Food & Spirits

Great Holiday Cocktail Recipes to Dazzle Your Guests

The holidays are upon us! Dazzle your guests, and/or enjoy in the comfort of your own home, these tantalizing creative cocktails with some outstanding spirit brands!

DayBreak:

1.5 oz. 1800 Reposado Tequila
1 oz. Blood orange liqueur
0.5 oz. Blood orange juice
2 dashes orange bitters
1 oz.  champagne

Add ingredients except champagne in shaker. Shake with ice and strain into a Champagne Flute. Top cocktail with Champagne. Garnish with grapefruit wedge. 

DayBreak cocktail with 1800 Reposado Tequila

DayBreak cocktail with 1800 Reposado Tequila

Royal Buddha

1 oz. Hangar 1 Buddha’s Hand Vodka 
0.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
0.5 oz. Honey Syrup
2 oz. California Sparkling Wine

Add ingredients except sparkling wine in shaker. Shake with ice and strain into a chilled Champagne Flute. Top cocktail with sparkling California wine. Garnish with an expressed long lemon peel.

Royal Buddha with Hangar 1 Buddha’s Hand Vodka

Royal Buddha with Hangar 1 Buddha’s Hand Vodka

Boodless Royale

1 oz. Boodles M
3 oz. Champagne
Lemon Twist, garnish

Combine ingredients in a champagne flute and garnish.

Boodles Royale with Boodles Mulberry Gin

Boodles Royale with Boodles Mulberry Gin

Great Twist on an Egg Nog Cocktail 

Chocolate Orange Flip – inspired by those chocolate oranges found in a stocking, this modern approach to a classic eggnog will have you wanting more than just on

1 oz. Hangar 1 Mandarin Blossom Vodka
1 oz. Heavy Cream
1 oz. Crème de Cacao
1 whole Egg
Fresh Nutmeg

Add all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake without any ice to emulsify the egg. Shake again with ice and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.

Great Twist on an Egg Nog Cocktail with Hangar 1 Mandarin Blossom Vodka

Great Twist on an Egg Nog Cocktail with Hangar 1 Mandarin Blossom Vodka

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