It’s December 1st! It’s also the beginning of the Christmas season! While some of you might be like us and already rocking your Santa hat and red & green socks, some of you might still be feeling like the grinch. Get in the spirit of the season by sipping on some of these fabulous holiday themed cocktails:
2 oz. Nolet’s Gin
1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
.5 oz. Lemon Juice
Rosemary Sprigs & Pomegranate Arils, for garnish
Shake and strain into a glass. Garnish with rosemary and pomegranate.
2 ) CRANBERRY APEROL SPRITZER
2 oz. Aperol
2 oz. Cranberry juice
4 oz. Sparkling Ice Essence of Tangerine
Orange Peels , for Garnish
Fill glass with ice . Combine apparel and cranberry juice and pour into glass , then top with Sparkling Ice Essence of Tangerine, stirring gently. Garnish with an Orange peel.
3 ) BROAD STREET
2 oz. Knappogue Castle 16 Year
2 oz. Birch Coffee Cold Brew
.75 oz. Demerara Syrup
1 dash Bittermen’s Mole Bitters
Benedictine Whipped Cream*
Grated Nutmeg , for Garnish
Shake all but the whipped cream with one ice cube and strain into glass over fresh ice. Top with the whipped Cream and nutmeg.
4 ) BAILEY’S CINNAMON TOAST PUNCH
2 oz. Baileys Pumpkin Spice
1/2 oz. Cinnamon Syrup
Hot Apple Cider , to top
Orange Wedge and Cloves , for garnish
Combine Baileys Pumpkin Spice and cinnamon syrup into a cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain contents into a coffee mug and top with hot apple cider . Garnish with Orange wedge and cloves.
5 ) FIG AND ORANGE
2 parts Absolut Elyx
1 part freshly squeezed orange juice
1 part freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tsp. fig jam
Combine ingredients together in a cocktail shaker over ice shake hard until ice cold strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice . Garnish with an orange wedge.
6 ) HOILDAY COSMO
2 parts Absolut Elyx
1 part Triple Sec
1.5 parts Mulled Spiced Cranberry Juice*
0.5 part Freshly Squeezed lemon juice
Combine ingredients together in a cocktail shaker over ice shake hard until ice cold. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass . Garnish with a string of red currants dusted with powdered sugar.
Written by Tokyo James