Recipes & Pairings

Sump Coffee Stout Black Velvet

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This cocktail comes in as the dessert of our recipes and the history behind it is certainly intriguing. While this cocktail is historically mixed with Guinness Extra Stout, we like to try new things around here and explore the endless possibilities of mixology. According to Guinness, the cocktail was first invented in 1861 at a gentleman’s club in London, known as the Brook’s Club. Members frequented Champagne in the morning, but following the death of Prince Albert the club steward decided that even that Champagne should be mourning his death. He then mixed the Champagne with Guinness Extra Stout as if...

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Tangerine Half and Half

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Did you ever have a chocolate orange as a child? This cocktail is slightly reminiscent of the citrus chocolatey goodness. Perennial Artisan Stouts, Sump Coffee Stout features notes of coffee and dark chocolate while Lost Coast's Tangerine Wheat features citrus aromas perfect for summer. While mixing two beers seems too simple to call a cocktail, this mix is perfect for summer!  YIELD: 1 16oz beverage    ACTIVE TIME: 2 minutes Ingredients 8oz Lost Coast's Tangerine Wheat 8oz Perennial Artisan Stouts Sump Coffee Stout Instructions: First pour in the Lost Coast's Tangerine Wheat carefully into the glass to avoid any head on...

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Cowboy's Summer Solstice Margarita

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Summer cocktails are synonymous with margaritas, but this twist on the classic is inspired by Jose Quervo's, Cuervo Cowboy Margarita. We've decided to trade out the classic Mexican style beer for Anderson Valley's Summer Solstice Seasonal Ale. This cocktail is perfect for summer events! YIELD: 1 16oz Margarita    ACTIVE TIME: 4 minutes Ingredients 2.5 oz Jose Cuervo Especial® Silver 2.5 oz Medmont Mercantile Margarita Mixer 1 oz orange juice 5 oz parts ice cubes 2 oz Anderson Valley Summer Solstice Citrus Jalapeño Rimming Salt Jalapeno Garnish  Lime Instructions: Add Jose Cuervo Especial® Silver, Medmont Mercantile Margarita Mixer, Anderson Valley Summer Solstice, orange juice, and ice to...

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StrawBEERry Summer Solstice Margarita

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Summertime fruit takes cocktails to the next level. This recipe for a beer infused Strawberry Margarita features fresh fruit that'll leave you and your guests begging for more! Yield: 1 8oz Margarita    Active Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 2 oz Jose Cuervo Especial® Silver 2 oz Medmont Mercantile Margarita Mixer 2 oz Anderson Valley Summer Solstice 2 oz Lemon Lime Soda A splash of fresh lime juice to taste Lime Maragarita Rimming Salt Fresh Strawberries Instructions: Add Jose Cuervo Especial® Silver, Medmont Mercantile Strawberry Margarita Mixer, Anderson Valley Summer Solstice, Lemon Lime Soda, and splace of lime soda to blender. *TIP: For a frozen margarita, freeze...

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Michelada Summer Solstice Ale

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Taking another twist on a Mexican classic, the Michelada is the Latin American Bloody Mary. With a mixture of spices and flavors this cocktail is sure to find its way onto your summer menu! This is our twist on the recipe from Beer Cocktails! YIELD: 1 16oz beverage    ACTIVE TIME: 7 minutes Ingredients 1 oz Tequila  5 oz of Anderson Valley Summer Solstice 1.5 oz Medmont Mercantile Hot Shot Bloody Mary Mixer 3.75 oz fresh lime juice Generous pinch chile lime seasoning 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce A few dashes of Medmont Mercantile Cocktail Sauce to taste 4 oz of ice Lime Instructions: Add...

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