TGIF Cocktail Recipe of the Day: Friendsgiving Cocktails Galore
So, you’ve decided to host a Friendsgiving party because you’re a fancy lady who does who does fancy things like hosting friends for an epic feast. You’ve mastered the art hosting a fun event. You’ve hosted a girl’s night in, hosted a game night all of which led you to this very moment. And, now its time to shine. Here are 10 cocktails to wow your friends.
1.5 oz (BELVEDERE)RED
¼ oz Lime
1.5 oz Cream soda
3 drops Angostura bitters
Shake all ingredients (except soda)
Directions: Top with soda and garnish with slice of vanilla or lime wheel.
Cruzan Peach Cobbler
1 1/2 parts Cruzan Peach Rum
1/4 part Turbinado Simple Syrup*
1/2 part Dark Sherry
1/4 part Blackberry Liqueur
1/2 part Fresh Lemon Juice
Turbinado Syrup Ingredients:
8 parts Hot Water
8 parts Turbinado Sugar
Directions: Combine all ingredients over ice, shake and pour into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with fresh grated Nutmeg & flamed Orange Peel.
Turbinado Syrup: Combine 8 parts Hot Water and 8 parts Turbinado Sugar. Stir until Sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate. Will last for 30 days.
Kissed Caramel Mule
1.5 oz. Smirnoff® Kissed Caramel Flavored Vodka
1.5 oz .Ginger Ale
1.5 oz. Club Soda
Squeeze of Lime
A Dash of Bitters
Directions: Combine all ingredients and serve over ice.
1 oz of Calvados Père Magloire V.S.O.P.
1/3 oz of Xante
1/2 oz of homemade ginger syrup
2/3 oz of apple juice
Juice of half a lime
Directions: Pour all ingredients into Boston shaker. Shake well and strain into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a cinnamon and peel of lime.
2 GINGERS Hot Toddy
4 parts 2 GINGERS® Irish Whiskey
2 parts Agave Nectar
1 part Ginger Liqueur
1 part Lemon Juice
A dash of aromatic bitters
Directions: Combine ingredients in a mug. Top off with hot water, stir, and garnish by floating a lemon wheel stabbed with dry cloves. Alternative garnish: cinnamon stick.
Pumpkin Spice Sake
2 oz TY KU Sake Silver
Top with Whip Cream
Directions: Combine ingredients.
Turkey Day Toast
3 parts Skinnygirl® Prosecco, chilled
1 part grapefruit juice, chilled
1 part cranberry juice
1 part ginger ale
Grapefruit slice for garnish
Direction: Mix all juice ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Top with Skinnygirl® Prosecco and ginger ale. Garnish with grapefruit slice and enjoy!
Royal French 38
1 oz. 1738® Accord Royal
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. simple syrup
3 oz. champagne
Directions:Combine cognac, syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an iced champagne glass. Top up with Champagne. Stir gently.
Maker’s Cranberry Cooler
Created by Cheff Lee Anne Wong
1½ parts Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
1 tablespoon cranberry jam
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 drop vanilla extract
3 parts cranberry juice
Splash club soda
Fresh cranberries for garnish
Directions: Add the Maker’s Mark® Bourbon, cranberry jam, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and cranberry juice to a shaker. Add ice. Shake vigorously. Strain over ice, add a splash of soda. Garnish with cranberries.
The Milagro Blood Orange Margarita
1 ½ parts Milagro Silver Tequila
¾ part Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
¾ part agave nectar
Directions:Pour all ingredients in a Boston Shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a salt-rimmed rocks glass. Garnish with orange and lime wheels.