Recipes


2 oz Victoria Gin 1/2 oz Ginger syrup 3/4 oz Lime juice 2 oz Soda Dash Twisted & Bitter Orange Bitters Shake first three ingredients and pour into a mule mug with ice. Top with soda and a dash of bitters.

Victoria Mule


2 oz Victoria Gin 2 oz Aloe vera 2 oz Pink grapefruit juice 4 pieces of Cucumber 3 dashes Twisted & Bitter Orange Bitters 1/2 oz Lavender simple syrup Muddle cucumber in mixing glass. Add other ingredient and ice. Stir. Strain into your glass of choice. This fresh concoction was […]

The Royal Cypher


1 1/2 oz Victoria Gin 1/2 oz Giffard Mûre 1/2 oz Campari 1/4 oz Lime juice 2 dashes Twisted & Bitter Shizandra bitters 1 dash Rootbeer bitters Lemon twist Force carbonate and serve in a chilled glass with a lemon twist. This beauty was crafted by Josh Boudreau of Veneto […]

Lim Bang Boom



2 oz Victoria Gin 1/2 oz Lillet blanc 1/2 oz Martini Bianco Dash Twisted & Bitter Orange Bitters 1/4 oz Sasparilla bitters Lemon twist Stir first four ingredients on ice. Strain into a large glass with a big ice cube. Garnish with a wide twist.  Float sarsaparilla bitters on top. […]

The Vic Gin Martini


2 oz Victoria Gin 1 oz Pomegranate juice 1 oz Aperol A dash or two Twisted & Bitter Orange Bitters Lemon twist Stir ingredients with ice. Strain. Garnish with a wide twist.

Gin Rouge


2 oz Victoria Gin 1/3 oz Mezcal 1/2 oz Martini Bianco 1 tsp Dry Curaçao 2 dashes Twisted and Bitter Rosemary Grapefruit bitters Cucumber garnish Combine ingredients in a mixing glass on ice. Stir. Strain and garnish with a cucumber ring. This locally-titled and aptly-garnished mix was created by Shawn […]

Sooke Potholes



1 oz Victoria Gin 1 oz Sweet vermouth A dash Twisted & Bitter Orange Bitters 1 fine cherry, such as a Griottine Stir with ice in a mixing glass. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a fine cherry. The pre-prohibition martini mixed gin with sweet vermouth – a […]

Pre-Prohibition Martini


2 oz Oaken Gin 3 big premium cherries, such as Griottines 1 tsp Demerara sugar 1/4 oz Eau de vie (overproof) 2 dashes Twisted & Bitter Black Pepper Bitters Place cherries into a highball glass. Spoon sugar over cherries. Pour eau de vie over cherries. Set it on fire (carefully!). […]

Royal Cherries Jubilee


1 1/2 oz Victoria Gin 3/4 oz Silver Needle Tea 1/2 oz Shōchū 2 dashes Twisted & Bitter Shizandra bitters Garnish Rose Petals or Shiso Leaves Combine ingredients in a mixing glass. Stir. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with rose petals or shiso leaves. * For Silver Needle […]

Lenora



2 oz Victoria Gin 2-3 lumps Sugar A few dashes Twisted & Bitter Orange Bitters A few Fine Cherries, such as Griottines An orange wheel (optional) A lemon twist Muddle ingredients and stir together on ice. Strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a wheel of orange, if you like. Rim […]

Dutch Old Fashioned


1 1/2 Victoria Gin 1 1/2 fresh pressed apple juice 1 1/2 oz tonic water Two dashes Twisted & Bitter Ginger Combine on ice.  Garnish with an apple slice.

Appley Dapply


2 oz Whisky (we used Bulleit Bourbon) 1/2 oz simple syrup 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice 1/3 oz Twisted & Bitter Schizandra 1 egg white (optional) Shake on ice and strain into a glass, with or without fresh ice.

Whisky Sour



yields approx. 3L 14 egg yolks 24 fl. oz. whipping cream 28 fl. oz. half & half 1  1/2 cups sugar zest of 1 large orange 50 ml Twisted & Bitter Orange • Bring two creams and orange zest to a boil. • While creams come up to temp, mix together egg […]

Orange Ice Cream


1 1/2 oz Victoria Gin 1/4 cup raspberries 1/2 oz orange pekoe tea syrup (see below) 1/2 oz egg white One dash Twisted & Bitter Orange Shake on ice. Strain. Garnish with a basil leaf. Tea Syrup: Combine 1 cup sugar, 2 tea bags and 1 cup boiling water. Stir […]

Angel’s Orchard


(makes two) 4 oz Victoria Gin 2 dashes of Crème de violette 2 oz dry Vermouth 2 dashes of Twisted & Bitter Orange bubbly Stir Victoria Gin, Crème de violette, Vermouth, and bitters on ice. Pour into champagne glasses & top with bubbly.

Royal Blue Moon



1  1/2 oz Victoria Gin 1/4 oz elderflower cordial 1/4 oz Campari 2 dashes Twisted & Bitter Orange Build over ice with an orange twist.

Stiff Upper Lip


1 oz Victoria Gin 1/2 oz – 3/4 oz Shrub syrup (see below) dash of Twisted & Bitter Black Pepper soda Combine first three ingredients with ice in shaker. Shake. Strain into tumbler with fresh ice. Press with soda and add a few pickled berries for garnish. The Schrub: Macerate […]

The Saskatoon Spring


Dynamite on tea loaves, cinnamon buns and other sweet treats. 1 cup icing sugar, sifted 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4 cup milk or cream 2 Tbsp Twisted & Bitter Orange zest from 1 orange • Whisk all ingredients together until smooth. Created by Anna Hunt of Bread and Butter Catering

Orange Icing



1/2 oz Victoria Gin (or Oaken Gin) 1/2 oz Martini Rosso 1 dash Twisted & Bitter Black Pepper pinch of salt 2 oz premium tonic Build on ice in a 5 oz glass. Created for us by Solomon Siegel, for Tales of the Cocktail 2013.

Canadiano


Serves 6 as a side salad 8 oranges 8 ruby red grapefruits 1 bulb fennel 2 small red onions 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 Tbsp Twisted & Bitter Rosemary Grapefruit 1 Tbsp salt 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley • segment the citrus fruit • finely shave the fennel and […]

Citrus & Fennell Salad