Blueberry Basil Smash Cocktail

Winner of Trail Distilling’s Cocktail Contest!
Congratulations to Jenna Hird and her cocktail, the Blueberry Basil Smash! After stiff competition and close votes last night at our sold out class, her cocktail received the most votes and highest compliments.
1 measure Lemon Juice
1 measure Simple Syrup
3 measures Trillium Gin
Small handful of blueberries (or cover the bottom of the rocks glass) and a handful of basil (you will want more than you think you do)
Muddle the berries & basil, fill glass half way with ice, pour in liquid and top with a splash of seltzer water – stir & serve

Trillium Kiss…our Signature Cocktail!

1—1 1/2 oz. Trillium Gin
3/4 oz. St. Germain
1/4 oz. Aperol
1/4 oz. Fresh lemon juice
Top with a sparkling rosé
Garnish with orange twist
Shake first four ingredients with ice and strain into a coupe glass. Top with sparkling rosé and garnish with an orange twist.

First City Limoncello Drop

1 oz First City Vodka
1 oz Limoncello
1 oz Lemon Juice
1/4 to 1/2 oz simple syrup (to taste)
Sugared rim
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice.  Shake thoroughly and pour into a sugared rim martini glass.

 

 

Trail Peartini

1 1/2 oz Trillium Gin
3/4 oz lemon juice
1 1/2 oz  Pear Puree
Dry Sparking Wine or Soda Water
Combine the puree, lemon juice and Trillium Gin in a cocktail shaker over ice. Shake vigorously until chilled. Pour into a Trail
Distilling Rocks glass and top with a small splash of dry sparking wine or soda water.  Garnish with a pear or lemon wedge.

 

 

 Trillium Martinez Cocktail

1 1/2 oz Trillium Barrel Reserved Gin
1 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
1/4 oz Luxardo maraschino liqueur
2 dashes of angostura bitters
Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with an orange wedge.

First City Appletini

1 1/4 oz First City Vodka
1/4 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz Calvados
1/4 oz simple syrup
1 1/4 oz fresh granny smith apple juice
Add all ingredients to an ice filled shaker. Shake and strain into a Martini glass.