1 1/2 oz. of Cocchi Americano
1/2 oz. of Clear Creek Apple Brandy
1/2 oz. of Creme Yvette
1 dropper of Bittered Sling Moondog (Loup-Garou) bitters
Stir and serve on the rocks with a lemon twist ??
Forest Old Fashioned ?
From Matt Mount, Merit Badge
2 oz. Temperance Trader Bourbon (or your favorite straight Bourbon)
1/4 oz. Clear Creek Douglas Fir Brandy
1/4 oz. cane sugar syrup (1:1 ratio of water to granulated sugar)
4 dashes of The Bitter Housewife Aromatic Bitters
?Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker and then add ice. Stir, strain over fresh ice and serve in a double old-fashioned glass and garnish with a pinch of Jacobsen salt and orange peel. ??
From Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Clyde Common
1 1/2 oz. Clear Creek Pear Brandy
3/4 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup (2:1 ratio of sugar to water)
2 oz. soda water
Combine Clear Creek Pear Brandy, lemon juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with cracked ice. Shake ingredients until chilled, and top with sparkling water. Strain over fresh ice into a chilled Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon peel. ??
Pear Brandy Sidecar ?
From Kevin Ludwig, Park Kitchen
1 ? oz. Clear Creek Pear Brandy
1 oz. Cointreau
1 Tablespoon sugar ?simple syrup
Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Wet the rim of a martini glass with lemon. Dip glass into plate of sugar. Put 1 ? oz Clear Creek pear brandy, 1 oz Cointreau, the juice of one orange, the juice of one lime, and simple syrup in the shaker. Shake until frothy, strain and pour into martini glass.