New Deal Cocktail Recipes

Spicy Thai Martini

Ginger, coconut, and basil come together in this spicy martini that will transport you to more tropical climes.

Strawberry Shortcake Martini

Why bake when you can shake up this scrumptious martini instead?

Negroni

One of the world’s greatest cocktails.

Kentucky Corsage

Conjure a classic Southern soirée with this spiced citrus bourbon punch.

Herbal Remedy

This herbaceous elixir is equally sublime as an aperitif or digestif.

Water Ave Espresso Martini

This rich espresso martini will make the perfect dessert cocktail for your dinner party.

In the Pines

Take one sip of this warming cocktail and be transported into the woods!

Caffe Freddo alle erbe

The ultimate after dinner drink! Our Coffee Liqueur and Fernet were made for each other.

Best In Show

2 oz New Deal Gin No. 1 1 oz grapefruit splash lime splash simple 6 dashes Peychaud’s bitters Shake all ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and strain into a salt-rimmed coupe glass. Original recipe by Kevin Ludwig

Stormy Weather

We don’t mind the clouds rolling in with this tropical drink made with our Cascara Liqueur in hand.

Caraibico

Caraibico is the Italian word for the Caribbean—sounds like an appropriate name for a cocktail that features both Campari and Rum.

Hot Monkey Piña Colada

Hot Monkey turns the classic Piña Colada into a spicy and icy delight. (serves 2)

New Deal House Bloody Mary

This is our most popular Bloody Mary recipe. We serve it at events, trade shows, and the Tasting Room to rave reviews.

Winter Rum Punch

A rum punch great for any Holiday gathering. Or weddings, or backyard parties, or socials…

David Bowie

Ground Control to Major Tom: this drink is hunky dory!

Ginger Mimosa

Wow your brunch guests with this fun take on the morning mimosa.

Hot to Trot

New Deal’s feature cocktail at the 2013 Planned Parenthood’s Sexy Tuesday Martini Night Fundraiser, this hot cider will warm you from the inside out!

S. S. Kubrick

It might feel like winter but sipping this red rum punch will leave you feeling like the sun is shining.

Pita Amor

The famous Mexican poet, Pita Amor, is remembered for her rebellious nature and for occasionally posing in the nude. This drink is pretty rebellious by nature, too.

Lawn Party

This herbaceous, fruit forward cocktail is one of our top summertime faves in the Tasting Room.

Cosmo Flora

This is a gorgeous martini with a delicate balance of flavors.

Muddy Roots

Smoky, spicy, and sweet, this cocktail brings balance of flavor to an art form.

Bee Seville

Simple yet aromatic and full-bodied.

Punch Parker

2 oranges, thinly sliced 2 lemons, thinly sliced 1 lime, thinly sliced 1/2 pint raspberries 1 cup fresh pineapple, cubed 1 bottle New Deal Portland Dry Gin 33 1 3/4 cups fresh lemon juice 1 1/4 cups simple syrup 1/2 cup orgeat syrup (look for local BG Reynolds Orgeat) 1 cup framboise liqueur 1 bottle […]

Mockcrest

You’ll love how the bitter liqueur plays with the sweetness of honey and vermouth in this Negroni-inspired concoction.

Moonshine in Paradise

The balance of tropical flavors in this martini is as delightful as a stroll along a moonlit beach.

Lamb’s Tail

You can mix up this delicious cocktail in just two shakes of a lamb’s tail!

The Hot Date

Hot dates deserve cool cocktails! This one’s got you covered. Warning: could spice things up!

Hot Monkey Drop

A spicy and fun take on the classic lemon drop, with lime and grapefruit juices.

Rose City Holiday

Celebrate our city & the holidays with some herbal, floral deliciousness.

Sweet Nothings

Impress your dinner guests with this expertly-balanced take on the classic Bee’s Knees.

Classic Dirty Martini

Both our vodkas make a great dirty martini— you decide!

White Wine Sangria

1 bottle Chardonnay 4 oz New Deal Ginger Liqueur 4 oz lemoncello 1 nectarine or 2 plums Cube and muddle fruit then top with all ingredients. Best if made 6-8 hours ahead but not required. When ready to serve add 10 oz chilled club soda.

Salty Dog

This brunch classic never disappoints— especially when you use our vodka!

French 33

We put a New Deal twist on the traditional French 75, adding our Ginger Liqueur for the tastiest champagne cocktail you’ll drink this year.

Ginger Hot Toddy

We crush organic ginger root in every batch of Ginger Liqueur so that you don’t have to.

Negroni Blanc

Surrender to this bittersweet variation on a classic Negroni.

El Perro Blanco

The spiciness of rye and chili peppers is cooled off by cucumber in this easy cocktail.

