Mythology Distillery sponsored this edition of The Taste. The Taste is a guide to food and drinks in the Yampa Valley.
Mythology Distillery crafts award-winning premium spirits to enjoy with friends while creating lasting memories. The Steamboat-based distillery specializes in crafting unique whiskey blends and distilling layered gins, vodka and other specialty spirits in small batches using the freshest ingredients around.
Check out The Confluence at Mythology to experience the cocktail bar (open now), whiskey garden and restaurant (opening soon). Or, make an Elk River Old Fashioned at home using this recipe:
Elk River Old Fashioned
Mythology Hell Bear American Whiskey
2 oz Mythology Hell Bear American Whiskey
1/4 oz pine tea simple
2 dashes orange bitters
Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir. Strain over a rocks glass with one big ice cube and express a lemon peel. Garnish with a dehydrated lemon and rosemary sprig.
Pine Tea Simple: Combine 1 cup water, 2 pine tea bags, ⅓ cup juniper berries in a pot and simmer for 15 mintues. Then add 1 cup sugar and mix until blended. Strain out tea bags and berries and let chill.
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