Great Ginger Pumpkin

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The Mix

Makes one cocktail.

  • 1 ½ ounce VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky
  • 1 ½ ounces Pumpkin Puree*
  • ½ ounce Ginger Beer
  • ¾ ounce Cinnamon Spiced Simple Syrup**
  • ¼ ounce Lemon Juice
  • 1-ounce Apple Cider

Rim a glass with cinnamon sugar. Add ingredients to glass and stir until puree has been thoroughly mixed. Top with ice and serve.

*Pumpkin Puree Recipe:

  • 1 – 29 oz can pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup 100% pure apple juice (no sugar added) OR apple cider
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Add all ingredients except lemon juice to microwave dish. Cook in microwave for 5 minutes, stir, and cook additional 5 minutes. Let cool slightly and add lemon juice. Cool completely. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.  Yields 4 cups.

**Cinnamon Spiced Syrup Recipe:
Toast 2 cinnamon sticks, ¼ tsp ground allspice, 6 whole cloves and a ¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg in small saucepan for 1-2 minutes. Add 1 cup of water and bring to a low simmer before adding 1 cup brown sugar. Remove from heat, stir until dissolved and let steep for 10-15 minutes. Strain and store for up to 2 weeks. Yields 1 ½ cups

Cinnamon Sugar Rim Recipe:
Combine 2 Tbs sugar and 2 Tbs cinnamon

VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky

Port Cask Finished Whisky


VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky is made from 100% malted barley, marrying American Single Malt whisky made on-site in Virginia with aged Scotch malt whisky.  A focus on finishing in Port casks for a minimum of 12 months adds depth and complexity.

Virginia Distillery Co.

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