Top Drinks for the Holidays

Peppermintinis

Cranberry Mimosas

Jack Frosties

Fireball Hot Toddy 

From the flaming pudding of England to the Scandinavian Glögg, there are many alcohol-infused recipes that many enjoy all over the world during the holidays.

Here are a few festive drinks you could ask our bartenders to mix up for you (or do it yourself at home) this holiday season:

 

Peppermintinis

Peppermint fans, meet your match.

Peppermintini

YIELDS: 3 SERVINGS

PREP TIME: 10 MINS

 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 c. semisweet chocolate chips, melted

1/4 c. crushed candy canes

6 oz. white chocolate liqueur

4 oz. vodka

2 oz. peppermint schnapps

2 tbsp. heavy cream

Ice

3 small candy canes

 

DIRECTIONS

Pour melted chocolate onto a shallow plate, and place crushed candy canes on another shallow plate. Dip rims of martini glasses first in chocolate, then in candy canes. Pour remaining chocolate into the bottom of glasses and swirl to coat the bottom ⅓ of glasses with chocolate. Place glasses in freezer while you prepare the drink.

Combine white chocolate liqueur, vodka, peppermint schnapps, and heavy cream in a cocktail shaker. Fill to the top with ice and shake until cold. Divide drink between 3 glasses and garnish with a candy cane before serving.

 

Cranberry Mimosas

A seasonal take on an old favorite.

Cranberry Mimosa

YIELDS: 4 SERVINGS

PREP TIME: 10 MINS

 

INGREDIENTS

1 lime, halved

2 tbsp. sugar

1 c. sweetened cranberry juice

1 bottle champagne

12 fresh cranberries

4 small sprigs fresh rosemary

 

DIRECTIONS

Rime champagne flutes with lime and dip in sugar. Pour 1/4 cup cranberry juice into each glass and top with champagne.

Use a toothpick to poke a hole through cranberries. Thread rosemary skewer through cranberries and garnish mimosas.

 

Jack Frosties

When the winter blues come, this blended cocktail will make you forget all about it.

Jack Frosty

YIELDS: 5 SERVINGS

PREP TIME: 5 MINS

 

INGREDIENTS

1 c. vodka

1 c. Prosecco

1/2 c. Blue Curaçao

1/2 c. lemonade

6 c. ice

Lemon wedge, for rimming

White sanding sugar, for rimming

 

DIRECTIONS

In a blender, combine vodka, Prosecco, blue curaçao, lemonade, and ice. Blend until combined.

Run a lemon wedge around the rim of each glass then dip in sanding sugar.

Pour frosties into rimmed glasses and serve immediately.

 

Fireball Hot Toddy 

A delightful toddy with a kick!

Hot Toddy

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

 

INGREDIENTS

8 ounces hot water

2 ounces Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey

1/2 tablespoon honey, (or more as necessary)

1/2 lemon, juiced

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Add whiskey, hot water, honey, and lemon juice to a large mug and stir.

 

Which one is your favorite?

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