Try Something New, Craft Whiskey: you have never heard of these whiskeys.

Today I have some new and fascinating craft whiskey cocktails for you to try. I hope that you find these to be very interesting, and I hope that you give them a try at your next gathering. Or the next time you feel like giving something new a try. And I will provide you with a link to the bottles you need for the recipes, to make it a little more easy for you. I would also like to add, that I receive a small commission on any purchase through the links provided.

Montana Bulldog:Montana Bulldog:

How can you go wrong with the flavors of coffee and whiskey?


1) 1 and a half ounces of Canadian Whiskey

2) 1 and a half ounces of coffee liqueur

3) 6 ounces of coke or any cola that you like

To make; Fill a rocks glass ( short glass ) with some ice, and combine the whiskey and cola. Add the coffee cream liqueur. An elevated after diner cocktail, or a kick start to the day.

Spirits used for this drink;

Coffee cream Liqueur

Willies Genuine Canadian Whiskey

Colonial Mint Julep:Colonial Mint Julep:

A revolutionary mint julep.


1) Half an ounce of brown sugar syrup. ( brown sugar and boiled water simple syrup )

2) 2 ounces of Roundstone Rye

3) 6 mint leaves, plus some additional leave for the garnish ( optional )

4) Crushed ice, ice cubes will work as well if you do not have crushed ice.

To make; Muddle the mint leaves in the bottom of a rocks glass ( a short glass) muddle means to crush up. Add the brown sugar syrup and the whiskey. Stir, and add the crushed ice and a mint leaf for the garnish

Spirit used: Roundstone Rye

Colorado Chile Bloody Mary:Colorado Chile Bloody Mary:

This is Colorado’s take on the bloody Mary, so enjoy.


1) 1 and a half ounces of Colorado Chile White Whiskey

2) 4 ounces of tomato juice

3) Worcestershire sauce

4) Tobasco sauce

5) Tajin seasoning

6) Ice cubes

7) Celery stalk and lemon wedge for the garnish ( optional )

To make; Add a dash of Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, salt, and pepper into a highball glass ( tall glass ). Then pour all the ingredient into the highball glass with ice cubes. Stir gently, and garnish with the celery stalk, and lemon wedge.

Spirit used: Colorado Chile White Whiskey

Campfire Sour:

This one will add a little extra warmth to your next campfire.


1) 3 ounces of Bad Dog Rye

2) 1 and a half ounces of fresh lemon juiceCampfire Sour:

3) 3/4 of an ounce of maple syrup

4) 1 sprig of rosemary ( plus 2 for the garnish )

To make; Add rye whiskey, lemon juice, and maple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Light the sprig of rosemary on fire, add it to the shaker ( smoking side up ). Cap and seal the shaker, let stand for about 30 seconds to infuse the cocktail with smoke. Add ice and shake for 30 seconds. Strain over ice, and add the remaining rosemary sprig for the garnish.

Spirit used for this cocktail: Grandpa’s Rye Whiskey

Blackeyed Rye:

The perfect combo of tart and spice.


1) 2 ounces of Xplorer Bourbon Rye

2) 1 oz. of Pratt standard BlackBerry mint simple syrup

3) 3 ounces of ginger beer

4) 1 oz. Of fresh lime juice

5) 1 mint leaf for the garnish

to make; Combine all ingredients into a highball glass ( tall glass ) Stir briskly until well mixed. Add some ice, and enjoy with some friends or family.

Spirit used for this one: Xplorer Bourbon Whiskey

Orchord Buzz:Orchord Buzz:

If you are a fan of orange, Then you will love this cocktail.


1) 1 and a half ounces of Orchord Buzz Whiskey

2) 4 ounces of orange Red Bull

3) 2 dashes of orange bitters

4) one squeeze of a lemon

To make; Stir Orchord Buzz Whiskey, Red Bull, orange bitters, and the lemon juice together in a mixing glass. Then pour over ice into a rocks glass ( short glass ). You have now added the buzz. Like I said, if you like orange, you will love this cocktail.

Spirit used: Sui Generis Orchord Buzz Whiskey

The Bounty Hunter:

The original Hatfield Family Moonshine, a delicious cocktail form West Virginia’s finest.


1) 2 ounces of truckers Blackberry Whiskey

2) 1 ounce of Devil’s Anse single barrel bourbon

3) 1 ounce of Walnut Maple Ratafia

4) a splash of grenadine

5) 2 lime slices

6) Ice, cubed or crushed. Doesn’t matter as long as you get the cocktail cold.

To make; Mix whiskey, bourbon, and ratafia together and pour over some ice. Float a splash of grenadine on top with a twist of lime. Garnish with the slice of lime. Share this cocktail with friends and family at your next get together. They will love this drink steeped in a long family tradition. If it’s from the Hatfeilds, you know it has to be good.

Spirits used for this West Virginia gem, Devil Anse’s Single Barell Bourbon Whiskey

Trucker’s Blackberry Whiskey

Walnut Maple Bourbon Ratafia

I hope that you decide to try something new craft whiskey today, all of these fine spirits that are listed here, are made by small independent distillers. You will not find these craft spirits in the local liquor store. You can use any of the links at the end of each recipe. If you want something that is out of the ordinary, then this is the place to find it. I try very hard to find these bottles for you, my friends. For those of you who live in New Hampshire, Craft Spirits will now ship to your state. So, hurry and get your order in now. The holiday are fast approaching, you do not want to be without any liquor, for when unexpected company shows up, do you?

I always try to keep something special in my liquor cabinet for just those moments when someone shows up out of the blue. And someone is always showing up on my doorstep.

Remember to drink responsibly, and never drink and drive, the life you save may very well be your own. Sincerely; Your friend John D. have a blessed day friends.

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