Cocktails and Carry-Out: Delicious MurLarkey Drinks To Pair With Chicken

April 20, 2021
Welcome back to another edition of the MurLarkey Cocktails and Carry-Out series! 

This week, we’re taking a look at craft cocktails to pair with chicken. Whether you’re having a rotisserie chicken, fried chicken, or a giant order of wings with your friends, there’s a delicious MurLarkey drink to elevate your poultry-eating experience!

New Fashioned
Our Heritage Whiskey and chicken make a great pair, the savory meat bringing out the sweet red fruit taste of this wine cask finished spirit
2 oz MurLarkey Heritage Whiskey
1 oz maple syrup
3 drops maple bitters
Garnish: Apple slices & Luxardo cherry

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and stir well. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with apple slice and Luxardo cherry.

DC Mojito
This refreshing, minty cocktail goes great with chicken doused in sweet barbecue or teriyaki sauce
1.5 oz MurLarkey Divine Clarity Vodka
2 lime wedges
6 mint leaves
3 oz lemonade
Club soda
Garnish: Lime wedge & mint

Add all ingredients except club soda into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Top with club soda. Garnish with lime wedge and mint.

007 Martini
Love hot, spicy chicken wings? Keep the heat coming with this spirit-forward drink and cleanse your palate for the night ahead.
2 oz MurLarkey Divine Clarity Vodka
0.5 oz MurLarkey Orange Whiskey
0.5 oz Triple Sec
Garnish: Lime wedge

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass with ice. Garnish with lime wedge.

Orange Old Fashioned
This well-balanced cocktail with sweet citrus notes deftly complements the flavors of a well-seasoned roast chicken
2 oz MurLarkey Orange Whiskey
0.5 oz turbinado sugar syrup or simple syrup
1 orange slice
3 dashes orange bitters
Garnish: 3 Luxardo cherries

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and stir well. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with Luxardo cherries.

Mule Kick
As mentioned above, Heritage Whiskey and chicken are a great match, while the sweet spice of the ginger beer enhances the meat’s salty goodness.
1.5 oz MurLarkey Heritage Whiskey
4.5 oz ginger beer
Garnish: Orange slice
Pour all ingredients into a copper mug with ice. Garnish with orange slice. 

Try these pairings at home and send us your thoughts! You can shop our award-winning spirits online or find MurLarkey at your local VA ABC or DC/Maryland liquor store. 

See below for past posts 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 

Delicious MurLarkey Drinks To Pair With Seafood