Clear Creek Distillery Cocktail Recipes from Portland’s Top Mixologists

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Destined for the Sun

From Becca June, Bar Manager, Altabira City Tavern ??

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. ??

Pear Collins
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?lemon
1?lime
1?orange
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.

For more information about Clear Creek Distillery and their 30th anniversary, click here.

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