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Sips of Splendor

Uncovering Drink Delights

from Roughcut Food Labs

Welcome to a thirst-quenching journey through an array of delightful drink recipes brought to you by The Dead River Collective, in partnership with Roughcut Food Labs. Here, we celebrate the art of mixology, from refreshing coolers to warm, comforting sips, capturing the essence of local traditions, modern innovations, and cherished vintage concoctions.

Our mission is to provide you with an expansive collection of beverage recipes that cater to all palates and occasions. Whether you’re in search of the perfect cocktail to elevate your next gathering, a non-alcoholic delight to brighten your day, or a timeless classic to transport you to another era, “Sips of Splendor” is your ultimate destination.

Roughcut Food Labs brings their culinary expertise and innovative spirit to our platform, ensuring that each recipe is not only delicious but also achievable, no matter your mixology experience. Their passion for flavor and commitment to quality shine through in every sip, guiding you on a flavorful adventure like no other.

So, raise your glasses and ready your taste buds, as we dive into a world of delectable drinks and splendid sips. Join us at The Dead River Collective and let “Sips of Splendor” lead the way to refreshing moments and unforgettable memories. Cheers to exploring the boundless world of beverages together!


Quench your thirst with our refreshing drink recipes. Whether you’re in the mood for a smoothie, cocktail, or a warm cup of tea, we’ve got a drink for every occasion.

Backwoods Mango Wine

Crafting A Taste of the Wild Backwoods Mango Wine Welcome to the captivating world of winemaking, where we marry the...
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Trailblazer Rum & Root Beer Mix

Experience the Ultimate Adventure Trailblazer Rum & Root Beer Mix Welcome to a unique and exhilarating taste adventure with our...
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Wilderness Whispers Homemade Ginger Beer

Refresh & Rejuvenate Wilderness Whispers Homemade Ginger Beer Welcome to the invigorating world of homemade refreshments with our Wilderness Whispers...
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Maine Homestead Raspberry Mead

Crafting The Berry Bounty Maine Homestead Raspberry Mead Embark on a journey through time and taste with our Maine Homestead...
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Trailside Twist Easy Outdoor Mojito

Sipping Under the Stars Trailside Twist Easy Outdoor Mojito Embrace the spirit of outdoor relaxation and effortless mixology with our...
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Pine Tree Punch

Pine Tree Punch: Maine's Spicy Lemonade Slushy Ah, Maine. Known for its lush forests, serene lakes, and the rugged Appalachian...
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Wild Berry Rhubarb Frost

A Refreshing Twist from the Wilderness Wild Berry Rhubarb Frost Welcome to the tantalizing world of our Wild Berry Rhubarb...
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Homestead Rhubarb Spirits

Crafting Rustic Elegance Homestead Rhubarb Spirits Welcome to the enriching and rustic world of home distilling with our Homestead Rhubarb...
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Maine Meadows Spiced Sorrel Elixir

Refreshing Summers Maine Meadows Spiced Sorrel Elixir When the summer sun casts its golden glow over Maine's verdant meadows, it’s...
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Trailblazer Infused Bloody Mary Vodka

Elevate Your Brunch Game Trailblazer Infused Bloody Mary Vodka Welcome to a world where the wildness of nature meets the...
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Wild Berry Bliss Cherry Infusion

Savoring Nature’s Bounty Wild Berry Bliss Cherry Infusion Embark on a journey into the enchanting world of homemade infusions with...
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Woodland Spice Maple & Orange Mead

A Taste of the Wild Woodland Spice Maple & Orange Mead Welcome to the enchanting experience of crafting Woodland Spice...
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Maine Coast Citrus Brew

Sipping the Seaside Maine Coast Citrus Brew Welcome to a refreshing escape with our Maine Coast Citrus Brew, a homemade...
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Campfire Sweets Marshmallow Vodka

Reviving Campfire Memories Campfire Sweets Marshmallow Vodka Welcome to a delightful twist on classic spirits with our Campfire Sweets Marshmallow...
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Maine Wilderness Blueberry Liqueur

Crafting Blueberry Bliss Maine Wilderness Blueberry Liqueur Embark on an enchanting journey into the world of homemade liqueurs with our...
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Maine Garden Lilac Wine

Crafting the Essence of Spring Maine Garden Lilac Wine Welcome to the enchanting and fragrant journey of floral winemaking with...
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Cheers to Community

How You Can Contribute

Our journey through the delightful world of drinks is even more enjoyable with your participation and support. Here’s how you can contribute to and help amplify the “Sips of Splendor” experience:

  1. Share Your Creations: Tried a drink recipe from our collection? We’d love to see your mixology skills in action! Share photos of your beverage creations on social media and tag The Dead River Collective. Let’s spread the joy of delicious drinks together.
  2. Submit Your Own Recipes: Have a secret family punch recipe or a unique cocktail concoction? Share it with us! Your submissions could become a featured recipe on “Sips of Splendor,” enriching our community’s selection of drinks.
  3. Taste and Tell: Choose a recipe, mix it up, and share your thoughts. Your feedback helps us refine our recipes and ensures that we’re providing top-notch content for all our drink enthusiasts.
  4. Engage and Interact: Like, comment, and share our drink recipe posts. Your engagement builds our community and fosters a space where drink lovers can connect and share.
  5. Spread the Word: Know other cocktail aficionados or mocktail masters? Invite them to join “Sips of Splendor” and dive into the world of drink recipes with us.
  6. Connect with Roughcut Food Labs: Explore the innovative approaches and culinary expertise of Roughcut Food Labs to take your drink-making skills to the next level.

By taking part in these actions, you help to cultivate a vibrant community of drink enthusiasts and contribute to the rich tapestry of flavors and experiences at The Dead River Collective. So, let’s raise a glass to community, creativity, and the art of drink-making. Join us on this flavorful journey through “Sips of Splendor” today! Cheers!

Sipping Safely

Promoting Responsible Drinking

At The Dead River Collective, we are committed to celebrating the art of mixology and the enjoyment of various beverages in a responsible and mindful manner. “Sips of Splendor” is not just about exploring a diverse world of drinks, but also about fostering a community that values safety and well-being. Here’s how you can join us in promoting responsible drinking:

  1. Know Your Limits: Understanding your own limits and consuming alcoholic beverages in moderation is key. Pay attention to your body and know when it’s time to stop.
  2. Never Drink and Drive: Always plan for a safe way home if you intend to consume alcohol. Designate a sober driver, use public transportation, or arrange for a ride-sharing service.
  3. Encourage Responsible Behavior: If you’re hosting a gathering, provide non-alcoholic options for your guests and encourage everyone to drink water throughout the event.
  4. Respect Others’ Choices: Not everyone chooses to consume alcohol, and that choice should be respected. Never pressure anyone to drink, and be supportive of their decision.
  5. Be Mindful of Alcohol Content: Different drinks have varying levels of alcohol content. Be aware of how strong your drink is and adjust your consumption accordingly.
  6. Share Resources: If you or someone you know needs help with alcohol-related issues, don’t hesitate to share resources and contact information for local support services.

By adopting and promoting these practices, you contribute to a safer, more enjoyable drinking environment for everyone. Let’s toast to responsibility, mindfulness, and the continued enjoyment of “Sips of Splendor” at The Dead River Collective. Cheers to sipping safely and savouring responsibly!