Recipes

Recipes

Since 1768 we’ve been making world-class whiskey and mixing it to make some equally amazing cocktail recipes. Here are just a few of the favorites that we would like to share so you can make at home.

Pineapple Upside-down Cake
Recipe donated by Jordan Keiper, The Tavern in Old Salem, Winston Salem, NC

1.5 oz Jamerican White Rum
2.5 oz pineapple juice
1 oz Dark Agave
1/2 oz cream of coconut
1/2 oz lime juice
Splash of Cranberry Juice

Shake Rum, pineapple juice, agave, cream of coconut, cranberry juice and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with toasted coconut.

Mojito

1.5oz Jamerican White Rum
4 mint leaves
juice from 2 lime wedges
1oz simple syrup or your favorite fruit puree
Club Soda

Muddle mint, lime, and simple syrup or fruit purees in a shaker.  Add ice and rum.  Shake well.  Pour into 12oz glass and top with club soda.  Garnish with a lime wheel or wedge.

Blueberry Mint Julep
*donated by Kellee Lehman @ Hattie B’s, Clemmons, NC
1.25 oz ONW Carolina Whiskey
3-5 mint leaves
1-1.5oz blueberry puree (we use Real brand)
½ oz simple syrup
50/50 Lemon lime soda and club soda
In a 16oz glass, muddle mint leaves in simple syrup and Blueberry Puree.  Add ONW Carolina Whiskey and crushed ice.  Top off with 50/50 blend of Lemon lime soda and club soda and stir well.

Whiskeyrita
1 1/2 ounces ONW Carolina Whiskey
1 ounce triple sec
1 ounce lime juice
1/4 ounce (i.e. a splash) simple syrup
Lime wedge and/or salt, to garnish

Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Strain into ice-filled, salt rimmed glass. Garnish with lime.

*you can alter this by adding flavored purees or syrups.  You can also make this frozen.

Apple Ginger Refresher
*Donated by Kellee Lehman
1.25oz ONW Carolina Whiskey or Coattail Cinnamon Whiskey
1 oz 50/50 mix of Apple Puree and Ginger Puree (we use Real brand)
pinch of cinnamon
gingerale
Combine ON Carolina Whiskey, apple puree, ginger puree, and cinnamon in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  (if using Coattail Cinnamon Whiskey instead, omit the pinch of cinnamon).  Shake vigorously and pour in a 16oz glass filled with ice.  Top with gingerale.  Sprinkle with a dash of cinnamon and garnish with an apple wedge.

Tropical Bourbon Lemonade
*donated by Kellee Lehman
1.25 oz ONW Carolina Bourbon
1 oz 50/50 blend of mango and passion fruit puree (we use Real brand purees)
6-8 oz sour mix
Lemon Lime Soda
Combine ONW Carolina Bourbon, mango and passion fruit purees, and sour mix in an ice filled cocktail shaker.  Shake well.  Pour into a 16oz glass filled with ice.  Top off with lemon lime soda.

Southern Gentleman
1 oz ONW Carolina Whiskey
1.25 oz buttershots
3 oz orange juice
Garnish with an orange slice and a whiskey infused cherry.*

 

*For whiskey infused cherries, soak candied cherries in ONW Carolina Whiskey for at least 24 hours.

Panther Creek
1 oz ONW Carolina Whiskey
1 oz Blue Curacao
6 oz lemon-lime soda
Splash of fresh lime juice
Splash of orange juice
Sever over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with a slice of orange and lime.

Nick’s Caramel Corn
1 oz ONW Carolina Whiskey
1 oz Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur
2 oz half and half
Chill a martini glass. Rim with salt and drizzle caramel sauce in glass. Shake ingredients vigorously in a cocktail shaker and pour into prepared martini glass.

Pumpkin Pie Martini
1 oz Coattail Cinnamon Whiskey
1 oz Pumpkin Puree
3 oz milk (we prefer whole milk)
1 dash vanilla extract

Shake vigorously in a shaker with ice and strain a chilled martini glass.  Sprinkle with a dash of nutmeg.

Dark & Stormy

1.5oz Jamerican Aged Rum
0.5oz Ginger Puree
Juice from 2 lime wedges
Ginger Beer

Shake all ingredients but the ginger beer in shaker.  Pour over ice in a 12oz glass.  Top with ginger beer.

Prohibition
1 oz ONW Carolina Whiskey
1 oz peach schnapps
1 oz Jamerican White rum
3/4 oz grenadine
2 oz pineapple juice
3 oz Orange Juice
Garnish with a slice of pineapple and a whiskey infused cherry.*

 

*For whiskey infused cherries, soak candied cherries in ONW Carolina Whiskey for at least 24 hours.

Southern Sunrise (Shot)
.25 oz ONW Carolina Whiskey
.25 oz buttershots
.5 oz orange juice
Shave vigorously with ice.  Strain into a shot glass and pour candied cherry juice or grenadine on top.

Panther Nation
1 oz ONW Carolina Whiskey
1/2 oz Blue Curacao
1 oz Peach Schnapps
Lemonade

Pour all liquors in a short glass over ice and top with your favorite lemonade.

Jamerican Caipirinha

2oz Jamerican White Rum
1 oz fruit puree
lime from 4 lime wedges

Shake all ingredients vigorously in a shaker.  Pour into short glass.  Garnish with a lime wheel or wedge.