6 Breckenridge Distillery Summer Cocktails + Recipes
In our minds, summer is about 2 things: refreshing cocktails and good times. We’re hooking you up with recipes from our our Liquid Chef Billie Keithley. These easy-to-make cocktails are sure to help you kick back, relax and enjoy the summer sun. In Breckenridge? Swing by the BDR to sip on a cocktail created by our cocktail making prodigies behind the bar.
A clearly eye-catching cocktail to quench one’s thirst. Breckenridge Vodka, butterfly pea flower syrup, citrus and a pinch of Himalayan sea salt. You don’t have to take our word for it, but color changing magic will appear before your eyes at the twist of the straw.
1-1/2oz Breckenridge Vodka
1-1/2oz butterfly pea flower/Himalayan sea salt syrup*
1-1/2oz fresh lemon juice
Garnish: edible butterfly
FARMERS MARKET BOURBON SMASH
Drinks as fresh as you’ll find at the farmers market, now served at the Breckenridge Distillery! A fresh fruit libation made with Breckenridge Bourbon, blackberries, Teakoe Signature Black Tea, Orgeat, and citrus.
1-1/2oz Breckenridge Bourbon
1oz Teakoe black tea
1oz in-house Orgeat
1/2oz lemon juice
Garnish: blackberries, a sprig of mint and powdered sugar. Double rocks or pebble ice
Breckenridge Spiced Whiskey complements this coconut elixir with turmeric, pear and a touch of nut. Close your eyes and you’ll feel like you’re on a tropical beach sipping straight out of the coconut!
Shake 6 ingredients with ice. Serve over crushed or pebble ice.
1-1/2oz Breckenridge High Proof
3/4oz mint tea syrup
Garnish: mint sprig and powdered sugar
TEA TIME MULE
This isn’t your grandmother’s tea! A cocktail you’ll crave. Breckenridge Spiced Rum, Teakoe Front Porch Peach tea, Tim Burton’s Breckenridge Bourbon Maple Syrup, ginger beer, dijon, peppered maple bacon garnish and a lime wedge. Like any recipe with bacon involved, you won’t be able to have just one.
2oz Breckenridge Spiced Rum
1oz lime juice
1oz raw simple
12 mint leaves
Top with soda
Garnish: mint sprig, add berries for garnish
Visit us at the Breckenridge Distillery for summer sippers on the patio. Cheers to summer in The Rockies!