Cocktails Featuring

Whiskey

  • B&E MANHATTAN

    2 oz Breaking & Entering American Whiskey
    1/2 oz Dolin Sweet Vermouth
    1/2 oz Carpano Antica Vermouth
    2 dashes Angostura Bitters

    Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir. Serve up with a cherry.

    Recipe: Variation on a classic
    Photo: Jon Santer

  • SMITHY’S OLD FASHIONED

    2 oz Breaking & Entering American Whiskey
    1/2 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
    4 dashes Angostura Bitters

    Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir. Serve on a rock in a rocks glass garnished with a flamed orange peel.

    Recipe: Variation on a classic
    Photo: Jon Santer

  • WHISKEY SOUR #11

    2 oz Breaking & Entering American Whiskey
    3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
    1/2 oz simple syrup
    1/2 oz egg white

    Add all ingredients to a shaker and dry shake (no ice) for 30 seconds until frothy. Add ice to shaker and shake again for approximately 15 seconds. Serve in a coupe without ice, garnished with a few dashes of Angostura.

    Recipe: Jon Santer
    Photo: Jon Santer

  • SANTERAC

    1 1/2 oz Breaking & Entering American Whiskey
    1/2 oz St. George California Reserve Apple Brandy (or a Calvados)
    2 dashes Angostura Bitters
    2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
    1 barspoon of simple syrup
    rinse of St. George Absinthe Verte

    Rinse a rocks glass with absinthe and set aside. Add all other ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir. Discard remainder of absinthe from rocks glass before pouring stirred cocktail into the glass. Garnish with a lemon peel.

    Recipe: Jon Santer
    Photo: Jon Santer

  • POINT BREAK

    1 1/2 oz Breaking & Entering American Whiskey
    1 oz Bruto Americano
    1/2 oz Dolin Sweet Vermouth

    Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir. Serve up garnished with an orange peel.

    Recipe: Boulevardier variation
    Photo: Jon Santer

  • SHOP HIGHBALL

    1 1/2 oz Baller Single Malt Whiskey
    1/2 oz Q Seltzer
    lemon oil

    Stir Baller in a highball glass with ice for five seconds, add seltzer and give one full stir. Squeeze lemon peel over drink and discard.

    Recipe: Chris Lane, Ramen Shop, Oakland
    Photo: St. George Spirits

  • MR. BURNS

    2 oz Baller Single Malt Whiskey
    3/4 oz sweet vermouth
    1/2 oz Bénédictine

    Stir all ingredients with ice, then strain into a coupe.

    Recipe: Bobby Burns variation
    Photo: St. George Spirits

  • 01-PearLiqueur_WhiskeyPearSidecar

    WHISKEY PEAR SIDECAR

    1 1/2 oz St. George Single Malt Whiskey
    1/2 oz St. George Spiced Pear Liqueur
    1/2 oz fresh lemon juice

    Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain into a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass.

    Recipe: St. George Spirits
    Photo: St. George Spirits

  • 01 BobbyBurns_Flora

    BOBBY BURNS

    1 1/2 oz St. George Single Malt Whiskey
    1 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
    dash Benedictine

    Stir all ingredients with ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail. Garnish with a flamed orange peel.

    Recipe: Christ Aivaliotis and Lucia Gonzales, Flora, Oakland
    Photo: St. George Spirits

  • 02-Grappa_SetteVitte

    SETTE VITTE

    1 1/2 oz St. George Single Malt Whiskey
    1 1/2 oz grappa
    1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
    1/2 oz vanilla simple syrup

    Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain and serve up in a cocktail glass.

    Recipe: St. George Spirits
    Photo: St. George Spirits

  • 02 DragonsBreath_Crawford

    DRAGON BREATH

    2 oz St. George Single Malt Whiskey
    1/2 oz Amaro Nonino
    1/2 oz Carpano Antica Formula
    2 dashes Aztec Chocolate Bitters

    Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

    Recipe: Darren Crawford, Bourbon & Branch, San Francisco
    Photo: St. George Spirits

  • 03-SingleMalt_BasilSazerac

    BASIL SAZERAC

    2 oz St. George Single Malt Whiskey
    1 oz Aqua Perfecta Basil Eau de Vie
    1/4 oz simple syrup
    2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
    fresh basil
    St. George Absinthe Verte Rinse

    Muddle simple syrup with a basil leaf. Add whiskey, basil eau de vie, and bitters, then shake and strain into an absinthe-rinsed cocktail glass.

    Recipe: St. George Spirits
    Photo: St. George Spirits

  • YE OLDE ST. GEORGE

    2 oz St. George Single Malt Whiskey
    1/2 oz blood orange juice
    1/4 oz simple syrup
    3 dashes Regan's Orange Bitters
    orange peel

    Place orange peel pith-down in Old Fashioned glass. Add syrup and bitters and muddle. Add whiskey, blood orange juice, and ice. Garnish with orange twist.

    Recipe: Heather Davis, Annabelle's, San Francisco
    Photo: Tyler Shaughnessy