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Versatility with values

Making a great cocktail at home can seem intimidating at first, but the key to a great drink is starting with the best ingredients and a delicate balance between 3 key elements: a spirit, bitterness, and sweetness.

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2 ounces of a spirit, 1 ounce of a sweet element, 1 ounce of an acid or bitter, and some ice is all you need to get started.

Nearly every cocktail stems from variations on a classic drink — think a Martini, an Old Fashioned, or a Daiquiri. And once you know the basics and have a great base spirit, the substitutions and creative possibilities are endless!

With Wheyward Spirit, you no longer have to stock your home bar with every kind of gin, vodka, tequila, and rum under the sun — our versatility allows you to make a wide variety of cocktail creations with a single base spirit.

Whether you’re elevating a tried and true favorite, crafting your own unique creations, or need a spirit you know can please any guest, Wheyward Spirit will be your trusted bar cart staple for all your cocktail needs.

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Wheyward Spirit’s sustainability efforts don’t stop with the spirit. The Waste Not Sour reflects our values of upcycling and reducing food waste whenever possible by using aquafaba in place of egg whites, and zesting lemon for garnish before using the fresh juice. The result is a creamy, foamy, and sustainable cocktail so you can feel good about what’s in your glass down to the last drop.

Waste Not Sour

Wheyward Spirit

With a Calf-einated in hand, you don’t have to choose between coffee and a cocktail! Wheyward Spirit’s natural creaminess elevates our version of a classic espresso martini for the perfect evening pick-me-up.


Calf-einated

Wheyward Spirit

An elevated alternative to this iconic cocktail, Wheyward Spirit’s natural smoothness creates a martini you’ll never forget. Best shaken, not stirred.

Wheyward Martini

Wheyward Spirit

An elevated version of our classic Wheyward Martini. The addition of Yellow Chartreuse pairs with the herbal notes in the dry vermouth and Wheyward Spirit to make a velvety smooth cocktail oozing with sophistication.

Velvety Smooth

Wheyward Spirit

We’re all about elevating classic cocktails to a new level, and our New Era is no exception. A bespoke and more sustainable twist on an Old Fashioned, the New Era boasts notes of orange, cherry, and spice with an earthy, oaky finish that’s perfect for sipping.

The New Era

Wheyskey

Dreaming of a brisk fall day? Shake up our Harvest Moon cocktail for a flavorful concoction of apple, lemon, sage, honey, and orange.

Harvest Moon

Either Spirit

The simplicity of our Spanish Style Whey & Tonic helps the unique flavor of our spirit shine and sets the stage for a world of customization options. We love a classic cucumber, juniper, and lemon combination, but add in additional herbs, berries, or citrus to make it your own! 

Whey & Tonic (Spanish Style)

Wheyward Spirit

Crisp, refreshing, and bubbly, our Whey Side Fizz is our go-to springtime cocktail for afternoons on the patio or a weekend brunch as fresh mint comes into season!


Whey Side Fizz

Wheyward Spirit

Inspired by our Oregon roots, our Marionberry Basil Mule is a berry-filled take on a classic Moscow Mule, both sweet and herbal with a refreshing ginger kick. Shake up this cocktail for a summer treat when the temperatures start to rise.

Marionberry Basil Mule

Wheyward Spirit

For a bespoke twist on a Paper Plane cocktail, let our Fly A-Whey sweep you off your feet! This drink is fruity and citrusy with notes of rhubarb and honey.

Fly A-Whey

Wheyward Spirit

Our Ruby Milk Punch is just as much a journey in food science as it is mixology! This pre-batched and incredibly flavorful punch can be stored for weeks and quickly served for large groups. It is a beautiful color with a fruity brightness and complex tea undertones rounded out by a silky smoothness.


Ruby Clarified Milk Punch

Wheyward Spirit

Break out the lime and salt, it’s margarita time! Celebrate our beloved mascot Magnificent with a quick and easy margarita with an orange liqueur twist that is sure to please a crowd. 

Magnificent’s Margarita

Wheyward Spirit

For a burst of citrusy goodness, look no further than our Tropical Highland cocktail, featuring Wheyward Spirit paired with pineapple, lemon, and orange!

