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Cocktail Recipes

Mocha Berry Espresso Martini

Mocha Berry Espresso Martini

The 'Mocha Berry Espresso Martini' delivers a smooth blend of dark chocolate, licorice, and toasted tobacco, complemented by sweet roasted hazelnut, dark cherry, and ripe orange. It finishes robustly and cleanly, offering a luxurious indulgence in every...

Spiced Pear & Bourbon Cocktail

Spiced Pear & Bourbon Cocktail

While every occasion calls for some sparkling joy, there's no better moment than New Year's Eve to indulge with this fun bourbon-infused variation of the classic French 75! This delightful cocktail offers a silky and harmonious taste, complemented by a touch of...

King’s Bourbon 95

King’s Bourbon 95

While every occasion calls for some sparkling joy, there's no better moment than New Year's Eve to indulge with this fun bourbon-infused variation of the classic French 75! This delightful cocktail offers a silky and harmonious taste, complemented by a touch of...

Cinnamon Ryeconic Old Fashioned

Cinnamon Ryeconic Old Fashioned

Cool autumn and winter nights call for the perfect cozy cocktail: the Cinnamon Ryeconic Old Fashioned. Crafted with cinnamon, rosemary, and simple syrup, blended with King's Family Distillery's award-winning Ryeconic whiskey, complemented by sweet orange slices, and...

Peanut Butter Cream & Chocolate Whiskey Martini

Peanut Butter Cream & Chocolate Whiskey Martini

If you love coffee and chocolate blended together, we recommend taking it the next level with our King's Family Distillery Peanut Butter Cream. This drink is strong but sweet, rich, smooth, and utterly delicious. It's perfect before, after, or during your meal, and it...

Holiday Whiskey Fizz

Holiday Whiskey Fizz

Whether you are enjoying your holidays with family or friends, this colorful concoction is sure to be a hit. Combining our ever-popular King's Toasted Ryeconic with the tart flavor of cranberry and the zesty punch of lime, this drink is our go-to drink seasonal...

Caramel Apple Harvest

Caramel Apple Harvest

There is no denying fall is one of the best seasons in the Smokies! The leaves are ablaze with beauty, the streets are bustling, and the air is crisp–much like our favorite Carmel Apple Harvest cocktail. Mixing the sweet maple syrup flavor with the tart apple and...

Zombie Brains

Zombie Brains

Get ready for the spookiest drink of the season this autumn with the Zombie Brains Halloween Cocktail! Crafted using crushed raspberries and pomegranate juice, this Halloween-themed beverage boasts a rich, blood-red color that will infuse your Halloween gathering with...

Rosemary Gin Cocktail

Rosemary Gin Cocktail

Introducing our latest creation, the Blue Gin Rosemary Cocktail. This invigorating concoction masterfully blends the ideal harmony of floral and tangy notes. What's even more intriguing? It changes colors as you mix it. How fun is that?!Ingredients 2 oz King's Blue...

Spicy Blackberry Smash

Spicy Blackberry Smash

King's Family Distillery Spicy Blackberry Smash is the perfect blend of spicy and sweet! This cocktail pairs King’s Blackberry Whiskey with fresh jalapeño slices, lime juice, and a splash of club soda. It's perfect for a hot summer afternoon hanging out with friends...

Royal Palmer

Royal Palmer

There's no better way to stay cool and refreshed than with the Royal Palmer from King's Family Distillery! This cocktail pairs King’s Lemon Vodka with lemonade and iced tea for a refreshing drink based on a famous golfer’s drink of choice. It's the ultimate summer...

Cara’s Chocolicious Island Bliss Shot

Cara’s Chocolicious Island Bliss Shot

Indulge in a decadent and nostalgic shot that's a personal favorite of King's founder, Cara King! Our Chocolicious Island Bliss Shot combines the tropical flavors of our Tropical Lady Rum with the rich, chocolatey notes of our Chocolate Whiskey, reminiscent of the...

St. Patrick’s Rye Mule

St. Patrick’s Rye Mule

Looking for a St. Patrick's day twist on a classic cocktail? Look no further than our St. Patrick Rye Mule! We've put an Irish spin on the popular Moscow Mule by swapping out the traditional vodka for our flavorful Rye Whiskey. Trust us, this festive and delicious...

Tropical Lady Rose Spritz

Tropical Lady Rose Spritz

This recipe is perfect for Valentine's Day celebrations! Enjoy a refreshing, fruity cocktail with King's Tropical Lady Rum, Sparkling Rosé wine, fresh strawberries, and lime juice. The glass is rimmed with pink sprinkles, adding a fun and festive touch. The delicious...

Dry Gin Martini

Dry Gin Martini

Dry King’s Gin Martinis is the closest we get to Dry January. We’ve created a classic recipe for you, but feel free to remix it. Some people like it dry and use only a splash of vermouth, or put gin in a martini glass with an olive. Feel free to adjust the amount of...

S’mores Martini

S’mores Martini

Bring the bonfire inside with the King’s S’mores Martini! We love this chocolatey, boozy, and toasty twist on the classic American treat. You can also use chocolate syrup or melted chocolate to rim the glass instead of graham cracker crumbs if you’re a chocolate...

