April 27, 2021 – From stoop hangs to weekends down the shore – summer sipping is right around the corner. Ring in the start of better weather (and better times) with these tasty tipples from our friends at Coopers’ Craft, Art in the Age, and Tamworth Distilling, as well as a brand-new line of ready-to-drink canned cocktails from American Liquor Company (ALCO), courtesy of New Liberty Distillery.
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Cooper’s Craft Smoked Pineapple Old Fashioned
Courtesy of Fitz Bailey, Coopers’ Craft Brand Ambassador
- 5 oz Coopers’ Craft Barrel Reserve
- 2 Barspoons Pineapple Simple Syrup
- 2 dash tiki bitters
Instructions: Light a bit of dehydrated pineapple on fire, cover with rocks glass to extinguish and capture smoke. Stir cocktail with ice, strain into glass, garnish and serve immediately.
Garnish: Dehydrated Pineapple Slice/Cocktail Umbrella
- 3/4 Cup Sugar
- 3/4 Cup Pineapple
Instructions: Heat and whisk until combined, low boil for 2 mins. Take off heat and allow the mixture to come to room temp
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Art in the Age Mountain Berry Fizz
Courtesy of Jackie Nevin, Art in the Age Mixologist
- 1 ½ oz Art in the Age Mountain Berry Cordial
- 1 oz Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka
- ½ oz Som Cranberry Cordial
- ½ oz Blood Orange Juice
- ½ oz Aquafaba
- 1 Dropper Full Bitterman’s Spiced Cranberry
- 1 ½ oz Avec Hibiscus – Pomegranate Seltzer
Garnish: Dried hibiscus & raspberry.
Instructions: Add all ingredients except seltzer to shaker tin. Dry shake (aka without ice) and pour into snifter over ice sphere. Top with chilled seltzer.
Preparation Procedures: Aquafaba is the liquid from a can of chickpeas, commonly used as an eggwhite replacement to create foamy cocktails. Just drain the liquid from the chickpeas and it’s ready to use.
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Tamworth Distilling Thai Chili Gin Fresh Cut
- 1 1/4 oz Tamworth Distilling Thai Chili Gin
- 1/2 oz Kinsey Triple Sec
- 3/4 oz El Guapo Lime Cordial
- 1/2 oz lime juice
- 4 dashes Fee Bros jasmine water
- 2 dashes Fee Bros rhubarb bitters
Garnish: Tarragon sprig
Instructions: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker, then add ice. Shake for 15 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass over a large cube.
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Just in time for stoop drinking weather, Robert Cassell of New Liberty Distillery, is launching a brand-new line of ready-to-drink canned cocktails under his newest brand, American Liquor Company (ALCO).
The lineup of Canned Cocktails includes a tart and zingy Sparkling Vodka Lemonade boasting real lemon juice , Gin & Tonic made with Red Ribbon Tonic Water out of Pittsburgh, a Margarita made with real lime juice and small batch triple sec, Vodka Soda, and the shore town classic – Orange Crush made with vodka, soda water and orange.
Enjoy straight from the can, over ice, or in a cocktail glass with a simple garnish, these ready-to-drink canned cocktails are made with REAL ingredients and locally-made craft spirits.
Four-packs hit shelves this week in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and DC.