Liqueurs Recipes

An Ironworks Raspberry “Mule”

We recommend a variation on a traditional “Mule” using Ironworks Raspberry Liqueur, Vodka and Lime juice topped with Ginger Beer. It’s sparkly, fruity and spicy all at once.  Fresh Raspberries 40 ml Vodka 30 ml Raspberry Liqueur 30 ml Lime Juice 15 ml simple syrup Propeller Ginger Beer Muddle a few raspberries in the bottom…

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Anne-Marie’s Gin Noir Sour

Our organic blackberries come from Holland Farms near Canning in the Annapolis Valley. They are dark and delicious and on their own make a delightful liqueur. Last fall we decided that combining gin and blackberry might be a match made in heaven and we weren’t wrong! The result is our newest invention – sort of…

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Resistance is futile…

When spring is just around the corner we all hunger for the fresh fruit that comes to our farmer’s market and rhubarb is often the first we see on the table. Rhubarb and strawberry are perfect partners and together they make a terrific combination with Ironworks Amber Rum. Aptly nick-named pie-in-a-glass you can sweeten to taste…

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Ironworks Love Potion

Rumour has it that this concoction goes divinely with fine chocolate. We leave it up to you…. INGREDIENTS: 2 oz (60 ml) Ironworks Raspberry Liqueur ½ oz (15 ml) Ironworks Gin 1 oz (30 ml) club soda 1 thin slice of blood orange 2 raspberry ice cubes* RASPBERRY ICE CUBES Place 1 raspberry in each…

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Gin Fizz #1: Strawberry & Rhubarb

The variations on fruit and gin continue. This recipe is so delicious when fresh strawberries are in their prime. Freeze up a bunch of them to have on hand year round for festive occasions that warrant a taste of spring! INGREDIENTS 1.5 oz Ironworks Gin .5 oz Rhubarb Esprit .5 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice three…

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Gin Fizz #2: Blueberry & Lavender

We have borrowed the yummy recipe for this drink (which was created by Wildcard Creative) directly from Taste of Nova Scotia’s recipe pages.  Van Dyk’s delicious Wild Nova Scotia blueberry juice perfectly compliments the local gin in this cocktail. Alternatively you could use Terra Beata Blueberry juice. Ideal for a personal drink or a crowd…

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Tall Ships Hard Lemonade

Way back in 2012, when the Tall Ships last visited Halifax, we were participating with Taste of Nova Scotia at their “Food Fare by the Sea”. It was kind of like camping on the waterfront! Right next to the Taste food stage they set up a bar where they were serving cocktails devised by Geir…

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Berries and Lemonade

This simple cocktail is immensely flexible. You can use any one of our Ironworks Liqueurs and the taste will be lovely. Lately we have been using a lemon concentrate created by our friends at Dragonfly Farms but any lemonade, still or bubbly, will do the trick. Decorate with a toothpick loaded with berries to match…

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A Lazy Afternoon

Here’s a gingery, rhubarb tart, bubbly invention that we put together one day in Blue Rocks. This combination is so simple and invites you to live up to its name! After all, show me the person who can resist the offer of “A Lazy Afternoon”… ? (thanks for the name, Brad!)   INGREDIENTS   •…

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Ironworks Blueberry Grunt

Here’s something to warm you up this fall: the Blueberry Grunt is a fun way to play with teas and craft spirits without the time commitment of an infusion. As a popular Maritime dessert, this recipe just begs to be translated by our own East Coast staples, the Amber Rum and Blueberry Liqueur. • 1…

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