Try these cocktail recipes from Hard Truth


Hard Truth Distilling Co. in Brown County has an array of spirits, including rye whiskey and maple bourbon cream.

Try these craft cocktail recipes:

Sweet Mash 75. (Photos courtesy of Hirons)

Behind bars: Sweet Mash 75


1 oz. Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey

.5 oz. fresh lemon juice

.5 oz. simple syrup

3 oz. champagne, to top

Lemon peel twist, to garnish


Add rye, lemon juice, and simple syrup to ice-filled bar shaker. Cover and shake until chilled. Strain into champagne flute, then top with champagne. Drop lemon twist into drink to garnish.

Maple Bourbon Ball Martini.

Maple Bourbon Ball Martini


4 oz. Hard Truth Maple Bourbon Cream

2 bar spoons chocolate syrup

Chocolate syrup drizzle, to garnish


Drizzle inside of coupe glass with chocolate syrup; set aside. Add Hard Truth Maple Bourbon Cream and chocolate syrup to ice-filled bar shaker. Cover, and shake to chill. Strain into prepared coupe.