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Our Favourite Cocktails for Holiday 2012!

A deliciously diverse list of cocktails that are sure to please no matter what type of party you're hosting this holiday season!

 

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Christmas Cosmopolitan

Christmas Cosmopolitan
Christmas Cosmopolitan

 

This festive twist on an old classic includes rosemary infused vodka adding a wonderfull herbal note to the tart cranberry flavour.

 

INGREDIENTS

    •    1 1/2 ounces vodka, rosemary flavored
    •    1/2 ounce triple sec or 1/2 ounce Cointreau liqueur
    •    1 ounce cranberry juice
    •    1 inch rosemary sprig, for garnish
    •    1 cranberries, for garnish

 

For step-by-step instruction please visit: 

http://www.yummly.com/recipe/external/Christmas-Cosmopolitan-Recipezaar

Cherry Bells Champagne

Cherry Bells Champagne
Cherry Bells Champagne

Ring in the holidays and New Year with this delicious sparkler! The lush cherry flavour and gorgeous red color make this the perfect cocktail for celebrating.


INGREDIENTS

    •    1 bottle (750 ml) Domaine Caneros Brut organic champagne
    •    4 ounces Clear Creek Distillery organic cherry liqueur
    •    4 ounces Peak Organic Estate grappa

For step-by-step instruction please visit:

http://www.ivillage.com/cherry-bells-champagne/3-r-303961

Baileys Peppermint Elf

Baileys Peppermint Elf
Baileys Peppermint Elf

This grown-up version of classic hot cocoa is sure to warm your soul with a little help from Baileys with a hint of mint and crushed candycane topping!

 

INGREDIENTS

    •    1 ounce Baileys with a hint of Mint Chocolate

    •    1 ounce Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka
    •    4 ounces hot chocolate
    •    Fresh whipped cream
    •    Candycane

    •    Mint leaf

 

For step-by-step instruction please visit:

http://www.ivillage.com/304601/3-r-304601#ixzz2FdnG1UJe

Fireside Pear

Fireside Pear
Fireside Pear

Freshly grated pear and rum cozy up to each other perfectly in this spicy warm holiday drink. We love the idea of adding pear slices spiked with cloves as garnish!

 

INGREDIENTS


    •    2 counces good quality dark rum

    •    1 tablespoon organic cane sugar

    •    1 ripe bosc pear

    •    1/8 tablespoon ground cinnamon

 

For step-by-step instruction please visit:

http://www.ivillage.com/recipe-fireside-pear/4-a-106839

 

White Christmas Sangria

White Christmas Sangria
White Christmas Sangria

A light and festive sangria that's bursting with fruit flavour.

The variety of apples, tart cranberries and touch of rosemary look wonderfully festive and pack a flavourful punch.

 

    •    2 apples, granny smith and a braeburn
    •    1 heaping cup of fresh cranberries
    •    1 large sprig of fresh rosemary, extra for garnish
    •    1 bottle of Pinot Grigio
    •    1/2 cup of white grape juice
    •    1/4 cup of sugar, more for garnish
    •    1 can of club soda

 

For step-by-step instruction please visit:

http://cookingstoned.tv/recipe/cranberry-rosemary-white-christmas-sangria/

 

Jingle Juice

Jingle Juice
Jingle Juice

A fresh citrus punch with a wonderful depth of flavours and homemade citrus sugar... Not for the faint of heart, this punch takes some serious prep time but we promise you won't be dissapointed!

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Citrus Sugar:

    •    1 1/2 cups sugar
    •    1 teaspoon lemon zest
    •    1 teaspoon lime zest
    •    1 teaspoon grapefruit zest
    •    1 teaspoon orange zest
    •    1 teaspoon ground ginger
    •    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Punch:

    •    3/4 cup Citrus Sugar
    •    1 cup lime juice
    •    1 cup lemon juice
    •    2 cups orange juice
    •    1 cup grapefruit juice
    •    1 cup mango nectar
    •    1 cup pineapple juice
    •    3 3/4 cups Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
    •    2 1/4 cup Grand Marnier
    •    1 1/2 cups Amaretto
    •    3 cups sparkling water
    •    orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit slices, cranberries as garnish

 

For step-by-step instruction please visit:

http://bakedbree.com/jingle-juice-spice-up-your-holidays-week-3

 

Champagne Jello Shots

Champagne Jello Shots
Champagne Jello Shots

There's nothing ordinary about these jello shots. Spiked with Champagne, topped with pop rocks candy and sure to be party in your mouth!

 

INGREDIENTS

 

    •    1 package white grape sparkling Jello mix (3 ounces)
    •    1 cup boiling water
    •    1 cup chilled Champagne

For step-by-step instruction please visit:
http://www.perpetuallyengaged.com/2011/12/champagne-jello-shots.html

 

Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned
Old Fashioned

This classic cocktail is perfect for conoisseurs and manly-men alike. Dating back to 1806, this concoction is simple, stong and nontheless a mighty fine drink!'

 

INGREDIENTS

 

    •    1 sugar cube
    •    3 dashes Angostura bitters
    •    club soda
    •    2 ounces rye whisky

 

For step-by-step instruction please visit:

http://www.esquire.com/drinks/old-fashioned-drink-recipe

 

 

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