Are you planning a camping trip and looking to add camping cocktails to your nighttime campfire routine? A pour of your favorite whiskey can’t be beat around a fire, but there’s also an unmistakable charm in preparing craft cocktails in camp to savor outdoors. Our team lists five easy camping cocktails below that will make your nights under the stars even more enjoyable.
Our Favorite Camping Cocktails
A camping cocktail that pairs well with the cozy warmth of a campfire.
- 6 oz apple cider
- 1 oz Fox & Oden Rye Whiskey
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Orange peel, garnish
Heat apple cider and cinnamon stick in a pot over a campfire until warm. Pour whiskey into a mug and add warm apple cider (sans cinnamon stick). Garnish with a twist of orange peel.
A simple classic cocktail that can be made in a camping mug instead of a shaker.
- 1 oz simple syrup (or 1 sugar cube)
- 2 oz Fox & Oden Bourbon Whiskey
- 1/4 of a lemon
- 4-6 fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnishing
Combine all ingredients, including mint and lemon peel, in a camping mug. Add ice, cover, and shake hard for 6 to 10 seconds. Strain over fresh ice into a cup or mug. Garnish with a mint crown.
A cocktail with a can of ginger beer, mint, and some really good bourbon.
- 2 oz Fox & Oden Straight Bourbon Whiskey
- .5 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
- Ginger beer, to top
- Mint sprig, garnish
Combine Fox & Oden Straight Bourbon Whiskey and lime juice in a copper mug or camping mug. Fill the mug with ice and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a mint sprig.
A fancy brunch cocktail with a few extra spices and a little hot sauce.
- .5 oz lime juice
- 1.75 oz Fox & Oden Straight Bourbon Whiskey
- 2.5 oz beer (like Modelo)
- 2 .5 oz Clamato
- Tajin, pinch
- Hot sauce, one shake
- Cilantro, garnish
- Lime slice, garnish
Combine lime juice, Fox & Oden Straight Bourbon Whiskey, beer, Clamato, Tajin, and hot sauce into a shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a mojito-style glass filled with ice. Garnish with cilantro and limes slices.
A camping cocktail that utilizes a great camping snack as a garnish.
- 2 oz Fox & Oden American Single Malt Whiskey
- 5 oz ginger ale
- Lime wheel, garnish
- 4-5 candied ginger, garnish
- Toothpick, for garnish
Fill a rocks glass with ice. Add Fox & Oden American Single Malt Whiskey and then ginger ale. Garnish rim with a lime wheel. Thread the candied ginger pieces onto a toothpick then stick the end of the toothpick into the lime and serve.
Read full recipe and instructions here.
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