Luxury Spirits

Blueberry Basil Gimlet

We're back with Lisa Orne Hallinan in Boothbay Harbor, and she's going to show you how to make the Blueberry Basil Gimlet!

Mix It Yourself

1 TBSP Blueberries
3 Fresh Basil Leaves
Splash Club Soda
1 Part St. Germain
2 Parts Stoli Vodka
Blueberry & Basil Garnish

Directions:

  1. Muddle the blueberries, basil and club soda. 
  2. Add the St. Germain and Stoli Vodka. 
  3. Shake over ice. 
  4. Strain into a glass and garnish.
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Blueberry Basil Gimlet

We're back with Lisa Orne Hallinan in Boothbay Harbor, and she's going to show you how to make the Blueberry Basil Gimlet!

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Sloe Gin Fizz

Sloe Gin Fizz at Mason's Brewing

Learn how to make the Sloe Gin Fizz cocktail with Kris Lovely at Mason's Brewing in Brewer, Maine!

Sloe Gin Fizz at Mason's Brewing

Learn how to make the Sloe Gin Fizz cocktail with Kris Lovely at Mason's Brewing in Brewer, Maine!

Mix It Yourself

1 oz Barr Hill Gin
1½ oz Plymouth Sloe Gin
¾ oz Simple Syrup
1 oz Fresh Egg White
¾ oz Lemon Juice
3 Dashes Peychaud's Bitters
Top with Soda Water
Lemon Swath

Directions:

  1. Add gin, simple syrup, egg white, lemon juice and bitters to a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake ingredients with ice.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass.
  4. Top with soda water.
  5. Add lemon swath.

The Chaval Nogal

John Myers joins Patrick McDonald at Chaval in Portland to make the Nogal, a tribute to the classic cocktail the Negroni.

The Chaval Nogal

John Myers joins Patrick McDonald at Chaval in Portland to make the Nogal, a tribute to the classic cocktail the Negroni.

Mix It Yourself

2 Parts Rye Whiskey
2 Parts Sweet Vermouth
1 Part Campari
1 Part Walnut Liqueur

Directions:

  1. Mix whiskey, vermouth, Campari and walnut liqueurs.
  2. Stir over ice.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass with ice.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist.
The "Cold Strawberry Basil Martini" mixed drink.

The Cold Strawberry Basil Martini

The Cold Strawberry Basil Martini at The Maine House in Hallowell

The Cold Strawberry Basil Martini

The Cold Strawberry Basil Martini at The Maine House in Hallowell

Mix It Yourself

3 Basil Leaves
1 oz Strawberry Simple Syrup
Juice of 2 Slices Lemon
2½ oz Cold River Vodka
Strawberry Garnish
Candied basil leaf garnish
Lemon twist

Instructions:

1. Add mezcal, Cocchi Rosa, dry curaçao and lemon juice to a shaker.
2. Shake with ice.
3. Strain into a coupe glass.
4. Garnish with a lemon peel.
5. Enjoy!

"The Maine Mojito" mixed drink

The Maine Mojito

Learn how to make the Maine Mojito with Jose at Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Resort!

The Maine Mojito

Learn how to make the Maine Mojito with Jose at Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Resort!

Mix It Yourself

Fresh Mint Leaves
1 oz Fresh Blueberry Syrup
½ oz Fresh Lime Juice
1½ oz Bacardi Superior
Small Amount of Sour Mix Prosecco Float

Instructions:

Muddle mint leaves, blueberry syrup and lime juice
Add Bacardi and sour mix.
Shake mixture.
Pour into glass and top with Prosecco.

"The Pufferfish" mixed drink.

The Pufferfish

Learn how to make the Pufferfish cocktail with Adam Sousa at Sonny's in Portland!

The Pufferfish

Learn how to make the Pufferfish cocktail with Adam Sousa at Sonny's in Portland!

Mix It Yourself

3/4oz. Mezcal
1oz. Cocci Rosa
3/4oz. Dry Curaçao
3/4oz Fresh Lemon Juice

Instructions:

1. Add mezcal, Cocchi Rosa, dry curaçao and lemon juice to a shaker.
2. Shake with ice.
3. Strain into a coupe glass.
4. Garnish with a lemon peel.
5. Enjoy!

"The Boulevardier" mixed drink.

The Boulevardier

John Myers and John Myers make "the Boulevardier" with Wiggley Bridge!

The Boulevardier

John Myers and John Myers make "the Boulevardier" with Wiggley Bridge!

Mix It Yourself

2 oz Wiggly Bridge Whiskey
1 oz Campari
0.5 oz Italian Vermouth

"The Presidente" mixed drink.

The Presidente

John Myers and John Myers make "the Presidente" with Rusticator Rum!

The Presidente

John Myers and John Myers make "the Presidente" with Rusticator Rum!

Mix It Yourself

1.5 oz Bartlett Rusticator Rum
0.5 oz Dry Curaco
0.5 oz Dry Vermouth
0.5 oz Homemade Grenadine

"The Chapmans Cooler" mixed drink.

The Chapmans Cooler

John Myers and John Myers make "the Chapman's Cooler" with Tree Spirits Applejack!

The Chapmans Cooler

John Myers and John Myers make "the Chapman's Cooler" with Tree Spirits Applejack!

Mix It Yourself

2 oz Treespirits Applejack
0.5 oz Apple Cider Syrup
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
Urban Farm Fermentory Dry Cidah

"The Grand Trunk" mixed drink.

The Grand Trunk

John Myers and John Myers make "the Grand Trunk" with Liquid Riot Fernet Michaud and Old Port Rye Whiskey!

The Grand Trunk

John Myers and John Myers make "the Grand Trunk" with Liquid Riot Fernet Michaud and Old Port Rye Whiskey!

Mix It Yourself

2 oz Bimini Gin
1 oz Tree Spirits Absinthe
3 Dashes Costal Root Bitters

The "Barens to Bog" mixed drink.

The Barrens To Bog

John Myers and John Myers make "the Barrens to Bog" with Sweetgrass Farms Cranberry Gin!

The Barrens To Bog

John Myers and John Myers make "the Barrens to Bog" with Sweetgrass Farms Cranberry Gin!

Mix It Yourself

2 oz Sweetgrass Cranberry Gin
1 oz Dry Curacao
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Cranberry Juice
1 tbsp Stonewall Kitchen Blueberry Jam

"The Dirigo" mixed drink.

The Dirigo

John Myers and John Myers make "the Dirigo" with Tree Spirits Absinthe and Bimini Gin!

The Dirigo

John Myers and John Myers make "the Dirigo" with Tree Spirits Absinthe and Bimini Gin!

Mix It Yourself

2 oz Bimini Gin
1 oz Tree Spirits Absinthe
3 Dashes Costal Root Bitters

"The Hamlindigo" mixed drink.

The Hamlindigo

John Myers and John Myers make "the Hamlindigo" with Chesuncook Botanical Spirit!

The Hamlindigo

John Myers and John Myers make "the Hamlindigo" with Chesuncook Botanical Spirit!

Mix It Yourself

1.5 oz Chesuncook
0.5 oz Cynar
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Honey Vanilla Syrup
Dash of Dram Dark Bitters

"The Bright & Sunny" mixed drink.

The Bright & Sunny

John Myers and John Myers make "the Bright and Sunny" with Cold River Vodka!

The Bright & Sunny

John Myers and John Myers make "the Bright and Sunny" with Cold River Vodka!

Mix It Yourself

2 oz Cold River Vodka
1 oz Lemonade
1 oz Ginger Beer