Tropical Highland

Wheyward Spirit

Whether you’re headed to the greens for a round of 18 holes or planning a party in the sunshine, the Wheyzalea is your new go-to! A riff on the iconic Azaela cocktail, Wheyward Spirit makes this tropical libation even smoother, and grenadine makes it the perfect shade of pink.

Wheyzalea

Wheyward Spirit

The Last Wheyword is a perfectly balanced, bespoke twist on the classic Last Word. It’s refreshing and slightly sweet, with a silky smooth mouthfeel that comes from the addition of Wheyward Spirit. The flavor is rounded out with complex herbal and cherry notes that are so delicious you’ll be craving a second!

The Last Wheyword

Wheyward Spirit

‘Tis the season for creamy Milk Punch and extra creamy Eggnog! Shake up either one of these delectable holiday cocktail creations with the natural creaminess and smoothness of Wheyward Spirit. 


Milk Punch & Nog

Wheyward Spirit

Smash cocktails are classics for a reason -- evolving through the seasons and universally refreshing! Just like a mint julep is universally known, The Wheyward Smash is sure to be a future classic with its complex yet refreshing notes of black cherry, orange, and creamy vanilla from the addition of Wheyward Spirit.

Wheyward Smash

Wheyward Spirit

For a bespoke twist on an iconic Sazerac, Wheyward Spirit combines with simple syrup, the essential Peychaud’s BItters, and a quick absinthe rise for a bold, spirit-forward drink.

Stirred & Strong

Wheyward Spirit

The Wheyward Mudslide is a rich, creamy, and utterly decadent cocktail! The vanilla and oaky notes of Wheyward Spirit pair perfectly with the richness of the coffee liqueur and sweetness of the Irish cream for a cocktail treat you won’t want to skip.


Wheyward Mudslide

Wheyward Spirit

Wake up your senses with a bold Black Russian! Wheyward Spirit’s smooth notes of vanilla cream balance the bold flavor of a coffee liqueur. Make a creamy White Russian with a splash of milk or milk alternative.

Black Russian/White Russian

Wheyward Spirit

One of our favorite cocktails with a Wheyward Spirit twist is the La Mucca Negroni! Whether you like it sweet and delicate or big and bold, treat yourself to a classic cocktail with herbal, orange, and spice notes. 

La Mucca Negroni

Wheyward Spirit

There is something about blue drinks that screams refreshing and our Whey to Blue will not disappoint. As flavorful as it is fun, elevate this summer time favorite with Wheyward Spirit.

Whey to Blue

Wheyward Spirit

Your senses will be buzzing as you savor this combination of Wheyward Spirit, lemon, cinnamon, and honey in our bespoke twist on the Bee Sting cocktail.

The Bee Sting

Wheyward Spirit

The Wheyward Gimlet is an elevated riff on this classic, simple cocktail. Wheyward Spirit is a unique accompaniment to the floral and fragrant elderflower liqueur and tart lime that creates a refreshing and balanced drink – perfect to enjoy on a sunny day!

Wheyward Gimlet

Wheyward Spirit

This three-ingredient mixed drink is light, crisp, and refreshing with a hint of lime and a bubbly finish.

Ranch Water

Wheyward Spirit

Our four-ingredient Alpine Daiquiri is a flavorful and bespoke twist on the classic cocktail with the addition of Falernum, a liqueur with a Caribbean flair.


Alpine Daiquiri

Wheyward Spirit

Travel to a tropical island when you shake up a Toucan Tango with Wheyward Spirit! Light and refreshing fruit juices pair perfectly with our smooth spirit, all topped off with a bold rum float.

Toucan Tango

Wheyward Spirit

For a quick mixed drink that is sure to please a crowd, stir up a few Wheyward and Cokes at your next get together! The sweet, carbonated cola pairs perfectly with Wheyward Spirit’s hints of vanilla and oak.

Wheyward & Coke

Wheyward Spirit

For the most smooth and sippable Wheyward Spirit experience, add a twist of lemon to your glass and relax as the spirit turns into a delicious blend of lemon, vanilla, and custard notes. Top it off with some seltzer for a bubbly treat.

