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!
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.
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
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.
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.
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: