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Mix-it up, shake-it, and savor the taste of your favorite cocktails at home! Creating the perfect cocktail is a work of art. For the perfect cocktail, we suggest using quality ingredients.

Below you will find our best recommendations for the perfect drink using our spirits...BUT PLEASE... Host and attend parties responsibly, make arrangements for a safe ride home, and understand how alcohol affects your blood-alcohol concentration. If you choose to drink, know your limits.

Cocktail Recipes Using Moonshine

Blackberry Moonshine Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Deep Creek Moonshine
  • 1 oz mint syrup
  • 4 blackberries
  • ½ fresh squeezed lemon/ 0.5 oz lemon juice
  • Top with soda water

Directions:

Muddle blackberries and moonshine in mixing tin. Add mint syrup and lemon juice and shake until cold. Using Hawthorne strainer, strain over fresh ice. Top with soda water. Glass: Double Old Fashioned/Rocks.


Dirty Moontini (Moonshine martini)

Ingredients:

  • 75 ml (2½ Oz) Deep Creek Moonshine
  • 15 ml (½ Oz) Dry Vermouth
  • 15 ml (½ Oz) Olive Brine
  • 1 Tsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 Dashes Bitters
  • Olives

Moonito (Moonshine Mojito)

Ingredients:

  • 45 ml (1½ Oz) Deep Creek Moonshine
  • 120 ml (4 Oz) Club Soda
  • 5 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • ½oz Fresh Lime
  • 2 Tsp Sugar

Directions:

Stir into shaker all ingredients above. Pour into glass with ice.


Sex in the Woods

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Deep Creek Moonshine
  • 1 1/2 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 1 1/2 oz Orange Juice
  • ½ oz Peach Schnapps

Directions:

Stir into shaker with ice. Add above ingredients. Pour into glass with ice. Top with orange slice.

Key Lime Pie Moonshine

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Deep Creek Moonshine
  • 1 oz cucumber syrup
  • 1 fresh squeezed key lime/0.25 oz key lime juice
  • Elderflower tonic (Can substitute .5 oz elderflower syrup and regular tonic)

Directions:

Combine first three ingredients into mixing tin and shake until cold. Strain over fresh ice. Top with Elderflower tonic. Glass: Collins

 


MOONDance

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Deep Creek Moonshine
  • 1/2 ounce Cocchi Americano aperitivo
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1/4 ounce green Chartreuse
  • 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • 1 dash orange bitters
    Garnish: orange peel

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 oz Deep Creek Moonshine
  • 1/2 oz Lighthouse Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Ghost Whiskey
  • ½ oz Lighthouse Gin
  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz Cola
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec

Directions:

Mix into shaker all above ingredients. Pour into glass with ice. Top with lime/lemon wedge.


OTHER Drinks made with Deep Creek Moonshine:

  • Backyard Pineapple MoonSlush
  • Black Moon Arnold Palmer
  • Dreamoonsicle
  • Peach Cobbler Moon

Recipes Using Deep Creek Distilling Ghost Whiskey

Deep Creek Mule

Deep Creek Mule

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz DCD Ghost Whiskey
  • 1 oz honey syrup
  • 5 dashes of orange bitters
  • 1.5 oz peach juice
  • Top with Ginger Beer

Directions:

Combine first 4 ingredients into mixing tin and shake until cold. Strain over fresh ice. Top with Ginger Beer. Glass: Double Old Fashioned/ Rocks


“The Lincoln” White Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces DCD GhostWhiskey
  • 2 ounces Cointreau
  • 2 ounces of fresh lime juice
  • Lime wedges
  • Coarse salt for rimming the glasses

White Ghost Dog

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz DCD Ghost Whiskey
  • 1 oz orange liquor
  • 1 oz ginger beer
  • 1 dash orange bitters

Ghost-Redtini

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz DCD Ghost Whiskey
  • .5 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 oz Pom juice
  • .25 oz Grenadine
  • ½ fresh squeezed lemon/.5 oz lemon juice
  • 5 dashes Cherry Bitters

Directions:

Combine all 4 ingredients into mixing tin and shake until cold. Strain into Martini Glass.


Clear Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz DCD Ghost Whiskey
  • 1/2 oz Old Fashioned mix
  • 1 tsp Warm Water
  • 3 dashes Bitters
  • 1 Marachino Cherry

Directions:

In a shaker, add all the ingredients (except cherry) and shake to mix the ingredients. Strain over some ice in a glass, add the cherry and garnish with 1 orange peel.


White Ghost Whiskey Punch

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz DCD Ghost Whiskey
  • 2 oz fresh pineapple juice
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • pineapple wedge for garnish

Cocktail Recipes Using Cape Henry Gin

Cucumber Cooler

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Cape Henry gin
  • 1 oz cucumber syrup or 4 slices cucumber
  • ½ fresh squeezed lime/0.5 oz lime juice
  • 6 mint leaves
  • Ginger beer – splash

Directions:

Combine first three ingredients into mixing tin and shake until cold. Strain over fresh ice. Top with Elderflower tonic. Glass: Collins


Spicy Red Snapper

 Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Cape Henry Gin
  • 1 oz clamato juice
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp hot sauce... 2 tsp Old Bay
  • 1pinch each of garlic powder and ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp celery salt... ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 celery stalk... 1 lemon wedge
  • 2 stuffed green olives
  • 1 slice bacon

Negroni

Negrini

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Cape Henry gin
  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • Orange Slice

Directions:

Combine first three ingredients into shaker with ice and shake until cold. Pour in glass with ice and add orange slice.

CAPE HENRY Gin & Tonic

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Cape Henry gin
  • 1/2 oz Lime Juice
  • Tonic water

Directions:

Add ice in glass and place first 2 ingredients and then top with tonic water. Garnish with a lime wedge.


CAPE HENRY LEMON SQUARE

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Cape Henry gin
  • 1 oz mint syrup
  • 1 oz peach juice
  • ½ fresh squeezed lemon/.5 oz lemon juice

Directions:

Combine ingredients in mixing tin and shake until cold. Strain into Martini glass. Garnish with fresh basil for color.


Murder at the Lighthouse

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz Cape Henry Gin
  • 2 oz Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 oz Vermouth

Directions:

In a shaker, mix all the ingredients. Pour into an empty martini glass.


Cocktail Recipes Using Lighthouse Vodka

Prohibition

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Lighthouse Vodka
  • 2 oz Lighthouse Gin
  • 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth

Directions:

In a shaker with ice, combine all ingredients and shake until cold. Pour into empty martini glass with an olive. Add lemon twist to rim of glass.


Classic Lighthouse Vodka Gimlet

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Lighthouse Vodka
  • 3/4 oz Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup

Directions:

In a shaker with ice, combine all ingredients and shake until cold. Pour into empty martini glass. Add lime wheel to rim of glass.

Lighthouse Lemon Drop

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Lighthouse Vodka
  • 1 oz Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 oz Cointreau
  • 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • Lemon Twist

Directions:

Combine first four ingredients into shaker with ice and shake until cold. Pour into empty martini glass (moisten rim and add sugar). Place lemon twist on rim.