Articles Tagged: Holidays

Partidge In A Pear Tree

This is my kind of Partridge! Courtesy of Oronoco Rum.… Read more

Rich Bourbon-Brandy Egg Nog

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It isn’t Christmas without egg nog! This recipe requires a little extra work compared with some, but it’s worth it. It uses cream, bourbon and brandy—so it’s rich and packs a punch. You can substitute other liquors, such as another type of whiskey or rum.… Read more

Drink of the Week Holiday Scotch Picks

My holiday picks for scotch are not for the faint of heart. While they are very different from each other, they both are cask strength and neither is chill filtered. They are, well, strong. But hey, if you’re going to drink a scotch, why not go for it. These are great to serve at an intimate holiday gathering or to give as a gift to a real scotch lover. Both picks will run you about … Read more

Yuletide Punch

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Created by Bartender Hall of Fame Inductee Francesco LaFranconi, this holiday punch is a unique combination of Polish Vodka, green tea, and apple juice. This is not your dad’s holiday punch. Courtesy of Sobieski Vodka.… Read more

Give the Gift of Sake

Think it’s hard to find a quality, original gift for under $20? Go all out without spending a fortune! This simple sake set paired with a bottle of Momokawa Ruby Tokubetsu Junmai sake is sure to please. And I can guarantee it won’t be a duplicate gift. While being highly rated and well-made, the medium-bodied and slightly sweet sake appeals to sake drinkers of all experience levels.

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Holiday Cocktails from Skyy Infusions


Cherry, Raspberry and Mango, oh my! Infused Holiday Cocktails from Skyy recently arrived in our stocking. Enjoy the fruity, holiday goodness.


Berry Sparkle
Holly Day
Merry Cherry
Midnight Kiss
Winter Chill

more Holiday Cocktails & Punches
Recipes and Photo courtesy SKYY Vodka Infusions

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Give the Gift of Tequila

Why give a boring bottle of wine this year, with so many great spirits out there go crazy. We’ve assembled a variety of fine Tequila for easy gift giving.

Perfect for sipping and savoring, Cabo Uno Tequila will last beyond the holiday party and throughout the holiday season, to be cherished and enjoyed for years to come. Acknowledged as one of the finest 100% blue agave tequilas in the world, Cabo Uno is aged in … Read more

Gin with the Scent of Christmas

The New York Times reports of a new gin from Oregon that tastes and smells like Christmas. Rouge Ales is now making artisinal spirits and they flavor their gin with essence of spruce trees. Writes the Times about Rogue Spruce Gin it, “evokes the wreaths and trees of the holiday season.”

Gin With the Scent of Christmas – NYTimes.com
Rouge Spruce Gin

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Naughty Holiday Punches

Get a little naughty with these Holiday punches from the folks at X-Rated Fusion liqueur.

X-Rated Holiday Punch

Ingredients:
1 750 ml bottle (25 oz) X-Rated Fusion liqueur
2 bottles pink champagne, chilled
2 six-ounce cans cranberry juice concentrate
2 six-ounce cans pink lemonade concentrate
1 qt club soda, chilled
Ice cubes

Instructions:
In large punch bowl, combine cranberry juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, X-Rated Fusion liqueur, club soda and champagne. Add ice cubes. Serve immediately. … Read more

Spiced Tea Holiday Punch

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The holidays are time for gatherings and warmth … and a little booze. This spiced punch can be served hot or cold. It’s a tasty way to welcome guests and stay warm.… Read more