farm to bottle
cocktail recipes

For those who like it fancy, our crew has crafted one-of-a-kind cocktail recipes inspired by our spirits and the fresh, local ingredients at our doorstep.

Visit the Tasting Room for the current cocktail menu offerings, which is updated regularly to complement the season.

 
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penna rye whiskey

1808

1808

2 oz. Eight Oaks Penna Rye Whiskey
Orange Peel
1 Sugar Cube
Angostura Bitters

Rim the rocks glass with your orange peel and toss in bottom of glass. Muddle orange peel and sugar cube in a splash of water. Add 2-3 Dashes of Angostura Bitters. Add a large ice cube & pour in Penna Rye Whiskey. Stir well & enjoy!

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Authentic Applejack

Jack Rose

Jack Rose

2 oz. Eight Oaks Authentic Applejack
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 oz. House Made Grenadine

Fill cocktail shaker with ice, add Applejack, lemon juice, and grenadine- shake well. Strain into a martini glass to enjoy in the traditional 1920’s way or enjoy over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with lemon slice or amarena cherries.

House Made Grenadine

Add equal parts boiling water, sugar, and 100% pomegranate juice to a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir the mixture well until the sugar has totally dissolved. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook the syrup until it thickens slightly. Let cool completely and store in a jar in the refrigerator for up to a month.

Ridge Runner

Bourbon Whiskey

THE Ridge Runner

Ridge Runner

2 oz. Eight Oaks Bourbon Whiskey
2 Spoonfuls Orange Marmalade
4 Dashes Angostura Bitters
1/2 oz. Honey
Amarena Cherries

In a shaker, add Bourbon, orange marmalade, bitters, and honey. Fill with ice and shake well (about 10 seconds). Pour ingredients and ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with Amarena cherries.

 
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Authentic Applejack

Tessa's Tea

Tessa's Tea

2 oz. Mint Infused Eight Oaks Authentic Applejack
Fresh Mint
Green Tea
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz. Honey (optional)

Fill a glass with ice and pour in mint infused Applejack, lime juice, and honey. Fill the glass with green tea. Stir to mix well. Garnish with large mint sprig and lemon or lime.
 

Mint-Infused Eight Oaks Authentic Applejack

Add fresh mint sprigs directly to your Applejack bottle (the amount you add is up to your mint-y preference). Leave for at least 24 hours and up to 72 hours. Remove mint leaves & keep on your shelf for future use.  

Bee Keeper

American Gin

The BeekEEPER

The Beekeeper

2 oz. Eight Oaks American Gin
1 1/2 oz. Fresh Meyer Lemon Juice
1 1/2 oz. House-Made Honey Sage Syrup*
Fresh Sage

Fill a shaker with ice, 3 sage leaves, fresh Meyer lemon juice, honey-sage simple syrup, and gin. Shake well. Strain into a rocks glass with one large ice cube. Garnish with sage leaf.

Honey Sage Simple Syrup

Bring equal parts honey and water to a boil and stir until honey is dissolved. Remove from heat and add bunch of sage leaves. Remove from heat and let cool completely. Strain and store in refrigerator in an air tight container for up to 2-3 weeks.

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American Gin

Sage Sanctuary

Sage Sanctuary

2 oz Eight Oaks American Gin
2 oz House-Made Sage-Honey Syrup*
English Black Tea Bag or Iced Black Tea
Garnish Lemon Wedge and Sage Leaf

Can be made hot or iced.

Honey Sage Simple Syrup

Bring equal parts honey and water to a boil and stir until honey is dissolved. Remove from heat and add bunch of sage leaves. Remove from heat and let cool completely. Strain and store in refrigerator in an air tight container for up to 2-3 weeks.

 

 
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American Vodka

The Haymaker

The Haymaker

2 oz. Eight Oaks American Vodka
3 Mint Leaves
1 1/2 oz. House-Made Ginger Syrup*
2 oz. Pear Nectar (Goya® brand is easiest)
Ginger Ale

Muddle 2 mint leaves in bottom of your glass. Fill with ice and add vodka, ginger syrup, pear nectar, and top with ginger ale. Garnish with mint and pear slice.

House-Made Ginger Syrup

Bring water to boil, add equal parts sugar and stir until dissolved. Turn off heat and add fresh ginger root (sliced) let cool, strain, and store in refrigerator in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

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american vodka

Pumpkin Spice Martini

Pumpkin Spice Martini

2 oz. Eight Oaks American Vodka
2 oz. Pumpkin Spice Syrup*

(Water, sugar, pumpkin pie extract, vanilla)
1 heaping tablespoon of pumpkin puree

In a shaker, add ice, vodka, pumpkin spice syrup, and pumpkin. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Top with whipped cream and a dash of pumpkin pie spice.

House-Made Pumpkin Spice Syup

Bring water to boil. Stir in equal parts sugar. Once sugar is dissolved, add vanilla and pumpkin pie extract. Let cool completely.

*NOTE: this is a fun syrup to play around with and fit perfectly to your taste. Add some cinnamon or nutmeg for a fun twist.

Applejack

applejack

log cabin

Log Cabin

2 oz Eight Oaks Authentic Applejack
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 1/2 oz Rosemary-Honey Syrup
3 oz Local Apple Cider
Fresh Rosemary

In a shaker, add Eight Oaks Applejack, lemon Juice, rosemary honey syrup, apple cider, and sprig of rosemary. Shake well and pour into rocks glass. Garnish with rosemary sprig.

Honey-Rosemary Syrup

Bring equal parts honey and water to a boil and stir until honey is dissolved. Remove from heat and add bunch of rosemary. Let cool completely. Strain and store in refrigerator in an air tight container for up to 2-3 weeks.