WE WHISKEY YOU

A MERRY CHRISTMAS

WE WHISKEY YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS!
December 14, 2020 melissa

* * * Our delightful Holiday Old Fashioned made with homemade cran-rosemary simple syrup and our Signature i31 Whiskey is sure to put the Ho-Ho-Ho back in your Holidays! * * *

Guests are always asking us where they can purchase our custom, small batch i31 Whiskey, so we thought we would make it easy for you to get ‘spirited’ this holiday season! While the 1 Liter bottles are always available for purchase at CANE Distillery in Ybor City, Luekens in Seminole, and Vintage Liquors in Oviedo, through January 1st you can also purchase a bottle at your local Irish 31 pub.

Not only does our i31 Whiskey make a delicious and unique gift for the whiskey-lover on your list, it also makes one heck of a Holiday Old Fashioned with homemade cran-rosemary infused simple syrup! Stop by the pub and taste for yourself, then follow the below recipe to WOW your holiday guests with this most festive of cocktails. Merry Christmas, everyone!!

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i31 HOLIDAY OLD FASHIONED

2 oz i31 Whiskey
0.5 oz Cran-Rosemary Simple Syrup (recipe below)
2 dash bitters
Garnish: Fresh Cranberries & Rosemary Sprig

Build all ingredients (except garnish) in a rocks glass and top with ice. Stir gently to combine and top with more ice. Add garnish and serve. (For added sweetness, muddle a fresh orange quarter and single maraschino cherry in rocks glass before building ingredients.)

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CRAN-ROSEMARY SIMPLE SYRUP

(Makes 1 quart = 32 0z of infused simple syrup = enough for 64 cocktails)

1 cup Cane Sugar
1 cup Water (warm, tap)
1 cup Cranberries (fresh)
1 Rosemary Sprig
0.5 Lemon (fresh squeezed)

Pour the warm water into a medium saucepan and add all other ingredients. Bring to a boil stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer 30-45 minutes until thickens. Strain into container eliminating all cranberry and rosemary particles. Cool and use 0.5 ounces per i31 Holiday Old Fashioned cocktail.

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CHEERS!