Crafty Holiday Cocktails Crafty Holiday Cocktails

14 Dec , 2015
The Holiday's are the perfect occasion to get crafty with your cocktails and to try something new! Here's 3 super scrumptious recipes that are sure to impress all your holiday guests!
 
1. Spiked Apple Cider
Ingredients:
8 ounces dark rum
3 ounces lemon juice
4 ounces thyme simple syrup
12 ounces apple cider
4 ounces water
4 ounces club soda
8 dashed of Angostura Bitters
sprigs of thyme, garnish
apple wheels, garnish
Prep:
To make thyme simple syrup, combine 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups of water and 6 thyme sprigs in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring up to a boil and reduce to simmer, until the sugar has fully dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and place the syrup in the fridge to cool.
Place all the ingredients in a large picture or carafe with ice and stir.
Fill your glasses with crushed ice and fill. Place a sprig of thyme inside and put an apple wheel on the rim.
2. Spiked Hot Chocolate (Our fav!!)
Ingredients:
1/4 oz. Peppermint Schnapps
1/2 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
1 c. hot chocolate
Whipped cream, for serving
Crushed peppermint candy, for serving
Prep:
Add peppermint schnapps, chocolate liqueur, and hot chocolate to a sauce pan. Heat mixture then add to serving glass.
Garnish with whip cream and crushed peppermint candy.
3. Christmas Sangria
Ingredients:
2 bottles Pinot Grigio
3/4 cup sparkling apple cider
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup cranberries, halved
3/4 cup cranberries, whole
1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
3 rosemary sprigs
Prep:
Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and stir together with a large wooden spoon to help the sugar dissolve. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Serve chilled or over ice.
We Hope you enjoy these Holiday Cocktails just as much as we will! Cheers!
The Holiday's are the perfect occasion to get crafty with your cocktails and to try something new! Here's 3 super scrumptious recipes that are sure to impress all your holiday guests!
 
1. Spiked Apple Cider
Ingredients:
8 ounces dark rum
3 ounces lemon juice
4 ounces thyme simple syrup
12 ounces apple cider
4 ounces water
4 ounces club soda
8 dashed of Angostura Bitters
sprigs of thyme, garnish
apple wheels, garnish
Prep:
To make thyme simple syrup, combine 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups of water and 6 thyme sprigs in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring up to a boil and reduce to simmer, until the sugar has fully dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and place the syrup in the fridge to cool.
Place all the ingredients in a large picture or carafe with ice and stir.
Fill your glasses with crushed ice and fill. Place a sprig of thyme inside and put an apple wheel on the rim.
2. Spiked Hot Chocolate (Our fav!!)
Ingredients:
1/4 oz. Peppermint Schnapps
1/2 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
1 c. hot chocolate
Whipped cream, for serving
Crushed peppermint candy, for serving
Prep:
Add peppermint schnapps, chocolate liqueur, and hot chocolate to a sauce pan. Heat mixture then add to serving glass.
Garnish with whip cream and crushed peppermint candy.
3. Christmas Sangria
Ingredients:
2 bottles Pinot Grigio
3/4 cup sparkling apple cider
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup cranberries, halved
3/4 cup cranberries, whole
1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
3 rosemary sprigs
Prep:
Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and stir together with a large wooden spoon to help the sugar dissolve. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Serve chilled or over ice.
We Hope you enjoy these Holiday Cocktails just as much as we will! Cheers!

Leave a Reply

All blog comments are checked prior to publishing