ACQUISITION X - 10 YEAR CANADIAN WHISKY

Named after a mine once here in Butte, our Morning Star Mocha spins an ice coffee with a bit of sweet and booze.

 

Ingredients
1.5 oz of Orphan Girl
4 oz brewed Orphan Girl Coffee
1 oz Chocolate Syrup (Hershey’s is fine)
Whipping Cream

 

Procedure
Brew 4 oz Orphan Girl Coffee
Add Coffee, Orphan Girl and Chocolate to a shaker
Add ice and shake immediately to mix
Pour over ice to serve cold
Top with Whipped Cream
Drizzle with Chocolate Syrup to garnish

This simple two ingredient cocktail is a Montana staple in every home because everyone loves a Dirty Girl. You can add more or less of each product to suite your preferred taste. After all, it is your drink – have fun with it!

 

Ingredients
Orphan Girl Bourbon Cream Liqueur
Root Beer, we use Barque’s

 

Procedure 
Fill glass with ice
Add Orphan Girl
Top with Root Beer (50-50 ratio is best)

 

Note
If your Dirty Girl separates, it is due to the root beer having too much acidity. You can increase the amount of Orphan Girl to fix the ratio and prevent it from separating.

Refreshing and spicy, this mule gives a good little kick when you’re feeling feisty! Taste the heat in the back of your throat with every sip from the ginger and habanero combination.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz High Ore Vodka
1 oz Headframe Habanero Simple Syrup
Cock ‘n Bull Ginger Beer
Lime

 

Procedure 
Prep fresh Lime by slicing into serving wedges
Fill Copper Mug with ice like you were mining for it
Add High Ore and Habanero Simple
Top with Cock ‘n Bull Ginger Beer

 

Special Tools
Headframe Copper Mug
Jigger

 

Variations
Try with other Headframe Simple Syrups

While not available in our Tasting Room, this Raspberry Martini is too delicious to keep a secret. Imagine chocolate covered raspberries turned into a liquid delight that you can enjoy every evening. We are thirsty just thinking about it – time for dessert!

 

Ingredients
2 oz Orphan Girl Bourbon Cream
1 oz High Ore Vodka
1 oz Chambord
Fresh Raspberries
Chocolate Syrup

 

Procedure
In a shaker, add all ingredients and ice
Shake and strain into a martini glass pre-drizzled with Chocolate Syrup
Garnish with fresh Raspberries for a delicious, alcoholic dessert

While not available in our Tasting Room, this twist on a classic Mai Tai will have you day dreaming of Butte. Underground miners are a tough crew, and nothing makes a tough day easier like whisky. Enjoy it after a long day or while you’re out soaking up the sun.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz Acquisition Canadian Whisky (or other whiskey options)
1 oz Coconut Rum
1 oz Orange juice
1 oz Pineapple juice
¾ oz Headframe Plain Simple Syrup
Fresh Lime Juice (about ¼ lime)
Grenadine
Fresh Pineapple, Oranges, Cherries if desired for toping

 

Procedure
In a shaker, add ice, Acquisition Canadian Whisky, Coconut Rum, juices and Headframe Plain Simple Syrup
Shake heavily to properly combine all ingredients
Pour into glass filled with ice
Drizzle Grenadine down side so it settles on the bottom
Garnish with fruit of your choice and paper umbrella

 

Special Tools
Shaker

 

Variations
To be more authentic to a Mai Tai, you can add Orgeat

This perfect combination of sweet and sour can be enjoyed year round but to have your lavender really stand out, enjoy it in the summer while all the wildflowers are in bloom. Try this with different simple syrups to enhance the flavor to your preferred taste.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz Acquisition Canadian Whisky
Headframe Lavender Simple Syrup
Nellie and Joe’s Key West Lime Juice or other Key West Lime Juice
Ginger Ale
Lime

 

