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Cocktail Recipes

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This February, we’ve partnered with Hella Cocktail Co. to create fresh new takes on some delicious classic cocktails. We hope you enjoy, and as always, please Drink Honorably™.


A bottle each of hella moscow mule, uncle nearest whiskey, and hella apple blossom bitters along with a glass of the tennessee mule cocktail that is yellow with ice and a sprig of mint, slice of lemon on the top and a metal straw all on a wooden table top against a blurred background

Tennessee Mule

Add first three ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Hard, short shake to invigorate ingredients. Top with 1-2 oz soda water to taste. Garnish with a lemon wheel if desired.


There is a brick background with an english ivy branch hanging down in front of it. Before it is a wooden table with a lemon, a can of hella bitters soda, a bottle of uncle nearest whiskey and the cocktail in a frosty glass. The cocktail is reddish orange and has a lemon peel garnish.

Hella Highballer

Fill a 10 oz highball glass with ice. Add liquid ingredients and stir to combine. Squeeze orange peel over drink (peel side facing drink) and drop in glass.


A blurry background of a bookshelf. In front is a gold circular serving tray with a bottle of uncle nearest whiskey, a gold shaker, a small black bottle of hella mexican chocolate bitters, a bottle of hella old fashion mixer, and a short glass of the cocktail with a lemon peel garnish.

1856 Chocolate Old Fashioned

  • 2 oz Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey
  • .5 oz Barsmith Simple Syrup
  • 4 dashes Hella Cocktail Co. Mexican Chocolate Bitters
    • Hella Cocktail Co. Aromatic Bitters where Mexican Chocolate isn’t available
  • Lemon peel (garnish)

Add all ingredients to a rocks glass with ice. Stir for 30-60 seconds until desired dilution is reached. Squeeze lemon peel over drink (peel side facing drink) and drop in glass.

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