The official cocktail of Tulip Time

Copper Tulip by Coppercraft Distillery

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) The craft beer industry is booming in West Michigan, but another craft that’s emerging on the scene is distilling.

Coppercraft Distillery in Holland has been open to the public for about a year, but has been making spirits since 2012. They feature eight spirits, created with grain-to-glass distilling, which means they get the grain for their bourbons and whiskeys from local farms.

Coppercraft Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day:

Rye-ugula – arugula, rye whiskey, Fustini’s ginger and honey balsamic vinegar, pepper.
Rye-rugula

 

 

 

 

 

Copper Tulip – Genever gin, Tulip Time tea, grapefruit juice, garnished with lavender.
Copper Tulip by Coppercraft Distillery

 

 

 

 

 

Copper Tulip is the official drink of Tulip Time, featuring a Dutch-inspired gin called Genever. The grain for the spirit is from Windmill Island. The drink will be featured in 20 restaurants throughout Holland during Tulip Time in May.

Coppercraft Distillery has tasting room hours every day, with expanded hours in the summer. They also offer cocktail classes:

Beyond Green Drinks
Thursday, March 12
6 p.m.
$35 one person, $60 for two

Cocktails 101
Everything to Start a Home Bar
Thursday, April 16
6 p.m.
$30 a person, $50 for two

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