Recipes

Bayou Mule October 15 2016

  • 1.5 oz Bayou Spiced Rum
  • .75 oz McClary Bros. Michigan Apple Pie Drinking Vinegar
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • fresh ginger

Muddle a slice of ginger root in a shaker. Fill with ice, add rum and vinegar. Strain in a glass over ice. Top with ginger beer, stir gently. Garnish with a slice of ginger root.


The Uninvited Guest September 15 2016

Combine in a glass over ice, stir gently. Top with bitters.


Goody Two-Shoes September 15 2016

Build in a glass over ice. Stir gently.


Sweater Weather September 01 2016


Combine in a glass over ice. Stir well, enjoy.


Tall, Dark & Bourbon August 10 2016


Combine all but bitters in a glass and stir. Pour over ice and top with bitters. Enjoy!

 


Stay Birchin' August 10 2016


Combine, enjoy cold with or without ice.

 


Velvet Rope August 04 2016

Combine all but bitters in a glass, stir. Pour over ice and top with bitters. Serve.


Slice of Cherry Pie July 18 2016

Combine in a glass over ice.


The Spiced Ginny June 15 2016

Combine gin, vinegar, and bitters in shaker full of ice. Shake and strain into glass full of ice. Add orange soda. Garnish with fresh ginger.


The Punchline May 31 2016

Combine in a glass over ice.


Samgarmatha Soda May 12 2016

Combine all in a glass filled with ice.

 


McClary Mint Soda May 11 2016

Combine in a glass over ice. Stir. Garnish with mint and apple slices.

 


    Bitter Maple Stalker April 20 2016

    Combine bourbon, vinegars and maple syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into glass. Top with sparkling water and bitters. Garnish with rosemary sprig.


    Apple Cream Soda April 19 2016

    Build in a glass over ice. Enjoy!


    Rye + Apple + Rye April 12 2016

    Combine all ingredients except bitters in a shaker full of ice. 
    Shake well and strain into a rocks glass over ice. Top with bitters.

    The Shamrock Shrub March 17 2016

    Combine all ingredients into a shaker full of ice. Shake and strain into a coupe glass. Enjoy.

     


    Chapman's Charity December 30 2015

    John Chapman, commonly referred to as "Johnny Appleseed", spent his life planting apple tree nurseries across Midwestern US. Leaving them in the care of a neighboring pioneer, he returned every couple years to tend the nurseries, and collect his proceeds from the apples' sales. Chapman's Charity is our tribute to the man who first introduced to our region the delicious, tasty apple. This one's for you, John!

    Combine all ingredients except sparkling water in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain over rocks into glass. Top with sparkling water and stir gently to mix. Garnish with apple slice or cinnamon stick.

    Grandpa's Apple Pie December 16 2015

    Combine in a shaker with ice and stir. Strain into rocks glass over a large chunk or sphere of ice. Garnish with apple skin.

     


    McClary's Mule December 16 2015

    Shake vodka and drinking vinegar, strain over ice into a stainless steel-lined copper mug. Top with ginger beer

    Our Pairing Suggestions:
    Cranberry + bourbon/vodka
    Apple Pie + bourbon/spiced rum/whiskey
    Beet & Carrot + gin/spiced rum/tequila
    Lemon & Ginger + gin/vodka/whiskey

     


    Hot Apple Shrub Cider December 01 2015

    This amazing hot shrub cider will keep you warm on the coldest of nights.

     

    Pour vinegar, cider, water, & ginger beer into a toddy glass. Stir. Lightly grate fresh nutmeg on top. Garnish with a small orange wedge. Serve.


    Rock & Pie November 30 2015

    Combine ingredients in a glass of ice, stir. Serve.


    The Bros. Toddy November 30 2015

     

    Add all ingredients into a toddy glass. Stir well to break up honey. Garnish with cinnamon stick.

    Double Down Shrub November 30 2015

    Mike Finsilver - Detroit, MI

    Shake and strain over ice in a double old fashioned glass.  Garnish with an orange twist.

    Bourbon Pie Shrub November 30 2015

    Local Restaurant & Bar - Ferndale, MI 

    Add 2 dashes of bitters to a lowball glass of ice (large cubes). In a shaker, combine remaining ingredients. Strain over bitters & ice. Garnish with Apple & Orange zest.