Articles Tagged: Vodka

10 Boozy Ways to Stay Warm

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I don’t know where you are, but where I am it’s damn cold! Here are 10 hot drinks that will warm you up:

    Evening Nectar: Orange vodka is the base for this sweet and lightly spiced hot drink.
    Texan Hot Chocolate: Vodka and orange liqueur help turn the already outstanding hot chocolate into a warm Texas treat.
    Hot Apple Cider: Rum, apple cider and spices … who could ask for anything more?
    Glogg: Swedish hot

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Maker’s Latte

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Ingredients:
1 part Maker’s 46™
2 tablespoons fresh finely ground espresso
4 parts spring water
3 parts + 1 part organic whole milk
½ cup ice cubes
½ part vanilla vodka*
1 rock candy swizzle stick
Fresh ground nutmeg

Ingredients:
Prepare espresso in stove top espresso maker. Bring 3 parts milk in a small saucepan or Turkish coffee pot to a light simmer. Mix espresso and milk in coffee mug. Add Maker’s 46™. Make the … Read more

Cranberry-Honey Cocktail

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This Thanksgiving, be grateful for cocktails! The cranberry-honey syrup is also delicious combined with sparkling water or club soda for a non-alcoholic alternative.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz vodka
1 1/2 oz cranberry-honey syrup*
1 oz fresh lemon juice

Directions:
Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass.

*Cranberry-honey syrup

Ingredients:
1 cup fresh cranberries
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup water

Directions:
Bring all ingredients to a boil. Reduce … Read more

The After-Turkey Apertif

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Ingredients:
1 oz Moon Mountain Organic Vodka
1/4 oz sweet vermouth
1/4 oz Zwack
5 dashes Angostura Bitters

Directions:
Pour Ketel One Oranje, sweet vermouth, Zwack and 5 dashes of Angostura Bitters into a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir gently. Garnish with lime.

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Grand Thanksgiving

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Ingredients:
1 1/4  ounces Ketel One Oranje™ Flavored Vodka
1/4 ounces Grand Marnier®
1/4 ounces Fresh lemon juice
Ginger ale

Directions:
Pour Ketel One Oranje, Grand Marnier and fresh lemon juice into rocks glass over ice. Top off with ginger ale. Stir gently. Garnish with orange peel.

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Nuts About Peanuts

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Ingredients:
1 ¼ oz. Russian Standard Vodka
¾ oz walnut liqueur
¾ oz irish cream liqueur
¼ oz Butterscotch Schnapps
1 scoop Peanut Butter
1 oz simple syrup
1.5 oz heavy whipping cream

Directions:
Stir peanut butter with Russian Standard Vodka, simple syrup and heavy whipping cream until peanut butter dissolves.  Add remaining ingredients and shake with ice in a shaker. Strain into a peanut butter rimmed, chilled cocktail glass.

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Easy Drinks for Thanksgiving!

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After a long day of cooking, basting, stuffing, fluffing, football-watching, cranberry-tasting, pie-baking and merriment-making, I can’t think of anything that would better punctuate an amazing Thanksgiving Day better than a nice strong cocktail.

After exhibiting such culinary excellence I think you’ve earned the reward of a refreshing beverage! Here are five rich, rewarding and effortless beverages perfect for a fine evening of reflection upon everything you’re thankful for:

Baileys Pumpkin Pie: Baileys Irish Cream and … Read more

Cold Pumpkin Pie

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Thanksgiving is only a few days away.  I love Thanksgiving so much it’s hard to pick my favorite part of the holiday, but I have to say that it’s probably pumpkin pie.  I love pumpkin and this time of the year that I find myself eating a lot of pumpkin in all kinds of ways from pumpkin ice cream to pumpkin cheesecake and of course pumpkin pie.  This Thanksgiving I want to inspire you to … Read more

Hey, Nice Shot!

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It’s almost Thanksgiving dinner time. Can you taste the succulent turkey on your lips, the buttery mashed potatoes caressing your palate and all of the sides and trimmings your heart desires? We’re excited to celebrate Thanksgiving every year, but even among all of the splendor spread across our dinner tables, there’s always one problem we have yet to solve – dessert!

We’ll do almost anything to make room for that slice of pie, cake or … Read more

Hound’s Tooth Toddy

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Ingredients:
2 oz. SKYY Infusions Ginger
.75 oz honey
Juice of half a lemon
2 sage leaves
4 oz of Earl Grey tea (hot)

Directions:
Combine all ingredients directly in a wine glass. Garnish with a sage leaf.

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