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Spirited Sips for the Holidays

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Tis a few weeks before Christmas

And all through the land,

Cocktail shakers are shaking

To meet festive sipping demand. 

Recipes they abound

Of this we admit.

But the ones listed below

Will make your party a hit!

Christmas in Canada

Christmas In Canada

  • 1 oz. Ungava Gin
  • ½ oz. Amaro Montenegro
  • ½ oz. Maple Syrup
  • ½ oz. Lemon Juice
  • 5 dashes of chocolate bitters
  • 1 egg
  • Cinnamon stick and nutmeg

Load a shaker with egg and dry shake.  Add ice and liquid ingredients and shake again.  Strain into a glass and garnish with nutmeg and cinnamon stick.

Help from a Elf

Help From An Elf

  • 2 oz. CAMUS VSOP Elegance Cognac
  • 4 oz. half & half
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • ¼ oz. vanilla extract
  • Brown sugar and nutmeg for garnish

Rim a chilled martini glass with brown sugar and set aside.  In a cocktail shaker with ice add all ingredients and shake. Strain into garnished martini glass and top with nutmeg and serve.

Bunny Slope

Bunny Slope

  • 4 Fresh Strawberries
  • 2 oz. Whipped Cream Vodka
  • Woodchuck® Amber

Muddle 3 strawberries. Add ice and vodka and shake.  Strain over fresh ice. Top with Woodchuck Amber cider and stir.  Garnish with a fresh strawberry and serve.

Santa's Sip

Santa’s Sip

  • 2 oz. Bonfire Cinnamon Beach Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Mint Schnapps
  • Mint sprig and cinnamon stick

In a shaker with ice add Bonfire Cinnamon Beach Whiskey and mint schnapps.  Shake and strain into a glass with ice.  Garnish with a mint sprig and cinnamon stick and serve.

Jingle Bells on the Rocks

Jingle Bell On The Rocks

  • 1 ¾ oz. SIA Scotch Whisky
  • ½ oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • ½ oz. Aperol
  • ¼ oz. Walnut Liqueur
  • ¼ oz. Laphroaig 10 yr
  • 2 dashes of Amargo Chuncho Bitters

Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a rocks glass with ice cubes and serve.

Happy Holidays!

Christmas ornaments

Kimberly

*I was not compensated for this post. I posted this (with permission) for the enjoyment of my site readers. 

About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.

Comments

  1. I love the names of all of these!

  2. These sound great! Especially the Help From An Elf!