Silver Horse Gin Cocktails

THE BENNETT COCKTAIL

The Bennett Cocktail is a simple twist on the classic Gimlet and so beloved by the 2016 Bartender of the Year, Meaghan Dorman.


2 oz. of 2nd Street Silver Horse Gin
¾ oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. simple syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: cocktail
Garnish: lime wheel Shake all ingredients with ice to chill, then strain into a chilled glass. Garnish. 

GIN BASIL SMASH

In the mid-2000s, Germany made a mark on the cocktail map with simple yet deliciously considered drinks, such as the Gin Basil Smash and is made exceptional with 2nd Street Silver Horse Gin.


2 oz. Silver Horse Gin
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
¾ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
2-3 sprigs fresh basil
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer, fine strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: basil leaf.  Muddle the basil in a shaker and add the other ingredients. Add ice and shake to chill. Fine-strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish. 

GIN MANHATTAN

This cocktail excels at what you need to cope with a cold, long, dark winter.  This is a little herbaceous, which gives it a caraway and rye background.


2 oz Silver Horse Gin

.75 oz sweet vermouth

.25 oz cherry spirit

2 dashes of Angostura bitters

Stir ingredients with ice, then strain over ice into a double old fashion glass.  Garnish with an orange twist or cherry or both.  

Reser Rye Whiskey Cocktails

BLACK MANHATTAN RECIPE

Created by bartender Todd Smith when he worked at San Francisco’s Bourbon & Branch. Our Black Manhattan recipe uses 2nd Street Cowboy Whiskey Liqueur in place of sweet vermouth—a move that will inspire your Cocktail making talents.  It’s like a brooding counterpart to the classic Manhattan. 


2 oz. rye whiskey
1 oz. 2nd Street Cowboy Whiskey Liqueur
1 dash Angostura bitters
1 dash Regans’ Orange Bitters No. 6
Tools: mixing glass, bar spoon, strainer
Glass: coupe
Garnish: cherry. Stir well with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with a cocktail cherry. 

RYE AND PINE OLD FASHIONED

The fresh, citrusy flavors of homemade pine syrup complement our bold Reser Rye Whiskey in this wintry, aromatic riff on the classic Old Fashioned. 


2 oz. 2nd Street Reser Rye Whiskey
½ oz. pine syrup
2 dashes aromatic bitters
Tools: bar spoon
Glass: Old Fashioned
Garnish: lemon or orange twist. Combine the pine syrup and bitters in an Old Fashioned glass. Add the whiskey and stir. Fill the glass with ice and stir again to chill. Garnish.