The independent craft distillery Surf City Still Works in Huntington Beach, California has equal respect for cocktails, craft, quality, science and art resulting in a collection of beautifully bottled spirits. Unique bottle designs are created for the brand’s Vodka, Gin and Rum by local Southern California artists who work in various mediums.
Surf City Still Works Artist Bottles
The Surf City Still Works Artist Bottles are a tribute to Southern California Surf Culture and Cocktails.The Hunting Beach distillery, which opened in 2017, has a healthy respect for creativity in all forms. They refer to their entire team as ‘artists’ because they are, each in their own way. In addition to their crafting superb spirits, canned cocktails and seltzers, the artistic bottle designs for each hand-bottled batch of Vodka, Gin and Rum feature a colorful image made from artworks by local artists.
SHOREBREAK VODKA – art by Anne Marie Price
Shorebreak Vodka is distilled with 100% American corn and carefully distilled to showcase a luscious mouthfeel highlighted by a round and balanced, cream-like richness.
82 Proof | 750 ml
See more great artworks by artist Anne Marie Price
An earlier version of Shorebreak Vodka featured art by Sam Bernal and is still available at some liquor stores:
CALIFORNIA GIN art by muralist Melissa Murphy
Distilled with their proprietary blend of citrus peel, coriander, cardamom, grains of paradise and a light hint of juniper. Bright citrus notes, floral notes on the mid palate and a finish that is lush, spicy and long.
84 Proof | 750 ml
See more fabulous aquatic murals by artist Melissa Murphy
SURFRIDER RUM art by McBiff (aka David McNeley)
Distilled from superior Virgin Islands sugar cane, Surfrider Rum features notes of banana, pineapple, papaya, mango and coconut. It pairs perfectly with any tropical cocktail or is also great sipper.
84 Proof | 750 ml
See more great Midcentury Modern-inspired Tiki work by artist Mcbiff
The bottles for their PIERSIDE BOURBON, HONEY BOURBON and BOURBON WHISKEY have an equally lovely bottle designs from the brand, only much more subtle.
They offer (at additional cost) a lovely wood gift box with their great logo:
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all images courtesy of Surf City Still Works and the artists.