Wheyward on the Rocks

Wheyward Spirit

Our riff on a Penicillin cocktail, the Liquid Gold Rush is a smokey and earthy blend of ginger, lemon, and honey that is bursting with flavor.

Liquid Gold Rush

Wheyward Spirit

Pop the champagne! It’s time for a Wheyward Spirit twist on this celebratory classic. This sweet, citrusy, and bubbly drink is a favorite for brunch, easy to make, and perfect for any special occasion. The use of Wheyward Spirit helps cut the sugar in half from a classic French 75 and brings out the beautiful clover honey notes in the sparkling wine.

Wheyward 75

Wheyward Spirit

In search of that perfect, light, refreshing summer cocktail? Look no further than the Porch Swing Spritz! With a fruity and herbal homemade syrup, Wheyward Spirit’s iconic flavor, and bubbly rosé, we are dreaming of those warm summer nights.

Porch Swing Spritz

Wheyward Spirit

Clarified milk punches date back to the 1600’s, but we think it’s a recipe that has finally come full circle with the addition of Wheyward Spirit. We love this cocktail because it’s just as much a journey in food science as it is mixology! This labor of love leads to a pre-batched and incredibly smooth flavorful punch that can be stored for weeks and quickly served for large groups. 

Our crystal clear Tropical Milk Punch is a beautiful color with a tropical brightness, cooling mint and green tea undertones, rounded out by a silky smoothness.


Tropical Clarified Milk Punch

Wheyward Spirit

Our Milk & Honey cocktail is a simple and delightful shaken combination with notes of lemon, honey, orange, vanilla, and oak. Add herbs like thyme to the homemade honey syrup to further enhance the complexity of the cocktail.

Milk & Honey

Wheyward Spirit

Cozy up by the fire with a Wheyward Toddy to warm your heart and your belly! Choose your cocktail adventure with the velvety smooth experience of Wheyward Spirit or Wheyward Wheyskey, both of which pair perfectly with the bright citrus juice and the earthy allspice dram.

Wheyward Toddy

Either Spirit

Transport yourself to a faraway island when you shake up a Tropical Rickey with Wheyward Spirit. Flavors of lime, pineapple, and coconut combine to create a refreshing drink, perfect for the beach or a warm summer day at home.

Tropical Rickey

Wheyward Spirit

A Dirty Shirley is the cocktail of the summer, and it’s even better with a Wheyward Spirit twist!

This quintessential mocktail with an adult twist is a refreshing and vibrant warm weather staple, and an elevated upgrade from a standard soda mixer with some added nostalgia and a beautiful pink color.

The Wheyward Shirley

Wheyward Spirit

Zero-waste cocktails for the win! We teamed up with our friends at The Ugly Company to bring you a refreshing and flavorful peach cocktail that's twice as sustainable!

Just Peachy

Wheyward Spirit

Whether you like it crisp and refreshing or with a bit of spice, fresh grapefruit juice is the star of the show in our two versions of the Wheyward Paloma. With just a few ingredients and a touch of bubbles, you’ll have an easy and delicious cocktail in minutes with an elevated alternative to your traditional tequila!

Wheyward Paloma

Wheyward Spirit

Craft this decadent version of a Flip with notes of oaky vanilla, chocolate, rhubarb, fig, and nutty orange undertones in this cocktail made ultra creamy with the addition of a fresh egg yolk.

No Flipping Whey

Wheyward Spirit

Reducing waste in the kitchen is easy when you have a delicious cocktail on the other side of it! Instead of discarding the juice from a can of pears down the drain, combine it with a bit of Chinese 5 Spice and sugar for a unique cocktail you won’t forget.

Pear and 5 Spice Spritzer

Wheyward Spirit

Cranberry, rosemary, and Wheyward Spirit is the perfect holiday cocktail combination!

This 4 ingredient cocktail is a simple and elevated creation for whatever holiday festivities are around the corner. You can even top it off with a splash of prosecco for a bubbly twist.

Cranberry Rosemary Sour

Wheyward Spirit

We partnered with Sonoma Syrup Co. to craft a fall-inspired drink with their delicious White Ginger Syrup.. Our “farm-to-flask” spirit makes for a perfect pairing alongside this sustainably sourced, “Farm to Flavor” infused simple syrup.

