5 holiday cocktails

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Holidays and cocktails go hand it hand. Here are a few festive cocktail recipes to have in case of a party or a festive get together. Comment below if you tried one! I’d love to hear the results.

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1. Christmas Fizz

2 ounces Right Gin

2 teaspoon Cranberry Jam

1 ounce Sweet Vermouth

1 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice

1/2 ounce Simple Syrup

1 Egg White

1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters

2 ounces Sparkling Water

Lemon Wedge and Cranberry Garnish

Place all liquid ingredients except sparkling water in mixing glass with ice.  Shake vigorously until frothy.  Add sparkling water to highball glass over fresh ice. Top with strained cocktail shaker mixture. Garnish with lemon wedge and cranberry.

2. The North Pole

1 1/2 oz. Grey Goose Cherry Noir Flavored Vodka

1 1/2 oz.  peppermint schnapps

1 oz. heavy cream

1 oz. chocolate syrup

Garnish: mint candy canes

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with mini candy canes.

3. Ginger Snap Eggnog

– 3/4 oz. spiced rum
– 1/2 oz. ginger brandy
– 4 oz. eggnog
– 1 crumbled ginger snap

4. G’ingle Bell

1 ounce G’vine Nouaison

1/4 ounce Lillet Blanc

1/2 ounce Apple Liqueur

1/2 ounce Simple syrup

1/4 ounce Lime Juice

Place ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into cocktail glass.

5. White Christmas

2 oz Ocean Vodka
1 oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur
1 Drop Peppermint Extract

Place all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
Shake vigorously.
Pour into a martini glass rimmed with crushed candy cane.

For the perfect ending, this makes a perfect dessert cocktail.

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