News & Updates

Distillery now producing hand sanitizer

EVERSON — Despite the name, the folks at Probably Shouldn’t Distillery decided recently that they probably should use their distilling powers for something quite unique. The distillery got the go-ahead from the federal government March 17 to begin producing hand sanitizer from the alcohol already on hand in the distillery. But the idea was born … Read more

Local Distillery Begins Manufacturing Hand Sanitizer to Give Away in Community

Everson, WA – Probably Shouldn’t Distillery has begun producing a different kind of ‘essential’ quarantine product, hand sanitizer. Located in Everson, WA, the family-owned distillery will begin producing and distributing hand sanitizer as early as Tuesday, March 24. Shawn and Mariah Butenschoen, the founders of the distillery, are starting by manufacturing over 1,000 bottles for … Read more

Favorite Holiday Recipes

Favorite Holiday Cocktail Recipes Apple Cider Sangria Serves 4 3 (12-ounce) bottles hard apple cider 1 ½ cups fresh apple cider 1 cup ginger beer ½ cup Probably Shouldn’t Apple Brandy 1 apple, 1 pear and 1 orange sliced handful of cinnamon sticks Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher. Stir gently. Serve immediately. Hot … Read more

Seattle area Total Wines Tasting Schedule – Fall 2019

Friday, September 20, 4-7 pm Lynnwood Total Wine & More 2701 184th Street SW Ste. 108B Lynnwood, WA 98037 Friday, September 27, 4-7 pm Bellevue Total Wine & More 699 120th Ave. NE Unit B Bellevue, WA 98005 Friday, October 18, 4-7 pm Lynnwood Total Wine & More 2701 184th Street SW Ste. 108B Lynnwood, … Read more

Bellingham Hoptoberfest – Saturday, October 19

Bellingham Hoptoberfest – Saturday, October 19 For more details visit: http://bellinghamsportsplex.com/hoptoberfest

Halloween Spirit Walk at Barkley Village – Friday, October 25

For more info check in at http://barkleyvillage.com/events  

Beer and Wine Festival – Saturday, November 23

For more information visit: https://www.mountvernonchamber.com/skagit-wine-beer-fest

2019 Whatcom County Farm Tour – JOIN US!

Saturday, September 7 Sunday, September, 8 12 – 5pm. See, taste, feel, and learn hands-on what goes into local food production. Meet unique Whatcom County farms and experience the passion and care that goes into producing local food for our community. Start anywhere you like and make an itinerary that works for you! And don’t forget … Read more

Organic Blueberry Farm and Distillery Switches to Clean Energy

Check out the recent article published about our efforts with solar.   In the foothills of Sumas Mountain, the sound of excited children on a family outing filled lush rows of ripening blueberries at Breckenridge Blueberries, a certified organic farm in Everson. Owned by Shawn and Mariah Butenschoen, the five-acre farm overlooks a valley floor … Read more

Clean Energy Workshop and Social Hour

Join us for this great event at the distillery!

Cocktail Pairing Event

Skagit Beer & Wine Festival

Skagit Beer & Wine Festival – November 17 Stop by our table and have a sip with us!

Old Tom Gin Recipes

Tom Collins 3/4 ounce lemon juice 2 ounces Old Tom Gin 1 ounce simple syrup club soda Shake lemon juice, gin and simple syrup with ice until well-chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into ice-filled highball glass. Top with club soda. Gimlet 2 ounces gin ½ ounce lime ½ ounce simple syrup Shake all ingredients with … Read more

Blueberry or Raspberry Brandy Recipes

Mojito 5-10 fresh mint leaves Several lime wedges 1-2 tablespoons simple syrup 2 ounces Probably Shouldn’t Blueberry Or Raspberry Brandy Club Soda Muddle the mint and lime in a highball glass. Fill with ice and add simple syrup, Brandy, and top with soda. Floradora 1 ounce Probably Shouldn’t Old Tom Gin 1/2 ounce lime juice … Read more

Drink Recipes made with Apple Brandy

Apple Brandy Recipes

Sidecar 2 oz. Probably Shouldn’t Apple Brandy ¾ oz. fresh lemon juice (about a quarter of a lemon) ¾ oz. Grand Marnier Pour all ingredients into ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into chilled, sugar-rimmed glass. Stone Fence 2 oz. Probably Shouldn’t Apple Brandy 2 dashes Angostura bitters ½ – ¾  oz. fresh lemon … Read more

Drink Recipes for Blueberry Pie Liqueur

Blueberry Pie Liqueur Recipes

Blueberry Pie Martini Pour 4 oz. Blueberry Pie Liqueur into a martini shaker filled with ice. Add a generous shaving of lime (or lemon zest). Shake 25-30 seconds. Pour into chilled glass. Try with a graham-cracker crumb or brown sugar rimmed glass. Garnish with lime. Berry Margarita ½ oz fresh lime juice 1 ½ oz … Read more

Probably Shouldn't Apple Brandy

Probably Shouldn’t Cocktail Recipes

You’ve got a bottle of Probably Shouldn’t, now it’s time to put it to good use! Do your best mixologist impression on and try out these delicious cocktails. Blueberry Pie Martini 4 oz Probably Shouldn’t Blueberry Pie Liqueur Shaving of Lime or Lemon Graham Crackers Crumbs or Brown Sugar Pour the Probably Shouldn’t Blueberry Pie … Read more

probably shouldn't winter cocktails

Winter Cocktail Recipes

It’s easy to enjoy Probably Shouldn’t brandy in the winter! The liquor’s head warming qualities are a simple (and fun) way to chop some dollars off your heating bill. We’ve spent some of these cold nights mixing up a series of cocktails to celebrate the season. We hope you enjoy. Send us any of you … Read more

Yummy recipes coming soon!

We’re putting our mixology skills to the test and coming up with some great cocktail recipes to share with you guys, made specifically with our Probably Shouldn’t Distillery spirits. Stay tuned!