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Unique Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Salted Caramel Eggnog
The Grinch
Holiday Mule
Double Cider-Bourbon Punch
Champagne Cosmopolitan Cocktail
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Double Cider-Bourbon Punch
    4 cups apple cider
    3 12-ounce bottles hard apple cider
    2 12-ounce bottles Barritt’s Ginger Beer
    2 cups seltzer
    3 cups bourbon
    Juice of 1 lemon
    2 large apples for garnish
    Cinnamon sticks for garnish
    Ice
MIX IT:
In a punch bowl, combine ciders, ginger beer, seltzer, bourbon and lemon juice. Stir to combine, and slice one apple thinly to float in the punch. Slice the other apple to use as garnish. Serve punch in glasses with ice, garnished with apple slices and cinnamon sticks.

Salted Caramel Eggnog
    3 cups whole milk
    1 cup heavy whipping cream
    4 cinnamon sticks
    3/4 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
    5 eggs
    2/3 cup sugar
    1/2 cup caramel syrup, plus additional for garnish
    1 tablespoon sea salt, plus additional for garnish
    3/4 cup good quality rum
MIX IT:
In a large saucepan, combine the milk, heavy whipping cream, cinnamon sticks, vanilla extract and nutmeg. Bring to a boil over medium heat and immediately remove from heat and allow 5-10 minutes to cool (you don’t want to cook the eggs that you will add). In a large stand mixer, beat eggs and sugar on medium high until fully combined. Pour egg mixture into the milk and whisk quickly until combined. Add caramel, sea salt and rum; whisk until fully combined. Pour eggnog into glasses, garnish with caramel sauce and nutmeg.

Holiday Mule
    1/2 oz simple syrup
    1/2 oz unsweetened cranberry juice
    1.5 oz Vodka
    1 rosemary sprig
    1 orange slice, for garnish
    sugared cranberries
MIX IT:
Combine simple syrup, cranberry juice and vodka. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Serve garnished with rosemary sprig, orange slice and topped with sugared cranberries.

Champagne Cosmopolitan Cocktail
    2 oz Vodka
    2 oz Cranberry Juice
    1 oz Champagne
MIX IT:
Mix together vodka and cranberry juice with ice in a cocktail mixer. Shake, shake, shake. Pour into a champagne glass, top with champagne.

The Grinch
1 1/2 oz Midori
1 oz vodka
1.5 oz of fresh lemon juice
tbsp simple syrup
 1 Maraschino cherry
MIX IT:
Add the melon liqueur, lemon juice and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. Shake vigorously, strain and serve. Add a maraschino cherry as a garnish representing the Grinch’s shrunken heart.

Peppermint Mocha Espresso Martini
    2oz KAHLÚA Peppermint Mocha
    1 1/2 oz Vodka
    fresh brewed espresso
MIX IT:
Fill a shaker with ice, add Kahlúa, Absolut Vodka and
a fresh brewed espresso. Shake vigorously, and strain into a chilled martini glass.

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