Hot Monkey Margarita

Add just a bit of Hot Monkey heat to this cool and refreshing summer classic.

Old St. Nick

Milk & cookies? We think Santa would prefer to take five with this cocktail.

Cascadia Collins

Even Jerry Thomas would approve of this bitter-spicy-sweet twist on his classic Tom Collins.

Ginger Manhattan

The classic Manhattan gets a spicy, ginger twist in this new classic cocktail.

Cascara Old Fashioned

Enjoy this refreshingly unique take on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail made with our Cascara Liqueur.

Bill Collins

An aromatic spin on the classic Tom Collins made with our Pear Brandy featuring estate grown Bartlett pears.

Cascara Daiquiri

The perfect drink for enjoying the Portland Tropics made with New Deal Cascara Liqueur and Amber Rum.

Cascadia Mimosa

Try something different for brunch this weekend!

Triple Cider Punch

A zesty and flavorful fizzy punch perfect for parties outdoors, or in!

Jamaican Morning

Picture yourself lounging on the beach, reading your favorite book and drinking this while a cool breeze tousles your hair…

Perfect 31

The Perfect 31 is one of our favorite ways to drink our Hot Monkey Pepper Flavored Vodka.

Rum Old Fashioned

This reinterpretation of a classic will be your favorite Winter cocktail. Even in Spring!

Hot Monkey Punch

A tropical holiday punch that is sure to get your guests feeling frisky! Pok Pok SOM Thai Basil Drinking Vinegar is available at New Deal’s Tasting Room and at select local retailers.

Sailor’s Cup

When you need that extra kick to hit the high seas, this cocktail will put some wind in your sails.

Holly’s Holiday Punch

1 oz fresh apple cider 1/2 oz Vincents Cranberry Juice with agave 3/4 oz New Deal Portland 90 Vodka 1/2 oz New Deals Ginger Liqueur 1/4 oz clove cardamom simple syrup Splash of orange bitters Combine all ingredients and serve over ice in a tumbler. Clove Cardamom Simple Syrup In a small saucepan, combine 1 […]

Trunk Monkey

Try out this spicy little number! Junk in trunk not required.

Muddy Russian

What could make a White Russian better? Chocolate vodka and Coffee Liqueur made in Portland.

Chocolate Grove

2 oz Mud Puddle Bitter Chocolate Vodka ½ oz Luxardo Maraschino Cherry Liqueur ½ oz lemon juice ½ oz orange juice 1 teaspoon marmalade 1 lemon twist for garnish Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Silver Bells

Bells might start ringing when you imbibe this holiday cocktail.

Mocha Martini

When our Mud Puddle Vodka meets our Coffee Liqueur, it’s love at first taste!

Rosé Spritz

A true Cascadian spritz highlighting the bounty of Oregon.

Cascara Sling

A delightful, sunny weather sipper made with our Portland Dry Gin 33 and Cascara Liqueur.

Golden Lights

1 oz Old Tom Gin 1 oz fino Sherry 1 oz dry vermouth Dash of lemon or grapefruit bitters Lemon twist for garnish Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Fine strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Miss Carter

We love Baerlic Brewery’s Invincible IPA on it own and even more in this delicious this beer cocktail.

Cascara Cup

Impress your guests with this new take on the classic Pimm’s Cup cocktail made with our Cascara Liqueur.

The Twelve Grapes of Luck

On New Year’s Eve in Spain, party guests eat twelve grapes when the clock strikes midnight to ensure a lucky twelve months ahead. Próspero año nuevo!

Old Tom Collins

This calming herbal elixir is an excellent anecdote for a busy day.

French Mule

2 oz New Deal Brandy ¾ oz New Deal Ginger Liqueur 1 dash Angostura bitters Mineral water Pour over ice and garnish with a lemon twist. Top with mineral water.

Cascara Cobbler

The only thing that might make this fruity Cascara cocktail any better is a side of ice cream!

Caipirinha

The Caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail, usually made using cachaça, but our Distiller’s Cut Rum works beautifully.

New Deal Moscow Mule

A refreshing, gingery classic! Our very own twist on a classic summer favorite. You’ll never need ginger beer again!

Howling at the Moon

Take a seat by the fire pit and enjoy this smoky refresher.

Hot Monkey Cilantro Gimlet

One of the most refreshing gimlets we’ve come across! Perfect on a hot day, or a cool day you want to make hotter.

Amber Waves

Amber Rum and Bitter Liqueur makes for a sophisticated and complex cocktail that’s simple to mix and enjoy.

Cascadia Old Fashioned

The superb combination of bitter, smoky & sweet make this a perfect fireside sipper.

Harvest Moon

There’s no better remedy for the Pacific Northwest rainy season than this Harvest Moon toddy.

Rhinestone Cowgirl

Even dusty cowgirls enjoy a little bit of sparkle now and then.

