Tag: Vodka Cocktails

The Rappahannock Mule, featuring Dida’s Distillery

INGREDIENTS
1.5 oz Dida’s Pressed Vodka
1.5 oz Navy Hill Ginger Tonic
1/4 oz KISS Ginger Simple Syrup
1/4 oz fresh lime juice
2-3 dashes of bitters
Lime peel or wedge for garnish

PREPARATION
Add all ingredients into a stirring glass, mix, pour over crushed ice. Add garnish. Enjoy!

Bloody Mary, featuring Blue Sky Distillery

INGREDIENTS
2 oz Tomato juice
1.5 oz Dog Star Vodka
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
3/4 tsp. Horseradish sauce
3 dashes of Tabasco sauce
1 pinch of salt
1 dash of freshly ground pepper
Ice
Garnishes- celery and olives

PREPARATION
Add tomato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish sauce, tabasco sauce, salt, and pepper to a stirring glass, mix, pour over ice, and add celery and olives. Enjoy!

Cureo White Russian, featuring Chesapeake Bay Distillery

INGREDIENTS
1.5 oz Cureo Coffee Liqueur by Chesapeake Bay Distillery
1/2 oz Blue Ridge Vodka by Chesapeake Bay Distillery
1/2 oz vanilla simple syrup
2 oz half and half
Cinnamon or nutmeg, as optional garnish

PREPARATION
In an 8 oz glass, add ice and vanilla simple syrup. Add vodka, Cureo coffee liqueur, andtop off with half and half. Give a light stir, sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg as a garnish. Enjoy!

Ginger Spice, featuring Cirrus Vodka

Lots of freshly juiced ginger, and who doesn’t love the Spice Girls!

INGREDIENTS
1 1/2 ounce Cirrus Vodka
1/2 ounce Rothman & Winter Pear Liqueur
1/2 ounce lime juice
1/2 ounce ginger syrup (equal parts fresh ginger juice and simple syrup blended in Vitamix)

PREPARATION
Shake all ingredients and double strain into a coupe or martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

SUBMITTED BY
Melissa Smith of the Rappahannock Oyster Bar
1309 5th St NE, DC, 20002

Cold Brew with the Moon, featuring Belle Isle Moonshine

When you really need a wake me up or looking to stay up for a long haul we off the “Cold Brew with the Moon”. A cold brew coffee, on tap, created and supplied by Three Ships Coffee and we simply add a shot of the Belle Isle Cold Brew Coffee Moonshine. Pending the preference of cream or milk, a splash is added to the top to seep its way through the caffeine concoction.

INGREDIENTS
10 oz Three Ships Cold Brew Coffee
2 oz Belle Isle Cold Brew Coffee Moonshine
Ice
*Splash of cream or milk (optional)

PREPARATION
Add ice, cold brew, moonshine and optional cream or milk Serve in mason jar with straw and topped with coffee bean

SUBMITTED BY
Eddie Schmidtmann of Simple Eats
3152 Shore Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Simple Bloody Mary Flight, featuring Chesapeake Bay

This is out Simple Bloody Mary Flight which includes 4 – 8 oz. glasses of our house Bloody Mary recipe. With 6 different Bloody Mary drinks we offer we took the top 4 and made a flight which has been very popular with our clientele. Simple Bloody Mary, Caprese Bloody Mary, Sassy Bloody Mary and the Ghost Pepper Bloody Mary.

INGREDIENTS
4 – 8 oz. glasses of our house Bloody Mary
Simple Bloody Mary – 6 oz Bloody Mary Fix and 1 oz Chesapeake Bay Vodka topped with Gherchen Pickle and Pickled Carrots
Caprese Bloody Mary – 6 oz Bloody Mary Fix and 1 oz Chesapeake Bay Vodka topped with Mozzarella, Basil and fresh Garden Tomato with a splash of Balsamic Glaze.
Sassy Bloody Mary – 6 oz Bloody Mary Fix and 1 oz Chesapeake Bay Vodka topped with Spicy Shrimp and Bacon on a skewer, Gherchen Pickle and Pickled Carrots.
Ghost Pepper Bloody Mary – 6 oz Bloody Mary Fix and 1 oz Chesapeake Bay Ghost Pepper Vodka topped with Gherchen Pickle and Pickled Carrots

SUBMITTED BY
Eddie Schmidtmann of Simple Eats
3152 Shore Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23451