Holiday Cocktails

Printed from: https://newbostonpost.com/2015/12/23/holiday-cocktails/

`Tis the season to be jolly, and these holiday-inspired cocktails may help. The seasonal cranberry ginger and eggnog twist both are perfect for making in big batches, filling a punch bowl for wassailing holiday guests. The mint chocolate cocktail pairs perfectly with holiday cookies and would make for a wonderful digestif. Together these cheery concoctions will delight guests young and old.

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Cranberry Ginger Cocktail
Serving per glass

Ingredients:
1. Cranberry Juice
2. Ginger beer
3. Cinnamon
4. Vodka of your choice
5. Fresh cranberries

Instructions:

Whether you are serving a large quantity or mixing by the glass, the portions are kept the same. Below is for one drink:

1. Add a shot of vodka to the bottom of the glass.
2. Fill half way with ginger beer
3. Fill close to the top with cranberry juice
4. Add fresh cranberries for garnish
5. Stir until well mixed
6. Sprinkle with cinnamon
7. Enjoy!

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Eggnog Twist:
Serving per glass

Ingredients:
1. Almond milk
2. Bailey’s Irish Cream liqueur
3. Spiced rum of your choosing
4. Hazelnut syrup
5. Vanilla extract
6. Ground nutmeg
7. Ground Cinnamon

Directions:
1. Pour a shot of rum into the glass
2. Fill a quarter of the way with Baileys
3. Add half a teaspoon of hazelnut syrup
4. Add a drop of vanilla
5. Fill with almond milk
6. Top with cinnamon and nutmeg
7. Stir until well mixed
8. Enjoy!

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Mint Chocolate Dessert Cocktail
Serving per glass

Ingredients:
1. Almond Milk
2. Crème de menthe
3. Crème de cocoa
4. Green food coloring
5. Vodka
6. Fresh mint

Instructions:
1. Pour a shot of vodka into the glass
2. Add a shot of crème de menthe and a shot of crème de cocoa
3. Fill with almond milk
4. Add a few drops of food coloring to hue of choice and stir
5. Garnish with mint
6. Enjoy!

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