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February 25, 2016 |

Coupe De Ville Margarita

Coupe de Ville Margarita

Ingredients - Makes one 8 oz cocktail
2 oz premium Reposado Tequila
1 oz NVD Grand California*
1 fresh lime, juiced
1 Slice Inna Preserved Meyer Lemon*
2 oz Cocktail Crate Sriracha Margarita Mix*
.75 oz Bang Candy Peach Basil Nectar*

Preperation:
Muddle tequila and lemon with ice in a shaker. Add all other ingredients except Grand California. Shake hard, pour unstrained into a highball glass. Garnish with lime shell, top with Grand California.

Enjoy and repeat responsibly

*Ingredients included in the June 2015 Bar Club Package
Recipe created by Napa Valley Distillery resident mixologist Aaron Lahey

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February 18, 2016 |

Cherry Darlin

Cherry Darlin'

Ingredients - Makes one 4 oz cocktail

1 oz Napa Valley Distillery Grand California*
1 oz Napa Valley Distillery Cherry Brandy
1 oz Fresh Orange Juice
1 oz Tart Cherry Juice
2 dashes Berg & Hauck Aromatic Bitters

Preperation:

Shake all ingredients vigorously with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with orange twist and Luxardo Marischino Cherry

Enjoy and repeat responsibly

*Ingredients included in the June 2015 Bar Club Package

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February 11, 2016 |

Cocoa Cabana

Cocoa Cabana
Difficulty Level 2

Ingredients:
2.5 oz Napa Valley Distillery - East India Cocktail*
.5 oz Coconut Water
1/2 lime, juiced
1 dropper full of Napa Valley Bitters - Antique Chocolate Bitters*

Garnish:
1 lime wheel

Preparation:
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker full of ice. Shake hard for 13 seconds and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lime wheel. 

Enjoy and repeat responsibly.

* Ingredients included in the September 2015 Bar Club Package
Created by mixologist Aaron Lahey

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February 4, 2016 |

The LES Project

The LES Project 
Difficulty 
Level 4 

Ingredients:
2.5 oz Napa Valley Distillery - East India Cocktail*
.5 oz premium Sweet Vermouth (we suggest Carpano Antica Formula)
.5 oz premium Amaro (we suggest Amaro Nonino or Averna)
1 dropper full of Napa Valley Bitters - Antique Chocolate Bitters*

Garnish:
1 swath fresh orange zest
3 Luxardo Maraschino Cherries
1 large round or square ice cube (regular ice is fine too)

Preparation:
Place ice in a cocktail shaker. Add the NVD East India Cocktail, vermouth, and bitters. Rub the orange peel around the rim of the cocktail glass then add to glass. Strain the drink into the glass. Garnish with Luxardo Maraschino Cherries.

Enjoy and repeat responsibly.

* Ingredients included in the September 2015 Bar Club Package

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January 28, 2016 |

NVDirty Martini

NVDirty Martini
Difficulty: Level 2

Ingredients  - Makes one 4 oz cocktail

2.5 oz Napa Valley Distillery -Napa Reserve*
.5 oz premium Dry Vermouth (we suggest Vya, or Imbue)
.5 oz Napastäk Pickle Brine*

Garnish:
Napastäk - Cocktail Pickle (of choice – onion, pickle, or greenbean)*

Preparation:
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake hard and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe. For a Bloody Martini (Level: 3) omit Pickle Brine and add .5 oz water strained from Real Dill Bloody Mary Mix with fine mesh strainer or cheese cloth, and add 2 drops Napa Valley Distillery- Antique Chocolate Bitters.

Enjoy and repeat responsibly.

