Iconic winemaker and now spirits maker Dave Phinney comes in twice with his second label wine drop with 8 Years in the Desert and his Burning Chair Bourbon and Lip Service Rye from his new Savage & Cooke distillery on Mare Island outside of San Francisco. Next up, Master Distiller Myraim Hendrickx shares her Rutte Celery Gin from the Netherlands where Rutte Gin & Genever is small batched to production, where each with every bottle uniquely handcrafted, utilizing only natural ingredients. Twisted Alchemey comes in as the perfect elevation to compliment to any cocktail or mocktail. Happy sipping season is here!
8 Years in the Desert
The 2018 vintage marks the third release of the eight-year passion play known as Eight Years in the Desert by the iconic Dave Phinney.
Rutte Distillery with Master Distiller Myriam Hendrickx featuring The Rutte Green Snapper. Bloody Mary’s hot, green, celery-heavy sister. The Rutte Green Snapper with Rutte Celery Gin perfectly balances savory and sweet, sour and spicy – a smart, simple freshly styled cocktail for the ingredient-conscious imbiber.
Rutte Green Snapper
1.5 oz Rutte Celery Gin
3.5 oz Fresh green juice
Garnish: celery stalks
The Burning Chair Bourbon by renowned wine and spirits creator Dave Phinney featuring carefully selected four-year-old Bourbon barrels which are the base of the blend.
2 oz Burning Chair Bourbon
1/2 oz Cherry Heering (The Original Cherry Brandy)
1/2 oz honey Syrup
1 oz Twisted Alchemy® Cold-Pressed Eureka Lemon Juice
Twisted Alchemy is an award-winning, curated 100% cold-pressed juice containing zero added sugars, zero added sugars, and GMO-free ingredients. Twisted Alchemy elevates spirits by providing 100% fruit juice that highlights the true flavor of the spirits in a cocktail.
Catch Me if You Can
1 1/2 parts Lip Service Rye
1/4 parts Twisted Alchemy® Cold-Pressed Persian Lime Juice
2 parts Regatta Ginger Beer
Dash simple syrup
Method: Build over ice in the famous Old Moscow Copper