Articles Tagged: fruit

Winter Spice Sangria

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Fresh for the New Year, Sandemam’s created this fragrant winter sangria. Great for a playoff party, for the non beer set. If you can’t find clemetines, it’s OK to substitute fresh oranges.

Winter Spice Sangria

1 bottle of Sandeman Founders Reserve Porto
4 oz cinnamon Schnapps
3 clementines, quartered
6 oz cranberries
18 oz sparkling clementine juice or soda
6 oz cranberry juice
4 cinnamon sticks
Ground allspice to taste

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Twelve Days of Christmas Drinks – Day 12

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

DIY Blood Orange-Infused Vodka

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Because fresh fruit equals fresh flavors, now is a great time to take advantage of fruits in season and try infusing your favorite vodka!

Twelve Days of Christmas Drinks – Day 1

Why not treat yourself to a different drink for each of the twelve days of Christmas a little early?

Smoked Peach Ice Tea

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1 ½ oz Herradura Reposado   
½ oz Lemon Juice
1 ½ oz Peach Juice                     
1 ½ oz Earl Grey  tea
¼ oz Simple Syrup                 
¼ oz Mezcal
1 Lemon Twist                
1 Peach Slice

Fill a high ball with good quality cubed ice. Add all ingredients and stir thoroughly with a bar spoon. Garnish with a long lemon twist and/or a peach slice.

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Holiday Pearadise

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1 ½ parts Tequila Avión Reposado Tequila
1 part pear juice
½ part honey / orange marmalade syrup
½ part Lemon juice
Sliced plum (reserve one slice for garnish)

In a shaker, muddle ¾ of the plum with honey syrup in a shaker then add all ingredients. Shake and strain, then warm over a low heat.  Garnish with a plum slice to finish.

Courtesy of Tequila Avión.… Read more

The Season For Pear Cocktails

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Pears are in season! They have a lovely sweet flavor that can’t be beat, so mix ’em up in your cocktails.

Pears pair well with whiskey, vodka and gin. If you want to experiment with your own creation: Ginger, apples, cranberry and pomegranate all make excellent partners with pear.

Here are some fantastic pear recipes to try today:

    Pilgrim’s Pear: A light and delicious champagne cocktail with gin and homemade pear syrup
    Pear Sake

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Montanya Mermalada

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1 oz Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice
1 oz Avión Tequila Blanco 
1 oz lemon juice
6-8 concord grapes

Muddle Grapes. Add rest of the ingredients. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass

Courtesy of Kahlúa Coffee Liqueur.… Read more


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Your childhood lunch in a glass. … Read more

Golden Delicious

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1 oz vodka
1 oz Hiram Walker Carmel Apple Liqueur
1 oz fresh sour mix (or high quality purchased mix)

Pour into cocktail shaker, shake and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with apple slice.

Courtesy of Hiram Walker.… Read more

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