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Batching Recipes and Tips

batching recipes and tips

May 14, 2020

Now that on-premise businesses are legally allowed to sell cocktails out the door, bar managers and mixologists are able to adjust to-go drink menus, so their customers can enjoy their signature cocktails from the comfort of their own homes.

We want to help get your batching program started with these easy-to-produce recipes prime for at-home consumption, along with suggested brands for the base spirit.

Mojito

2 cups rum
1 cup white sugar
36 fresh mint leaves
3 limes, quartered
1 liter club soda

Recommended brands:
Plantation, Flor de Caña, Blue Chair Bay, Brugal, Don Q, Mr. Boston, Calypso

Margarita

2 cups tequila
1 cup triple sec or Cointreau
¾ cup fresh lime juice
¾ cup sour mix

Recommended brands:
Milagro, Camarena, Libelula, El Jimador, Pepe Lopez, El Toro, Cointreau, Combier Liq D’Orange, Bols, Mr. Boston

Arnold Palmer

6 cups unsweetened tea
4 bottles lemonade
2 ½ cups vodka
2/3 cup simple syrup
3 medium lemons, thinly sliced
Mint sprigs for garnish

Recommended brands:
Stoli Elit, Crystal Head, Vodka 6100, Wheatley, Russian Standard, Finlandia, Stoli Stonewall, New Amsterdam, Taaka

Bloody Mary

1 ½ cups vodka
6 limes, juiced
1 tablespoon celery seeds
3 tablespoons horseradish
2 quarts tomato juice
2 tablespoons hot sauce

Recommended brands:
Stoli Elit, Crystal Head, Vodka 6100, Wheatley, Russian Standard, Finlandia, Stoli Stonewall, New Amsterdam, Taaka

Seabreeze

1 ½ cups vodka
6 cups grapefruit juice
4 cups orange juice
Optional: top with club soda or lemon-lime soda

Recommended brands:
Stoli Elit, Crystal Head, Vodka 6100, Wheatley, Russian Standard, Finlandia, Stoli Stonewall, New Amsterdam, Taaka

Manhattan

1 cup bourbon or rye whiskey
2/3 cup sweet vermouth
4 dashes bitters
Optional: orange twist or cherry for garnish

Recommended brands:
Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Woodford Rye, Gentleman Jack, Templeton Rye, Old Forester, Ancient Age, Benchmark, Early Times

Irish Mule

1 bottle of vodka, tequila or whiskey
2 ½ (16 oz.) bottles or 3 ½ (12 oz.) cans of ginger beer
8 limes, juiced

Recommended brands:
Tullamore D.E.W., Slane, Paddy’s or your preferred vodka brand for a classic Moscow Mule or tequila brand for a Mexican Mule

Old Fashioned

3 ½ cups whiskey
½ cup water
1 ½ oz. simple syrup
½ oz. bitters

Recommended brands:
Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Woodford Rye, Gentleman Jack, Templeton Rye, Old Forester, Ancient Age, Benchmark, Early Times

Paloma

4 cups tequila
4 cups grapefruit juice
1 cup lime juice
½ cup simple syrup
3-4 cups club soda

Recommended brands:
Milagro, Camarena, Libelula, El Jimador, Pepe Lopez, El Toro

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