Old Mischievous Ways

recipe designed by:
Paul Ritums, The Westy, Seattle


2 oz John Jacob Whiskey
½ oz Spiced Simple Syrup (recipe below)
2 dashes Aromatic Bitter Face Bitters (or Fee’s Old Fashioned or angostura bitters)
2 dashes Orange Bitters
Long strip of orange peel as garnish

In a mixing glass, combine all liquid ingredients, add ice and stir until well chilled. …

Cherub’s Cup


1 part St. Germain elderflower liqueur 
2 parts Fremont Mischief Vodka

3/4 part fresh lemon juice
1/4 shot simple syrup
1 part muddled strawberry
top with Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine
strawberry for garnish


Shake and strain over fresh rocks in a collins glass.

Top with Brut Rose or Brut Champagne.

Garnish with a strawberry.…

Upgraded Lemon Drop


2 ounces Fremont Mischief Vodka (infused with Meyer lemons)
3/4 ounces fresh juice from 1 lemon

1 teaspoon superfine sugar
Garnish: Lemon twist


Combine the vodka, lemon juice, and sugar in a cocktail shaker.

Add ice and shake vigorously until well chilled, about 20 seconds.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon twist.…

The Chocolate Rye


1 3/4 ounce cacao nib infused rye (recipe below)
3/4 ounce Oloroso sherry
1/2 ounce freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice, from 1/2 Meyer lemon (see note above)
1 barspoon syrup from Unbound Cherries
Garnish: Unbound Cherry

For the infused rye

1/3 cup cacao nibs (Theos!)
1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
5 allspice berries
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Gauguin’s Cure from 1534


2 ounces Fremont Mischief Gin
3/4 ounce mango puree (fresh is best)

3/4 ounce fresh juice from 1 lemon
1 teaspoon allspice liqueur, such as St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
1/2 ounce Demerara syrup
1 small purple flower, such as a Gomphrena, for garnish (Note: Gomphrena not edible)


Combine gin, mango puree, lemon juice, and allspice liqueur in cocktail …

Nothing plain about this Manhattan


2 oz Fremont Mischief Whiskey
1 oz Carpana Antica or Punt e Mes sweet vermouth (or something similarly Italian & flavorful)
4 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dashes Pechauds bitters


Put all of that in a pint-glass full of ice, stir for at least 30 seconds with a bar spoon (or a chopstick in a pinch), then strain into …

Mischievous Huckleberry Collins


Juice 1/2 a fresh lemon
3-4 fresh huckleberries depending on size
1/2 oz Mint Champagne Vinegar Syrup
1 3/4 oz Fremont Mischief Gin


Put all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and top with ice. Shake really well, and pour through a double strainer into a collins glass filled with ice.

Top with club soda

Garnish with …

Social Toddy

We shared this great cocktail at Winter Feast
Made by Local Craft Tours and featuring Mischief and Seattle Cider


1.5oz Fremont Mischief John Jacob Rye Whiskey
3oz. Apple Cider (non-alcoholic)
1.5oz. Seattle Hard Cider
0.5oz Cinnamon Simple Syrup
3 dashes of Scrappy’s Cardamom Bitters

French 75


.5 oz Fresh lemon juice
.5 oz Simple syrup (one part water, one part sugar)
1 oz Fremont Mischief Gin
3 oz Champagne
Garnish: Lemon twist
Glass: Champagne flute


Add all the ingredients except the Champagne to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a Champagne flute.

Top with the Champagne and garnish with …

The Cure All

This cocktail will supposedly cure what ails you! And you know we could all use that sometimes.


2 ounces beet juice
3 ounces Fremont Mischief Whiskey
1 1/2 ounces lemon juice, from two lemons
2 ounces Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur


Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

Add beet juice, whiskey, lemon juice, and ginger liqueur. Shake until …