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John Emerald Distilling Company

John Emerald Distilling Company

The Alabama Distilling Experience

John Emerald Distilling is the first legal whiskey distillery in Alabama since Prohibition. They are a small batch craft distillery from Alabama and proud of it. located in beautiful downtown Opelika, Alabama. They are proud of their heritage. From the original three Sharp brothers who ventured to America from Scotland, to the namesake of their company, John Emerald Sharp, the Sharp's have lived lives of integrity, honoring God, their fellow man and their family. So when it came time to name their distillery, the idea to honor their forefathers in name and spirit rang true.

The Mobilian


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Elizabeth Vodka
  • Add 1 oz. Lavender simple syrup
  • Lemonade and Blackberries and muddle all together
Directions:
Add ice and top with Lemonade. Enjoy!

The Dalmatian


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. Elizabeth Vodka
  • Grapefruit and Lime Juice shaken with homemade Cracked Pepper Simple Syrup
Directions:
Enjoy!

Lemon Drop on the Rocks


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Elizabeth Vodka
  • Orange bitters
  • Splash of soda water
  • Tablespoon of lemon juice
  • Top with Sprite
Directions:
Serve in a Demerara sugar rimmed glass

The Dude


Ingredients:
  • Coffee
  • Elizabeth Vodka
  • Milk finished with Cinnamon and a Cherry
  • Simple Syrup
Directions:
Enjoy!

Strawberry Blonde


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Elizabeth Vodka over an ice filled Collins glass
  • A dash of orange bitters and top with soda water
  • Add your favorite Lemonade
  • Fresh strawberries
Directions:
Enjoy!

The Montevallo Martini


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. Elizabeth Vodka
  • Garnish with Bruised Basil leaf
  • House made Water Mellon puree
  • Orange Bitters
Directions:
Enjoy!

Miss Elizabeth Mimosa


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. Elizabeth Vodka over an iced glass
  • Garnish with Blackberries
  • Orange juice topped with Sparkling Cider to taste
Directions:
Enjoy!

Dark and Stormy


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Gene's Spiced Rum poured over a rocks glass with ice
Directions:
Top off with spicy ginger ale like Buffalo Rock.

The Porch Swing


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Gene's Spiced Rum
  • Basil leaf
  • Fill Rocks Glass with ice
Directions:
Add Gene's Spiced Rum then top with your favorite Lemonade. Bruise a fresh Basil leaf and add to the drink. Garnish with more Basil.

Spiced Nog


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Gene's Spiced Rum
  • Egg Nog
Directions:
In a rocks glass combine Gene's Spiced Rum with your favorite Egg Nog for a winter experience second to none. Perfect replacement for Santa's cookies on Christmas eve.

The Slapper


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. Gene's Spiced Rum
  • Bitters
  • Cinnamon Clove
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Lime juice
  • Simple Syrup
Directions:
Enjoy!

The Graduate Martini


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz.Hugh Wesley's Gin
  • Orange Bitters
  • Orange Liqueur
  • Sweet Vermouth
Directions:
Garnish with shaved orange peel and orange twist.

Big Swamp Fizz


Ingredients:
  • 1.5 oz of Hugh Wesley's gin
  • 1/2 oz of fresh lime juice
  • 2 slices of cucumber
  • 2 sprigs of cilantro
  • 5 mint leaves
  • Ginger ale
Directions:
Muddle Hugh Wesley's gin with 1/2 oz of fresh lime juice, 2 slices of cucumber, 5 mint leaves, and 2 sprigs of cilantro. Pour over ice and top with ginger ale.

Grand Bay Gin and Tonic


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Hugh Wesley's Gin over ice
  • Bittermilk Charred Grapefruit Tonic
  • Soda water
Directions:
Add equal parts Bittermilk Charred Grapefruit Tonic and soda water. Enjoy!

The Laid Back


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 oz. Hugh Wesley's Gin
  • Angostura bitters
  • Ginger puree
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Lime juice
Directions:
Our take on the Gin and Juice. In a collins glass with ice add Hugh Wesley's Gin. Top with grapefruit juice combined with ginger puree, lime juice, and Angostura bitters. Finish with a splash of Ginger Ale. Garnish with lime and mint.

The Neat


Ingredients:
  • John's Alabama Single Malt
Directions:
Either over ice or just neat JED whiskey is amazing. Add one cube of ice to bring out more flavor.