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The Mix

Makes one cocktail.

  • 2 ounces VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky
  • ¾ ounce crushed red pepper honey syrup*
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • Black peppercorn, sugar and lemon juice to rim

Mix sugar and ground black peppercorn in a 2:1 ratio. Wet glass rim with lemon juice and roll in sugar and pepper mixture. Combine whisky, syrup and lemon juice in rimmed rocks glass over ice.


*Recipe for red pepper honey syrup: Boil 1 cup water, 1 cup honey and 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper. Strain and refrigerate to store. Yields 1 ½ cups

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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