Spiked Hot Chocolate

Spiked Hot Chocolate

Whip up a batch of King's delicious spiked hot chocolate at home with this easy recipe that everyone at your holiday party will love! Ingredients 1/4 cup King’s Vodka or Chocolate Whiskey 1 cup Milk 1 cup Heavy Cream 1/4 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips 1...

Freshwater Pirate

Freshwater Pirate

This is a creatively-named cocktail similar to a Manhattan but much more Southern! Gifted to the King’s from a beloved neighbor, the Freshwater Pirate is a unique blend of King’s Rye Whiskey with sweet, floral, and simple fruity syrups plus citrus and vermouth. You...

King’s Whiskey Daisy

King’s Whiskey Daisy

This is the King’s take on the classic cocktail, the Whiskey Daisy. With King’s Rye and Apple Whiskies, lemon juice, and simple syrup, this effortless cocktail is perfect for an evening nightcap.Ingredients 2 oz King’s Rye Whiskey 1/2 oz King's Apple Whiskey 3/4 oz...

Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini

Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini

This boozy coffee cocktail outshines your favorite pumpkin spice latte with its simplicity and ABV. It’s perfect for the spooky season and your next Halloween party or as a welcome addition to the Thanksgiving dessert table. Ingredients 2 oz King’s Vodka 2 oz Pumpkin...

Fancy Lady Rum Strawberry Fizz

Fancy Lady Rum Strawberry Fizz

This Strawberry Fizz is a contemporary twist on the spiked punch bowls of the past. The nostalgic flavors are enhanced when shaken in a shaker instead of stirred, and the bright taste of King’s Fancy Lady Rum only adds to the experiential cocktail. We recommend...

Middle Creek Moonshine Margarita

Middle Creek Moonshine Margarita

We love a good margarita, but we wanted to give it a little bit of mountain flair. So we switched out the tequila for King's Middle Creek Moonshine! This sweet, sour, and strong cocktail is perfect for your next taco Tuesday. Ingredients 1 oz King’s Middle Creek...

Tropical Lady Pink Hawaiian

Tropical Lady Pink Hawaiian

We've turned the classic Blue Hawaiian pink in honor of our Tropical Lady Rum! With a simple swap of Triple Sec for Blue Curacao and the addition of some grenadine, you have a sweet, pink tropical treat.Ingredients 2 oz King's Tropical Lady Rum 1 oz Triple Sec 1 oz...

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule

Contrary to popular belief, the Moscow Mule was developed in New York City. This refreshing yet spicy cocktail is flexible and can be perfect for a cookout or an elegant dinner party. It’s made even better with an extra ginger kick thanks to King’s Family Distillery’s...

Bloody Mary From Scratch

Bloody Mary From Scratch

Who doesn’t love a Bloody Mary at brunch? We’ve broken down how to make your own without a mix so you can impress your friends this weekend!  Ingredients 2 oz. King’s Vodka 4 oz Tomato Juice 1 Lime wedge 1 Lemon wedge 2 tsp Horseradish 2 dashes Hot sauce 2 dashes...

Spicy Rosemary Vodka Gimlet

Spicy Rosemary Vodka Gimlet

The vodka gimlet is a variation of the traditional gimlet, which uses gin. We added rosemary and King’s Ginger Vodka for an herby and spicy flare. This is perfect for a summer garden party or brunch. Ingredients 2 oz. King’s Ginger Vodka ¾ oz. rosemary simple syrup ½...

King’s Fancy Lady Traditional Daiquiri

King’s Fancy Lady Traditional Daiquiri

Looking for a cocktail to enjoy al fresco that tastes like key lime pie? This Fancy Lady Rum spin on a traditional daiquiri is sour with some sweetness, and it’s perfect for a sophisticated summer’s day. Ingredients 2 oz King's Fancy Lady Rum 1 1/4 ozLime Juice ¾...

Fancy Lady Rum Strawberry Mojito

Fancy Lady Rum Strawberry Mojito

Nothing says warm weather and dining al fresco like a mojito. Its fresh flare from the lime and mint is enhanced with this recipe's sweet addition of Fancy Lady Rum and strawberries. Want to watch us make one? Check out our Tiktok! Ingredients 2 oz Fancy Lady Rum 3...

King’s Apple Brandy & Rosé Sangria

King’s Apple Brandy & Rosé Sangria

Grab the girls because it’s time to celebrate your galentine’s! This boozy, berry, and brandy sangria is perfect for a girl night in. It’s sweet and fruity flavors are perfect for a pool day, brunch session, or any occasion that’s for the girls. Ingredients ¼ cup of...

King’s White Russian

King’s White Russian

Looking for a cocktail to pair with Santa’s cookies? The King’s White Russian is a sweet and boozy libation with the added bonus of caffeine via coffee liqueur plus Saint Nick’s favorite ice cold milk. And with only three separate ingredients, it’s quick enough to...

