It’s time for another edition of our “Cocktails and Carry-out” series, where we take a look at the best MurLarkey drinks to pair with your favorite dishes!
This week, let’s see which cocktails Papi recommends we sip on while chowing down on seafood! Whether you enjoy lobster rolls, crab cakes, a bucket of shrimp, or a tantalizing tray of oysters, there’s a delicious MurLarkey drink to elevate your culinary experience.
Smoked & Bloody
There’s nothing like a plate of seafood covered in Old Bay! Take your meal up another spice gear with this Bloody Mary variation bursting with flavor
Add all ingredients except the Smokehouse Whiskey into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Spice to taste. Float MurLarkey Smokehouse Whiskey on top. Garnish with celery and olives.
Divine Cape Codder
Our version of this New England staple goes great with other Northeastern favorites like fried clams and oysters
1.5 oz MurLarkey Divine Clarity Vodka
3.5 oz cranberry juice
Garnish: Lime wedge
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
The refreshing citrus and mint notes of this cocktail form a great pair with some sweet and savory crab cakes
1.5 oz MurLarkey Lemon Whiskey
3 oz lemonade
5 torn mint leaves
Garnish: Lemon wedge & mint
Add all ingredients except for the club soda into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Top with club soda. Garnish with lemon wedge and mint.
The rich botanical palate of our internationally-decorated gin goes hand-in-hand with the salty flavors of shellfish, oysters, and fish
2 oz MurLarkey ImaGINation Gin
0.25 oz dry vermouth
Garnish: Lemon twist
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
Heritage Old Fashioned
The buttery smoothness of our Heritage Whiskey will take your lobster-eating experience to a whole new level
2 oz MurLarkey Heritage Whiskey
3 dashes aromatic bitters
0.5 oz turbinado sugar syrup or simple syrup
Garnish: Orange slice & Luxardo cherry
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and stir well. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with orange slice and Luxardo cherry.
Give these pairings a try and let us know what you think! You can shop our award-winning spirits online or find MurLarkey at your local VA ABC or DC/Maryland liquor store.
See below for the other entries in our Cocktails and Carry-out series:
Great MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Asian Takeout
Delicious MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Pizza
Mouth-Watering MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Barbecue
Delicious MurLarkey Drink Pairings for your Spring Salad