Make Lovage Simple Syrup: Simmer Equal parts water and sugar. Add a few lovage leaves. Allow two (2) hours to steep and cool.
Pour 2 oz Barr Hill Gin, 1/2 oz Lovage Simple Syrup, and 1/2 oz lime juice into shaker with ice.
Strain into Ascutney Whiskey Glass.
Garnish with lovage leaves and lime wedge.
Pour 1-1/2 oz Ginger Liquor, 1/2 oz Cointreau, and 1/2 oz Cranberry Juice into a shaker and chill with ice.
Rim glass with Cranberry Sugar.
Strain into a Hampton Champagne Coupe.
Garnish with Crystallized Ginger.
Pour 11/2 oz Silo Cacao, 1 oz Dark Creme de Cacao, and 2 oz Eggnog into shaker with ice.
Pour into a Ascutney Glass Mug.
Garnish with a dusting of ground nutmeg or cocoa.
Pour 2 oz El Charro Silver, 1 oz Cointreau, 2 oz House Sour Mix, and 1 oz POM®/Pama Mix into shaker with ice.
Pour into a sugar and salt rimmed Hampton Coupe.
Garnish with rosemary.
Combine ice and 8oz Ginger Beer in an Ascutney Highball Glass.
Float 2oz Goslings Black Seal Rum on top.
Garnish with lime wheel.
Chai Cider Bourbon Sour
In a shaker with ice:
1 ¾ oz Bulleit Bourbon
2 oz Chai Cider
½ oz Maple syrup
Juice of 1 lemon wedge
Shake, pour into Ascutney Whiskey.
Garnish with dried apple slice.
Chai Cider (yields one gallon)
16 cups cider
16 cinnamon sticks
2 Tbl green cardamom pods
6 tsp whole cloves
1 tsp whole black peppercorns
8” piece of ginger root sliced
Combine all ingredients, cover, bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium, simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat, steep for up to 6 hours but not less than 4 hours.
Strain, refrigerate. Use Ascutney Glass Pitcher to serve.