Articles Tagged: Holidays

The Season For Pear Cocktails

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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Cranberry Cocktails For the Holidays

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and plan on celebrating without a cocktail, don't you?

Kahlua Cinnamon Spice Review

Kahlua recently launched a new flavor – Kahlua Cinnamon Spice – just in time to keep you warm for winter. It will be the perfect addition to almost any hot drink this winter whether it be coffee, hot chocolate or tea (I can’t vouch for the hot apple cider as I haven’t tried it yet).

I really like Kahlua and was a bit concerned when they started making the Kahlua spices line (like Vanilla, Peppermint … Read more

A Few Drinks for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead in English, is celebrated on November 1 & 2.

The Headless Horseman

The Headless Horseman, a simple Halloween cocktail

Hey, Fig Spender

Hey, Fig Spender! A DIY cocktail with a sophisticated flair

Cinnamon Syrup

The taste and smell of cinnamon bring to mind the holidays. This easy-to-make cinnamon syrup will add a little spice to your cocktails, hot or cold.

Cinnamon syrup is a key ingredient to many tiki drinks and a nice addition to whiskey cocktails. Other holiday flavors like cranberry and pumpkin match well with this spice, too.

Ingredients:

1 cup sugar
1 cup water
5 cinnamon sticks, broken in half

Directions:

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Pumpkin Liqueur Roundup

There are several great pumpkin liqueurs on the market for your Halloween cocktail party

Not-Too-Sweet Halloween Cocktails

If you’re not into the sweet stuff, it can be a challenge to find the right Halloween cocktail. These drinks are in the spirit of Halloween but don’t contain a lot of sugar, syrup or fruit. If you like your cocktails dry, here are some great options for you:

    The Obituary Cocktail: Gin, vermouth and absinthe … cornerstones of the classic cocktail Red Devil #2: Campari and orange are the perfect sinister match
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Happy National Punch Day

Easy, fun, delicious ... punch!
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