Procedure
In a shaker, add some ice, Acquisition Canadian Whisky, Headframe Lavender Simple Syrup and Key West Lime Juice
Shake to mix
Strain and shake into glass filled with ice
Top with Ginger Ale (about 1-1.5 ounces)
Garnish with Lime

 

Variations
If you don’t have a shaker, this cocktail can also be stirred with a straw or a bar spoon

Travel the world with this Canadian tropical delight that has already put in the work for you. The Hippie Canuck is perfect for when you want to kick your shoes off and enjoy the Earth under your feet. Best enjoyed in the summer sitting next to, or in, one of our beautiful Montana lakes.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz Acquisition Canadian Whisky
English Cucumbers cut into small slices
2-3 Fresh Mint leaves
1 oz Headframe Plain Simple Syrup
1 oz Pineapple juice
½ oz Lime juice
Garnish (optional, fresh or dried Pineapple or Cucumber)

 

Procedure
In a shaker muddle 2-3 slices of Cucumber pieces
Add Mint leaves and muddle gently
Incorporate all other ingredients including ice
Shake to combine
Pour into 12 oz glass with ice
Garnish with fresh or dried Pineapple or Cucumber slice

 

Special Tools 
Muddler
Shaker

 

Note
We choose the English Cucumber because it does not have seeds, but any cucumber you have available will do!

 

Take to nature and collect your own Huckleberries to make your own personal connection with this cocktail. This refreshing drink incorporates flavors of fruit and sweetness to the point where the flavors merge into a beautiful smash on your tastebuds.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz Neversweat Straight Bourbon Whiskey
1 oz fresh Huckleberries
Fresh Orange
Fresh Lime
½ oz Headframe Vanilla Simple Syrup
Club Soda

 

Procedure
In a shaker, muddle Huckleberries
Add Neversweat Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Squeeze a wedge of fresh Lime and Orange into shaker, amount to your liking
Add Headframe Vanilla Simple Syrup
Add ice and shake to mix
Pour into glass with ice
Top with splash of Club Soda (about 1 oz)
Orange garnish

 

Special Tools
Muddler
Shaker

This cocktail is a Tasting Room favorite! The perfect blend of whiskey and ice cream allows for your taste buds to experience a flavor paradise. We like to top it with whipped cream, a cherry and chocolate syrup but you can add whatever you’d like.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz Neversweat Straight Bourbon Whiskey, use whichever version you prefer
2 scoops Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
1 oz Chocolate Syrup (Hershey’s is fine)
Whipping Cream
Bada Bing Cherry

 

Procedure
In a blender, add Neversweat Bourbon, Ice Cream and Chocolate Syrup with ice
Pour into glass
Garnish with Whipped Cream and Cherry
Drizzle with Chocolate Syrup

 

Special Tools
Blender
Ice Cream scoop

 

Variations
Add Orphan Girl for a little extra goodness

Looking to elevate your bartending skills? Impress your friends by infusing your High Ore Vodka with flavors of Lemon and Ginger. While this needs to be prepared a head of time, it will be all worth it once you, and your loved ones you are sharing with, take the first sip.

 

Ingredients
Roughly 2 inch piece of Fresh Ginger
2 Large Fresh Lemons
2 oz Lemon/Ginger infused High Ore Vodka
1 oz Headframe Ginger Peppercorn Simple Syrup
Angostura Bitters

 

Procedure for infused High Ore Vodka
Peel Ginger and slice into small pieces
Cut 2-3 Lemons into quarters
Place Lemon and Ginger in a wide mouth Mason Jar
Pour two cups of High Ore Vodka in Mason Jar
Let sit for 1-2 weeks until you get your desired flavor
Shake or stir occasionally as the flavors infuse
Strain the Fruit and Ginger, then discard

 

Procedure for Martini
In a shaker add all ingredients including ice
Shake well until chilled
Strain into a Martini glass
Garnish with a Lemon twist and Candied Ginger

 

Special Tools
Shaker
Mason Jar with lid
Strainer
Fruit Zester

 

Variations
Add ice and top with Ginger Ale for a cocktail version

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