Cocktail Recipes

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

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.

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