Aquavit Lemon Spritz

Aquavit Lemon Spritz

1½ oz Hardware Distillery Aquavit
½ oz lemon simple syrup*
2 oz soda water
Using a small glass, combine the Aquavit and lemon simple syrup over ice. Add the soda water.


Combine and heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, strain. Let cool. Add juice from lemon to taste.
Makes about 2 cups. Refrigerate up to 2 weeks. (The zest can be dried on rack, then tossed in sugar for candied zest.)

Cozy Sweater

Cozy Sweater

1½ oz Hardware Distillery Aquavit
½ oz Cinnamon simple syrup*
2 dashes Orange Bitters
Chill before serving.
Garnish with an orange peel.

*Combine ½ cup water, ½ cup sugar, and 3 cinnamon sticks.
Cook until sugar dissolves. When cool, remove cinnamon sticks.
The leftover simple syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for about one week.

Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding

Ingredients:
2 parts Crabby Ginny Gin
1 part Cardamom Aquavit
½ part lemon juice
½ part simple syrup
3-5 drops orange (more…)

Sour Puss

Sour Puss

Sour Puss

1 part Hardware Distillery Vodka
½ part Cat’s Pajamas
1 part Sour Mix*

*Sour Mix:
1 part simple syrup
1 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
½ part fresh squeezed lime juice

Garnish with wedge of lemon or lime

Owlini

Owlini

Ingredients:
Little Owl
Champagne, Prosecco, or cold sparkling wine
Orange bitters
Fresh orange (when in season)
Flute or wine glass

Directions:
1 shot Little Owl
Add 2 shots of champagne, prosecco, or cold sparkling wine, or fill glasses (one bottle is perfect for 4 servings)
3 drops orange bitters
Garnish with orange peel

The Hardware Distillery Owlini is a variation of the Italian Bellini.

Recipe courtesy of Cindy and Laurie of Laurie’s in Hoodsport.

Mumbles

Mumbles

1 oz Bee’s Knees® Merry Cherry
1 oz Genepy de Alpes
1 oz lemon juice
Shake everything with ice. Strain into a coupe or martini glass. Garnish with cherry.

Recipe courtesy Mollusk restaurant in Seattle

Grey Day

Grey Day

1.5 oz Bee’s Knees® Plumb
1.5 oz Bonal
Fee Brothers Plum bitters
Angostura bitters

Stir everything with ice. Strain into a martini or coupe glass.
Garnish with a cherry.

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

1 oz Bees Knees® Raspberry
2 oz Meleti Cioccolato
Whisky whip*
Shake Bee’s Knees® and Meleti. Strain into a rocks glass.
Top with whisky whip.

*Whisky whip:
1/4 oz whisky
2 oz heavy cream
1/4 simple syrup
Shake or stir until firm.

Fort Worden

Fort Worden

2 oz Hardware Distillery Whiskey
1 oz Hardware Distillery HWY 101
Dash of Hardware Distillery Cardamom Aquavit
Serve over ice

Recipe courtesy The Old Whiskey Mill in Port Townsend

Norski

Norski

Norski

2 oz. Cardamom Aquavit
½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
½ oz. simple syrup
½ oz. lingonberry syrup (available at IKEA)
1-2 drops of peach bitters (Fee Brothers or other brand)

** Stir and serve over ice. **

(Recipe courtesy of the Distillery’s friend Tom)

Meowmosa

Meowmosa

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IINGREDIENTS:

  • Cat’s Pajamas
  • Champagne or cold sparkling wine
  • Orange
  • Flute or wine glass

DIRECTIONS:

  • 1 shot Cat’s Pajamas
  • Add champagne or cold sparkling wine (one bottle is perfect for 4 wine glasses)
  • Garnish with orange peel

The Hardware Distillery Meowmosa is a variation of the Mimosa.

Fjord Mist

Fjord Mist

Dill-Aquavit

Fjord Mist

Fill old-fashioned glass (or similar glassware) with ice, and add:

1½ parts Hardware Distillery Dill Aquavit
½ part Elderflower Liqueur, such as St. Germain
2 parts juice from fresh cucumbers
½ part simple syrup
Add club soda
Cucumber slice to garnish