Drink Recipes

Cowichan Gin Cocktails

Stair Crasher
A Cowichan Gin martini most elegantly crashed by our brandy

Pour 1 oz. of Cowichan Gin over ice
Shake it in your martini shaker
Pour into a martini glass
Add ¼ oz. of Stairs Pear Brandy
Garnish with fresh apple slices 

Cowichan Cool

A refreshing take on a classic gin and tonic
Pour 1 oz. of Cowichan Gin over ice
Top with 5 oz. of tonic
Garnish with fresh cucumber slices

Cowichan Cider Brandy Cocktails by Janice Mansfield

Cowichan Old Fashioned

2 oz. Cowichan Cider Brandy

3/4 oz. Rich simple syrup

4 drops Angostura bitters

Stir the syrup and bitters with ice in a mixing glass. Add the brandy and more ice and stir until chilled. Strain into an old fashioned glass over the largest ice cubes you can find. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Cowichan Sour

2 oz. Cowichan Cider Brandy

1 oz. Rich simple syrup

1 oz. Fresh squeezed lemon juice

1 dash Green Chartreuse

Whites of one large egg (optional)

Shake all ingredients vigurously with ice in a cocktail shaker until chilled. Double strain into an ice-filled old fashioned glass and top with soda water.

Shawnigan Shrub

1.5 oz. Cowichan Cider Brandy

1 oz. Spiced apricot syrup OR Organic Fair Rhubarb-Vanilla soda syrup OR Bottle Green Spiced berry cordial

1/2 oz. Apple cider vinegar

1 oz. soda water

Combine all ingredients except the soda water in a cocktail shaker and shake until chilled. Strain into an ice-filled old fashioned glass and top with soda water.

The Kinsol

1 oz. Cowichan Cider Brandy
1 oz. Noilly Prat dry vermouth
1/2 oz. Aperol
1/3 oz. Rich simple syrup
Dash Fernet Branca

Stir with ice in a mixing glass until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

The E&N Railstop #1

2 oz. Cowichan Cider Brandy
1 oz. Martin and Rossi sweet vermouth
1/4 oz. Green Chartreuse
2 dashes Angostura bitters

Stir with ice in a mixing glass until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cocktail cherry.

 

Frizz Vodka Cocktails

Merridale Cosmo

Fill a martini shaker with ice and add:
2 oz. Frizz vodka
1 oz. Sour Puss Apple
1 oz. Cranberry

Shake and pour into a martini glass then garnish with a lemon or lime wedge

Frizzlet

Sugar the rim of a martini glass and add:
2 oz. Frizz vodka
1.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
Top with Club Soda
Garnish with a lemon wedge

Valley Caesar

Salt rim of a tall glass and fill with ice then add:

2 oz. Frizz vodka

10 drops Tabasco

7 drops Worcestershire sauce

Top with Clamato

Martini

Fill martini shaker with ice and add:

Classic

2 oz. Frizz vodka

1 oz. Vermouth

Dirty

2 oz. Frizz vodka

1 oz. vermouth

olive juice

Dry

2 oz. Frizz vodka

Garnish with a lemon rind or olives

Merridale Tractor

Fill a highball glass with ice and add:

1.5 oz. Frizz vodka

2 oz. Orange juice

1 oz. Pineapple juice

Top with club soda

Garnish with orange, lemon, lime or pineapple wedge

Somerset Champagne Cocktails

Somerset Splash

1/2 oz. Winter Apple

Top with Somerset

Apple Splash

1/2 oz. Pomme Oh!

Top with Somerset

Merri Mimosa

1 oz. Merri Berri

Top with Somerset

Mimosa

2 oz. Orange Juice

Top with Somerset

Garnish with orange slice

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