Cocktail Recipes

Tara would like to share some of her famous coctail recipies with here. Here are a few of the most popular cocktail recipes from Tara Gillum’s craft beer and cocktail bar, Steiner’s Speakeasy:

Steiner’s Speakeasy Old Fashioned

  • 2 ounces of Old Forester 100 Proof Rye
  • 1 ounce orange and cherry simple syrup
  • 3 dashes of orange bitters
  • Stir and serve over ice
  • garnish with an orange peel


Black and Blue Manhattan

  • 2 ounces of Uncle Nearest 1856
  • 1 ounce of blueberry shrub
  • 3 dashes of black walnut bitters
  • Stir and strain and serve in a coupe


When Hope Stops

A strong boozy cocktail inspired by a song written and performed by Nicholas Baker

  • 1/2 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce light rum
  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce tequila
  • 1 ounce raspberry simple simple
  • 3 ounce lemon Italian soda
  • add all the spirits together in a glass, pour in the Italian soda, and top with raspberry simple syrup.


Triple Citrus Vodka Collins

  • 1 1/2 ounce of vodka
  • juice of one lime, lemon, and blood orange
  • 1 ounce of simple syrup
  • add all of the ingredients into a shaker and shake.
  • strain over ice and top with soda in a highball glass


Margarita Tohivea

    • 1 1/2 ounce of silver tequila
    • 1 ounce of Cointreau
    • house made sweet and sour
    • pineapple, lemongrass, and ginger shrub
    • add all of the ingredients into a shaker and shake, then strain over ice in a glass tiki mug
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