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Cocktail Videos 2016

Cocktail Videos 2016

Durham Cocktails with Local Liquors

Durham is home to both creative cocktail bars and several distilleries, which are known for their award-winning gin and liqueurs. Get your locavore fix by trying a cocktail made with a locally produced liquor from two Bull City distilleries, Durham Distillery and The Brothers Vilgalys.

For a taste of the local beverage scene, check out the videos below, and then go out and try a Durham cocktail for yourself!

The Brothers Vilgalys and Durham Distillery also host regular tastings and tours, so check their websites for details.

Alley Twenty Six, featuring Conniption Navy Strength Gin

Where: Alley Twenty Six

What: A boozy little cocktail made with Durham Distillery's Conniption Navy Strength Gin that's perfect for summertime.

Your order: Batten Down the Hatches

Bull City Burger & Brewery, featuring Krupnikas

Bull City Burger and Brewery

What: A fun, fizzy, easy-drinking cocktail served in a playful mason jar and made with The Brothers Vilgalys' Krupnikas, a spiced honey Lithuanian liqueur that you can also drink on the rocks.

Your order: The Bull City Gingersnap

Bar Virgile, featuring Damn Fine Chocolate Liqueur

Where: Bar Virgile

What: A sweet cocktail featuring Durham Distillery's Damn Fine Chocolate Liqueur. If you like York Peppermint Patties, you'll love this.

Your order:
Ask for the Ferneppermint

Brewery Rundown Ponysaurus

Discover Durham's Breweries

Durham is home to four (soon to be six) distinct breweries, each with its own personality and signature brews. read more

See all Durham distilleries and breweries:



Bull City Burger and Brewery

  • 107 E Parrish St, Ste 105
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 680-2333
  • Downtown Area

Bull City Burger and Brewery is a locally owned, independent restaurant and craft brewery. The restaurant is very much farm-to-fork, working closely with North Carolina farmers supplying beef (with …

Bull City Ciderworks (305 S Roxboro St as of Fall 2016)

  • 113 S Elizabeth St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (336) 749-3074
  • Downtown Area

Using apples from a family-owned orchard, Bull City Ciderworks crafts hard ciders in the heart of Downtown Durham. The ciders are sold at restaurants around town and are available from Bull City …

Bull Durham Beer Co

  • 409 Blackwell St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham Bulls Athletic Park
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Downtown Area

The Bull Durham Beer Co. is the name for the Durham Bulls' brewery. The Triple-A baseball team is brewing its own beers to serve at their home stadium, the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, and the events …

Durham Distillery

  • 711 Washington St
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 937-2121
  • Downtown Area

Since 2013, Durham Distillery has been rethinking how to make great spirits that both embody and pioneer the New South. The answer: equal parts art and science.     The result: world-class gins and …

Durty Bull Brewery (Opening TBD)

  • 206 Broadway
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 688-2337
  • Downtown Area

Durty Bull Brewing Company has opened a 6,000 sq ft 15-barrel production brewery and tasting room in downtown Durham. They age many of the beers in foeders or barrels and feature an extensive sour …

Fullsteam Brewery

  • 726 Rigsbee Ave, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701-2139
  • (919) 682-2337
  • Downtown Area

Craft beer brewery devoted to a "plow to pint" philosophy of using local produce to make their beers. The facility is also home to a tavern open nightly. Beer lovers can get a behind the scenes look …

Pebble Brook Spirits

  • 803 Ramseur St, Ste D, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 757-6245
  • Downtown Area

Pebble Brooks Spirits is a distillery that opened in 2015, offering its apple pie liqueur. They believe crafting a quality spirit is an art. They also believe in using the highest quality fruits and …

Ponysaurus Brewing Company

  • 219 Hood St, Golden Belt Arts District, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (844) 369-7669
  • Downtown Area

Ponysaurus Brewing Co. is a forward-thinking, backward-tasting brewery and taproom based in Durham, NC, creating beers that are meant to be savored, appreciated, contemplated, philosophized, studied, …


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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604