We invite you to join us in celebrating the holidays here at the Black Draft Farm for our first Barn Warming!
Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the distillery and sample refreshments of our First Harvest Moonshine in seasonal cocktails to bring on the ‘shine for the holidays.
There will also be non-alcoholic beverage for youngsters since we are family friendly and our punkin’ loves to be the hostess princess extraordinaire.
Ready-made baskets available to purchase or custom order along with tees and other merchandise for gift giving.
Date: Friday, December 11 & Saturday, December 12
Times: 11am to 5pm
Location: 1140 Kelly Island Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405
For more details: 540-686-0100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Here we are in the last weeks of Fall, the harvest season over and time to brace for cold winters and embrace new memories this holiday season. For us it was a flurry of activity from parades and tastings, to opening our barn for tourism. All while behind the scenes expansion of new equipment to bring us to the next chapter of producing a new product, our Founder’s Day Bourbon to you that we are as proud of as our Moonshine.
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And speaking of tastings…our barn is now open for tours on Fridays and Saturdays, call 540-686-0100 or info@email@example.com for more details. We would love to have you visit to see our behind the scenes, taste our products and swap the perfect recipes for cocktailing with our Moonshine.
Time to hit the roads this springtime and visit all the beautiful, wonderful parts of my home state of West-by God-Virginia! The sweet spring air is calling me to the mountain roads to visit the great folks here in the state and discover the hidden gems along the way. I enjoy meeting all the small businesses that are the backbone of our state, the mom and pop places as I affectionately call them.
As I start out on my journey, I begin by sharing one of the newest restaurants to open here in downtown Martinsburg, Boyd’s Steakhouse.
Owner H.D. Boyd turned this once notorious speakeasy location into a fine dining steakhouse with a wink and a nod to the Prohibition era, including a bar purchased from the estate of Al Capone, now serving up bourbon and and our moonshine in style.
Five cocktail recipes featuring First Harvest Moonshine are on the menu, including one of the best all time recipes Glen and I have ever tasted, called ‘Almost Heaven.’ It is the go-to cocktail for friends and family to sip on a warm spring day or savor over Blue Ridge sunsets from our back deck.
Mixologist maven Caren served up my cocktail and shared a little secret on how to create this shine-tini at home. We call it ‘Country Roads.’
Stayed tuned for more stories from our adventures from the road.
Cocktail of the Month
Who would’ve thought one of the most popular American Western folktale songs from childhood would be just the cure for a winter blues? Delicious and refreshing and bursting with Vitamin C to boot. Enjoy!
My Darlin’ Clementine
2 oz. First Harvest Moonshine
3oz fresh clementine juice (about 3 clementine oranges)
1 oz simple syrup
Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
Shake well and strain into a highball glass (or jar) with fresh ice.
Top with a splash of seltzer and garnish with a lime wheel.
We love to hear how you are enjoying our ‘shine! Post a comment below or upload your pics to our Instagram or Facebook page.