infusion Recipes

An Emporium of Recipes
for the Discerning Liquid Alchemist

Gin Infusions

Sea Rose

  • 1.5 oz. Vena's Sea Rose infused gin
  • 0.5 oz. Vena's Floral Simple Syrup
  • 0.25 oz. lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. Jack Rudy tonic syrup
  • 3-4 oz. seltzer
  • 3 drops Crude "Bitterless Marriage" hibiscus lavender oak bitters
Combine all ingredients into a lowball glass with ice, top with seltzer and stir to mix, garnish with a lime wedge and a rose petal.

Cran Cherry Sour

  • 1.5 oz. Vena's Cran Cherry Sour infused gin
  • .5 oz. Vena's Floral Simple Syrup
  • .5 oz. Jack Rudy tonic syrup
  • Squeeze of lime
  • 2 drops Owl & Whale Cherry bitters
  • 1 drop Crude "Bitterless Marriage" hibiscus lavender oak bitters
Combine all ingredients in a lowball glass with ice, top with 3-4 oz. seltzer and stir to mix, garnish with a lime wedge and hibiscus flower.

Vodka Infusions

Berry Patch

  • 1.5 oz. Vena's Berry Patch infused vodka
  • 0.5 oz. Vena's Fruity Simple Syrup
  • 0.5 oz. lemon juice
  • 3 drops El Guapo Summer Berries bitters
Combine all ingredients into lowball glass. Fill with ice and spritz with seltzer.

Bloody Mary

  • 2 oz. Vena's Rocky Coast Bloody Mary Infused vodka
  • 3 oz. tomato juice
  • 5 drops Bittermen's Orchard Street shrub
  • 3 dashes Bad Dog Barcraft Fire & Damnation
Pour all ingredients into collins glass filled with ice, stir and garnish as you wish.

Cafe Lua

  • 1.5 oz. Vena's Cafe Lua infused vodka
  • .5 oz. Vena's Spiced Chocolate Simple Syrup
  • .5 oz. espresso liqueur
  • 2 drops Scrappy's Chocolate bitters
  • 2 drops Coastal Root Coffee bitters
Combine all ingredients except coffee bitters in a shaker with ice, shake well, then strain into a martini glass or coupe. Float 2 drops Coastal Root Coffee bitters on top of drink to finish, do not stir in.

Rum Infusions

Shipwreck

  • 1.5 oz. Vena's Shipwreck infused rum
  • 0.5 oz. lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. Vena's Island Spice Simple Syrup
  • 0.5 oz. Liber & Co. Passionfruit Simple Syrup
  • 2 drops Coastal Root Coffee Bitters
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and pour with ice into a lowball glass, garnish with a lime wheel.

Spiced Rum

  • 2 oz. Vena's Spiced Rum infused rum
  • 0.5 oz. lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. Vena's Island Spice Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz. pear nectar
  • 0.5 oz. spiced pear liqueur (St. George)
  • 4 drops Coastal Root Aromatic bitters
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and pour with ice into a lowball glass, garnish with a lime wedge.

Tequila Infusions

Sweet Heat

  • 2 oz. Vena's Sweet Heat infused tequila
  • 0.75 oz. lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. Vena's Three Pepper Simple Syrup
  • 3 drops Vena's Bitter Tyrone bitters
  • 1 drop Bitter Tear Scarlet Strawberry Chili bitters
  • 1 dash ghost pepper extract (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and pour with ice into a lowball glass, garnish with lime and salt.

Maine Margarita

  • 2 oz. Vena's Maine Margarita infused tequila
  • 0.5 oz. Vena's Simple Sour Mix Simple Syrup
  • 0.5 oz. lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. Dry Curacao
  • 5 shakes Vena's Bitter Tyrone bitters
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and pour with ice into a lowball glass, garnish with lime and salt.

Bourbon/Rye/Whiskey Infusions

Maple Pear Old Fashioned

  • 2 oz. Vena's Maple Pear infused bourbon
  • 0.25 oz. Vena's Herbal Simple Syrup
  • 2 drops DRAM Wild Mountain Sage bitters
  • 1 drop Vena's Bitter Armando bitters
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until cold, strain and pour into a lowball glass, garnish with orange twist.