In our Holiday 2017 box, the first cocktail featured is called After The Gold Rush. It uses Copper & Kings American Brandy, which is distilled in batches using traditional copper pots. Copper & Kings crafts brandy by means of a “low & slow” distillation philosophy – a low distillation temperature and a longer, slower distillation to maximize copper contact, to express concentrated flavors, aromas, and smoothness. You’ll combine it with a simple honey syrup, lemon juice and a few dashes of Scrappy’s Orleans bitters to add some subtle anise, citrus, cinnamon and bitter floral notes.

Ingredients (for 2):
3.00 oz. brandy
1.50 oz. lemon juice
0.75 oz. honey
0.75 oz. hot water
10-15 drops of bitters
Lemon twist garnish (optional)

To make the honey syrup, combine honey with hot water and stir until fully combined. In a shaker, combine all the ingredients and add ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour among two glasses and garnish with a lemon twist.