White Ginger Negroni

Wheyward Spirit

For a fresh take on a classic 75 cocktail, substitute a bright and festive Cranberry Tangerine syrup instead of a standard simple syrup. You can shake up this drink throughout the seasons by substituting different berries and citrus.

Spiced '75

Wheyward Spirit

The Smokey N' Salted is the perfect cocktail to shake up on a warm summer day! Batch the homemade Salted Cucumber Syrup ahead of time for a smooth and refreshing drink rounded out with a mezcal kick.

Smokey N’ Salted

Wheyward Spirit

With an unconventional spirit comes an unconventional martini! Spice up your standard martini with a lemon and pepper-infused vermouth for a delicious and bespoke twist on a classic.

Martini Thyme

Wheyward Spirit

Streamline your cocktail creations with a Wheyward Spirit infusion! In the Whey Not Strawberry Sbagliato, frozen strawberries add a subtle sweetness to our smooth spirit, which pairs perfectly alongside Campari, vermouth, and a few ounces of bubbles.

Whey Not Strawberry Sbagliato

Wheyward Spirit

With the Espresso Mootini, you can have your dessert and drink it too! Our velvety smooth spirit plays alongside bold flavors of coffee and amaro, all topped off with decadent salted vanilla cream for a rich and creamy treat.

Espresso Mootini

Wheyward Spirit

When infused with Butterfly Pea Flower, Wheyward Spirit turns a beautiful blue hue for this refreshing springtime cocktail. And once added to the rest of the cocktail, a color-changing surprise appears!

Vineyard Garden Tonic

Wheyward Spirit

This pre-batched tropical cocktail is perfect for a party or special event! The recipe can be easily doubled, tripled, or even quadrupled for a larger group.

Simply add soda water, ice, the cocktail mix, and a float of Aperol for a tropical getaway in your glass when serving.

Cow'abunga Batched Cocktail

Wheyward Spirit

We're honoring International Women's Day with a delicious and refreshing cocktail that features ingredients from two female-founded companies, Wheyward Spirit and Sonoma Syrup Co.!

Meyer Lemon Mojito

Wheyward Spirit

For a refreshing burst of ginger and citrus, we've partnered up with The Ginger People® for The 20/20 cocktail! The oaky notes and hint of vanilla in Wheyward Spirit pair perfectly with this cocktail's herbal brightness and touch of sweet earthiness from the added carrot.

The 20/20 Cocktail

Wheyward Spirit

This classic cocktail just got an upgrade. The soft flavor and velvety smoothness of Wheyward Wheyskey pairs beautifully with the herbal notes of sweet vermouth and a touch of nuttiness from the Black Walnut bitters.

The Whey to Manhattan

Wheyskey

This 2 ingredient classic gets a new life using the velvety smooth Wheyward Wheyskey alongside the crisp bite and subtle sweetness of a high-quality ginger ale.

Wheyskey Highball

Wheyskey

Wheyward Wheyskey's notes of oaky vanilla and warm spice are accentuated by fresh lemon juice and a rich honey syrup in this delicious riff on a Gold Rush cocktail.

Golden Wheyskey

Wheyskey

Combine Wheyward Spirit with the sweet and earthy flavor of prickly pear, Grand Marnier, and fresh lime juice for a margarita unlike any other. This bright pink cocktail will be the star of the show!

The Wheyward Rabbit

Wheyward Spirit

The Vieux Ca-Whey is a spirited take on the classic Vieux Carré of New Orleans that combines new and old for a fresh take on the bold, spirit-forward drink with herbal, citrus, smoke and berry notes.

Vieux Ca-Whey

Wheyskey

The Hotel Wheyskey is our take on the tropical Hotel Nacional cocktail out of Cuba. This is a fruity riff on a classic daiquiri, made even more unique by using Wheyward Wheyskey to create a richer flavor in place of a traditional rum.

Hotel Wheyskey

Wheyskey

For a bespoke Wheyskey twist on a Paper Plane cocktail, let Magnificent’s Paper Plane sweep you off your feet! This drink is the perfect balance of fruity and citrusy with notes of rhubarb and honey.

