Ophelia No.12

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As served at the Ballet Austin Guild Preview Party in August 2015

  • 1 ½ oz GEORGE DICKEL NO.12
  • ½ oz pistachio orgeat
  • ½ oz key lime juice
  • ginger-peach soda
  • dehydrated key lime

Shake. Strain into long glass filled with fresh ice.

Splash ginger-peach soda. Garnish w/ dehydrated lime wheel

dehydrated lime wheels – Place key lime wheels on baking racks into 170 degree oven for 6 hours, rotating every 90 minutes. Allow to cool. Store in air tight container.

pistachio orgeat – Toast 1 cup pistachios and infuse 6 cups simple syrup for 8 hours. Add 25 dashes orange flower water.

ginger-peach soda – Equal parts ginger beer & peach soda



Grave Digger

2 oz Texas Keeper GoldRush Cider;

1 oz whiskey (or bourbon)

Add crushed ice and top with ginger beer.

Rye Old Fashioned

  • 2 oz Rye Whiskey
  • Orange Wedge (I trim off the peel and pith)
  • 3 Dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 Cherry (Splurge for the Luxardo Maraschino Cherries… trust me!)
  • ½ oz Simple Syrup

Muddle the Orange, Simple Syrup, Cherry and Bitters in a rocks glass. Fill the glass with ice. Add Whiskey and stir until chilled.

Seeing Dublin


  • 2 oz Irish Whiskey
  • ½ oz Paula’s Texas Orange Liqueur
  • ½ Paula’s Texas Lemon Liqueur
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • Lemon and Orange Twists

Build drink over ice in rocks glass, rim with orange and lemon twists, enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of Paula’s Texas Spirits

Moonshine Mojito

  • 2 oz Fitch’s Goat Moonshine
  • 3 fresh mint sprigs
  • 1.5 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1.5 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1.5 oz club soda, chilled

Place 2 mint sprigs, lime juice, and simple syrup in shaker and press gently against the mint with the back of a spoon to release the oils. Add Fitch’s Goat Moonshine, ice and shake unti chilled. Fill glass with ice and strain. Top with club soda and garnish with mint.

Fitch’s Old Fashioned

  • 3 oz Fitch’s Goat 100% Corn Whiskey
  • 3 dashes bitters
  • 1 tsp water / or soda water
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 1 orange slice
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Place sugar cube in Old Fashioned glass.  muddle the bitters and water into sugar.  Fill glass with ice, add Fitch’s Goat.  Garnish with orange slice and cherry.