Cocktail Recipes

Moscow Mule

With Humboldt Distillery Organic Vodka

1.5 oz Humboldt Distillery Vodka
4 oz Ginger Beer
1/4 Lime
1 Mint Sprig

Pour vodka and ginger beer into tumbler over ice. Squeeze lime and drop into glass. Garnish with mint sprig.

Foggy Mary

With Humboldt Distillery Organic Vodka

1 jig Humboldt Distillery vodka
1/2 fresh squeezed lime
Pinch of salt & pepper
Pinch of celery salt
1 tsp horseradish
1 tbsp Humboldt Hotsauce Emerald Sauce
Tomato Juice
Fresh Cilantro
Green Olive(s)

After adding ingredients to glass, fill with tomato juice and garnish with cilantro and olive. (recipe courtesy of Humboldt Hotsauce)

Strawberry Basil Lemonade

With Humboldt Distillery Organic Vodka

1.5 oz Humboldt Distillery Organic Vodka
5 basil leaves
3 large hulled strawberries
3 oz lemonade
Club soda

Muddle 2 strawberries and 4 basil leaves. Fill with ice and set aside. Add the vodka and lemonade to a shaker and fill with fresh ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared glass. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with a strawberry and a basil leaf.

Spiced Ginger Beer

With Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum

2 oz Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum
3 oz ginger beer
1-2 slices of fresh lime

Fill tall glass with ice. Pour 2 oz Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum, add 3 oz Ginger Beer, stir lightly and garnish with lime

Photo by Julianne Eagle

Spiced Rum Cider

With Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum

Humboldt Distillery Spiced Rum
Apple cider
1-2 slices of fresh orange

If you’re looking for a cocktail to warm you up, try adding some Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum to hot apple cider. Garnish with a slice of orange.

Eggnog

With Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum

Add Humboldt Distillery Spiced Rum to your favorite eggnog.

High Thyme

With Humboldt’s Finest™

1.5 oz Humboldt’s Finest™
.75 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
.5 oz honey syrup
2 hearty sprigs of fresh thyme.

To prepare honey syrup, dissolve 2 parts honey in 1 part hot water, allow to cool. At bottom of cocktail shaker, add 1 sprig thyme, give a quick muddle, add Humboldt’s Finest™, lime juice and honey syrup. Shake vigorously, strain into double old fashioned glass with ice, garnish with a hearty thyme sprig.

Green Gardens

With Humboldt’s Finest™

1.75 oz Humboldt’s Finest™
.25 oz Green Chartreuse
.75 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
.5 oz simple syrup
1/4 of a small yellow bell pepper
Fresh oregano (3 leaves plus 1 stem for garnish)

Add 1 heaping tbsp of chopped pepper to shaker, muddle well, add 3 slightly smashed (use fingers, to release oils) oregano leaves, Humboldt’s Finest™, Green Chartreuse, lime and simple syrup. Add ice and shake vigorously, strain into a cocktail coupe. Garnish with oregano sprig and cut pepper wedge.

The Golden Beet

By Mel Toimil With Humboldt’s Finest™

Pinch of tarragon leaves muddled (roughly 5 leaves)
1.5 oz Humboldt’s Finest™
.75 oz golden beet and honey cordial* (requires advanced preparation)
.5 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice

Combine muddled tarragon leaves, Humboldt’s Finest™, golden beet and honey cordial, and fresh squeezed lemon juice. Shake with ice and poured through a strainer. Garnish with tarragon leaf.

*Prepare cordial by macerating the shredded beet with honey and sugar for a period of three days. Strain the resulting liquid and use like a syrup.