Magnificent's Paper Plane

Wheyskey

Wheyward Wheyskey’s notes of vanilla oak and toffee pair perfectly with a rich coffee liqueur and hints of orange and cocoa bitters. The Wheyskey Revolution is our bespoke take on the Revolver, a variation on the classic Manhattan.

Wheyskey Revolution

Wheyskey

Wheyward Spirit makes this springtime classic even more flavorful and smooth, and it becomes the perfect shade of pink with the addition of grenadine.

Pink Lady

Wheyward Spirit

We all love a glass of bubbly, but nobody likes pouring flat champagne down the drain! Our upcycled flat champagne syrup pairs beautifully with our velvety smooth Wheyward Spirit and fresh lemon to create a unique twist on the classic Bee's Knees cocktail.

Bubbly Bee's Knees

Wheyward Spirit

The sustainable duo of Wheyward Spirit and Neutral’s Half and Half combine to create a delicious, creamy, and refreshing cocktail reminiscent of your favorite childhood popsicle!

Wheyward Creamsicle

Wheyward Spirit

We’ve taken the classic Whiskey Sour to a new level with the addition of Wheyward Wheyskey! The result is a delicious and balanced cocktail with a velvety egg white cap. 

Wheyskey Sour

Wheyskey

The Final Ward is the whiskey version of the classic Last Word cocktail, but we’ve taken it even further with The Wheyskey Word, our bespoke Wheyskey take on these iconic cocktails!

The Wheyskey Word

Wheyskey

Wheyward Wheyskey and a homemade spiced apple syrup combine for a cozy autumn-inspired riff on a classic Old Fashioned. In 30 minutes or less you’ll have a bottle of delicious apple syrup and a Wheyskey cocktail ready to warm you up from the inside out.

Spiced Apple Old Fashioned

Wheyskey

The charm of this cocktail is found in its straightforward blend and vibrant presentation. The Frozen Dragon Fruit Lemonade is a celebration of summer, offering a burst of color and flavor with its inclusion of red dragon fruit. As a blended drink, it’s not only refreshing but also incredibly convenient for pre-batching, perfect for serving up quickly without sacrificing the taste of Wheyward Spirit.

Frozen Wheyward Lemonade

Wheyward Spirit

Drawing inspiration from traditional sour cocktails, the Yuzu Sour blends the familiar sweet and sour taste with a twist of east Asian flair. Featuring yuzu, a citrus favorite in East Asia, this cocktail mirrors the delightful taste of a Lemon Cream tart. The combination of yuzu’s zesty tang and the smoothness of Wheyward Spirit offers a simple, yet unforgettable cocktail experience. 

White Yuzu Sour

Wheyward Spirit

A riff on a Brazilian Lemonade, this creamy, dreamy blend is both refreshing and indulgent. Wheyskey adds a sophisticated touch with its depth, sweetened condensed milk introduces a creamy sweetness, passion fruit puree adds a bright contrast, and the egg yolk introduces a rich and luxurious flip element to the mix.  

Samba Flip

Wheyskey

This cocktail offers a fresh take on the classic Carajillo, blending the bold flavors of Wheyskey with rich espresso to create a drink with a deep coffee and creamy wood profile. It is crowned with a light, vanilla-forward custard foam that adds a soft, sweet contrast to the strong coffee base.

Carajillo Cloud

Wheyskey

This cocktail is not just a drink; it’s a homage to Caravaggio’s “Still Life with a Basket of Fruit”. Each sip is like a brushstroke, lending the rich, dark sweetness of figs with the tartness of pomegranate, all grounded by Wheyskey’s warmth. The egg white adds a smooth, painterly texture, reminiscent of the way light plays across Caravaggio’s fruits. 

"Still Life With A Basket of Fruit" Fizz

Wheyskey

Somewhere between a Manhattan and a Martini lies the classic Martinez cocktail. With the use of sweet vermouth, a hint of maraschino liqueur, and the natural sweetness of Wheyward Spirit, the Martinez is a perfect cocktail for any time of day.

Wheyward Martinez

Wheyward Spirit
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