Category: vodka

A. Smith Bowman Distillery: Meet Virginia Makers

As a small and privately-owned company, A. Smith Bowman Distillery is proud to share the history behind its strong Virginian roots, offer complimentary tours and tastings on a regular basis, and put its operation on the map as home of the “World’s Best Bourbon” two years in a row. Through these things and more, A. Smith Bowman shows its Virginia spirit.

Read More

James River Distillery: Meet Virginia Makers

Here at James River Distillery, we feel being located in Richmond, Virginia, is just about the best place to be. From the mountains to the sea, Virginia has a bit of everything and you can’t beat being in the capital, the heart of it all. Virginia offers a bounty of agriculture, so it’s not hard to come by quality local products and we love using all we can…

Read More

The Rappahannock Mule, featuring Dida’s Distillery

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

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

Bloody Mary, featuring Blue Sky Distillery

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
Garnishes- celery and olives

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

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

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!