Wheated Earl Grey Hot Toddy

Wheated Earl Grey Hot Toddy

This hot cocktail is similar to a classic hot toddy with some extra flavors to build complexity. With the floral aromas of Earl Grey tea and the warmth of King’s Wheated Bourbon, this is the perfect cozy cocktail to sip on a cold day, or when you have a...

Spiked Golden Milk Latte

Spiked Golden Milk Latte

This spicy, healing concoction is the perfect blend of bold spices and creamy comfort. Not only does our Spiked Golden Milk Latte look beautiful, but both ginger and turmeric found in this recipe are said to be antiinflammatory. That's right, it’s a cocktail with...

Cranberry & Apple Hot Toddy

Cranberry & Apple Hot Toddy

Want a juicy hot toddy? This fruit-forward hot toddy is perfect for those with a less mature palette and combines the sweet and tart flavors of apple and cranberry for a fun yet soothing cocktail. It is best paired with rainy days and rom-coms. Ingredients 1.5 oz...

Spiked Matcha Latte

Spiked Matcha Latte

This unique twist on a hot toddy is perfect for holiday festivities. It balances the herbal flavors of matcha and King’s gin with refreshing mint for a memorable warm and boozy beverage. It’s guaranteed to make an impression at the holiday party. Ingredients 6 tbsp of...

Pumpkin King Punch

Pumpkin King Punch

No one has time to be the host with the most while also playing bartender. That’s why we are making this holiday season a little easier with a make-ahead pumpkin punch! This unique twist on the classic holiday punch is perfect for every group celebration from...

Caramel Apple Mimosa

Caramel Apple Mimosa

Want to turn a brunch favorite into the perfect fall cocktail? We bring you the Caramel Apple Mimosa. This sweet and sparkling mimosa is perfect for a cozy brunch on a rainy day with notes of apple, caramel, and cinnamon. You brunch guys and gals will not be...

King’s Haunted Castle

King’s Haunted Castle

This prickly potion is guaranteed to enchant your fellow ghouls as it combines a sweet yet sour blackberry muddle with a glittering surprise and the best of the King’s whiskies. Open your potions books and stay for a spell to create this mesmerizing Halloween...

Bourbon Sour

Bourbon Sour

Called the gentlemen’s margarita, the Bourbon Sour is tart yet sophisticated. It is a delightful treat for the bourbon novice who isn’t ready for the Bourbon neat perfection.  Ingredients 2 oz. King's Bourbon 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 3/4 oz Simple Syrup...

King’s Pineapple Ginger Sparkler

King’s Pineapple Ginger Sparkler

This fresh yet tropical cocktail is perfect for sipping on the beach in a grass skirt. It is fun, colorful, and so refreshing. We prefer it served with a mini umbrella. Ingredients 1.5 oz. King's Ginger Flavored Vodka 5 oz Pineapple Juice Tonic Sprig of Mint (remove...

Spiked Blueberry Lemonade

Spiked Blueberry Lemonade

The perfect adult beverage for your kids’ lemonade stand, this cocktail takes the classic pink lemonade and makes it even better. Blueberries add a fun, natural pop of colors while lemon vodka is essential for a summer evening.   Ingredients 1.5 oz. King's Lemon...

Spiked Peach Iced Tea

Spiked Peach Iced Tea

Give your afternoon iced tea the kick it deserves with peaches and booze. This simple and sweet cocktail is perfect for sipping on the back porch.  Ingredients 5 oz. Sweet or Unsweet Tea 1.5 oz King's Peach Whiskey Ice GlassYour pick!GarnishPeach slice Lemon WedgeStep...

Peach Whiskey Mimosa

Peach Whiskey Mimosa

Up your mimosa game with a Peach Whiskey punch! Pour your champagne, swap your OJ for some peach juice, then top the mixture with King's Peach Whiskey, and boom a peach mimosa that will leave you feeling peachy.   Ingredients 3 oz. Champagne or Sparkling Wine of...

American Mule

American Mule

Our American Mule is an American twist on a Russian classic (although the Moscow Mule was invented in New York City). Switch up this crowd-pleasing cocktail with our palate-pleasing American Whiskey.Ingredients 1.5 oz. King's American Whiskey 1/5 oz Lime Juice 1/2 cup...

Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon Drop Martini

The Lemon Drop Martini is a sour masterpiece of a cocktail. It combines sweet, sour, and sassy for the perfect sip. It’s sure to satisfy your next soiree. Ingredients 2 oz. King's Lemon Vodka 1 oz Lemon Juice 3/4 oz Simple Syrup 3/4 oz Triple Sec GlassMartini...

Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade

Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade

The King's Blackberry Whiskey lemonade is a refreshing cocktail that hits the spot when it's hot.  You can keep this recipe super simple and sweet, or mix it up with some blackberry simple syrup. Simply combine King's Blackberry Whiskey with your favorite lemonade and...

Horse’s Neck Cocktail

Horse’s Neck Cocktail

Level up your whiskey and ginger ale for a Horse's Neck! This cocktail combines the perfect pair of bourbon and ginger ale for something a little bit fancier. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.  Ingredients 2 oz. King's Bourbon 3 to 5 ounces ginger ale, to taste 2 to 3...