Swan Island Iced Tea

You’ll long to sit on a dock on the river to sip this tasty cooler.

French 75

This drink seems too delightful to be named after the kick of a WWI French field gun.

Cascara Sour

It’s hard to top Steven Smith’s dreamy Meadow tea but making this cocktail is a solid start.

The Roman Holiday

When in Rome (or just when thinking about it) try this fizzy orange and bitter chocolate concoction.

Neroli Squeeze

A mouth-watering hybrid between a Gin & Tonic and The Bees Knees.

Tom Collins

Our Portland Dry Gin 33 is perfect in this classic, warm weather refresher.

Jack Knife

Delight your palate with this creative concoction of bittersweet and smoky while you warm up after a day on the slopes.

Havana Sidecar

No palm trees required to sip this sidecar featuring our aged Amber Rum.

The Gellhorn

Martha Gellhorn was not only Ernest Hemingway’s 3rd wife but was also considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. A gin offshoot of the Hemingway daiquiri…

Sazzy Lady

White dog whiskey adds a lovely lightness to this cocktail inspired by the classic Sazerac.

Shy Ruby Punch

One cup of this punch and your shiest guest is sure to sparkle.

The Beachcomber

Search no further! Refreshment is here.

Apple Jack Rabbit

2 oz New Deal Apple Brandy ¾ oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice ¾ oz fresh-squeezed orange juice ½ oz maple syrup Shake with ice until well chilled. Strain into martini or coupe glass. Recipe adapted from Jim Meehan’s The PDT Cocktail Book.

Gin & Kina Tonic

A classic G&T with craft ingredients. Bradley’s Kina Tonic is made in Seattle using an old world recipe.

Fall Sangria with Ginger Liqueur

2 honeycrisp apples One 750-milliliter bottle unoaked Chardonnay ½ cup New Deal Ginger Liqueur 1/2 cup peach brandy 1/4 cup raw honey 2 oranges- 1 quartered 1 lemon – quartered 1 lime – quartered 2 cinnamon sticks 3 whole cloves 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Ice Club soda Peel, core and chop one […]

Winter Wonderland

Sugar and spice and all things nice, especially vodka.

Let It Snow

You might not leave home this winter.

Mojito

There are few cocktails more refreshing than the mojito.

Ginger Lemon Drop

Pucker up! This Lemon Drop recipe is not too sour and not too sweet, thanks to the amazing smoothness of New Deal Vodka and our Ginger Liqueur.

Kina Julep

A light, herbal twist on the mint julep.

The Cranky Monkey

Don’t be cranky, Monkey! This feisty cocktail has just the right balance of sweet, tart, and heat.

An Apple A Day

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, this cocktail will leave you feeling great.

Mud Puddle Bitter Old Fashioned

We knew that chocolate goes well with cherry and orange, but this is beyond delicious.

Cascadia Carré

Our spin on this New Orleans classic is sure to make the good times roll.

Gin Tarragon Sour

This botanical sour recipe has a wealth of complimentary ingredients anchored by our hearty Gin No. 1.

AM Gold

This frothy coffee cocktail is sure to make your day go platinum.

Classic Hot Toddy

Our version of the classic winter warmer will have you feeling better in no time! (Actual medical claims not intended.)

Dilettante

Dill and rye make this tall, handsome cocktail a great accompaniment for a Scandinavian meal.

Miss Moneypenny

Named after James Bond’s main lady, Miss Moneypenny puts a romantic twist on the classic vesper. A girl needs a proper cocktail after a hard day’s work!

Sleigh Ride

Chocolate and root beer guarantee the perfect ending of a perfect day.

Hope Springs

There’s still hope for you in the form of this zesty and refreshing cocktail.

Classic Daiquiri

New Deal’s Distiller’s Cut Rum is perfect for this classic sour cocktail recipe.

Black Russian Shots

You can sip on this or shoot it, but either way you’re in for a tasty treat that packs just enough caffeine to keep the party going!

Lesson No. 1

Our savory Gin No. 1 will teach you to love martinis. This recipe captures the culinary appeal of the classic spirit.

Sunday Driver

Enjoy a slow Sunday brunch with our gingery take on the Screwdriver.

Ginger Buzz Gimlet

New Deal founder, Tom Burkleaux loves this gingery gimlet for its zesty, refreshing zip. Not too sweet, not too sour, just right.

New Deal Vodka Martini

The delicate smoothness of New Deal Vodka is perfect for a classic martini, and reflects our original philosophy: make it simple, make it right.

New Deal Cosmopolitan

We’ve been around long enough to remember the Cosmo Craze, and we still love making (and drinking) them with our vodka.

Cherry Manhattan

The white dog and cherry in this riff on the classic will even entice seasoned Manhattan lovers!