Cocktail Recipes

Frozen Key Lime Pie

2 1/4 cups Gin
1 1/2 cups Pineapple Juice
3/4 cups Key Lime Juice
3 cups Silk coconut milk
1/2 can (14oz can) of sweetened condensed milk
3/4 oz vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups simple syrup
2 1/2 cups water
** If mixing with ice, start with less simple syrup and no water. Blend and add more to get desired sweetness and thickness. The frozen machine requires more sugar to ensure proper freeze level.

The Perfect Key Lime Pie Martini 

Rim edge of martini glass by rolling it in simple syrup or lime juice, then in graham cracker crumb 

In a shaker, measure 1 1/2 oz Islamorada Vodka or Gin, or for a mocktail substitute organic pineapple juice, plus:
1/2 oz vanilla syrup
1/2 oz fresh key lime juice
1 oz organic pineapple juice
1 oz heavy whipping cream
1 oz cream of coconut
(Making a lot of these for a party? you can pre-batch these ingredients — see below — and add 4 oz of mix to each cocktail)

Add ice. Shake well. Strain into glass and garnish with a key lime wheel.

Key Lime Pie Martini Party Mix

½ cups Key Lime Juice (fresh squeezed and strained preferred)
½ cups vanilla syrup (1/2 cup simple syrup with ½ tablespoon vanilla extract)
1 cup Lakewood Organic Pineapple Juice
1 cup Cream of Coconut**
1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream

**To make our lighter version of Cream of Coconut: combine 1/3 carton of Silk with 1 can of sweetened condensed milk. Stir well to blend.

Mermaid Magic Color Changing Cocktail

Add 3-4 oz soda water to a collins glass
Add 1.5 oz Hibiscus Gin
Add ice to mostly fill the glass, leaving some room at the top
Add straw and garnish with lime

In a shot glass, add 3/4 oz elderflower syrup and 3/4 oz lime juice

When you’re ready for the “magic” pour the shot over your cocktail and swirl!

Coming In Hot

In a shaker, muddle a healthy pinch of cilantro with a slice of jalapeno and 3/4 oz simple syrup. You may wish to add more pepper or less syrup to achieve desired spicy balance

Add 1 ½ oz Passionfruit Juice
1 ½ oz Islamorada Vodka

Fill with ice, shake. Double strain with strainer and mesh strainer.

Mostly served on the rocks with a garnish of lime. Serve up as a martini for spicier kick, and/or muddle a lime wedge with the initial ingredients. A splash of club soda is also nice.

Pineapple Kickin Mule

In a shaker muddle a jalapeno slice with 3-4 wedges of lime. Add:

1.5 oz Islamorada Vodka
1.5 oz Lakewood organic pineapple juice.

Add ice and shake. Strain over fresh ice in a mule mug or rocks glass and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a lime.

Espresso Martini

Chocolate drizzle on martini glass

In a shaker, combine:
2 oz Vodka
1 oz Coffee Liqueur
2 tsp Bustello espresso powder
1/2 oz whipping cream
Less than 1/2 oz vanilla syrup
2 dashes Fee Bro Aztec chocolate bitters

Fill with ice and shake well. Strain into the glass and drizzle top with chocolate sauce.

IB&D Coffee Liqueur

Infuse 2 bottles of vodka and 1 bottle of spiced rum with 1 pound of Islamorada Roasters coffee beans for 1 week. (Subsequent soaks may take longer and can be blended). Strain.

For every 2 parts of infused liquor, add 1 part Coffee Syrup (should be around 38 ounces) of and 1 part (same around 38 ounces) of 1:1 simple syrup.

IB&D Coffee Syrup

For every 1 jar (4 cups) of Bustelo instant espresso:

Bring 8 cups of water and 8 cups of sugar to boil. Add the Bustelo, and watch for a quick foaming up. Bring down but let the mixture boil for about 5-6 minutes to thicken slightly. Allow to cool.

Bold Fashioned / Old Fashioned

Fill rocks glass with ice to chill it (ideally).

In shaker, add ½ to ¾ oz House Coffee liqueur (enough to coat the bottom of the mixer

Add 1.5 oz  Dark Barrel Aged Rum

2 shakes orange bitters

Express a piece of orange peel and then add to the cup

Add half scoop ice. Stir 20 times, or more.

Dump glass full of ice. Add large ice cube to glass, strain shaker into it. 

Using spoon, fish out the orange peel and use as a garnish along with a dark Bing cherry.

OLD FASHIONED: Use a spoonful of sugar and a splash of water instead of the coffee liqueur. Can use the turbinado (dark) sugar if desired. 

Variations: For a sweeter version, can use a squeeze of chocolate syrup. 

Classic Mojito

Muddle 4 wedges of limes with about 1 oz of simple syrup — if you use a pint glass to muddle all the stuff will wind up under the ice.

Add 1.5 oz Silver Rum

Take a large handful of mint and slap it to express the oils.

Add it and a half scoop of ice. Shake well.

Transfer back into glass and top with soda water. Garnish with lime and mint sprig.

Ale Mary

Optional – rim PINT glass with Bloody Mary spices

Fill glass with ice and add:
1.5 oz Vodka (or Gin for a “Red Snapper)
4.5 oz Zing Zang Mix (fill the glass)
2 dashes Worcestershire Sauce
2 dashes Tabasco (or to taste)
Other dashes: Smoked paprika, pepper, Old Bay, etc.

For the Ale Mary: Add a healthy splash of Islamorada Ale and stir

Add olives, pickle, and other fun garnishes