vara cocktails.

Vara Paso Uno

1 ½ oz Paso Uno
2 oz Cranberry
2 oz Orange Juice

Shake and strain over ice in a bucket or Collins glass, garnish with orange or lime slice.

Vara Fine Alembic Brandy
Brandy Cocktail

2 oz Brandy
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
½ oz Cointreau

Shake and strain into a martini glass, garnish with a lemon twist

Vara Fine Spanish Brandy
Spanish 77

1 oz Fine Spanish Brandy
½ oz Lemon Juice
½ oz Simple Syrup
1 oz Silverhead Brut Cava

Shake, strain into flute, top slowly with Vara Silverhead Brut Cava and garnish with a lemon twist

Vara Añejo Rum
Dark & Stormy

2 oz Rum
¾ oz lime juice
4-5 oz Ginger Beer

Best served in a copper mug and garnish with a lime wedge

Vara Blanco Rum

Muddle 4-5 mint leaves
Add 1 ½ oz Vara Blanco Rum
1 oz lime juice
¾ oz simple syrup
1 oz soda water

Shake and strain over ice in a Collin’s glass
Top with Soda Water and garnish with fresh mint sprig

Vara High Desert Gin
Vara Martini

2 ½ oz Vara Gin
¼ oz Vermut Seco

Shaken/stirred and strained into a martini glass and garnish with a twist of lemon or orange

Taylor Garrett Whiskey
Final Approach

1 ½ oz Taylor Garret Whiskey
1 ½ oz lemon juice
1 oz lime juice
1 oz rosemary syrup
Sprig of smoked rosemary

Shake all ingredients and strain over ice filled glass and garnish with smoked rosemary sprig (ignite the herb, blow it out and dunk it into your glass)

Taylor Garrett Rye
Perfect Rye Manhattan

2 oz Taylor Garrett Rye
½ oz Vara Vermut Dulce
½ oz Vara Vermut Seco
2 dashes of bitters
Ice to chill

Combine all ingredients in a shaker or glass and stir until chilled. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a brandied cherry.