The Moonshiners Guide is a cocktail menu brought to you by BASMOON Mixologist Manu Iturregi (Residence Café, Bilbao). Manu’s original take on classic combinations using BASMOON vodka offers a unique and satisfying experience. An alternative for moonshiners who follow their own path.


BASMOON Vodka adds pear juice to reinvent the cocktail that joined Brazil with Russia.

6 cl. – BASMOON Vodka | 20 cl. – Pear juice | 1 tsp. – Vanilla sugar

Prepare in the service glass, and mix BASMOON Vodka with a teaspoon of vanilla sugar. Dissolve the sugar in the vodka and then add the pear juice. Stir and add crushed ice to fill the glass. Serve with a slice of pear and a straw.

Double the acidity with BASMOON Vodka. Firmly take the glass and grit your teeth…

3 cl. – BASMOON Vodka | 7 cl. – Lime cordial | 5 cl. – Lime juice

Fill an Old Fashioned glass with ice cubes, add BASMOON Vodka and pour lime cordial and a freshly squeezed lime. Mix together and garnish with a twist of lime.

A drink for those who decide to follow their own path.

5 cl. – BASMOON Vodka | 20 cl. – Tonic water

Fill a highball glass with ice cubes and stir. Add BASMOON Vodka and pour the tonic water without breaking the bubble. Garnish with a twist of lime.

With the juice of three fresh oranges and BASMOON Vodka, it’s easy to drink and hard to forget.

6 cl. – BASMOON Vodka | 20 cl. – Fresh orange juice

Fill a highball glass with ice cubes, add BASMOON Vodka and pour the juice of three freshly squeezed oranges. Garnish with an orange slice.

With a little brazenness and green apple syrup, the old Moscow Mule becomes a Basque Mule.

6 cl. – BASMOON Vodka | 5 cl. – Lime juice | 20 cl. – Ginger beer | 1 tsp. – Green Apple Syrup | Ginger

In a cocktail shaker, add BASMOON Vodka, freshly squeezed lime, a tablespoon of green apple syrup, crushed natural ginger and shake well. Strain into a highball glass with a ginger beer top and garnish with a slice of apple.

Bold, spicy and easy to drink …if you are warm-blooded.

6 cl. – BASMOON Vodka | 20 cl. – Tomato juice | 1 tsp. – Garlic syrup | 1 tsp. – Green Bastard sauce | Juice of a half lemon | Paprika | Worchester sauce

Mix BASMOON Vodka, tomato juice, a touch of garlic syrup, a small teaspoon of Bastarda sauce (optional jalapeno or tabasco sauce), half a lemon juiced, a pinch of paprika and 2-3 drops of Worcester Sauce into a mixing glass. Stir gently and serve in long drink glass flavouring with a celery stick and garnish with a twist of lemon.

Add a touch of apple liqueur to convert the classic Dry Martini as a Sunday aperitif.

5 cl. – BASMOON Vodka | 0,5 cl. – Green Apple Liqueur | 2 cl. – Dry White Vermouth

In a mixing glass add BASMOON Vodka, Green Apple liqueur and Dry White Vermouth. Stir gently and serve in a cocktail glass with an olive and flavour with a few drops of cardamom bitters.

Yes, just BASMOON Vodka; but always in good company…
What more do you need?

7 cl. BASMOON vodka | 1/4 Lime

Add 3 large ice cubes, BASMOON Vodka and freshly squeezed lime into an Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with a twist of lime to flavour the glass.