Featured Mixologist Brandon Harris

Featured Mixologist Brandon Harris

Name: Brandon Harris

Hometown: Pleasant Hill

Nationality: American

Birthday: July 17th

Sign: Cancer

Where You Bartend: Sunol Ridge Restaurant and Bar

How Many Years Bartending: 16

Favorite Cocktail: Rittenhouse Rye Old Fashioned (my recipe, lol)

Favorite Beer: Ballast Point’s Grapefruit Sculpin IPA

Favorite Shot: Bulleit Bourbon, straight up

Favorite Bar In The World To Have A Drink: Bourboun and Branch, San Francisco, CA

Stay Gold, Pony Boy

Stay Gold, Pony Boy

Brandon Harris’ Own Signature Cocktail: “Stay Gold, Pony Boy”


  • Rittenhouse Rye
  • Ginger Shrub
  • Fresh Lime
  • Egg White
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Simple syrup
  • Absinthe rinse

Preparation: Start with dry shaking the egg whites and black pepper for approx. 60 sec. then add the rye, shrub, lime, simple and ice to the tin. and continue shaking for another 30 seconds. Rinse glass with a few drops of Absinthe. (I use St. George’s). Strain into glass. Garnish with some lime and enjoy!