KAS Spirits – fun mixology with a craft spirit maker

KAS Spirits – fun mixology with a craft spirit maker

Old World Recipe, New World Drinks

Type Virtual Tasting
Virtual platform
Tags cocktails / mixology / spirits / virtual tasting
  • Live Online Zoom Broadcast 29 Sep, 7:00 - 8:00 pm


Join us for a great mixology session with KAS Spirits co-founder Marushka Osman. KAS makes small-batch, handcrafted Krupnikas, made from locally sourced New York honey, along with a mixture of 10 spices, including star anise, cinnamon and cardamom. Wine Enthusiast rated KAS Krupnikas 92 points, earning it a spot on the list’s “Top 100 Spirits of 2015.”
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  • KAS Krupnikas is a family recipe distilled with local honey and a secret blend of spices Krupnikas is a sweet alcoholic drink that is popular in Lithuania as well as Poland (known there as “Krupnik”).
  • Legend has it that Benedictine monks created Krupnikas in the 1500s.
  • Made with sweet honey and warm spices, it became the drink of choice in the Polish and Lithuanian communities as a way to celebrate holidays, weddings, and even just the everyday.


  • Kas Katinas was born in Brooklyn to a Lithuanian family and reared in New York.
  • For many years he enjoyed making his own secret family krupnikas recipe for holidays and special events.
  • In 2013, he decided it was time to share his krupnikas with the world and started KAS Spirits with his wife Marushka Osman.
  • Kas and Marushka co-founders
  • KAS is bottled and labeled by hand.


  • Traditional
  • Buckwheat
  • Black Locust

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  • 1.25 oz KAS Krupnikas
  •  1 oz Campari
  •  1 oz Rye Whiskey
  •  Dash of sweet vermouth
  •  Stir with ice and strain into a glass with fresh ice
  •  Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass

A honey-spiced Boulevardier, for those who enjoy both bitter & honey


  • 1 oz KAS Krupnikas
  • 1 oz Mezcal
  • 3 oz grapefruit juice
  • 0.5 oz lime juice

Shake with ice and pour into a salt & cayenne rimmed glass