Category: moonshine

Dry Fork Distillery: Meet Virginia Makers

When a banker and a farmer get together for a talk about corn, what do you think would develop? Naturally, they start with number of acres and the yield per acre. The conversation moves on to the current price, and futures and storage. Then the two talk a little history of preservation and the GREAT WHISKEY REBELLION in Pennsylvania…

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Plantation Punch, Featuring Belmont Farm Distillery

The perfect punch to ring in the New Year! Plantation Punch is named after the idea of celebrations with family and friends on large, historical farms like our own. Mix up a bowl of our punch on December 31st, and hope the ball drops before you do!

INGREDIENTS
2 oz Kopper Kettle Dark Chai Spiced Rum
.5 oz Virginia Lightning Cherry Moonshine
2 oz Pineapple Juice
2 oz Orange Juice

SUBMITTED BY
Jeanette Miller of Belmont Farms Distillery
13490 Cedar Run Rd. Culpeper, VA 22701

Hopped Up Swizzle, featuring Belle Isle Moonshine

Hopped Up Swizzle–it’s a swizzle topped with an IPA. The name just fit perfectly. 

INGREDIENTS
.5oz honey syrup
.75oz lemon juice
.5oz aperol
1.5oz Belle Isle Honey Habanero

PREPARATION
Build in a small tin. Dry shake. Pour into a tulip glass. Add crushed ice. Top with an IPA. Swizzle. Expressed lemon garnish. 

SUBMITTED BY
Lauren Spain of Tazza Kitchen
3332 Pump Road Henrico, Virginia 23233

Manchester, featuring Belle Isle Moonshine

Manchester is named after the Manchester District where Belle Isle Moonshine Distillery resides. This cocktail is perfect for any occasion. It’s been on and off our menu for years–and gets requested all the time.

INGREDIENTS
.75oz lime juice
.75oz Cointreau
.75oz Aperol
.75oz Belle Isle Premium Moonshine

PREPARATION
Build in small tin. Shake with ice. Double strain into a chilled coupe. Expressed grapefruit garnish.

SUBMITTED BY
Lauren Spain of Tazza Kitchen
3332 Pump Road Henrico, Virginia 23233