Try these drinks from Black-owned distilleries


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – We are back with Nate from the Original Tin Cup Company along with Johanna Jelks from Motu Viget Spirits here in Grand Rapids.

They’re highlighting two drinks from Black-owned businesses! Take a look.

Bertie’s Gold Rush

·         2 oz Bertie’s Bear Gulch Bourbon

·         1 oz Honey Simple Syrup

·         .75 oz Lemon juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake, and strain into a glass with large ice cube. Garnish with a lemon twist

French 75

·         1 ounce gin

·         1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

·         1/2 ounce simple syrup

·         3 ounces Champagne or other sparkling wine

·         Garnish: lemon twist

Add all the ingredients except the Champagne into a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a Champagne flute. Top with the Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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