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Lavender Fizz Cider Cocktail

LavenderFizz_socialThe juniper undertones of gin play off nicely against the sweetness of the hibiscus lavender syrup in this uplifting cocktail created by The Bitter Housewife.

Lavender Fizz

– 1.5 oz New Deal #33 Gin
–  3/4 oz Raft Hibiscus Lavender Syrup
– 8 dashes The Bitter Housewife Cardamom Bitters
– 4 oz Portland Cider Kinda Dry
– 3 bruised mint leaves for garnish

Fill a collins glass or tumbler with ice, measure all ingredients into glass, stir and garnish with mint.

This cocktail recipe is part of a cider cocktail series created in collaboration with Portland Cider Company, New Deal DistilleryThe Bitter Housewife, RAFT Syrups and Bull in China PDX to celebrate Oregon Cider Week. For the full list of recipes, visit www.PortlandCider.com/blog.

Cherub’s Cup Cider Cocktail

CherubsCup2_socialTo celebrate the release of our Straw-Perry seasonal cider, we created this fabulous cider cocktail that highlights the key ingredient – strawberries!

Cherub’s Cup

– 1 part St-Germain
– 2 parts Vodka
– 5 drops of Lime Bitters from The Bitter Housewife
– 1/2 part fresh lemon juice
– 1 part muddled strawberry
– 4 parts Straw-Perry cider from Portland Cider Co.

Shake and strain over fresh ice in a Collins glass. Top with 4 parts Straw-Perry cider from Portland Cider Co. (or Pearfect Perry once we sell out!). Garnish with strawberry.

This cocktail recipe is part of a cider cocktail series created in collaboration with Portland Cider Company, New Deal DistilleryThe Bitter Housewife, RAFT Syrups and Bull in China PDX to celebrate Oregon Cider Week. For the full list of recipes, visit www.PortlandCider.com/blog.

Steve’s Cocktail

StevesCocktail_socialCreated by taproom manager Steve, this cocktail doesn’t shy from the bitter chocolate Mud Puddle vodka from New Deal Distillery, creating a pleasantly surprising cocktail with whiskey notes and aroma.

Steve’s Cocktail

– 1 oz Portland 88 Vodka from New Deal Distillery
– 1/2 oz New Deal Mud Puddle Vodka
– 5 dashes of Barrel Aged bitters from The Bitter Housewife
– 3 oz Kinda Dry

This cocktail recipe is part of a cider cocktail series created in collaboration with Portland Cider Company, New Deal DistilleryThe Bitter Housewife, RAFT Syrups and Bull in China PDX to celebrate Oregon Cider Week. For the full list of recipes, visit www.PortlandCider.com/blog.

Hopinator Cider Cocktail

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The juniper from New Deal’s classic #33 Gin pairs beautifully with our CitraTM hopped cider Hop’ Rageous, creating this invigorating cocktail that will prepare you for anything!

Hopinator

– 1.5 oz New Deal Distillery #33 Gin
– 1/2 oz Raft Lemon Ginger Syrup
– 3/4 oz lemon juice
– 10 dashes Grapefruit bitters from The Bitter Housewife
– 4 oz Portland Cider Hop’ Rageous
– 2-3 slices fresh cucumber for garnish

Fill a collins glass or tumbler with ice, measure all ingredients into glass, stir and garnish with cucumber.

This cocktail recipe is part of a cider cocktail series created in collaboration with Portland Cider Company, New Deal DistilleryThe Bitter Housewife, RAFT Syrups and Bull in China PDX to celebrate Oregon Cider Week. For the full list of recipes, visit www.PortlandCider.com/blog.

Pink Perry Cocktail

A Portland Cider Company staff favorite, this easy to make cider cocktail is AMAZING and perfect to make for a summer party. Our 100% pear juice Perry combines beautifully with the Hibiscus Lavender syrup from Raft Syrups.

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Pink Perry

Single Serving:
– 1 oz New Deal Vodka from New Deal Distillery
– 3 oz Portland Cider Perry
– 1 teaspoon of Hibiscus Lavender syrup (or more to taste)

Party Style:
– Growler of Portland Cider Perry
– 21 oz of New Deal Vodka from New Deal Distillery (almost a full bottle)
– 7 Tablespoons of Hibiscus Lavender syrup from Raft Syrups

This cocktail recipe is part of a cider cocktail series created in collaboration with Portland Cider Company, New Deal DistilleryThe Bitter Housewife, RAFT Syrups and Bull in China PDX to celebrate Oregon Cider Week. For the full list of recipes, visit www.PortlandCider.com/blog.