12 Days of Spirits:
Day 12 – “Whoville”

Dec 06, 2012 by Print This Post
Issue: Winter 2012  Categories:  Spirits

12 days of spirits - holiday cocktail recipes

 

dress the drink cocktail garnishesWe asked our friends at Dress The Drink to create and showcase some of their favorite holiday cocktails. Their Master Mixologist, David Brogan, gives us a brilliant spirited collection of signature cocktails to share with you for the holiday count down.

The holiday season also offers inspiration for using unique garnishes. Visit Dress The Drink @ www.dressthedrink.com

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes with bacardi oakheart and white godiva liqueurHo Ho Ho – This cheery season is filled with parties and events that bring the spirit of the season out in everyone. Frothy, pink and absolutely delightful, the Ho Ho Ho is a fabulous signature cocktail for those little indulgences we allow ourselves during the spirited holidays.

1 1/2 oz. BACARDI Oakheart Rum
1 oz. White Godiva Liqueur
1 oz. Cheribundi Cacao-Cherry Juice
1 1/2 oz. Light Half and Half
Dress The Drink White Chocolate Crushed Cherry Blend
Dress The Drink White Chocolate Crushed Cherry Mini Marshmallows

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake until frothy. Strain into a into the half rimmed  martini glass. Garnish with Dress The Drink White Chocolate Crushed Cherry Mini Marshmallows.

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christmas / holiday cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes with sailor jerry and stoli salted karamel vodka

Angelic – A simply dreamy dessert drink for the holidays. This is a super smooth, creamy drink with the flavor of sweet & spicy with hints of sea salt. The Angelic signature cocktail is the perfect way to revamp a holiday classic without the fuss.

1 1/2 oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
1 oz. Stoli Salted Karamel Vodka
1 oz. Egg Nog
3/4 oz. Frangelico
1 large scoop of French Vanilla Ice Cream
Dress The Drink Carmel Nutmeg Blend
Dress The Drink Edible Carmel Sea Salt Stirrer

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake. Pour into the half rimmed rocks glass and sprinkle with Dress The Drink Carmel Nutmeg Blend. Garnish with Dress The Drink Edible Carmel Sea Salt Stirrer.

christmas / holiday cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes with Fizz 56 Sparkling Brachetto Spumante and pama

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Sparkle – As the days quickly approach try a simply decadent festive champagne style cocktail to round out the holiday season count-down with fruity bubbles of joy.

2 oz. Fizz 56 Sparkling Brachetto Spumante
1 oz. Pama Pomegranate Liqueur
1 1/2 oz. Ocean Spray Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
½ oz. Ocean Spray White Cranberry Juice
Dress The Drink Lemon Pomegranate
White Sugar Blend
Dress The Drink Edible Very Berry Stirrer

Put ingredients, except the Fizz 56, in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain into the half rimmed chilled Champagne Flute and top with the Fizz 56. Garnish with Dress The Drink Edible Very Berry Stirrer.

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holiday and christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipe with kraken rum and 1800 silver tequilaNoella – Tequila may not be the first liquor you think of when it comes to holiday cocktails, but it is actually quite fitting because of drinks like this.

1 1/2 oz. Kraken Black Spiced Rum
1/2 oz. 1800 Silver Tequila
1 oz. Coco Lopez Coconut Milk
1/4 oz. Licor 43
1/2 oz. Frangelico
Dress The Drink Toasted Coconut Citrus-Vanilla Blend
Dress The Drink Toasted Coconut Banana Sippable Edibles Straw

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake. Pour into a half rimmed rocks glass and sprinkle with Dress The Drink Toasted Coconut Citrus-Vanilla Blend. Garnish with Dress The Drink Toasted Coconut Banana Sippable Edibles Straw.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipe with stoli vanil vodka and . Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey The Blizzard blends vanilla vodka, Irish whiskey, peppermint liqueur, Kahlua French vanilla and butterscotch. A totally unique signature cocktail for those holiday moments.

1 oz. Stoli Vanil Vodka
½ oz. Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey
½ oz. Bols Peppermint liqueur
½ oz. Kahlua French Vanilla
½ oz. Bols Butterscotch Liqueur or Monin Butterscotch syrup
2 oz. Half & Half Cream
Dress The Drink White Crushed with Butterscotch Blend
Dress The Drink White Chocolate with Butterscotch Swizzle Stick

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into added half rimmed chilled martini cocktail glass. Sprinkle Dress The Drink White Crushed Butterscotch Blend on top. Garnish with Dress The Drink White Chocolate Butterscotch Swizzle Stick.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipe with Domaine De Canton Ginger Liqueur and Bols Vanilla Liqueur Gingertini - This drink is soothing and a delight for the holidays. Whether you’re using it as a drink special or hosting a party in your home, Dress The Drinks Gingertini’s signature cocktail presentation makes it a perfect holiday signature cocktail for any gathering.

