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Cave Cocktail Recipes

While we enjoy sipping all of our spirits simply over ice, we also enjoy cocktails!  We like to keep them simple & easy to prepare.  These recipes are ones our family enjoys.  Many of them classics with a our own twist.  Whether you’re mixing up a treat for yourself, or a batch for friends – make it your own!

We often add seltzer or sprite to create a refreshing sipping drink, but these can also be enjoyed straight!

Salute!!

PEACH SPARKLER

Sweet, refreshing, summertime in a glass!

2 oz Cave Unaged Peach Brandy

2 oz Peach Nectar or Peach Mixer

2 oz Orange Juice

Dash of Lemon Juice

Frozen Peach Slice

Serve over ice with a splash of Seltzer or Sprite

HARVEST DELIGHT

This one will have you thinking all things fall no matter what time of year

2 oz Cave Unaged Apple Brandy

2 oz Cave Chambourcin

2 oz Apple Juice

Serve over ice and top with Ginger Ale

THE PERFECT PEAR

Refreshing with a citrusy twist!

2 oz Cave Unaged Pear Brandy

1/2 oz Lemon Juice

1 oz Orange Juice

1 oz Simple Syrup

Serve over ice and top with seltzer or sprite

BERRY BACCHUS

Bacchus was the Roman god of wine & pleasure.  No better way to enjoy our Cave Brandy & Chambourcin or Norton, wine & pleasure indeed!

2 oz Cave Aged Brandy

2 oz Cave Chambourcin or Norton

1 oz Simple Syrup

1/2 oz Lime Juice

Muddle 2 Blackberries (or any berry), add remaining ingredients.  Serve over ice with a splash of Sprite.

BRANDY OLD FASHIONED

A refreshing twist on a classic!

2 oz Cave Aged Brandy

1 oz Simple Syrup

Dash of Bitters

Orange Slice & Cherry (We love Amarena Cherries!)

Muddle orange and cherry, add remaining ingredients.  Serve over ice with a splash of Seltzer

CAVE PORT & BRANDY MANHATTEN

Manhatten is one of our favorites.  Our Vino Grande brings that extra punch of flavor!

2 oz Cave Aged Brandy

2 oz Cave Vino Grande

3 Dashes of Bitters

Amarena Cherry

Serve over ice

GRAPPA SARPARITA

If you like a Margherita, you’ll love this refreshing summer drink!

2 oz Cave Grappa

1 oz Cave Aged Brandy

2 oz Simple Syrup

1 oz Lime Juice

Serve over ice.  Top with selzter and garnish with a lime.

CAVE CLASSIC WHITE SANGRIA

We’ve been serving this for years in our tasting room & it’s been a favorite at summertime family events.  We typically use a semi dry white, but choose a sweetness level you like and adjust sugar to your taste.

1 Bottle Cave Rock Off Dry

1/3 Cup Sugar

1/3 Cup Frozen Limeade Concentrate

2 Cups Ginger Ale

Mix all and serve over ice.

CAVE BRANDY SANGRIA

A fabulous twist on our classic sangria.  Red wine & brandy!

1 Bottle Cave Chambourcin or Norton

3 oz Cave Aged Brandy

1/3 Cup Sugar

1/3 Cup Frozen Limeade Concentrate

2 Cups Sprite