Summer is upon us and with sun, sand and cocktails on everyone’s mind, these recipes from South Hollow Spirits offer a refreshing break from the heat. Whether you’re looking for a classic gin cocktail with a Cape Cod twist or a fruity rum drink to sip by the pool, South Hollow Spirits’ warm-weather inspired drinks are cool for summer.
As the first legal distillery on Cape Cod since Prohibition, South Hollow Spirits is run by the Roberts family, who are also owners of Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod – a summer hot spot. Dedicated to producing small-batch products with intense, homegrown flavors, South Hollow Spirits uses locally sourced ingredients to create their Twenty Boat Spiced Rum and Dry Line Cape Cod Gin without artificial flavorings, colorings and sweeteners.
Enjoy these recipes for the Bee’s Knees and Pain Killer cocktails below.
Bee’s Knees Cocktail
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add Dry Line Gin, honey simple syrup and lemon juice. Shake well and strain into Collins glass over ice. Top with club soda. Garnish with juniper berries and lemon twist.
Honey simple syrup: combine equal parts water and honey in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until mixture is combined and then let cool before using in cocktail.
1½ oz. Twenty Boat Spiced Rum
Pain Killer Mix (2 cans Coco Lopez, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice)
Fresh Ground Nutmeg
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add Twenty Boat Spiced Rum and Pain Killer Mix. Shake well and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Top off with nutmeg and garnish with an orange wedge.