Tag: Ironclad

Chai Old-Fashioned, featuring Ironclad Distillery Co.

A cocktail that is perfect for crisp, cold days. It’s so tasty it’s a little crazy. It is perfect for when you have the sniffles. And just about any day after 5pm too.

INGREDIENTS
2 oz Ironclad Bourbon Whiskey
1/2 oz vanilla-chai syrup
3 dashes Regans’ Orange Bitters
Garnish: Star anise pod

PREPARATION
Combine all the ingredients in a mixing tin with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish.
Vanilla Chai Syrup: Steep 1 tsp. of loose chai and a split vanilla bean pod in 8 oz. of hot water for 3-5 minutes. Combine with an equal amount of brown sugar. Whisk until the sugar dissolves.

SUBMITTED BY
Kara King of Ironclad Distillery Co.
124 23rd Street Newport News, VA 23607

Ironclad Alexander, featuring Ironclad Distillery Co.

We’ve tweaked this classic, creamy after-dinner drink to include bourbon, making it the perfect choice post a holiday feast – pant button discreetly undone.

INGREDIENTS
2 oz dark crème de cacao
2 oz heavy cream
1 1/2 oz Ironclad Bourbon Whiskey
Garnish: Grated nutmeg, chocolate baton

PREPARATION
Place a cocktail glass in the freezer to chill. Place the crème de cacao, cream, and Ironclad Bourbon in a cocktail shaker. Add ice to fill the shaker halfway, cover, and shake until the outside is frosted, about 30 seconds. Strain into the chilled glass and top with freshly grated nutmeg and a chocolate baton.

SUBMITTED BY
Kara King of Ironclad Distillery Co.
124 23rd Street Newport News, VA 23607

Bourbon Apple Hot Toddy, featuring Ironclad Distillery Co.

The tonic for warm feelings and a fuzzy memory. Make in big batches to toast a crowd during the coldest months.

INGREDIENTS
6 oz Ironclad Bourbon Whiskey
6 oz apple cider
2 oz maple syrup
2 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
3 whole cloves

PREPARATION
Combine the apple cider, maple syrup, lemon juice, and spices in a small, 2 to 3-quart slow cooker set to high or saucepan. Cover and heat, stirring occasionally, 20 to 30 minutes. Add the Ironclad Bourbon and stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low and serve warm with a lemon twist and freshly grated nutmeg.

SUBMITTED BY
Kara King of Ironclad Distillery Co.
124 23rd Street Newport News, VA 23607