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Jack and the Beanstalk
Ryan Casey, FIG Restaurant, Charleston SC

In a shaker tin with ice, combine:

1.5 ounces Bluecoat Gin
.75 ounces Aperol
1/3 ounces Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic
.25 ounces Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit

Shake, strain and serve up with a flamed orange peel

Palmetto Cocktail
Matt and Ted Lee, James Beard Award Winners

In a collins glass, combine:

1.75 ounces white rum
.5 ounces Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic

Add ice, top with soda water and garnish with a wedge of lime and a peeled splint of ginger.

Room D
David Shenaut, Riffle NW, Portland, OR

In a large rocks glass, combine:

Lemon, Orange and Grapefruit peel with 1/4 oz rich demerara syrup
1/2 oz. Becherovka
Teaspoon Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic
1.5 Old Overholt Rye Whiskey

Stir with one large ice cube and serve

Jack Rose

In a shaker tin with ice, combine:

1.5 ounces Applejack
.5 ounces Jack Rudy Grenadine
.5 ounces Lime Juice

Shake then double strain into a chilled cocktail glass

Maiden’s Blush

In a shaker tin with ice, combine:

2 ounces Gin
.5 ounces Cointreau
.5 ounces Fresh Lemon Juice
.25 ounces Jack Rudy Grenadine
Shake then double strain into a chilled cocktail coupe

Tequila Sunrise

In a shaker tin with ice, combine:

2 ounces Silver Tequila
.75 ounces Orange Juice
.25 ounces Lime Juice
.25 ounces Simple Syrup

Shake then strain into a tall collins glass filled with ice, then drizzle .25 ounces of Jack Rudy Grenadine on top

Gin & Tonic
Jack Rudy Cocktail Co, Charleston SC

In a collins glass, combine:

2 oz Gin of choice
.75 oz Jack Rudy Tonic
4-5 oz Soda Water

KY 75
Jack Rudy Cocktail Co, Charleston SC

In a shaker tin with ice, combine:

1.25 ounces Gin
.75 ounces Jack Rudy Tonic

Strain into champagne flute, top with champagne and garnish with a lemon twist

Red, White and Blue
AM Craft, Minneapolis, MN

In a collins glass over ice, combine:

1.5 oz Dry Fly American Gin
.75 oz. Jack Rudy Small Batch Grenadine
.75 oz. Lemon Juice
3 oz. Soda Water

Ginny Rose
Brian Casey, The Girl & The Fig, Sonoma CA

In a collins glass combine:

1.5 oz New Amsterdam Gin
0.75 oz Jack Rudy Tonic Syrup
3 oz Belvoir Elderflower-Rose Presse
2 oz soda water

Stir, garnish with lemon wheel and edible red flower petals

The Elder Sage
Russ Gooding

Over cubed ice in a Collins glass combine:

1.5 oz. Sage (Art In The Age)
1.5 oz. Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic
1 oz. St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
2+ Dashes of Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters

Top with club soda and stir

Celery & Cucumber
Jeff Bell, PDT, NYC

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled collins glass with ice:

2 oz. Plymouth Gin
0.75 oz. Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic
0.5 oz. Fresh Celery Juice
0.25 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Top with 1 oz. Dry Cucumber Soda

The Brothers Amaretto Sour
Manachain & Jamie Monaghan, Monk Cocktail Bar, Buxton England

Combine the following, shake with ice, dump ice, shake again:

35 ml Amaretto (1.25 oz.)
25 ml Wild Turkey 101 (1 oz.)
20 ml Fresh Lemon Juice (0.75 oz)
1 whole egg white
1 barspoon Jack Rudy Bourbon Cherry syrup

Strain into a rocks glass with cubed ice
Garnish with:

Additional barspoon of Jack Rudy Bourbon Cherry syrup
1 dash angostura bitters
1 Jack Rudy Bourbon Cherry
1 strip lemon zest

Pumpkin Pisco Sour
Chef James Messiner, Seasons 52, Atlanta, GA

Add all ingredients aside from Bitters into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 10 seconds:

1½ ounce Crop Organic Pumpkin Spiced Vodka
1 ounce BarSol Pisco
1/2 ounce lemon juice
1/2 ounce lime juice
1½ ounce pasteurized egg whites
3/4 ounce simple syrup
Jack Rudy Aromatic Bitters

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with 3 drops of Jack Rudy Aromatic Bitters

Backwoods Bourbon Punch
Natalie Chanin & Butch Anthony, Alabama Chanin, Florence AL

In a shaker tin with ice combine:

6 ounces Bourbon
3 ounces fresh Grapefruit Juice
2 ounces Sweet Vermouth
1.5 ounces Jack Rudy Grenadine

Shake vigorously for 20 seconds and strain into ice filled Rocks glass
Garnish with a lemon twist and Jack Rudy Bourbon Cherry

The Winner’s Circle
Seth Brewer, Enoteca, Lexington KY

In a shaker tin with ice combine:

1.5 ounces Bourbon
.50 ounces Jack Rudy Elderflower Tonic
.50 ounces Giffard Pamplemousse Pink Grapefruit Liquer

