz Bee Local Honey Water
  • ¼ oz dry vermouth
  • ¼ oz lemon
  • 1 dash The Bitter Housewife Lemon Bitters
  • mint leaves

Shake all ingredients over ice. Strain into coupe glass and garnish with mint leaves.