Cocktail Pairings for your favorite scents

 

At Caia Candle Co., we strive to create a multi-sensory experience to accompany each unique scent. Each candle has been perfectly paired with its own corresponding custom cocktail or bottle of wine to complement every note of each candle. See below chart for all the candle and drink pairings, including recipes for our custom cocktails. Some of these cocktails can also be enjoyed as virgin beverages. Light, sip, enjoy!

HEAT

Best paired with:

2019 'Dime" Red Blend

 

HOME

Best paired with:

2019 Baleiyana Chardonnay

INNERBLOOM

Best paired with:

2019 Gerard Bertrand Cote de Roses

MIDNIGHT CITY

Best paired with:

Beer from a keg

MOON RIVER

Best paired with:

WATERMELON VODKA REFRESHER

INGREDIENTS:

2.5 cups watermelon chunks

4oz fresh lime juice

8oz Vodka

3 tsp simple syrup

Ice

DIRECTIONS:

Combine all ingredients in a blender on high. Strain through a fine mesh sieve and serve over ice.

OLD PINE

Best paired with:

BAILEYS' SPIKED HOT CHOCOLATE

INGREDIENTS:

3 cups milk of choice

2/3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup sugar

1 pinch salt

1/2 tsp vanilla

4oz Baileys

DIRECTIONS:

In a saucepan, combine milk, chocolate, sugar, and salt. Heat on medium low and stir. Continue mixing until chocolate melts completely and it comes to a low simmer (do not boil). Once lightly simmering, immediately remove from heat. Add vanilla and stir to combine. Add Irish cream to glasses or mugs and ladle in hot chocolate. 

 

PAINT IT, BLACK

Best paired with:

Jack on the rocks

 

RITUAL UNION

Best paired with:

WITCH DOCTOR: TURMERIC AND GINGER COCKTAIL

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup water

5 inch piece of peeled fresh ginger

1/2 cup honey or agave

1 tsp turmeric

1 lemon

3 oz Gin

DIRECTIONS:

Make your simple syrup: Combine water and ginger and boil. Add honey or agave and simmer. Stir for one minute. Turn heat off and add turmeric. Strain with a fine sieve.

In a shaker, combine ice, 1oz syrup, gin and 1/2 oz lemon juice. Shave until cold. Serve. 

 

SLEEPLESS

Best paired with:

Sofia Coppola 'Sofia' Methode Champenois

 

THE SUBURBS

Best paired with:

ROSEMARY GREYHOUND

INGREDIENTS:

3oz vodka

The juice of 2 grapefruits

1oz rosemary simple syrup

6oz club soda or sparkling water

Sprigs of fresh rosemary

DIRECTIONS:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake until cold and serve over ice. Garnish with fresh rosemary.

 

SWEET LIFE

Best paired with:

MAI TAI

INGREDIENTS:

6oz Pineapple Juice

3oz Orange Juice

3oz Spiced Rum

2oz coconut rum

1/2oz Triple Sec

1/2oz Orgeat Syrup

1/2oz fresh lime juice

Splash of Grenadine

Ice

Pineapple Wedge & Maraschino cherry for garnish 

DIRECTIONS:

Combine ice, pineapple juice, orange juice, coconut rum, orgeat syrup, lime and triple sec in a cocktail shaker and shake. Pour over ice and top with spiced rum and grenadine. Garnish with pineapple and maraschino cherries.

 

WARM THOUGHTS

Best paired with:

'Hazy Little Thing' IPA

 

WEST COAST

Best paired with:

APEROL SPRITZ

INGREDIENTS:

2oz Aperol

4oz Prosecco

Splash of Club Soda

Orange Slice for Garnish

DIRECTIONS:

Fill a wine glass with ice. Pour in Aperol, Prosecco, then club soda. Garnish with an orange slice.

 

WHITE FERRARI

Best paired with:

CUCUMBER MINT SPRITZ

INGREDIENTS:

1 Cucumber

1 Lime, juiced

10 leaves of mint

1 sugar cub.

3oz Vodka or Gin

1oz St Germian

1oz Club Soda

DIRECTIONS:

Chop and crush cucumber in a bowl. Strain through a fine sieve, pressing the solids with a spoon to extract all the liquid. Place lime juice, sugar cube, and mint in a glass and muddle until sugar is dissolved. Combine sugar mixture, cucumber juice, vodka or gin, and St Germain in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Use a strainer and pour over ice and top with club soda. Garnish with cucumber ribbons and mint leaves.

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