Classic Recipes

Make your favourite drinks as you know and love them, or put a new twist on the classics for some good old fashioned fun.

 
 
Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

1 tsp Abiding Citizen Simple Syrup
10-20 Drops Abiding Citizen Citrus Bitters
2 oz Rye Whiskey or Bourbon
1 Strip Lemon or Orange Zest, for garnish

Directions:

Place teaspoon of Simple Syrup and Citrus Bitters in the bottom of a chilled Old Fashioned glass.  Fill glass with ice, add the whiskey or bourbon and stir well to combine.  Garnish with the Lemon or Orange zest.

For a twist, try our Cranberry Rosemary Bitters in your next Old Fashioned.

Sidecar

Sidecar (with a twist)

Ingredients:

2 oz Cognac
3/4 oz Abiding Citizen Lemon Lime Shrub
1/2 oz Cointreau
1/4 oz Abiding Citizen Rich Simple Syrup
60 Drops of Abiding Citizen Lavender Bitters
1 Pinch Demerara Sugar for Rim
Thyme Sprig for Garnish

Directions: 

Moisten the rim of your martini or coupe glass with about 10-20 drops of bitters and rim with the sugar.  Add the remaining ingredients into a shaker and shake with ice.  Strain into prepared glass.  Garnish with thyme sprigs. 

Tom Collins

Tom Collins

Tom Collins

Ingredients:

2 oz Gin
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Abiding Citizen Rich Simple Syrup
3 oz Club Soda
1 Lemon Slice
1 Maraschino Cherry

Directions:

Fill a Collins glass with ice. Add gin, lemon juice (or Abiding Citizen lemon lime shrub) and Abiding Citizen simple syrup.  Top with club soda and stir.  Finish by garnishing with a lemon slice and maraschino cherry.
 

Not So Moscow Mule

Ingredients:

2 oz Ginger Beer
2 oz Vodka
1 oz Abiding Citizen Pineapple Ginger Shrub
1/2 Lime, juiced
16 Drops Abiding Citizen Citrus Bitters
Ice
Lemon wedge and Pineapple for garnish

Directions:

Fill copper mug with ice.  Pour in vodka, Abiding Citizen Pineapple Ginger shrub, lime juice, and top with ginger beer and bitters.  Stir. Garnish with a lime wedge, and pineapple.