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Reservoir’s Holiday Survival Guide



Whether you’re looking for creative new ways to drink our whiskies, or need a little extra help getting through all the festivities, our Holiday Survival Guide is full of crafted cocktails based on true holiday.




The Inappropriate Elf

The Inappropriate Elf isn’t just a questionable job at the mall, it’s also a flavorful cocktail.

Ingredients

· 2 oz. Reservoir Bourbon

· 2 tsp. Maple Syrup

· 1 ½ tbsp. Lemon Juice

· Star Anise

Steps

1. Mix maple syrup with water and 3 star anise pods.

2. Set aside.

3. Mix Reservoir Bourbon and lemon juice.

4. Shake over ice.

5. Serve garnished with lemon slice and star anise pod.




Frosty’s Nog


Frosty’s Nog is a rich and pepperminty treat to get you through those awkward holiday hugs.

Ingredients

· 2 Cups Milk

· ½ tsp. Ground Cinnamon

· ½ tsp. Ground Nutmeg

· ½ tsp. Vanilla Extract

· 6 Large Egg Yolks

· ½ Cup Granulated Sugar

· 1 cup Reservoir Bourbon

· Whipped Cream

Steps

1. Mix all ingredients except whipped cream.

2. Chill.

3. Pour when ready to serve.

4. Top with whipped cream.

5. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.




You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!


Pour yourself a delicious dose of reality with You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!

Ingredients

· 2 oz. Reservoir Bourbon

· ½ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

· ¼ Cup Water

· ¼ Cup Sugar

· ¼ Cup Cinnamon

Steps

1. Mix water, cinnamon and sugar.

2. Set aside.

3. Mix Reservoir Bourbon and lemon juice.

4. Add ¾ oz. cinnamon simple syrup.

5. Mix well.

6. Serve over ice, garnished with cinnamon stick.




Old Fashioned Outbursts


No politics or religion at the dinner table! Hopefully your crazy uncle will keep his Old Fashioned Outbursts to a minimum with this spirited holiday classic.

Ingredients

· 1 Sugar Cube

· 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters

· 2 oz. Hunter & Scott Rye

· Orange Twist

· Bourboned Cherries

Steps

1. Mix all ingredients.

2. Shake over ice.

3. Serve over ice.

4. Garnish with orange twist and cherry.




Cousin Eddie


Get yourself ‘somethin’ really nice’ with Cousin Eddie, a refreshingly floral and citrusy whiskey mixer.

Ingredients

· 4 oz. Reservoir Rye

· 2 oz. Cointreau

· 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth

· 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

· Orange Slice Garnish

Steps

1. Mix all ingredients.

2. Shake over ice.

3. Serve over ice.

4. Garnish with orange slice.




Mom’s Guilt Trip


Buckle up for a Mom’s Guilt Trip with this uniquely flavored cocktail made with cloves, orange juice and prosecco.

Ingredients

· ½ Cup Honey

· ¼ tsp. Ground Ginger

· ¼ tsp. Ground Cinnamon

· 1/8 tsp. Ground Cloves

· 1 Cup Orange Juice

· 1 oz. Reservoir Rye

· 1 oz. Prosecco

· ½ Sprig Rosemary

Steps

1. Mix honey, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and orange juice.

2. Set Aside.

3. Mix remainder of ingredients.

4. Shake over ice.

5. Add honey mixture.

6. Serve over ice.

7. Garnish with sprig of Rosemary.

ADDRESS

 

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Richmond, VA 23230

General Inquiries:

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Tel: 804 - 912 - 2621

CONTACT

Media Inquiries:

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Sales & Custom Orders:

Jay Carpenter

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