Spirits 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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Sea Smoke Sour

Our good friend, Steven “Crusher” Cross, beverage wizard at 2 Doors Down in Halifax created this gem of a cocktail in honour of World Cocktail Day which takes place every year on May 13th. The Lapsang Souchong Tea adds a superb depth and complexity to the light apple and floral notes of Ironworks Vodka. INGREDIENTS…

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An Ironworks Mojito

No recipe page would be complete without a nod to the famous “Mojito”, and here’s our version, made using our amber rum. INGREDIENTS 12 oz mint simple syrup 8 oz Ironworks Amber Rum 4 oz fresh lime juice 8 oz chilled club soda fresh mint Ice MINT SIMPLE SYRUP heat 1 cup white sugar with…

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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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Flippin’ Holidaze

Here’s another classic cocktail interpreted with Ironworks Apple Brandy and our popular Bluenose Rum. Thanks to Anne Marie Bungay-Larose, one of our favourite bartender / mixologist creatives, we’ve been introduced to the world of “flips” – a rich, super-frothy and delicious alternative to egg-nog with the added attraction of being dairy free. INGREDIENTS 1 full…

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The “Pear-Fect” Collins

Since we first started distilling in 2009, the pear eau-de-vie has been a favourite of ours. So much so that we have been reluctant to consider mixing it with anything….until now. Anne Marie Bungay-Larose, bartender and creative mixologist now tending bar at The Carlton, one of Atlantic Canada’s premier live music venues, came up with a combination that…

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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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Crusher’s Bluenose Rum Punch

Yet another punch recipe from expert mixologist Steven “Crusher” Cross, the ruler of the bar at the fine Halifax dining establishment, 2 Doors Down . Created at the Saltscapes Expo 2018 and presented at the Select Nova Scotia stage paired with the excellent creations of Chef Andrew Farrell. INGREDIENTS (Enough for a small summer get-together with fine…

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Spring Gin Punch

Our good friend, the talented mixologist Steven Cross (aka “Crusher”) is the resident mixologist & bar manager at 2 Doors Down in Halifax. He presented two punch recipes, using our products, at Saltscapes Expo in April 2018. Customers were clamouring for the recipes so here we go… INGREDIENTS (Enough for a few friends on a…

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