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 summer cocktail menu. 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. Either way, these cocktails are sure to help you kick back, relax and enjoy the summer sun. The Breckenridge Distillery is ready for a summer of fun, the question is…are you?


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!

Cuckoo Coconut
2oz Breckenridge Spiced Whiskey
1-1/2oz cream of coconut
1-1/2oz almond milk
1oz pear juice
1oz Orgeat
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric
Garnish: cinnamon stick

Shake Top 6 ingredients with ice. Serve over crushed or pebble ice.


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.

Farmers Market Bourbon Smash
1-1/2oz Breckenridge Bourbon
1oz Teakoe black tea
1oz in-house Orgeat
1/2oz lemon juice
4-5 blackberries
Garnish: blackberries, a sprig of mint and powdered sugar. Double rocks or pebble ice


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.

Flutterby Potion
1-1/2oz Breckenridge Vodka
1-1/2oz butterfly pea flower/Himalayan sea salt syrup*
1-1/2oz fresh lemon juice
Garnish: edible butterfly

Pour first 2 ingredients in a 10oz Collins.
Add crushed or pebble ice.
Top with lemon juice.
* butterfly pea flower syrup. over med heat, Add 4 cups water, 1oz dried butterfly pea flowers, stir and let the color turn blue. strain out the flowers, add 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt, 2 cups sugar. Stir until dissolved.



In the 19th century, the Julep became the World’s most talked about mixed cocktail. This tantalizing tipple officially became the drink of the Kentucky Derby in 1938. Breckenridge Distillers 105 Proof Bourbon, Teakoe Kodiak Mountain mint tea, white/dark sugars and a mint sprig.

Mint Julep
1-1/2oz Breckenridge High Proof
3/4oz mint tea syrup
Crushed ice
Garnish: mint sprig and powdered sugar


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.

Tea Time Mule
1oz Teakoe Peach tea
1/2oz Tim Burtons maple syrup
Top with ginger beer. Squeeze quarter lime
Garnish: clothesline bacon (Dijon, maple, & pepper)



Havana, Cuba is said to be the birthplace of the Mojito. This classic island refresher is made with Breckenridge White Rum (only available at the BDR Bar), mint, lime, and sugar.

Sabroso Mojito
2oz Breckenridge White Rum
1oz lime juice
1oz raw simple
12 mint leaves
6 raspberries
Top with soda
Garnish: mint sprig, add berries for garnish

Visit us at the Breckenridge Distillery for summer sippers on the patio. Check out our first ever summer series, CAMP 90 PROOF for special events all summer long. Cheers to summer in The Rockies!

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