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Peach Shine

PS SweetShine DISPLAY Label Art 04_16_13Passionately Playful Peach

Best if served at room temperature or slightly chilled. The natural pectin will thicken this hooch when cold. Add an ice cube or your favorite bubbly—club soda, tonic or Preseco—to change and lighten the flavor profile!

Purely peach with a hint of earthiness—like the rays of sunshine on a warm summer day. Light, sweet and refreshingly playful. Best if served from the fridge. Note: the natural pectin from the peach thickens the hooch over time. This girl ‘shines best over ice where her flavors meld and blend together beautifully.

Sex on the Peach
Our Sex on the Peach is very easy. It is simply:
1 part Peach SweetShine
1 part ginger ale
2 parts cranberry juice
splash of lime juice
Feel free to add an additional part of vodka, rum, tequila, or champagne to this for an added kick. This is a recipe that has tons of possibilities so ope

Drink Outside the Box
Dark barrel-aged gin, Peach SweetShine and tonic in equal parts served over ice in a whiskey tumbler with a cherry and cucumber garnish makes one pause, review the taste sensations, sip again and then feel a sense of appreciation for the creative soul that has delivered this expectation-banishing, palate-expanding, brow-cooling, liquid mindbender for your body to savor.

Shenandoah Cider Cool
Refreshing and as invigorating as a swim in the river on a hot July day. This cheeky cider will have you wanting to ride a rope swing in to the chilly bliss or at least sip from the shore and smile. Two parts Hard cider ( Lite version: use sparkling cider), 1 part spice rum, 1 part Peach SweetShine served over ice in a tall tumbler.

Virginia Volcano
Our take on a Peach Colada! Tough to geographically place this taste. Is it from the islands? Is it from Georgia? Not quite… our peach sweetened ‘shine explodes the taste buds and turns an old standby on its head. This is great served up over ice or as a frozen drink blended with ice. Pour together 1 part coconut rum, 1 part pineapple juice, 1 part Peach SweetShine. Some fresh fruit garnish is nice. Try orange and kiwi, but for the real Virginia Volcano garnish try it with a bit of salted jalapeño slice.

Cream Shine Bellini or Bubbly Bubba
Champagne or Prosecco cocktails send a simple message, “Nothing too good for my guests.” Classy, yes, but maybe a bit pretentious unless you are christening your yacht. Let us help manage your image. Start with either bubbly, selecting a dry white version, then add a bit of Peach SweetShine and a bit of Cremma Lemma SweetShine. This really says nothing is too good for my friends and what can be less pretentious than a drink of bubbly mixed with two SweetShines? That there is Hillbilly Chic, cuz.

Bourbon Peach Tea
  • 2 oz Peach SweetShine
  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 4 oz iced tea
  1. Combine all ingredients over ice and stir.
  2. Garnish with lemon wheel or other fresh fruit.
Peach Pie 
  1. Combine over ice and stir.
  2. Garnish with cinnamon stick.
Kiwi Sparkler
  • 1/2 oz Peach SweetShine
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  •  1 oz vodka
  • 2 oz prosecco
  • 1/2 kiwi, peeled and sliced
  1. In a mixing glass muddle kiwi with fresh lime juice.
  2. Add Peach SweetShine and vodka.
  3. Add ice, cover, and shake vigorously until ice cold.
  4. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Top with prosecco and gently stir to combine.
Grapefruit Peach Bellini
  • 1 oz Peach SweetShine
  • 1 oz grapefruit juice
  • 3-4 oz prosecco
  1. Chill ingredients.
  2. Pour grapefruit and Peach SweetShine into chilled champagne glass.
  3. Top with prosecco.
Peach Hurricane 
  • 1 oz Peach SweetShine
  • 2 oz spiced rum
  • 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 oz orange juice
  1. Shake ingredients with ice until frothy.
  2. Serve over ice in hurricane glass.
  3. Tiny umbrella garnish optional.
Peach Bellini Cupcakes
  • 1 2/3 c. flour
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 c. salted butter, room temp
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 1/2 c. + 2 Tbsp. champagne
  • 1 1/2 c. ripe peaches, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 Tbsp. corn starch
  • 1/4 Tbsp. Peach SweetShine
  • 1 c. unsalted butter, room temp
  • 2 1/2 c. confectioner’s sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. Peach SweetShine
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together butter, egg whites, vanilla, sour cream, and champagne on medium speed.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture to egg mixture, stirring until well combined.
  5. Line cupcake pan with wrappers and fill each about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool 2 more minutes in the pan, then move to a wire rack to cool completely.
  1. Combine 3/4 c. peaches, brown sugar, and lemon juice and bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Mash peaches until smooth.
  4. Add remaining peaches and simmer 5 more minutes.
  5. Mash peaches again.
  6. Combine corn starch and Peach SweetShine until smooth, then add to peach mixture, stirring to combine.
  7. Simmer a few more minutes until thick.
  8. Remove from heat and refrigerate to cool.
  1. Beat butter on medium-high for 5 minutes.
  2. Gradually add confectioner’s sugar and beat on medium until combined.
  3. Add Peach SweetShine and continue beating on medium until combined.
  1. Use a round object to create holes in cupcakes.
  2. Using a ziplock or piping bag, fill cupcakes with peach filling.
  3. Top with frosting.

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