* Ingredients included in the September 2015 Bar Club Package

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January 21, 2016 |

The Classic Bloody Mary

The Classic Bloody Mary
Difficulty Level 1

Ingredients - Makes one 8 oz cocktail
2 oz Napa Valley Distillery - Napa Reserve*
6 oz Real Dill - Bloody Mary Mix*
5-7 ice cubes

Garnish:
1 celery stalk
1 Napastäk - Cocktail Pickles
(one each – onion, pickle, green bean)*
1 lemon wedge
1 lime wedge


Preparation
Place ice cubes into a cocktail shaker, and add all ingredients (not garnishes), cover and shake vigorously for 13 seconds. Pour mixture into a chilled 12 oz glass (or pint glass). Arrange garnishes in glass and serve. For a Bloody Maria substitute premium Blanco Tequila (we suggest Siete Leguas) for the Napa Valley Distillery – Reserve Brandy.


Enjoy and repeat responsibly.

* Ingredients included in theSeptember 2015 Bar Club Package

 
December 10, 2015 |

Feliz Navidad

Feliz Navidad 
LEVEL: 2 

Ingredients 

• 2.75 oz Napa Valley Distillery -Brandy Rouge* 
• .25 oz Napa Valley Distillery -Ancho León* 
• 8 drops Underberg Bitters* 

Garnish: 
• 1 Luxardo Maraschino Cherry 
1 dried or fresh chile (optional) 

Preparation 

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a Luxardo Maraschino Cherry and dried or fresh chile (optional). Enjoy and repeat responsibly. 

* Ingredients included in the December 2015 Bar Club Package 

Created exclusively for NVD by mixologist Aaron Lahey. 

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December 10, 2015 |

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Baby, It's Cold Outside 
LEVEL: 3 

Ingredients: 
• 1.5 oz Napa Valley Distillery - Apple Brandy 
• .75 oz Napa Valley Distillery - Brandy Rouge Cocktail* 
• .75 oz lemon juice 
• .75 oz Liber & Co. - Grenadine* 
• 16 drops Napa Valley Bitters - Bitter Elegance  (or other aromatic bitters) 

Garnish: 
• 1 lemon twist 
• 1 Luxardo Maraschino Cherry 

Preparation 
Add all ingredients but 8 drops of bitters to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Float with the other 8 drops of bitters. Garnish with a lemon twist and Luxardo Maraschino Cherry. Enjoy and repeat responsibly. 

* Ingredients included in the December 2015 Bar Club Package 

Created exclusively for NVD by mixologist Aaron Lahey. 

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December 10, 2015 |

Caramel Nightcap

Caramel Nightcap LEVEL: 3 

Ingredients 
• 2 oz Napa Valley Distillery - Napa Valley Cocktail* 
• .25 oz Napa Valley Distillery - Ancho León* 
• .25 oz Liber & Co. - Grenadine* 
• .5 oz lemon juice 
• 3 oz boiling water 
• 1 teabag English Breakfast tea 
• 1/2 Sweet Jules caramel* 
• 6 drops Underberg Bitters* 
• 6 drops Napa Valley Bitters - Antique Chocolate Bitters (optional) 

Garnish: 
• 1 lemon wheel 
• 1 cinnamon stick 

Preparation 

Prepare a mug with the caramel, teabag, and cinnamon stick (if available). Add the first 5 ingredients to a mixing glass, making sure to add the hot water last. Stir briefly and strain into the prepared mug. Float with bitters. Garnish with lemon wheel and serve with swizzle stick. Note: Each of the four flavored caramels impart a unique character on this cocktail. It’s like four cocktails in one! Try all four flavors! Enjoy and repeat responsibly. 

* Ingredients included in the December 2015 Bar Club Package 

Created exclusively for NVD by mixologist Aaron Lahey.

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December 10, 2015 |

Not Your Grandpa's Manhattan

Not Your Grandpa’s Manhattan  
LEVEL: 3 

Ingredients:
• 1.5 oz Napa Valley Distillery -Brandy Rouge Cocktail* 
• 1.5 oz Napa Valley Distillery -Napa Valley Cocktail* 
• 16 drops Napa Valley Bitters -Bitter Elegance (or other aromatic bitters) 

Garnish: 
• 1 Luxardo Maraschino Cherry 

Preparation:
Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice, stir well. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a Luxardo Maraschino Cherry. Enjoy and repeat responsibly. 

* Ingredients included in the December 2015 Bar Club Package 

Created exclusively for NVD by mixologist Aaron Lahey.

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