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first_img6 oz Truly Spiked & Sparkling Grapefruit & Pomelo1 oz vodka.5 oz crème de menthe2 dashes silver edible disco dustMethod: Combine the vodka and crème de menthe in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Pour mixture into glass and garnish with Truly Spiked & Sparkling Grapefruit & Pomelo and 2 dashes of disco dust. Note: Upgrade your glass game by using this snow globe shaped cocktail glass. 2 oz Mount Gay XO Rum3 oz vanilla almond milk.5 oz clove syrupMethod: Add all ingredients to shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain into chilled rocks glass. Garnish with grated cinnamon.The Jeff Spicoli SpecialFOHNYC(Created by Johnny Swet, JIMMY at The James, New York City)1.5 ounces Montelobos Mezcal.75 oz Montenegro Amaro2 bar spoons pumpkin butter4 drops CBD3 dashes orange bittersCBD gummyMethod: Add the first five ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled, about 10 seconds. Strain into a snifter with crushed ice and garnish with a CBD gummy.The Cosy Method: Heat all ingredients in a saucepan, but take care not to boil. Add any spirits with the heat source off. Ladle around the spices and serve in your favorite mug. Garnish with apple slices.Sparkling Winter Wonderland 4 oz Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc.75 oz crème de cacao (white)3 oz hot water3 Tbsp sweet ground white chocolate powderPinch white chocolate nibs3-4 meringuesMethod: Pre-warm an 8-10 oz coffee mug. In a saucepan, combine white chocolate powder with hot water to make into a rich syrup. Add crème de cacao and Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc. Stir until ingredients are hot. Pour into pre-warmed mug. Garnish with white chocolate nibs and meringues floated on top just before serving.The Libertine It’s time for the days to be merry and bright, and the best way to do that is to make cocktails (and lots of them). It doesn’t matter if you’re hosting a small intimate gathering for friends, meeting up with everyone in your extended family’s family or just kicking it solo in front of a fireplace, the holidays are a great time to mix up a delicious drink.Not only do cocktails help create a feeling of merriment, but they allow you to show your loved ones that you care about them — you want them to feel good, to relax, to take in the joy that comes from realizing you’ve made it to and through another holiday season. The year is almost over so even if 2018 wasn’t the kindest, 2019 is right around the corner.Below, you’ll find our picks for the best holiday cocktails out there. Mix up one, two, or all of them for a holly, jolly holiday.Just don’t forget to get people gifts — or perhaps a nice bottle of liquor! If you’re short on time, you can also pre-make these batch punches ahead of a get-together.Toasted Almond 5 Classic Whiskey Cocktails You Should Know How to Make 2 oz sparkling wine1.5 oz Fistful of Bourbon2 oz pear puree.75 oz ginger syrup.5 oz lemon juiceMethod: Combine ingredients except for sparkling wine and shake well. Strain into a rocks glass over ice. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a star anise.Peanut Butter Eggnog(Created for OB Surf Lodge, in San Diego)1 cup Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey.5 cup cognac2 tbsp dark rum6 cups heavy cream4 cups milk6 tbsp superfine sugar3 eggsNutmegMethod: Beat yolks in a bowl until thick. Slowly beat in sugar, then whisk in milk and cream. Mix in Skrewball dark rum and cognac. Before serving, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold white in to eggnog and sprinkle with fresh-grated nutmeg.Chai Martini 2 oz Balcones Baby Blue.75 oz lemon juice1 oz rosemary simple syrup.25 oz orange juice1 tsp maple1 tsp orange marmalade1 egg whiteLemon twist & rosemary sprig for garnish.Method: Mix juices, syrups, marmalade, and egg white. Shake with no ice until frothy. Add ice and Baby Blue. Shake until cold. Strain and serve.Bacardí Coquito 7 Fall Cocktail Recipes to Enjoy With Cooler Weather Filson’s New Collection Honors Smokey Bear and the U.S. Fire Service 150 ml of Rekorderlig Apple Cider30ml spiced rum1.5 tsp of pear pureeDash of bitters1 egg whiteMethod: Mix all of the ingredients except the cider together. Gently heat the cider and pour into the mixed ingredients. Gently stir and pour into an insulated glass. Garnish with a slice of pear.Lillet on Holiday 2 oz earl grey-infused Bluewater Vodka*1 oz Wintersun Organic Aquavit1 oz half & half.75 oz honey syrup (50/50 honey/water).5 oz ginger simple2 droppers allspice tincture1 dropper cardamom tincture.5 dropper black pepper tincture.5 dropper clove tinctureMethod: Shake + strain into a tall martini glass. Garnish with a cinnamon sugar rim + top with 4 sprays cinnamon tincture. *Earl Grey-infused vodka: Add 4 tablespoons loose leaf earl grey tea to Bluewater 80-Proof Vodka and infuse for 4-6 hours (depending on the temperature of the room/warmer, you can infuse in less time).Kim Crawford Blanc Hot Chocolate Easy 3-Ingredient Cocktails You Can Master 4 c Virtue Cider Michigan Apple2 c non-alcoholic cider.5 cup of your favorite spirit (whiskey, rum, brandy, etc.)Mulling spices.25 c brown sugar.25 tsp grated nutmeg1 cinnamon stick2 whole cloves1 whole allspice1 juniper berrypinch cayenne pepper (optional) Editors’ Recommendations .5 oz Bourbon Barreled Big Gin.5 oz Giffard Apricot Brandy4 oz hot water (nearly boiling).25 oz JM Cane Syrup.25 oz lemon juiceMethod: Preheat cup for hot drink. Build drink and top with hot water. Garnish with clove-studded lemon peelThe Salty Caramel(Created at Ocean Prime New York, New York City) 1.5 oz Ketel One Vodka1 oz Giffard Vanille De Madagascar.5 oz Baileys Irish Cream Salted Caramel Liqueur 2 oz half & half1 oz caramel1 egg whiteMethod: Combine all ingredients in small shaker. Fill larger shaker with ice and shake vigorously until mixture is integrated and chilled. Strain cocktail into chilled coupe and garnish with smoked sea salt.Blackberry Mulled Wine(Created by HelloFresh)1 bottle red wine.5 cup brandy1 cup apple cider1 cup blackberries.25 cup maple syrupJuice of 1 orange1 orange, thinly sliced4-5 cloves2 cinnamon sticks3 star aniseMethod: Pour a bottle of wine into pot of pan. Add the cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves, orange juice, apple cider, honey and blackberries to pot. Heat wine, do not boil. We recommend simmering 30 minutes to 1 hour. This will allow the flavors of the spices and wine to meld. Serve in mugs and garnish with fresh blackberries and cinnamon stick. Add whipped cream and sprinkle with crushed peppermint.Lone Star Sparkler(Created by William Grant & Sons Director of Brand Advocacy Charlotte Voisey) 6 Classic Gin Cocktail Recipes You Can’t Live Without 1.5 oz Plymouth gin1 oz Lillet Rose .75 oz lemon juice.25 oz bitter citrus liqueur2 dashes cranberry bittersTop with ChampagneMethod: Combine all ingredients except for Champagne in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into coupe top with Champagne. Garnish with cranberries. Hot ta Trot 2 parts Bacardí Superior Rum1 part coconut creme (preferably Coco Lopez).75 part of evaporated milk.75 part of condensed milk1 tsp of vanilla extract1 pinch cinnamonCoconut flakes & cinnamon sticks for garnishMethod: Shake all ingredients vigorously with plenty of ice and strain into a glass mug. Garnish with cinnamon and coconut flakes.Wassaillast_img read more