Upstate Vodka – Mixology Session for Spring

Upstate Vodka – Mixology Session for Spring

Award winning vodka with a twist

Type Virtual Tasting
Virtual platform
Tags apples / mixology / spirit tasting / upstate vodka / virtual tasting


Join us for a spring virtual mixology session with Upstate Vodka. Handcrafted in small batches and all-natural, this award winning vodka is Certified Gluten-Free and Kosher. Every bottle contains 70-80 apples from local New York state farms. Macerated, distilled, and bottled under one roof, Upstate has a unique, light, crisp mouthfeel. Upstate Vodka's mixologist Will Hadjigeorgalis will join us and create 3 new cocktail recipes that are simple and easy to make and will stun at your next party.
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Made from NY State Apples

  • Upstate vodka is living proof that you can create an outstanding vodka from apples. Grain-based vodka may be cheaper to produce, but for them, quality is what’s important.
  • It is an excellent choice for drinking over ice.
  • Purchase Upstate Vodka here. Save $5 with promo code CRUSH5OFF. Also, complimentary shipping when you buy two bottles or more.

Go to Drinks for Spring

  • Upstate Vodka worked with Ginn Choe (mixologist at Chapel Bar in NYC) to create these extraordinary cocktails for spring.
  • Their vision was to create delightful cocktails for the home cocktail enthusiasts that are looking to push their skills a bit to produce crowd-pleasing stunners that will delight friends or family.
  • Veteran mixologist Will Hadjigeorgalis will introduce this premium spirit made 100% from NY State apples. And he will teach us how to make three (3) delicious spring cocktails.

Espresso Martini

  • 1.5oz Upstate Vodka
  • 1.5oz Cold brew coffee or Espresso
  • 1 oz Mr. Black or other coffee liqueur
  • .25oz Simple Syrup (1:1)
  • Combine all ingredients together. Serve in a coupe glass.
  • Garnish with three coffee beans

Watermelon Cooler

  • 2oz Upstate Vodka
  • .5oz Simple Syrup (1:1)
  • .5oz fresh lime (about half a lime)
  • approx 2 oz Watermelon (one large chunk)
  • a couple of slices of peeled ginger root
  • Ginger beer or ginger ale to top
  • Muddle Watermelon, ginger and simple together. Add Upstate vodka.
  • Shake with ice and strain into a highball glass filled with ice.
  • Top with ginger beer or ginger ale

Blackberry Basil Crush

  • 5-6 blackberries
  • 2-3 basil leaves
  • 1 oz fresh lemon (approx 1 lemon)
  • 3/4 oz honey syrup (1:1)
  • 2oz Upstate Vodka
  • Muddle all ingredients except vodka. Add Upstate vodka.
  • Shake with ice and strain into a coupe glass.
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