Festive Holiday Cocktails
Spirited drinks to celebrate the season
Hendrick’s Cranberry Fizz
1 part Hendrick’s Gin
2 parts cranberry juice
1 part sparkling wine
Cucumber slices, mint sprig and cranberries
Combine all ingredients in a highball glass filled with cubed ice and lightly stir. Garnish with cucumber slices, mint sprig and cranberries.
1 ounce Grainger’s Deluxe Organic Vodka
1 ounce St. Elder Natural Elderflower Liqueur
1 ounce pomegranate juice
4 ounces sparkling wine
Combine all ingredients and serve over ice in a wine glass
Monkey Shoulder Piña Colada
2 parts Monkey Shoulder
2 parts Coco Lopez
3 parts pineapple juice
¾ part lime juice
3 dashes angostura bitters
Pinch of salt
Pineapple fronds and wedge
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add a dash of sugar syrup to taste. Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with a pineapple leaf and chunk.
Maker’s Mark Mistletoe
1½ parts Maker’s Mark® 46 Bourbon
¾ part DeKuyper® Peachtree® Schnapps Liqueur
2 parts orange juice
1 splash grenadine
Build over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a half-moon orange slice on the rim.
Spiced Christmas Punch
12 ounces Basil Hayden’s® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
6 ounces sweet vermouth
6 ounces black tea
12 ounces fresh apple cider
8 ounces fresh lemon juice
4 ounces simple syrup
½ ounce Angostura® Bitters
24 ounces club soda
6 cinnamon sticks
17 apple slices
Freshly grated cinnamon and nutmeg
Add first seven ingredients to punch bowl and stir. Top with club soda. Carefully place ice into the punch bowl and garnish with apple slices and freshly grated cinnamon and nutmeg.
1 part Sipsmith® London Dry Gin
1 part sweet vermouth
1 part Campari®
Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well chilled. Strain into a rocks glass filled with large ice cubes. Garnish with an orange peel.
1 ½ parts Legent® Bourbon
½ part sweet vermouth
¼ part Luxardo® Maraschino Liqueur
2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
Combine all ingredients into mixing glass with ice. Stir 10-15 seconds until well chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh, high-quality ice. Express the orange peel over the drink and then place in the glass as garnish.
Black Barrel Old-Fashioned
1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
1 part simple syrup
½ part Amaro Liqueur
2 dashes bitters
2 dashes orange bitters
Combine simple syrup, Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila, amaro and bitters. Add ice and stir. Strain over fresh ice and garnish with an orange peel.
Rye Hot Toddy
1 part Knob Creek® Rye
1 bar spoon honey
1 large lemon peel
1 ounce hot water
Prepare a mug by rinsing it with boiling water and pouring the water out. Add the honey (or sugar) and the lemon peel, pour in an ounce of hot water and stir until the sweetener has dissolved. Add Knob Creek® Rye, and top off with more boiling water.
Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
1½ ounces Mozart Chocolate Cream Liqueur
3 ounces whole milk
1 ounce gingerbread syrup (or 1–1½ teaspoons gingerbread spice)
Whipped cream, cinnamon, cocoa powder
Heat the milk and gingerbread syrup. Pour into a double-walled glass or any glass suitable for serving hot drinks. Add Mozart Chocolate Cream Liqueur and stir well. Top with whipped cream, cinnamon and cocoa powder. Garnish with gingerbread.
1800 Café Cristalino
1½ ounces 1800 Cristalino Tequila
1 ounce espresso or bold cold brew coffee
1 ounce coffee liquor
1 teaspoon vanilla syrup
Coffee beans and orange twist
Add all ingredients in a shaker. Shake with ice, strain and garnish with three coffee beans and an orange twist.
Bushmills on the Rocks
1 ounce Bushmills Original Whiskey
3 ounces ice cubes
Relax by the fire this holiday season.
Just pour over ice and Enjoy!
2 ounces WhistlePig PiggyBack 100%Rye Whiskey
¼ ounce WhistlePig Barrel Aged
3-5 dashes of your favorite bitters
Fresh orange peel
Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass over
ice, and garnish with a fresh orange peel.
2 ounces Tito’s Handmade Vodka
1 ounce coffee liqueur
1 ounce espresso
½ ounce simple syrup
½ ounce creamer, optional
3 espresso beans
Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
Shake and strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with espresso beans.
Kraken Hazelnut Coffee
2 ounces Kraken Black Spiced Rum 94 proof
8 ounces hot coffee
1 ounce hazelnut liquor
Add all ingredients and stir. Garnish with whipped cream.