Handcrafted Cocktail Recipes from Highball & Harvest

    By Rachelle Lucas

    Want to impress your guests at your next outdoor barbecue?  Here are three refreshing drinks I learned to make at Highball & Harvest's Cocktail Table Experience.  Yes, a cocktail experience!  It's like a chef's table, but with cocktails, and it's loads of fun. 


    The "Last Wish" cocktail at Highball & Harvest

    - Rachelle Lucas

    A trio of hand-crafted cocktails at Highball & Harvest

    A trio of hand-crafted cocktails at Highball & Harvest

    - Rachelle Lucas

    Doc Holiday

    .25 ounces Blueberry Jam
    1.5 ounces Titos Vodka
    .25 ounces Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
    1.25 ounces ginger beer

    Add blueberry jam, vodka, and grapefruit juice to a martini shaker and give it a quick shake for 10-15 seconds.  Pour into a serving mug (a chilled copper cup like the one pictured above is best).  Then top off with ginger beer.  Enjoy!

    Last Wish

    1.5 ounces High West "Campfire" Whiskey
    1 ounce spiced cola syrup
    .5 ounce Old Havana Tobacco Bitters
    .25 ounce orange zest

    Pour whiskey, then syrup, and then the bitters into a cocktail glass.  Next, rub the rim of the glass with a bit of orange peel and then add the zest to the drink as a garnish.  Enjoy!

    Southern Oats

    1.5 ounces Oat Infused Rye Whiskey
    1 ounce Cherry Chestnut Cocoa Syrup
    .75 ounces cream
    1 egg white

    Pour ingredients into a martini shaker and shake vigorously for 3-5 minutes until egg white is well blended and frothy.  Serve with a sprinkle of nutmeg on top. Enjoy!
    For more information and reservations at Highball & Harvest:

    Web:  Ritzcarlton.com/Highball_Harvest
    Phone:  407-393-4422