Archive | Cocktail Recipes

Herbal Remedy

Nothing says Cascadia like this herbaceous elixir. Equally sublime as an aperitif or digestif.

  • 1 oz New Deal Gin No. 1
  • 1 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • .25 oz lemon juice
  • Rosemary sprig

Combine all ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker and shake until chilled. Fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Jack Knife

Delight your palate with this creative concoction of bittersweet and smoky while you warm up after a day on the slopes.

  • 2 oz Distiller’s Workshop Smoked Bourbon Whiskey
  • .5 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • .5 oz maple syrup
  • 1 dash The Bitter Housewife Barrel-Aged Bitters
  • Orange zest

Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass over a large ice cube and stir to incorporate. Garnish with orange zest.

Recipe by Sierra Kirk

Harvest Moon

There’s no better remedy for the Pacific Northwest rainy season than this Harvest Moon toddy.

  • 2 oz Distiller’s Workshop Rye Whiskey
  • .75 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • .5 oz Raft Lemon Ginger Botanical Cocktail + Soda Syrup
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Clove-studded lemon slice

Combine all ingredients in a heated snifter. Top with hot water and stir to incorporate. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and clove-studded lemon slice.

Recipe by Sierra Kirk

Mockcrest

You’ll love how the bitter liqueur plays with the sweetness of honey and red vermouth in this Negroni-inspired concoction.

  • 1.5 oz New Deal Gin No. 1
  • .5 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • .5 oz dry vermouth
  • .5 oz sweet vermouth
  • .25 oz honey syrup
  • 1 dash The Bitter Housewife Grapefruit Bitters
  • Lemon twist

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

Recipe by Sierra Kirk

Sweet Nothings

Impress your dinner guests with this expertly-balanced take on the classic Bee’s Knees.

  • 1.5 oz New Deal Vodka
  • .5 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • .5 oz honey syrup
  • Rosemary sprig

Combine all ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker and shake until chilled. Fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Recipe by Sierra Kirk

Cascadia Old Fashioned

The superb combination of smoky, sweet and bitter make this a perfect campfire sipper

Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass over a large ice cube and stir to incorporate. Squeeze orange zest over drink and wrap around skewered cherry.

Recipe by Sierra Kirk

Rhinestone Cowgirl

Even dusty cowgirls enjoy a little bit of sparkle now and then.

  • .75 oz Portland 88 Vodka
  • .75 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • 1.5 oz Cava Brut
  • 1 dash The Bitter Housewife Grapefruit Bitters
  • 1/4 tsp demerara simple syrup
  • Grapefruit twist

Combine bitter liqueur, vodka and simple syrup in mixing glass over ice, and stir to chill. Pour into chilled coupe, dash in bitters or one spray from an atomizer. Top with Cava Brut and garnish with a grapefruit twist.

Recipe by Sierra Kirk

Rosé Spritz

A true Cascadian spritz highlighting the bounty of Oregon.

  • .5 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • 1.5 oz rosé by St. Reginald Parish
  • Soda water

Combine bitter liqueur and rosé in a wine glass and top with soda water.

Negroni Blanc

Surrender to this bittersweet variation on a classic Negroni.

  • 1.5 oz Portland Dry Gin 33
  • .75 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • .75 oz Cocchi Americano
  • 1 dash The Bitter Housewife Orange Bitters
  • 1 dash The Bitter Housewife Aromatic Bitters
  • Lemon zest

Combine gin, bitter liqueur, and cocchi americano over ice in a cocktail shaker and shake until chilled. Fine strain into a coupe glass. Dash in bitters and garnish with lemon zest.

Recipe by Jill Wait

Cascadia Collins

Even Jerry Thomas would approve of this bitter-spicy-sweet twist on his classic Tom Collins.

  • 1 oz Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur
  • .5 oz New Deal Ginger Liqueur
  • .5 oz Bee Local Honey Water
  • Rosemary sprig

Add all ingredients into Collins glass with ice and stir to incorporate. Top with soda, garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

Recipe by Daniel Osborne

Classic Hot Toddy

  • 1.5 oz New Deal Bourbon or New Deal Brandy
  • 1 T honey
  • .5 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup hot water
  • lemon wedge, cinnamon stick, whole cloves, whole star anise

Place one lemon wedge, one cinnamon stick, 5 whole cloves, and one whole star anise into a warmed mug. Pour the bourbon or brandy and lemon juice over spices. Add hot water and stir in honey until dissolved.

French Mule

  • 2 oz New Deal Brandy
  • .75 oz New Deal Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Mineral water

Pour over ice and garnish with a lemon twist. Top with mineral water.

Apple Jack Rabbit

  • 2 oz New Deal Apple Brandy
  • .75 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • .75 oz fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • .5 oz maple syrup

Shake with ice until well chilled. Strain into martini or coupe glass.

Recipe adapted from Jim Meehan’s The PDT Cocktail Book.

The Stinger

This lost classic is not only delicious but also an excellent palate cleanser. It can be made with vodka, brandy, or white rum as the primary spirit, and served up or on the rocks to your pleasure.

  • 2¼ oz New Deal Vodka
  • ¾ oz white creme de menthe

Shake vigorously with plentiful ice, then strain into a chilled Martini glass. The Stinger is best enjoyed, occasionally, with a fine cigar.

Pepper Imperial

This cocktail combines the dark punch of black pepper and the bright sweetness of fresh orange.

In a 6-ounce glass, gently stir ingredients together with ice, including the juice of one squeezed orange wedge. Garnish with remaining orange wedge.

Gin & Kina Tonic

A classic G&T with craft ingredients. Bradley’s Kina Tonic is made in Seattle using an old world recipe.

Gently stir ingredients together over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Sunday Driver

Enjoy a slow Sunday brunch with our gingery take on the Screwdriver.

Mix ingredients together and pour over ice in an 8 oz glass. Garnish with an orange wedge.

Cafe Cully

Earthy, nutty tones paired with the sweetness of maple.

  • 1 oz New Deal Coffee Liqueur
  • ¾ oz Nocino
  • 4 oz strong hot coffee
  • maple walnut cream (recipe below)

Add coffee liqueur and nocino to coffee, then top with maple walnut cream.

 

Maple Walnut Cream

  • 4 oz of cream
  • shaken with five dashes of walnut bitters
  • and a spoonful of maple simple syrup (2 parts maple syrup to 1 part water)

Original recipe by John Paul Longenecker of Old Salt Marketplace.

Shady Lady

Named for one of our favorite Portland bars!

  • 1 oz Portland Dry Gin 33
  • ½ oz Strega Herbal Liqueur
  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ oz cucumber juice
  • ¾ oz celery juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup

Shake all ingredients with ice, then pour over ice in a salted Collins glass.

Original recipe by John Paul Longenecker of Old Salt Marketplace.

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