Articles Tagged: Holidays & Themes

Yule Mule

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Ketel One Vodka
1 oz ginger beer
1/2 oz cranberry juice
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
Orange bitters

Directions:
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add Ketel One Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Fresh Lime Juice and Orange Bitters and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice and top with ginger beer.

Courtesy of Ketel One Vodka.

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Baileys Peppermint Cream

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Ingredients:
2 oz Baileys with a Hint of Mint Chocolate
4 oz hot chocolate
Fresh whipped cream
Candy cane
Mint leaf

Directions:
Crush candy cane with the back of a spoon. Combine hot chocolate and Baileys by pouring into a coffee mug. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle crushed candy cane on top. Garnish with mint leaf.

Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.

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Woodward Eggnog

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You’ll need: mixing glass, Boston shaker, Hawthorn strainer, rocks glass, micro plane.

Ingredients:
1 oz Sailor Jerry rum
.5 oz Tuaca
1 oz heavy cream
Splash simple syrup
1 whole egg
Cinnamon and nutmeg for garnish

Directions:
Place all ingredients into the mixing glass. Add ice. Shake hard (about 20 sec). Place Hawthorn strainer over shaker and strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with shaved cinnamon and nutmeg.

Courtesy Ames Hotel, Boston.

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A Wine Wish List To Make Santa Cry

post iconWith the holidays upon us, it makes me think of Christmas and my wish lists of yore. It also makes me ponder how my adult would look. I thought about it and thought about. As an avowed oenophile, I decided that my adult wish list would be filled with amazing wines from around the world. The only drawback to my wishlist is that you might only get them if Santa has a very good year. …Read More

Chocolate Peppermint Cookie

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Ingredients:
3/4 oz Partida Blanco Tequila
1 oz Peppermint Schnapps
3/4 Godiva Liqueur
1-1/2oz Cream

Directions:
Rim martini glass with chocolate syrup and crushed candy canes. Shake ingredients in a shaker with ice and strain into martini glass.

Courtesy of Partida Tequila.


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Flirty Mistletoe

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Ingredients:
1 oz Cascal Berry Cassis
1 oz Vodka
Champagne

Directions:
Pour CASCAL Berry Cassis and Vodka in glass, top with Champagne, and enjoy!

Courtesy of Cascal Berry Cassis.

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Top Booze to Buy Your Boss

post iconTo impress your your boss, you need to pick a spirit that is cool, but not too trendy. You need a bottle that is expensive enough without being too expensive. You need to make a good impression but not break the bank. …Read More

Toasted Macaroon

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Ingredients:
1 oz Coconut Milk
1-1/2 oz Coconut Rum
1/4 Licor 43
1/2 oz Partida Blanco Tequila
1/2 oz Frangelico

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with toasted coconut shavings on top.

Courtesy of Partida Tequila.

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DIY Holiday Gifts for Cocktail Lovers

post iconHomemade holiday gifts are often the best! Aside from saving you a little money, they show the person getting the gift that you took the time out of your busy schedule to make something by hand with care. These DIY infusions and garnishes are simple and delicious. …Read More

The Sobieski Eggnog

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Ingredients:
3 cups of Sobieski Vanilia Vodka
8 eggs

Directions:
Separate eggs and yolks. Add 1 cup of sugar to yolks while mixing. Add 1/2 cup of sugar to whites after they have been mixed and are stiff.
1/4 cup of honey
Mix egg whites and yolks together.
Stir in 1 1/2 pints of heavy cream and 1 pint of 2% milk.
Mix in a large bowl and chill. Top with cinnamon and nutmeg.   

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