George and Ginger

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 oz George Gibson Rye Whiskey
  • 2 – 3 oz Spice Brown Ginger Ale
  • Crushed Ice
  • Lime or Lemon Wedge

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pour the Ginger Ale and the George Gibson Rye Whiskey into a shaker with crushed ice.
  2. Shake for a 3 to 4 seconds.
  3. Strain into a glass with ice
  4. Add Lime wedge and serve

 

George’s Old Fashioned using Bourbon or Rye

 INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ½ oz George Gibson Bourbon or Rye
  • 3 DASHES Angostura® Bitters
  • ¼ oz of simple syrup made from brown sugar
  • Fresh cherry with stem for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a rocks glass, muddle the brown sugar syrup and bitters.
  2. Add ice, then pour the bourbon on top.
  3. Stir gently to mix.
  4. Garnish with a cherry.

 

George’s  Mint Julep

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 oz George Gibson Bourbon
  • 6 mint
leaves
  • 1 mint sprig
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • ½ oz club soda

  DIRECTIONS

  1. In a julep cup, or pint glass, muddle the mint leaves with simple syrup and a splash of club soda.
  2. Add fine crushed ice and pour in the bourbon.
  3. Stir until frost appears on the outside of the julep cup or pint glass.
  4. Using a strainer, pour the mixture into a highball glass filled with crushed ice.
  5. Mound a small amount of crushed ice over the top of the glass.
  6. Add the mint sprig on top for decoration.
  7. Optionally, lightly sprinkle the top and the mint sprig with powdered sugar to give it a frosted appearance.

George’s Gin and Tonic

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz George Gibson Gin
  • 3 oz Tonic Water – Schweppes or Fever Tree
  • Ice (crushed is best in the shaker, cube ice melts slower in the glass)
  • Lime Wedge

 

Instructions

 In a shaker glass, add George Gibson Gin, Tonic, the juice of a lime slice, and the ice.

  1. shake well (5 to 10 seconds will do.)
  2. Pour the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  3. Add a lime wedge to the side of the glass for garnish.

 

 

George’s Gin Mojito

Ingredients

  • 3 mint springs
  • 1 ½ oz George Gibson Gin
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz club soda

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a shaker full of ice. Shake and serve in a high ball glass. Garnish with mint and lime if desired.

 

 George’s Lemonade  (Blueberry, Peach or Vodka)

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz George Gibson Blueberry, Peach or Vodka
  • 3 oz Lemonade
  • Ice (Crushed works best in the shaker, cube ice melts slower in the glass)

 

Instructions

  1. In a shaker add the George Gibson Blueberry, Peach, or Vodka, lemonade and Ice.
  2. Shake well (5 to 10 seconds will do.)
  3. Pour the mixture into a glass filled with ice.

 

The Martini 

Ingredients 

  • 2 1/2 oz George Gibson Gin
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth
  • Garnish: 1 – 3 olives or a lemon twist
  • Optional: 1 dash orange or Angostura bitters

Instructions

  1. In a mixing glass filled with ice cubes, combine the gin and vermouth, pouring more or less vermouth to your taste.
  2. Stir for 30 seconds.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Add a dash of orange or Angostura bitters, if desired.
  5. Garnish with olives or a lemon twist.

 

The Sazerac

Ingredients

  • One teaspoon sugar
  • 3 or 4 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • a few drops water
  • 2 ounces George Gibson Rye Whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon George Gibson Star Anise Spirit or absinthe
  • lemon peel

 

Instructions

  1. Chill an Old Fashioned glass or small tumbler in the freezer.
  2. In a mixing glass, combine sugar, Peychaud’s Bitters, and a few drops of water. Mix until sugar is dissolved, and add George Gibson Rye Whiskey. Add plenty of ice, and stir for about 30 seconds.
  3. Pour George Gibson Star Anise Spirit into your chilled glass, and rotate glass until the inside is well coated; discard the excess. Strain the liquid from your mixing glass into the serving glass. Twist a piece of lemon peel over the drink..

Blueberry Mule

  • 1 shot George Gibson Blueberry Moonshine
  • 3 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 3 oz Club Soda ( Seltzer water)

Shake and serve

 

George’s Manhattan

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 oz George Gibson Rye Whiskey (or Bourbon)
  • 1/oz sweet vermouth
  • 2-3 DASHES Angostura® Bitters
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pour the whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters into a mixing glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir until the mixing glass is very cold to touch.
  3. Place the ice and maraschino cherry in a rocks glass, then strain the shaker over the fresh ice.

 

 

Russian Moon  (contributed by the Blue Moon Cafe in Dothan)

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 shot George Gibson Coffee Moonshine
  • 1/2 shot George Gibson Vodka
  • 1/2 shot Butterscotch schnapps
  • 1/2 shot Bayleys
  • 1 oz Half and Half

DIRECTIONS

  • combine ingredients  into a shaker with ice and mix thoroughly
  • strain into a cocktail glass

 

Valentines Ruby Red

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces George Gibson Vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Campari
  • 3 ounces ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 2 ounces 7-Up

Instructions

1.     Use a Highball glass.

2.     Combine the vodka with the Campari and red grapefruit juice into the Highball glass.

3.    Stir and garnish whit a couple of red cherries.

If you’re serving for a large number of  guests, you can pre-mix a pitcher of this cocktail.  Unless you know all your guests prefer a stronger cocktail, start with the above alcohol ratio. When pouring for a guest who likes it stronger, just pour an ounce of vodka  into the glass before pouring in the pre-mixed cocktail.

 

Pomegranate Martini Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce George Gibson vodka or gin
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau or Orange Curacao
  • 3 ounces pomegranate juice
  • Garnish with  a lime wedge or twisted orange peel.

Instructions

1.     Use a chilled martini glass.

2.     Combine the gin or vodka with the Cointreau or Orange Curacao in a shaker with crushed ice.

3.    Shake and strain into martini glass.

Notes

The above version makes a very standard cocktail with the traditional 1.5 ounces of alcohol. To make this drink stronger, you could use 2 ounces of vodka or gin and 2 ounces of pomegranate juice.  Experiment with this recipe and  and customize it until it is your own  – a fabulous drink – as long as you like pomegranate juice.

If you’re serving for a large number of  guests, you can pre-mix a pitcher of this cocktail.  Unless you know all your guests prefer a stronger cocktail, start with the above alcohol ratio. When pouring for a guest who likes it stronger, just pour an ounce of vodka or gin into the glass before pouring in the pre-mixed cocktail.

 

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