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Holiday Drink Recipes

Apple Cider Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

•           4 oz. apple cider

•           Dash of angostura bitters

•           2 tsp. brown sugar

•           2 oz. bourbon whiskey

•           Ice, for serving

•           Apple slice, for garnish

•           Cinnamon stick, for garnish

 

Directions:

In a lowball glass, combine the apple juice, bitters, and sugar. Swirl glass around until mixture is combined and sugar is dissolved. Add the whiskey and ice. Garnish with apple slices and a cinnamon stick.

 

Sparkling Cranberry Mule

Ingredients:

•           2 oz. vodka

•           4 oz. ginger beer

•           1 oz. cranberry juice

•           Splash fresh lime juice

•           Ice, for serving

•           Cranberries, for garnish

 

Directions:

Mix ingredients in copper cup (or glass) over ice. Stir well to mix. Garnish with cranberries.

 

For mocktail: Omit vodka and use 5 oz. ginger beer and 2 oz. cranberry juice.

 

Blackberry and Pomegranate Bellini

Ingredients:

•           5 oz. blackberry brandy

•           3 oz. pomegranate juice

•           1 (750-milliliter) bottle prosecco, chilled

•           Blackberries, for garnish

•           Ice, for serving

 

Directions:

Combine brandy and pomegranate juice in a chilled glass pitcher. Gently stir in prosecco and blackberries just before serving. To serve, pour into ice-filled glasses.


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