Tag: Holiday Drinks

Brandy Sangaree, Featuring George Washington’s Distillery

Sangaree although lesser known, but much older cousin of the popular summer drink Sangria. Madeira, a Spanish fortified wine, was a favorite beverage of George Washington and a dry Madeira blends well with George Washington’s Apple Brandy.

INGREDIENTS
2 oz. George Washington’s Apple Brandy
1/2 tsp. white sugar (dissolved in a dash of water)
Madeira/Port
Fresh nutmeg for garnish

SUBMITTED BY
Steve Bashore of George Washington’s Distillery
5514 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309

Holiday Harvest, Featuring Ragged Branch Distillery

 A cocktail inspired by the bounty of local produce from around the state of Virginia during the fall and early winter months. A fantastic tipple for the holidays.

INGREDIENTS
1 1/2oz Ragged Branch Bourbon
1/2oz Grand Marnier
3 Dashes Cherry Bitters
Local Hard Cider

PREPARATION
Fill a pint glass with ice
Add the first 3 ingredients
Top with Local Cider and stir
Garnish with apple rounds

SUBMITTED BY
Josh Rossiter of Ragged Branch Bourbon
1015 Taylor’s Gap Rd. Charlottesville, V.A. 22903