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We take the classic holiday chocolate orange and turn it into your new favorite holiday cocktail! Using infused vodka paired with our Snowdrift Seasonal Sweet Cream Liqueur, this Chocolate Orange Drift is a crowd pleaser.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz Snowdrift Seasonal Sweet Cream Liqueur, you can substitute with Orphan Girl Bourbon Cream Liqueur
1 oz Orange Vodka
½ oz Chocolate Syrup
1 oz Half n Half
Chocolate Syrup to garnish
Orange for garnish and extra flavor

 

Procedure 
Put all ingredients, including a squeeze of Orange for a more intense, citrus-forward cocktail, into a shaker filled with ice
Strain your mixture into a 12oz rocks glass filled with ice
Garnish with Chocolate Syrup and an Orange slice

 

Special Tools 
Shaker
Citrus Knife

 

Variations
Make your own Orange Vodka by taking our High Ore Montana Made Vodka and soaking Oranges in it for up to 3 days.

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

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

In 1895, Butte saw its largest warehouse explosion. Jim, one of the fire horses at the time, miraculously survived the chaos but Dandy, another horse, did not make it. This drink is an ode to both of them and the work they did for our Community. As if having two different personalities, our Jim Dandy creates a sweet and sour combination in honor of both horses who worked tirelessly for Butte.

 

Ingredients
1.5 oz High Ore Vodka
¾ oz Fresh Huckleberries
Fresh Orange, sliced for individual servings
1 oz Headframe Lavender Simple Syrup
1 oz Lemon Juice
Fresh Lemon cut for garnishing

 

Procedure 
Cut a Fresh Orange into slices
In a shaker, muddle the Huckleberries
Add a squeeze of Fresh Orange along with all other ingredients over ice
Shake well to incorporate a flavor friendly environment
Pour into 12 oz glass with ice
Garnish with Lemon wedge

 

Special Tools 
Muddler
Shaker
Jigger
Citrus Knife

 

Variations
Try substituting Huckleberries for a berry that is native to your region like Strawberries and Blueberries. Use our Anselmo Gin to bring out the floral notes.

Perfect for the summers, or at least those days when you’re dreaming about it. Bright and invigorating with all of the fresh ingredients for a citrus blast. While slightly sweet, the lime counters perfectly to keep the blossom in bloom.

 

Ingredients
1-2 oz Anselmo Gin
2 Fresh Strawberries
2-3 Fresh Basil Leaves
1 oz Lime Juice
Headframe Plain Simple Syrup
Fresh Lime for garnish
Fresh Strawberries for garnish

 

Procedure
In a shaker, muddle Strawberries and Basil with a small wedge of Lime
Welcome the Anselmo Gin, Headframe Plain Simple Syrup and Lime Juice to shaker
Shake well to bring the flavors together
Pour into glass
Complete with fresh Strawberries and/or Lime

 

Special Tools
Shaker
Muddler

 

Refreshingly simple, this Hibiscus Lemonade is the perfect paring with any outdoor adventure. Enjoy it on your porch, at the lake or at a picnic. Just make sure that you make enough to share, because this is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

 

Ingredients
1-1.5 oz High Ore Vodka
¾ oz Headframe Vanilla Simple Syrup
¼ oz Hibiscus Syrup from Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup
1 oz Lemon Juice
Wild Hibiscus Flowers in jar
Fresh Lemon for garnishing

 

Procedure
In a shaker, embrace High Ore Vodka, Syrups and Lemon Juice over ice
Shake to incorporate ingredients
Pour contents into 12 ounce glass with ice
Involve a Hibiscus Flower and Lemon wedge to conclude

 

Special Tools
Shaker
Jigger

 

Variations
Add different bitters or simple syrups to change the flavor

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