Back Surf

Back Surf

We've been inspired by our local outdoor adventurers, so this month's cocktails pay tribute to white water terms. If you're a paddler you know to watch out for back surf … when a hydraulic pulls your boat back into a surf, unwillingly. Don't get sucked ...

Sarah Murphy

June 2, 2017

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Bananas Foster Rum and Coke

Bananas Foster Rum and Coke

We are just BANANAS for this new rum & coke recipe. Check it out! Here's what you need: 1 1/2 oz banana rum 1/2 oz Black Walnut SweetShine 1/2 oz caramel syrup Coca-Cola Measure 1 1/2 oz banana rum. Pour into ice-fille ...

Sarah Murphy

May 18, 2017

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Carry On Wayward Rum

Carry On Wayward Rum

"Carry on my wayward son for there'll be peace when you are done …" Our latest Rocktail gives a nod to this Kansas hit. We present to you the delightfully refreshing Carry On Wayward Rum. Here's what you need: 1 1/2 oz spiced rum 1 oz G ...

Sarah Murphy

March 30, 2017

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Grown-up Root Beer

Grown-up Root Beer

You guys, you've gotta try this! There's an ever-growing trend of hard sodas hitting the market, but we have another fun way to make your favorites all grown-up! Today we're playing with root beer, since it seems to have inspired the hard soda revolution, ...

Sarah Murphy

January 5, 2017

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Boozy Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Boozy Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Baby, it's cold outside! Warm up with this gingerbread hot chocolate. Here's what you need: 1/2 oz Ginger SweetShine 1/2 oz Pumpkin Spice SweetShine 3/4 oz spiced rum 1 serving hot chocolate hot water Prepare hot chocolate as ...

Sarah Murphy

December 16, 2016

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Sunset Mojito

Sunset Mojito

July is hot and humid here in the Blue Ridge Mountains, but we've got just the thing to keep you cool. You'll need: 1/2 lime, sliced 8-10 mint leaves, plus sprig for garnish 1 oz Cranberry Clementine SweetShine 1 1/2 oz rum club soda ...

Sarah Murphy

July 6, 2016

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Ginger Peach Daiquiri

Ginger Peach Daiquiri

What better way to celebrate summer than a frozen daiquiri? Here's what you need: 1 c. Ginger SweetShine 1 1/2 c. rum 1/2 c. peach puree 3 c. ice Fill blender with ice. Add 1 1/2 c. rum. Add 1/2 c. peach puree. ...

Sarah Murphy

June 23, 2016

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Key Lime Pie Daiquiri

Key Lime Pie Daiquiri

We're in the mood to drink our dessert. How does a Key Lime Pie Daiquiri sound? Delicious? We thought so, too. Here's what you'll need: Equal parts: Cremma Lemma SweetShine spiced rum fresh limeade What's a "part"? It can be an o ...

Sarah Murphy

March 30, 2016

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Honeydew Ginger Mojito

Honeydew Ginger Mojito

We're dreaming of spring with this deliciously refreshing green drink, which is also perfect for your upcoming St. Patrick's Day shenanigans. ;) You'll need: 1 oz Ginger SweetShine 1 1/2 oz rum 2 oz club soda 1/4 c. fresh honeydew melon ...

Sarah Murphy

March 10, 2016

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Black Walnut Hot Buttered Rum

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 ...

Sarah Murphy

January 19, 2016

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