Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

Del Posto’s Blood Orange Bellini

New York City’s Michelin-starred restaurant, Del Posto (owned by Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and Lidia Bastianich), has put a new twist on an old favorite this holiday season with Del Posto’s Blood Orange Bellini. In keeping with its use of seasonal ingredients, Del Posto’s Blood Orange Bellini incorporates the sweet and tangy crimson fruit which originated in the southwest region of Italy.

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Spiced Spiked Cider

Reader Maderia (kinda like the wine) wanted to share this warm holiday treat with everyone. The combination of spiced rum and apple cider conspire to warm your insides on a cold winter day.

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Champagne Christmas Punch

We always say the holidays are made from punch. From the book Hot Toddies: Mulled Wine, Buttered Rum, Spiced Cider, and Other Soul-Warming Winter Drinks.

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Snowball

Not for throwing! This tasty holiday treat is for sipping only.

Ingredients

1 ½ oz gin
½ oz anise liqueur
½ oz cream

Instructions

In a mixer with ice, shake ingredients well. Serve in a chilled cocktail glass.

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Very Merry Cocoa

This is a unique one from the reader archives, a warm drink with Vodka. The cocktail combines cocoa vodka, Kahlua and Creme de Menthe. It’s the Holidays in a mug! Thanks, Emily!

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Kentucky Mulled Cider

I was speaking with a friend about what we should have for this week’s drink. Cider, she said. Yes, a nice drink that warms our insides on these cool autumn days. The nice folks at Maker’s Mark must have been listening,for in my mailbox the next day was the perfect recipe to kick-off the holidays. This recipe, Kentucky Mulled Cider, is a wonderful blend of Marker’s Mark, Apple Cider & spices, is easy to make … Read more

Mexican Hot Chocolate – This Week’s Drink Recipe

OK, I took a bit of a break, but I’ve been traveling. Got that old day job to take care of, ya know. While I was back in New York City, I needed this week’s drink to combat the chill and quench my thirst for tequila.

Ingredients

    Tequila (this recipe uses Hornitos Plata)
    2 cups milk
    1 disk of Mexican chocolate
    Whipped cream

Instructions

Warm the milk and chocolate in a saucepan. Stir with a … Read more

Eyeball Martini

Happy Halloween! This spooky twist on the classic martini, gets it’s good looks from Olive Stuffed Radishes – cool! Courtesy of Van Gogh Vodkas and Gin.

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Black Widow

This week’s drink comes to us from 42 Below Vodka. It gets it dark and spooky look from a good amount of grape juice. 42 Below comes from New Zealand (42 degrees below the equator) and is a quadruple distilled premium bodka. We haven’t tried it yet, but we’ll keep you posted once we get our hands on a bottle. Recipe courtesy of 42 Below Vodka.

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Widow’s Kiss – This Week’s Drink Recipe

This spooky Halloween treat takes advantage of the ever popular monk-made French liqueur chartreuse. This herbal treat has been made for centuries in one particular monestary, making it perfect for a Halloween potion.

Ingredients

1 oz apple brandy
½ oz Benedictine
½ oz yellow chartreuse
Dash angostura bitters

Instructions

Combine everything in a shaker with ice. Mix well and stain in to a chilled cocktail glass.

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