YEAR-ROUND SPIRITS

YEAR-ROUND SPIRITS

Scroll below to view Tenth Ward’s seasonal spirits.


 

GENEVER INSPIRED GIN

DESCRIPTION

Distilled from malted rye, malted barley, and cane spirit then vapor infused with juniper, angelica root, orris root, cardamom, elderflower, ginger root, persimmon, chicory root and orange peel.

TASTING NOTES

A nice hit of juniper on the front that transitions into subtle earthy notes with a burst of citrus. Finishes with uncompromising notes of malt, rye and chicory.

AWARDS

The Gin is In: Double Gold/5 Stars, 2020

San Francisco World Spirits Competition: Bronze, 2020

New York International Spirits Competition: Bronze, 2020

Recommended Cocktails


 

Genever Cocktail, made with Tenth Ward Genever Style Gin

 


 


 


 

SMOKED CORN WHISKEY

DESCRIPTION

Whiskey distilled from a mash bill of smoked corn and malted barley. All locally grown and processed.

TASTING NOTES

Mezcal and scotch like notes, butter, sweet corn, and then a packed punch of smoke, campfire and wood on the finish

Recommended Cocktails

JALAPENO MARGARITA

1.5 oz Smoked Corn Whiskey
1 muddled jalapeño slice
1 oz orange liqueur
1 oz lime juice
0.5 oz simple syrup

Serve over ice. Garnish with salt rim, lime and jalapeño.


 

WHISKEY SOUR

2 oz Smoked Corn Whiskey
1.5 oz aquafaba (or 1 egg white)
0.75 oz lemon juice
0.75 oz simple syrup
Lemon and/or cherry garnish

Chill a coupe glass. To a shaker, add all ingredients and dry shake vigorously. Add ice and shake again. Double strain into chilled coupe. Garnish.


 

 NAKED & FAMOUS

0.75 oz Smoked Corn Whiskey
0.75 oz yellow Chartreuse
0.75 oz Aperol
0.75 oz lime juice

Combine all of the ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe.


 

 RUSTY NAIL

1.5 oz Smoked Corn Whiskey
0.75 oz Drambuie

Pour all ingredients directly into old-fashioned glass filled with ice. Stir gently. Garnish with a lemon twist. Serve.


 

 ROB ROY

1.5 oz Smoked Corn Whisky
0.75 oz Sweet Vermouth
Dash Angostura Bitters

Add ingredients to a mixing glass and stir over ice, strain into a chilled glass, garnish and serve straight up, or mix in rocks glass, filled with ice.


CARAWAY RYE

DESCRIPTION

A whiskey style spirit distilled from a mash bill of malted rye, malted barley and caraway seed.

TASTING NOTES

A mouthful of aquavit-like notes, malty tones, pops of chocolate, anise, and stone fruit

Recommended Cocktails

RYE MULE

1.5 oz Caraway Rye
Ginger beer
Orange bitters

Pour whiskey and dash of orange bitters over ice, top with ginger beer, garnish with lime.


 

Bloody Manhattan, made with Tenth Ward's Caraway Rye Whiskey...

BLOODY MANHATTAN

1.5 oz Caraway Rye
0.5 oz blood orange liqueur
0.5 oz sweet vermouth
Dash orange bitters
Cherry garnish

Chill a coupe glass. To a cocktail shaker, add all ingredients with ice and shake. Double strain into coupe. Garnish with cherry.


 

BOULEVARDIER

1 oz Caraway Rye
1 oz amaro
1 oz rouge
Flamed orange twist garnish

Chill a coupe glass. Add all ingredients to a mixing glass, add ice and stir. Strain into chilled coupe. Garnish by flaming an orange twist over the glass then running the peel on the rim. Discard peel.


 

ABSINTHE NOUVELLE

DESCRIPTION

This is Maryland’s first absinthe! Distilled with anise, fennel, grand wormwood, star anise, chrysanthemum and mace. Naturally colored with petite wormwood, lemon balm, hyssop, and bergamot orange.

TASTING NOTES

A punch of rich licorice, complex herbal notes, and floral fairy dust.

AWARDS

New York International Spirits Competition, Gold, 2020

San Francisco World Spirits Competition: Silver, 2020

American Craft Spirits Association: Bronze, Specialty Spirits, 2020

Recommended Cocktails

ABSINTHE FRAPPE

1 oz Absinthe Nouvelle
6-8 mint leaves
simple syrup
soda water
lemon wedge

Muddle mint, lemon wedge and simple syrup in shaker, add ice and absinthe, shake. Strain over a glass with crushed ice, top with soda water, garnish with lemon wedge and mint leaves.


 

SAZERAC

2 oz Caraway Rye
Sprit of Absinthe Nouvelle
1 sugar cube
3 dashes aromatic bitters
3 dashes lavender bitters
Lemon peel garnish

Spritz a rocks glass with absinthe. In a mixing glass, soak a sugar cube with aromatic and lavender bitters, muddle. Add Caraway Rye and ice, stir. Strain into prepared rocks glass. Garnish by expressing a lemon peel over the glass and rubbing it along the rim. Discard lemon peel.


 

DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON

1.5 oz Absinthe Nouvelle
4.5 oz champagne

Pour the absinthe into a coupe glass. Top with the champagne.


 

ABSINTHE LOUCHE

1 oz Absinthe Nouvelle
3 oz ice water
Sugar cube (optional)

Pour absinthe in goblet. If you choose to add sugar, place a slotted spoon over the rim of your goblet, place a sugar cube on the spoon. Slowly pour water over sugar cube until it dissolves. Stir.