Let’s raise a glass of Christmas cheer. It is only a week away, so if you weren’t in the holiday spirit how about we try some holiday… spirits! Whether you like them filled with holiday flavors of mint, cinnamon or orange or enjoy them creamy, or light, I have a Christmas cocktail just for you!
Sobieski Sleigh – Creamy Vodka Cocktail
2 oz. Sobieski Vanilia Vodka
½ oz. Kerrygold Irish Cream
Splash of pomegranate juice
Cinnamon stick for garnish
Combine Sobieski Vanilia Vodka and Kerrygold Irish Cream into a glass with ice. Top with a splash of pomegranate juice. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and serve.
The Grinch – Absinthe Cocktail Recipe
1 ½ oz. Lucid Absinthe
½ oz. ginger liqueur
6-8 mint leaves
Muddle mint in bottom of glass and fill with ice. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Lucid Absinthe and ginger liqueur. Shake vigorously and strain into glass. Top with a splash of soda water. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.
Reindeer Red – Gin Cocktail
Inspired by Rudolph.
1 oz. Ungava Gin
1 oz. Campari
3 oz. lemon seltzer
1 oz. sparkling wine
Peeled orange slice for garnish
Combine Ungava Gin, Campari, and lemon seltzer in an ice-filled glass. Stir gently to combine. Top off with your favorite sparkling wine. Garnish with a peeled orange slice and serve.
Jingle Bell on the Rocks – Vodka Cocktail Recipe
1½ oz. Sobieski Raspberry Vodka
½ oz. Crème de menthe
2 oz. Cranberry juice
Lime twist and lime-flavored salt for garnish
Moisten rim of chilled martini glass with crème de menthe; dip into lime-flavored salt to rim, add fresh ice, and set aside. Pour all liquid ingredients into an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into garnished martini glass. Garnish with a lime twist and serve.
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