1 1/2oz QMD Private Reserve or Cask Strength Bourbon
1 Tablespoon Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 Cup Ginger Beer
1 Fresh Mint Sprig
1 Lime Slice
In a copper mug or highball glass, combine bourbon and lime juice. Fill cup with ice. Add ginger beer; stir gently to combine. Garnish with mint sprig and lime slice.
Hot Buttered Bourbon
BUTTERED BOURBON BATTER
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon allspice.
TO MAKE THE DRINK
1 to 2 shots QMD Private Reserve or Cask Strength Bourbon
4 to 5 ounces boiling water
1 to 2 tablespoons buttered bourbon mix
whipped cream for serving
In a bowl of your electric mixer, place the butter, sugar, maple syrup, spices and salt. Beat on medium speed until combined and smooth. At this point, you can place the butter in a sealed container and store it in the fridge!
To make the drink, bring a pot of water to a boil. Fill your mug with 1 to 2 shots of bourbon. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of the butter mixture into the bourbon. Fill the mug with boiling water and whisk constantly until the butter melts and dissolves. Top with whipped cream and serve.
Bourbon Apple Cider
1 oz QMD Private Reserve or Cask Strength Bourbon
1 oz Triple Sec
1/2 cup Apple Cider
1/2 cup Ginger Ale
Add ingredients together and lightly stir to blend. Pour over ice in a rocks glass and serve.
1 1/2 oz QMD Private Reserve or Cask Strength Bourbon
1/2 oz Amaretto
1/2 oz Triple Sec
4 oz Cranberry Juice
Add ingredients together in a shaker with ice. Mix it up and pour over fresh ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and cranberries.
1 oz QMD Private Reserve or Cask Strength Bourbon
1 oz Sweet Vermouth
1 oz Campari
Add ingredients along with ice into mixing glass. Stir. Served up, strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass. Garnish with orange peel.
2 oz QMD Private Reserve or Cask Strength Bourbon
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Pure Maple Syrup (can substitute with simple syrup)
Add all ingredients to rocks glass with ice and stir. Garnish with orange peel and a cocktail cherry.
Chocolate Orange Old Fashion
2 oz QMD Four Grain Bourbon
Dash of Orange Bitters
Dash of Chocolate Bitters
Add ingredients together in a shaker with ice. Shake to chill and pour over large ice cube. Garnish with a twisted orange rind on the rim.
Add QMD Four Grain Bourbon, Basil Simple Syrup, Blackberry Puree, Lime Juice and Ice to shaker cup. Shake to blend/chill and strain into glass over fresh ice. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve.
Place the lemon wedges and mint leaves in a cocktail shaker. Muddle 4 to 5 times to extract flavor. Add Maple Syrup Cask Aged Whiskey, maple or simple syrup and fill the shaker with ice. If desired, add a splash of soda water. Shake until cold and strain into a glass. Serve with crushed ice.
6 oz Arizona Watermelon Tea or Mela’s Watermelon Flavored Water
Add mint leaves and watermelon to shaker cup and give it a litlle muddle. Add QMD Watermelon Shine, Watermelon tea or water and Ice. Shake for 26 seconds. Pour into a chilled glass and garnish with a slice of fresh watermelon.
Mix 1 tablespoon sugar and a couple drops of yellow food coloring in a bowl. Mix Huckleberry Pie Vodka, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup and Ice in a Shaker. Run lemon wedge around rim of glass and then dip in yellow sugar. Pour shaken mixture into glass over ice, garnish with lemon wedge and serve.
Mix the QMD Rocket Pop Vodka and Lime Juice. Add ice to a glass then begin layering starting with Cherry Juice then Blue Curacao and finish off with Rocket Pop/Lime juice mix. Garnish with lime slices.
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled and pour over ice to serve.
Apple Pie Bellini
1 oz QMD Vanilla Cream Vodka
2 oz Apple Cider
4 oz Champagne
Shake together the vanilla vodka and apple cider. Pour into a champagne glass. Top with chilled champagne and enjoy!
Vanilla Vodka Baileys Martini
1 1/2 oz QMD Vanilla Cream Vodka
1 1/2 oz Baileys vanilla cinnamon
3/4 oz almond liqueur
Grated cinnamon for garnish
Chill a martini glass or coupe. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vanilla vodka, Baileys vanilla cinnamon, and almond liqueur. Shake to chill. Strain into chilled glass. Garnish with grated cinnamon..
White Christmas Martini
2 oz QMD Vanilla Cream Vodka
2 oz White Chocolate Liqueur
1 oz White Creme de Cacao
Coarse Sugar for Rim
Powdered Sugar and Water Mixture for Rim
Make a paste out of powdered sugar and water. Rim a martini glass with the paste and dip in coarse sugar then set aside. Add all ingredients into shaker topped with ice. Shake until chilled. Pour mixture into rimmed martini glass.
In a medium saucepan, whisk together milk, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, and sea salt. Heat over medium heat, whisking occasionally until mixture is steamy and heated through. Whisk in heavy cream.
Remove from the heat and stir in QMD Caramel vodka.
Pour into mugs. Top with whipped cream, caramel sauce, and/or additional chocolate chips, if desired. Serve warm and enjoy!
Boozy Caramel Apple Cider
8 ounces apple cider
2 ounces QMD Caramel Vodka
cinnamon stick and apple slice, for garnish
Warm apple cider in a small pan over medium heat. Pour into your favorite mug, add 2 ounces of QMD Caramel Vodka, and stir to combine. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and/or fresh apple slice and serve warm.
Add strawberries and basil leaves to shaker cup and smash. Add QMD Gin, Elderflower Liqueur, Simple Syrup, and Lemon Juice to shaker cup with fresh ice. Shake to blend and then strain into glass with fresh ice then serve.
Add ingredients along with ice into mixing glass. Stir. Strain and serve into ice-filled old-fashioned glass if serving on the rocks. If serving up, strain into a chilled cocktail coupe. Garnish with orange peel in either case.