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Holiday Winter Drinks Signature Cocktail Recipes

October 31, 2013 4:54 pmViews: 468

  Easy to create Holiday winter drinks for Signature themes.

Holiday Winter Drinks Signature Cocktail Recipes

  When creating Holiday winter drinks remember to include non-alcoholic choices.

If you are having winter wedding celebration here are some tips to decorate drinks.

  First you want to start with the spirits that allow you the easiest mixability.  Tequila and vodka-based drinks are crowd favorites for the holidays.

  Margarita base.
1-1/2 oz. Herradura Silver.
1 oz. fresh lime juice.
1 oz. simple syrup.

 Vodka base.
1 1/2 oz. Finlandia Vodka.
1/2 oz. orange liqueur.

  Store these base items in your refrigerator to chill.  Give them a good stir before pouring into glasses.

  Now that you have your bases add the mixers to glasses.

  For colors add 1-1/2 ounces of the following ingredients to the Holiday winter drinks.   Pomegranate juice for red.   Melon liqueur for green.   Blue-raspberry mix or Blue Curacao for blue.   And Apple cider for gold.

Holiday Winter Drinks Signature Cocktail Recipes in colors.

  Holiday winter drinks make colorful Signature Wedding theme drinks.

  Holiday Winter Drinks. The Garland, The Blue Bow, The Red Ribbon, The Gold Gift.

The Green Garland.
Use with margarita or vodka base.
1 1/2 oz. Melon liqueur.
Garnish with lime slice.

The Blue Bow.
Use with margarita or vodka base.
1 1/2 oz Blue Curacao.
Garnish with Starfruit.

The Red Ribbon.
Use with margarita or vodka base.
1 1/2 oz. Pom Wonder juice.
Garnish with Pomegranate seeds.

The Gold Gift.
• Use with margarita or vodka base.
• 1-1/2 oz. Apple Cider.
• Garnish with Cinnamon Stick.

Recipes for Holiday winter drinks courtesy Tim Laird for Brown-Forman Corporation. Visit Pom juice Melon Liqueur Blue Curacao Apple cider Finlandia Vodka Herradura Silver

Serving cocktails with fresh ingredients is easy to pair with turkey and the trimmings. Apples, cranberries, pumpkins and spices are great cocktail ingredients. Incorporating these ingredients in cocktails helps to highlight similar flavors in your appetizers, dressing and sides.

Holiday Winter Drinks Signature Cocktail Recipe for Cider House Rules drink by Brian Van Flandern.

Cider House Rules drink
by New York-based
Brian Van Flandern.

New York based Brian Van Flandern of Creative Cocktail Consultants NYC serves versatile cocktails with fresh flavors to Holiday guests.

His favorite is called Cider House Rules. The crisp flavors of apples and cinnamon works well with meals from fall to the end of winter.

Cider House Rules.
1.5oz 100% Agave Tequila.
1.5oz Fresh-squeezed Apple Cider.
.5oz Sparkling Water.
.25oz Fresh Lemon Juice.
.5oz Agave Nectar or Cane Sugar Simple Syrup.
1/16 tsp Ground Cinnamon.

Combine all ingredients. Serve up in a martini glass garnished with an apple wedge.

Please note a standard drink of regular beer (12 oz.), distilled spirits (1.5 oz. of 80-proof spirits) and wine (5 oz.) each contains the same amount of alcohol. Visit

More recipes for Holiday and Signature drinks you may like to read.
Holiday Winter Weddings.
Holiday Drinks Chocolate Eggnog and Martini.
Signature Drinks.

W&H | Holiday Winter Drinks Signature Cocktail Recipes.


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