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Jan

29

Mountain Mocha

We're finishing off Irish Coffee Week with a fun little variation featuring our Chocolate Raspberry SweetShine with Black Dog Coffee's Organic Java Taman roasted right here in Jefferson County, WV! You'll need: 1 oz Chocolate Raspberry SweetShi ...
Mountain Mocha

Jan

23

Open Reg Hours

Hooray! We are dug out from Jonas and hope you are too, so swing on by any Monday or Thursday, 12-6, Friday or Saturday, 11-8. We hope to see you soon!   ...
Open Reg Hours

Jan

19

Black Walnut Hot Buttered Rum

Well, we wished for winter weather, and now it's here. Don't fret. We're continuing our exploration of warming spices this month, and our version of the classic Hot Buttered Rum will warm you up in no time. You'll need: 1 oz Black Walnut SweetS ...
Black Walnut Hot Buttered Rum

Jan

14

Mulled Pineapple

Dreaming of a tropical vacation during these cold winter months? We can get you half-way there with the island flavors in our Mulled Pineapple. You'll need: 4 oz Ginger SweetShine 4 oz spiced rum 12 oz pineapple juice 1/4 tsp saffron ...
Mulled Pineapple

Jan

6

Hot Ass Lemon Drop II

Many of you have enjoyed, or at least heard of, our famous Hot Ass Lemon Drop, but you can't always find Hellfire bitters. Don't fret. Here's a slightly different approach to get the same spicy results. What you need: 1 oz Limoncello SweetShine ...
Hot Ass Lemon Drop II

Dec

31

SweetShine Bloody Mary

Cheers to the New Year! I'm sure we'll all have a lot of champagne tonight, so let's be sure to prep for our inevitable hangovers tomorrow morning. Here's what you'll need for the SweetShine Bloody Mary Mix: 2 oz Ginger SweetShine 2 Tbsp hot ...
SweetShine Bloody Mary

Dec

11

Kringle Punch

Every year my family makes this incredibly delicious cranberry punch. This year I decided to make it a little more jolly … by adding booze of course! I may even whip up a batch for New Year's. Here's what you need: 1 c. Peach SweetShine 1 c. Gi ...
Kringle Punch

Dec

7

Figgy Balls

This one is inspired by the old time holiday classic, Figgy Pudding. What you'll need: 1/4 c. Black Walnut SweetShine 24 fig bars 4 oz orange juice concentrate, thawed 1 c. chopped walnuts 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground all ...
Figgy Balls

Nov

25

Black Friday Burnout

So, are you braving Black Friday? Or are you tired of hearing about it already? Either way we've got a special treat to get you through the madness. Ingredients: 1 oz Black Walnut SweetShine 1 scoop salted caramel ice cream 1 serving hot c ...
Black Friday Burnout

Nov

19

Pom Collins

November is National Pomegranate Month, so we're putting this funtastic fruit into a SweetShine cocktail. What the heck do you do with this thing, though? Let's explore ... You'll need a blender, mesh strainer, and container for the juice. St ...
Pom Collins

Nov

12

Ginger Baked Apples

Here's a fall-tastic dessert featuring fresh apples and genuinely grizzly Ginger SweetShine. What you'll need: 4 apples 1/3 c. oats 1/3 c. brown sugar, loosely packed 1/4 c. flour 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla ...
Ginger Baked Apples

Oct

29

Cereal Killer

This weird beer cocktail is infused with a certain chocolate cereal that appears this time of year. I hear it's from Transylvania. Here's what you'll need:   1/2 oz Black Walnut SweetShine 1 oz chocolate vodka 3 oz milk stout 3 ...
Cereal Killer

Oct

22

Warm Oatmeal Cookie Stout

Yes. We said warm stout, and it tastes like a cookie. Join us in taking a stand against boring unadventurous drinking, won't you? What you'll need: 1 oz Black Walnut SweetShine 1 1/2 oz aged rum 8 oz oatmeal stout 1-2 drops cocoa bitters ...
Warm Oatmeal Cookie Stout

Oct

14

Pink 75

Greetings SweetShine Fans! Today's cocktail is inspired by the classic French 75. You'll need: 1 oz Raspberry Lemon SweetShine 1 oz gin 1 oz fresh squeezed grapefruit juice 1 oz sparkling pink moscato Before you begin crafting your ...
Pink 75

Oct

7

Caramel Walnut Apple Sangria

Everyone loves caramel apples, right? With all the wonderful craft ciders popping up we couldn't resist using one to create a liquid version of this tasty seasonal treat. This shareable tipple is best enjoyed outdoors with the smell of fallen leaves. Ah, ...
Caramel Walnut Apple Sangria

Sep

23

Dog Days

Our Ginger SweetShine pairs with apricot preserves and fresh sage for this early autumn tipple. What you'll need: 1 oz Ginger SweetShine 2 oz bourbon (or gold rum) 2 tbsp (or more) apricot preserves Fresh sage for garnish Pour 1 ...
Dog Days

Sep

16

Fall Fest

This one gets its name from the instant nostalgia that hits me when I drink it. Think hometown fall festival … roasted nuts, caramel apples, and maple everything. You'll notice this cocktail calls for 6 oz hard cider, meaning one 12 oz bottle will give ...
Fall Fest

Sep

9

Appalachian Sour

Stuck in that limbo between summer and fall? Here's a cocktail that suits both seasons. What you'll need: 1 oz Limoncello SweetShine 2 oz Bourbon (or any other spirit you like) 3/4 oz fresh Lemon Juice 1 oz fruity Red Wine 8-10 fres ...
Appalachian Sour

Sep

2

Peach Tea Sangria

Today, in honor of my sweet Grandpa's 92nd birthday, I present to you my special SweetShine twist on Pap' s all time favorite.   What you'll need: 2 oz Peach SweetShine 2 oz Iced Tea 2 oz Red Wine 1 fresh peach slice Pour ...
Peach Tea Sangria