Shake and strain into into rocks glass with one large piece of ice
Garnish with a Pamplemouse soaked Jack Rudy Bourbon Cherry (disregard soaking if time constrained)

For Cherry:
Soak several cherries for a minimum of 1 day in jar filled with Giffard Grapefruit Pamplemousse

The Daytripper
Leon's Oyster Shop, Charleston SC

In a shaker tin with ice combine:

1.5 ounces of your favorite Vodka
.75 ounces Jack Rudy Sweet Tea Syrup
.50 ounces Fresh Lemon Juice
3 drops of Lavender Bitters

Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe
Garnish with a lemon twist

Red Rye Punch

Combine in a punch bowl:

2 Cups Rye Whiskey
1 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
1 cup Jack Rudy Grenadine
0.5 cup Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
5-6 drops of Jack Rudy Aromatic Bitters

Stir and chill until cold, around 3 hours
Add large ice cubes roughly 30 minutes prior to serving
Add 12 ounces of Club Soda and 1 hand-full of cloves just before serving
Serve with ice in an old-fashioned glass or rocks glass

Dad’s Drink

In a shaker tin with ice combine:

1.5 ounces of your favorite Bourbon
.75 ounces Jack Rudy Sweet Tea Syrup
.50 ounces Fresh Lemon Juice
3 drops of Lavender Bitters

Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe
Garnish with a lemon twist

Get In The Hole

In a shaker with ice combine:

2 ounces Vodka
1 ounce Jack Rudy Sweet Tea Syrup
1 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice

Shake and strain into a collins glass with ice
Top with roughly 4 ounces of Soda Water and stir to combine
Garnish with a lemon slice and a sprig of mint

Port & Tonic

In a collins glass, combine:

2 ounces White Port (Niepoort, Taylor’s, Kopke)
.75 oz Jack Rudy Elderflower Tonic
4-5 oz Soda Water

Stir to combine
Garnish with lemon or orange twist

El Presidente

In a mixing glass with ice combine:

.75 ounces Aged Rum
.75 ounces Silver Rum
.75 ounces Dry Vermouth
.25 ounces Orange Curacao (Grand Marnier works)
.25 ounces Jack Rudy Grenadine

Stir and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe
Garnish with a lemon twist

The Cure

In a collins glass with ice:

Fill with soda or seltzer water
Add 5-6 drops of Jack Rudy Aromatic Bitters

Stir to combine
Will help cure even the most vicious of hangovers!

Pink Lady
Death & Co. , New York City NY

In a shaker tin without ice combine:

1.50 ounces Plymouth Gin
.50 ounces Laird’s Apple Brandy
.75 ounces Fresh Lemon Juice
.75 ounces Simple Syrup
.25 ounces Jack Rudy Grenadine

Dry shake all ingredients vigorously, and then add ice and shake again
Strain into a rocks glass with 1 large ice cube
Garnish with 3 Jack Rudy Bourbon Cherries on a cocktail pick

Dillionaire
The Straight Up

In a shaker tin without ice combine:

2 cucumber slices
2 sprigs of fresh dill
.50 ounces Luxardo Mascharino
.50 ounces Jack Rudy Tonic

Muddle to break up cucumber and dill just a bit, then add ice and:

2 ounces Hendricks Gin
.50 ounces Cocchi Americano
.50 ounces Fresh Lime Juice
1 drop Bittermens Boston Bittahs (or any citrus based bitters)

Shake until outside of shaker begins to ice over
Double strain into a rocks glass with ice and top with Soda Water
Garnish with cucumber slice, dill sprig and 1 more drop of bitters

Handstand on a Paddleboard
Kelsey Parker, Tratoria Stella, Traverse City MI

In a shaker tin without ice combine:

Egg White
1.5 ounces Journeyman White Rye (or any un-aged White Rye Whiskey)
.75 ounces Lemon Juice
.50 ounces Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic

Dry shake those ingredients for 30 seconds
Add ice and shake again for 30 seconds

Pour into the bottom of glass:

.25 ounces Jack Rudy Grenadine

Double strain first 4 ingredients over top of Grenadine
Using a bar spoon to divert, add:

3 ounces of Sparkling Rose

Hot Gin & Tonic
Felix von Hurter, Sipsmith Distillery, London UK

1.75 ounces Sipsmith London Dry Gin (or your favorite Gin)
.75 ounces Jack Rudy Tonic Syrup
.25 ounces Simple Syrup
3.5 ounces Hot Water

Mix all ingredients and serve in a rocks glass or mug
Garnish with an Orange Twist

Seven Island Iced Tea
Jeff Bell, PDT, NYC

In a shaker tin without ice combine:

1.5 ounces Banks Golden Age Rum
.75 ounces Jack Rudy Sweet Tea Syrup
.50 ounces Lemon Juice
.50 ounces Cocchi Americano
5 drops Bittermen’s Elemakule Tiki Bitters

Shake w/ ice and strain into a collins glass w/ 1 large cube
Top with 1 ounce Soda Water
Garnish with a Lemon Wedge