Articles Tagged: winter cocktails

Cuppa Good Cheer

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Ingredients:
1.5 oz Skyy Infusions Cherry
0.5 White Crème de Cacao
4 oz extra hot chocolate
1 oz half and half
Whipped cream
Red sprinkles
Maraschino cherry

Directions:
Combine all ingredients into a holiday mug and top with whipped cream, red sprinkles and a maraschino cherry.

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Après Ski

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Ingredients:
2 oz Skyy Infusions Blood Orange
6 oz hot apple cider
Nutmeg
Cinnamon stick, garnish

Directions:
Combine ingredients in a snifter glass. Sprinkle with nutmeg and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

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Citrus Winter Warmer Toddy

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Ingredients:
1.5 oz SKYY Infusions Citrus
0.5 oz agave nectar
4 oz hot water
3 cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1 pat unsalted butter (just under a tablespoon)
Grated nutmeg

Directions:
Combine all ingredients into a large mug, topping the liquid with hot water last. Stir, grate nutmeg over top and let steep for a couple minutes before serving.

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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 … Read more

Spiced Rum Toddy

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Home-Spiced Flor de Caña  (spice recommendation: vanilla bean, nutmeg, cinnamon)
3 oz hot water
½ teaspoon of butter on top
1 cinnamon stick

Directions:
In an Irish coffee mug, add boiling water, rum and top with a small slice of butter. Stir with cinnamon stick and garnish with fresh nutmeg on top.

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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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Pear Sake Martini

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Sake cocktails are delightful! This one uses fresh pear juice and dry vermouth for a late-winter twist on the Martini.

Sake has a lower alcohol than spirits, so we mixed up a huge batch without fear of overdoing it. It was a blast, so I highly recommend you get going on this tonight!

I have a juicer, so I juice some Bosc pears for this. However, you can also blend them and then strain through … Read more

Lemon Herb Sparkler

I needed a champagne cocktail to brighten a dreary winter day. This recipe uses in-season Meyer lemons and Galliano herbal liqueur along with champagne. It’s dry and a bit tart, which is just what I wanted. If you prefer a little sweetness, add a splash or two of simple syrup.… Read more

Peppermint Froth

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This creamy, peppermint treat in cocktail form is perfect for cozy nights by the fireplace.

Ingredients

    1 ½ parts vodka
    1 part peppermint schnapps
    ½ part simple syrup
    ½ part cream

Instructions

Shake all ingredients vigorously in a cocktail shaker full of ice. Strain into rocks glass filled with crushed ice and garnish with chocolate or chocolate-covered peppermint sticks.

Photo and recipe courtesy of Grey Goose.

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Scotch Spice

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This holiday cocktail will bring you some cheer! Made with Glenfiddich 12 and homemade cinnamon syrup it warms you up even though it’s a cold cocktail. The aroma is festive!

You can use your favorite single malt, but a nice smooth one with mild peat goes best with these ingredients.… Read more

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