Cranberry Spice Punch

Cranberry Spice Punch

1.5 oz Vodka, Rum, or Whiskey
1 oz RAFT Cranberry Five Spice Syrup
1 oz pear juice
6 dashes The Bitter Housewife Orange Bitters 
3 oz Soda water
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Whiskey Ginger Smash

Whiskey Ginger Smash

2 oz. whiskey
1 TBS RAFT Lemon Ginger syrup
1 TBS lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh blackberries
4 fresh mint leaves
2 oz. sparkling water
ice

In a big mixing glass or cocktail shaker muddle, ahem, smash, berries, mint, and RAFT Lemon Ginger syrup until mixture is smooth. Stir in lemon juice, whiskey, and sparkling water. Double strain into an Old Fashioned glass. Fill close to top with crushed ice. Stir. Top off with more crushed ice. Garnish as you wish and serve with a straw for easy sipping. This classic 19th century cocktail also works as a mocktail - just replace the whiskey with more sparkling water. Cheers!

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Old Fashioned Bitter Housewife

Old Fashioned Bitter Housewife

1.5 oz bourbon

1 tsp The Bitter Housewife Aromatic Bitters
1 tsp sugar
orange wedge
brandied cherry
generous splash of soda water

- muddle orange, cherry, bitters and sugar in an old fashioned glass
- pour in bourbon and soda
- add ice, stir and enjoy 

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Pear Manhattan

Pear Manhattan

1.5 oz bourbon
1.5 oz pear nectar
.5 oz sweet vermouth
.5 tsp sugar
1 tsp The Bitter Housewife Cardamom Bitters

Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice cubes, strain into chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a pear slice. 

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The PDX

The PDX

2 oz Bull Run American Whiskey
1 oz Ransom Sweet Vermouth
6-8 dashes The Bitter Housewife Barrel Aged Bitters
Unbound Maraschino Cherry plus a bar spoon of the juice

Stir whiskey, vermouth, bitters, and cherry juice with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass or coup, garnish with the cherry. 

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