Cocktails

The Truffle Of My Rye

The deep, umami-like flavor of our Black Truffle Rye whiskey demands an equally robust companion as a mixer in this decadent rye cocktail. The Molasses Syrup is incredibly easy to make and last for up to six weeks when stored in a cool, dark place.

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West Of Kentucky Bourbon Mint Julep

Refreshing Cold Mint Julep for the Derby

Whether it’s Derby Day or just a hot summer day, a refreshing Mint Julep always does the trick when you want to cool down with a splash of bourbon whiskey. Here’s our take on the classic Mint Julep cocktail.

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Bourbon Sweet Iced Tea with Peach Shrub

We love supporting local companies who’s products are a natural fit with our whiskeys. This cocktail is the perfect example of a match made in heaven. We used Berkeley-based Shrub & Co.’s Peach Shrub in our Bourbon Sweet Iced Tea to offer sweetness, along with a touch of fruitiness and subtle acidity provided by the apple cider vinegar base in the shrub.  Shrub & Co. products are available at the distillery tasting room for purchase. Read More…

The Acorn of Jupiter

Another feature in our Curated Cocktail Series featuring the tastiest cocktails from the best cocktail- makers out there. This one features our signature whiskey, Sonoma Rye, and comes to us from @pacificelixir. Check out his Instagram feed for more delicious and swoon-worthy libations.
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Brave and New

As part of our Curated Cocktail Series, we feature local drink makers and mixologists who are crafting unique and tasty cocktails using our whiskeys. This one is from bartender Pilar Reyes at Penrose Restaurant in Oakland, CA. The quinine-based Kina L’Aéro d’Or with its aromas of quince and fine marmalade, and a slightly bitter taste, makes this vintage spirit an excellent accompaniment to our wheat whiskey.  Read More…

Sonoma Old Fashioned

Our version of the classic Old Fashioned featuring our West of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey No. 3. Building on the traditions of Kentucky Bourbon and showcasing the spirit of California’s ingenuity, we’ve started with American Yellow Corn and aged it in new charred American oak. The secondary rye grain and tertiary grain of malted barley on top allows a hint of dark, dulcet flavor to emerge without too much smoke or sweetness. Read More…

North Of Golden Gate Swizzle


This twist on the Golden Gate Swizzle gives you a dazzling blend of sweet and bitter tones. Our Bourbon Whiskey No.1 provides a bold and satisfying spirit base.  Read More…

Sonoma Old Fashioned

Our version of the classic Old Fashioned featuring our West of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey No. 3. Building on the traditions of Kentucky Bourbon and showcasing the spirit of California’s ingenuity, we’ve started with American Yellow Corn and aged it in new charred American oak. The secondary rye grain and tertiary grain of malted barley on top allows a hint of dark, dulcet flavor to emerge without too much smoke or sweetness. Read More…

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