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Spooky Season

Spooky Season

This simple sipper is perfect for when you crave the spice of a Whiskey Ginger and the warmth of an Old Fashioned.

Spooky Season Recipe:

2 oz Whiskey

.5 oz Top Note Ginger Beer Reduction*

3 dashes Aromatic Bitters

Garnish: dehydrated orange wheel

Stir all ingredients together with ice to chill, strain into a rocks glass with one big ice cube and garnish.

*Ginger Beer Reduction: Combine 1 bottle of Top Note Ginger Beer and ½ cup sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and let simmer for 15 minutes or until reduced by half. Remove from heat and let cool. Keep refrigerated.

Kentucky Mule

Kentucky Mule

Bolder than a Moscow Mule and with a bigger kick than a Whiskey Ginger, this simple cocktail holds nothing back in the flavor department.

Kentucky Mule Recipe:

2 oz Bourbon

.5 oz Lime Juice

4 oz Top Note Ginger Beer

Garnish: Lime Wedge, Fresh Mint

Stir all ingredients together in an ice-filled Mule mug or highball glass and garnish.

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule

This classic needs no introduction! We love Mules for their simplicity but the mug really makes the drink feel special.

Moscow Mule Recipe:

2 oz Vodka

.5 oz Lime Juice

4 oz Top Note Ginger Beer

Garnish: Lime Wheel

Stir all ingredients together in an ice-filled Mule mug or highball glass and garnish.

Shoeless Josephine

Shoeless Josephine

Our low-proof spin on the Shoeless Joe coffee cocktail is nothing short of a home run!

Shoeless Josephine Recipe:

2 oz Cold Brew Coffee or Espresso

1 oz Cherry Liqueur

4 oz Top Note Ginger Beer

Garnish: Cocktail Cherry

Stir all ingredients together in a glass with ice and garnish.

Sheetal Bhagat’s Spice Note Mule

Sheetal Bhagat’s Spice Note Mule

For fans of Mule cocktails, this unique tequila-based recipe has extra depth of flavor provided by Spice Note’s Cumin Tequila.

Be sure to check out our Q&A with Sheetal and keep up with them on Instagram.

Sheetal Bhagat’s Spice Note Mule Recipe:

1 oz Spice Note Cumin Tequila

.5 oz lemon simple syrup (or regular simple syrup)

1 oz fresh lemon juice

Top Note Ginger Beer, to top

Garnish: lemon peel

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a Collins glass filled with ice, top with Ginger Beer and garnish.

Spirit-Free Ginger-Apple Mule

Spirit-Free Ginger-Apple Mule

Celebrate cider season with this cozy spirit-free Mule!

Spirit-Free Ginger-Apple Mule Recipe:

2 oz cold apple cider

.5 oz lime juice

3 oz Top Note Ginger Beer

Garnish: apple slices, cinnamon stick, star anise (optional)

Stir all ingredients together in a copper Mule mug* filled with crushed or cubed ice. Garnish as desired.

*If you don’t happen to have Mule mugs on hand, any other glass works just as well!

Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

In this spirit-free take on the classic Dark ‘n Stormy cocktail, espresso tags in for rum for a deep and spicy brew that’s sure to tickle your tropical itch.

Stormy Weather Recipe:

2 oz freshly brewed espresso or cold brew concentrate

5 oz Top Note Ginger Beer

Garnish: lime wedge

Add Ginger Beer to an ice-filled glass, then slowly pour in the coffee. Garnish.

Espresso Mule

Espresso Mule

Who says Mule mugs are reserved solely for vodka? Kick back with this simple, caffeinated twist on the classic!

Espresso Mule Recipe:

2 oz freshly-brewed espresso or cold brew concentrate

.5 oz lime juice

3 oz Top Note Ginger Beer

Garnish: lime wheel

Fill a copper Mule mug* with crushed or cubed ice. Add the juice and Ginger Beer, then slowly pour in the espresso or coffee. Garnish.

*If you don’t happen to have Mule mugs on hand, any other glass works just as well!

Catalina Gaete-Bentz’s Pisco & Pimm’s Highball

Catalina Gaete-Bentz’s Pisco & Pimm’s Highball

The earthy, fruit-forward notes of Catan Pisco pair perfectly with Pimm’s, while ginger and vanilla lend a welcome backbone of baking spices. For fans of the Wisconsin Old Fashioned and Pimm’s Cup, you’ve gotta try this highball!

Be sure to check out our Q&A with Catalina and keep up with Catan Pisco on Instagram.

Catalina Gaete-Bentz’s Pisco & Pimm’s Highball Recipe:

1.5 oz Catan Pisco

1.5 oz Pimm’s

1 drop vanilla extract 

Top Note Ginger Beer, to top

Garnish: fresh mint and lemon wheel

Stir all ingredients together in a highball glass with ice. Garnish.

Robby Haynes’s Low-Proof Saffron Mule

Robby Haynes’s Low-Proof Saffron Mule

With only ½-ounce of liqueur, this low-proof highball is “less of a cocktail and more of a flavor experience,” says Apologue Liqueurs co-founder Robby Haynes. If you’re looking to up the alcohol content, Robby recommends the addition of tequila or gin.

Be sure to check out our Q&A with Robby and keep up with Apologue on Instagram.

 

Image credit: Robby Haynes/Apologue Liqueurs

 

Robby Haynes’s Low-Proof Saffron Mule Recipe:

1 lime, cut into 8 chunks

.5 oz Apologue Saffron Liqueur

Top Note Ginger Beer, to top

Garnish: lime wedge, optional

Muddle 3 of the lime chunks in the bottom of a Collins glass. Add Liqueur and fill with ice. Top with Ginger Beer, stir and enjoy.

Danny Jahnke's Floracillin Highball

Danny Jahnke's Floracillin Highball

Drawing inspiration from the classic Penicillin cocktail, Danny says, “Ginger and honey pair really well with the complex flavor notes of Flora,” making for a cozy and relaxing non-alcoholic cocktail.

Be sure to check out our Q&A with Danny and follow Flora Hemp Spirits on Instagram for more non-alcoholic cocktail inspiration.

Image credit: Danny Jahnke

 

Danny Jahnke’s Floracillin Highball Recipe:

2 oz Flora Hemp Spirit

.25 oz honey, warmed

.5 oz lemon juice

Top Note Ginger Beer, to top

Garnish: fresh rosemary, optional

Stir all ingredients together with ice in a highball glass.

Irish Ale

Irish Ale

In this Whiskey Ginger variation, Ginger Beer takes the place of Ginger Ale, providing a bigger, bolder drinking experience and just enough kick to keep us coming back for seconds (and thirds and…)

 Irish Ale Recipe:

1.5 oz Irish whiskey

5 oz Top Note Ginger Beer

Garnish: lime wedge

Stir ingredients together in an ice-filled glass and garnish.

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