Archive for November, 2012

Newsletter 32: House Spirits at Roxanne’s

Posted in Newsletters on November 25, 2012 by becca

Another exceptional OCBC meeting sponsored by House Spirits! They brought their delectable Hand Crafted Spirits: Aviation Gin (we saw the new bottle first!), Krogstad Aquavie, an AGED VERSION Of Krogstad Aquavie, House Spirit Rum, and they are brought their new WHISKEY that wasn’t even released yet, for us to be the first to try! We were joined an Owner, Colin Howard (the distiller), Stephanie Ligsay (South-West Manager) and the newly minted OC/SD Brand Ambassador-Travis Baker. On top of that we were Hosted at the fantastic Roxanne’s Lounge who provided the delectable grub and an OUTSTANDING Punch & wonderful drinks crafted by Head Bar Man Joseph Valdovinos, We learned a lot, tasted fantastic new product, had fun, great food and tasty drinks—that was a definite win!

~Aviation Gin~
The  Spruce Goose Punch:
Aviation Gin
Spruce extract
Gooseberry preserves
Lemon juice
Soda water
Lime/ lemon wheel garnish

~ Krogstad Aquavit~
Trident Cocktail:
2 dashes Fee’s Peach Bitters
1oz.   Krogstad Aquavit
1 oz. Cynar
1 oz. DrySack 15 yr. Oloroso
Lemon peel Garnish

~ White Dog Whiskey~
Rico Suave:
1 1/2oz. White Dog Whiskey
1 1/2oz. RumChata
1/4 cinnamon simple syrup
2oz. Homemade Rice Water
Cinnamon dash garnish

Next up, on Monday December 3rd, St George Spirits is bringing so many amazing Hand Crafted Spirits it would take all day to list them! We will be joined by the Master distiller, treats and surprises. This is our Holiday meeting and this will coincide with St George Spirits 30th Anniversary–So this will be a party! On top of that we are going to have a “friendly Mix-Off” using St George Spirits and . . . !?! A chance for you to strut your stuff and with a chance to prepare!

This is going to be an amazing meeting—so definitely you need to RSVP.

To help maintain quality of service, presentation, space, food and drink we must insist on RSVP’s and we are limiting the accepted RSVP’s to 60. So get your RSVP in early and send it to if you’re planning on attending, let us know if something comes up so we can make your spot available to someone else if you can’t make it. See you then! The meeting location will be emailed upon RSVP to the first 60 responders.