1 oz. Domaine De Canton Ginger Liqueur
1 oz. Bols Vanilla Liqueur
1 oz. Coffee Flavored Rum
1 oz. Half & Half Cream
1 teaspoon of Honey
Dress The Drink Ginger Liqueur Crushed Gingersnap Blend
Dress The Drink Honey Crushed Gingersnap Apple Chip

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into the half rimmed chilled martini glass. Garnish with Dress The Drink Honey Crushed Gingersnap Apple Chip.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipe with Apple Brandy or Calvados and Grand Marnier

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Dress The Drinks Golden Halo is a variation on the classic Sidecar cocktail. Because they are so refreshing, they are good any time of the year, but especially perfect for holiday get-togethers.

1 1/2 oz. Apple Brandy or Calvados
1 oz. Grand Marnier
3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon
1/2 oz. Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
Dress The Drink Hazelnut and Chestnut Golden Sugar Blend

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled martini cocktail glass rimmed with Dress The Drink Hazelnut and Chestnut Golden Sugar Blend.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipe with smirnoff vodka and cointreauIcicles – Holiday blues? Don’t you think it’s time you switched up your holiday cocktail of choice? Yes we thought so too. Refresh yourself with this simply elegant and very easy to make delicious signature cocktail.

1 1/2 oz. Smirnoff Vodka
1/2 oz. Cointreau
1/2 oz. Bols Blue Curacao
1 oz. Ocean Spray White Cranberry Juice
1 teaspoon of Lime Juice
Dress The Drink Edible Silver Flakes
Dress The Drink Silver Cranberry Edible Stirrer

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake vigorously. Strain into the half rimmed chilled martini glass. Garnish with Dress The Drink Silverdusted Cranberry Edible Stirrer.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes with Fizz 56 Sparkling Brachetto Spumante and Herring Cherry Liqueur

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Three Kings – Raise a toast to the holidays with this festive holiday cocktail, whose magic ingredient is sparkling Fizz 56 Brachetto Spumante. Fit for a King!

2 oz. Fizz 56 Sparkling Brachetto Spumante
1 1/2 oz. Herring Cherry Liqueur
1 oz. Brandy
Dress The Drink SweetGlazed Edible Sparkling Voila

Combine black cherry liqueur, brandy, and crushed ice in a cocktail shaker. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously. Strain into a champagne flute, and top with Fizz 56 Brachetto Spumante. Garnish with Dress The Drink SweetGlazed Edible Sparkling Voila.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes with Ciroc Vodka and Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne

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Blitzen – What’s the holiday without a little bubbly! To add to your celebrations here is one of Dress The Drinks favorite signature holiday cocktails, perfect for such a merry season.

1 oz. Ciroc Vodka
1 1/2 oz. Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice
Top with Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne
1 oz. Pear Nectar
1/2 oz. Tart Cherry Juice
1/2 oz. Brown Sugar/Cinnamon Simple Syrup
Dress The Drink Cherry Tart Diamonds

Put all liquid ingredients, except champagne, in a shaker over ice and shake vigorously, strain into a champagne flute. Top with Champagne. Garnish with 2 Dress The Drink Cherry Tart 3 Caret Diamonds.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipe with Grey Goose Vodka and Bols Green Crème de Menthe and Bols Peppermint liqueurMistletoe – This beautiful emerald green signature cocktail not only brings out the color of the season, but a few of the favorite flavors. It is a delectable mix of vodka, crème de menthe and peppermint liqueur making a stunning drink for the holiday season.

1 1/2 oz. Grey Goose Vodka
1 oz. Bols Green Crème de Menthe
1 1/2 oz. Bols Peppermint liqueur
Dress The Drink Fluffy White Coconut Crushed Peppermint Blend
Dress The Drink White Chocolate Coconut Peppermint Swizzle Stick

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake until frothy. Strain into the half rimmed chilled martini glass. Garnish with Dress The Drink White Chocolate Coconut Peppermint Swizzle Stick.

holiday / christmas cocktail recipes

holiday / christmas cocktail recipe with Midori Melon Liqueur and White Creme de Cacao

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Whoville - Go green with this cocktail named for Dr. Seuss’ classic town of Whoville. Even the snarkiest Grinch will have a smile on their face when sipping this delightful signature cocktail.

1 1/2 oz. Midori Melon Liqueur
1/2 oz. Bols Green Creme de Menthe
1 oz. Bols White Creme de Cacao
1 1/2 oz. Half & Half Cream
Dress The Drink Sippables Edible Honeydew Mint Straw

Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with Dress The Drink Sippable Edibles Honeydew Mint Straw.

Spirits, Winter 2012

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