Horses Neck

~ Catoctin Creek

This cocktail is served at The Chesapeake Room on Barracks Row in southeast DC. Recipe courtesy Henry Lewis and Jay Davis at The Chesapeake Room.

Ingredients:

– 45ml Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye Whisky
– Splash of ginger ale
– 3 dashes of lemon bitters
– Lemon twist
– 1 large ice cube

Method:

Garnish ice cube with lemon twist. Drop into an old fashioned glass. Separately, stir together rye, ginger ale, and bitters with ice. Strain and pour over prepared glass.

 

Sagamore Black Eyed Rye 

~Sagamore Spirit

A sip of the States! Rye from Baltimore has notes of caramel, honey and citrus peel and is fantastic in cocktails which they publish easy to follow recipes of on their website www.sagamorespirit.com.

Sagamore recommend the ‘Sagamore Black Eyed Rye’ cocktail for World Cocktail Day:

Single Serve

Ingredients

– 45 ml Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey

– 15 ml Lime Juice

– 22 ml Blackberry Simple Syrup

– 90 ml of Ginger Beer

– Mint Leaves & Blackberries for garnish

Directions

Shake Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey, lime juice, blackberry simple syrup*, and a few mint leaves with ice and strain into a Collins glass. Top with Ginger Beer. Garnish with mint sprigs and three skewered blackberries.*Blackberry Simple Syrup: Mix equal parts water, sugar, and blackberries in a pot. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Chill overnight and strain. Need a quick fix? Muddle blackberries with pre-made simple syrup.

Batchable

Ingredients

– 1 Bottle Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey

– 250 ml Lime Juice

– 370 ml Blackberry Simple Syrup

– 1.5 L Ginger Beer

– Mint Leaves & Blackberries for garnish

Directions

Mix Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey, ginger beer, lime juice, blackberry simple syrup*, and mint leaves into your dispenser. Once poured into individual Collins glasses, garnish with mint sprigs and three skewered blackberries individually. *Blackberry Simple Syrup: Mix 1 ½ cups each of water, sugar, and blackberries in a pot. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Chill overnight and strain. Need a quick fix? Muddle blackberries with pre-made simple syrup.

 

 

New York Sour

~ Peerless

Ingredients:

– 60 ml of Peerless Rye

– 30 ml of fresh lemon juice

– 15ml of simple syrup

– 30 ml of a fruity red wine (Shiraz or Malbec) to float on top

Method:

Combine rye, lemon juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice, cover, and shake until outside of shaker is frosty, about 30 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Gently pour ed wine over the back of a spoon held just above the drink’s surface so wine floats on top.

Link:

https://kentuckypeerless.com/cocktails/rye/new-york-sour/

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