10 Festive Cocktails for Your Christmas Party
Mint Blizzard Hot Chocolate
1½ parts KAHLÚA® Peppermint Mocha
½ parts Hiram Walker crème de cacao
2 parts hot chocolate
Directions: In a glass mug, add all ingredients. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Ciroc Holiday Spice Cocktail
1 1/2 ounces Cîroc Coconut Vodka
1/2 ounce cream of coconut cream
1/4 ounce pineapple juice
1 ounce whole milk
1 egg white
2 dashes cinnamon
2 dashes nutmeg
2 dashes all spice
Coconut shavings for garnish
Directions: Combine the vodka, coconut cream, milk, egg, and one dash of each of the spices in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds to ensure the egg is properly mixed.
Strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass.
Top with the remaining spices and coconut shavings.
2 oz Partida Añejo
6 oz Hot Spiced Apple Cider
Directions: In a small warm wine glass add Tequila and Hot Apple Cider. Float Heavy Cream.
Apple Cider Preparation:
In a pot add Organic Apple Juice. Add winter spices like Cloves, Cinnamon Stick, All Spice, and Orange Peel. Start off by adding a few cloves, one cinnamon stick, etc. to find your preferred spiced apple cider flavor. (You can always add more spice later!) Bring everything to a low heat for about 15 minutes. Taste for flavor. When the desired flavor is reached, take off stove. Strain out all the spices and orange peel.
Serve warm and enjoy! Garnish: Grate fresh Nutmeg over Heavy Cream.
Sauza® Cider Hot Toddy
1/2 part Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1/4 part JDK & Sons™ O3® Premium Orange Liqueur
4 parts Apple Cider
1 part Cranberry Juice Cocktail
Directions: In a saucepan heat the apple cider and cranberry juice just until steaming hot (do not let the liquid boil) and remove it from the heat. Stir inSauza® Blue Reposado and liqueur. You can add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg if you want a bit more spice. Serve Hot Toddies in mugs, garnished with a lime wheel.
¾ oz Ketel One® Vodka
¾ oz white crème de cacao
¾ oz Godiva® White Chocolate Liqueur
Directions: Drizzle chocolate syrup into the bottom of a cocoa-rimmed martini glass. Shake other ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and strain into martini glass.
Winter Star Nog
2 oz. SKYY Vodka
4 oz. Abuelita Hot Chocolate (prepared)
½ oz. Espresso
¼ oz. Agave Syrup
1 Sage Leaf
1 Red Jalapeno
1 Green Jalapeno
White Chocolate for Garnish
Directions: Score the red and green jalapeno peppers. Muddle all ingredients together in a shaker and shake vigorously. Double strain into a white chocolate rimmed rocks glass. Garnish with red and green chilies.
Mole y Avión Espresso
2 oz. Avión Espresso
1 oz. Premium Hot Chocolate
Fresh Whipped Cream and Mint Leaf for garnish
Directions: Combine ingredients in glass and heat. Garnish with fresh whipped cream and a mint leaf.
Crown Royal Maple Finished Cider
1 ½ oz Crow Royal Maple Finished Whisky
2 oz cider
Top with hot water
Directions: Dry shake all ingredients, except hot water, and pour into a mug. Garnish with a half pat of butter.
SVEDKA’s Banana Snowman
1 part SVEDKA Vodka
1/2 part banana liqueur
1 part heavy cream
1/4 part Black Velvet Toasted Caramelmuddled banana chunks
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice, shake and fine strain into a martini glass. Garnish with grated nutmeg and a skewer of banana chunks and salted caramel pieces.
EFFEN® Salted Caramel Egg Nog
Recipe by Niccole Trzaska
1 1/4 parts EFFEN® Salted Caramel Vodka
1/4 part DeKuyper® Coffee Liqueur
3/4 part Egg Nog
2 Teaspoons All Spice
Garnish: Grated Nutmeg
Garnish: Brandied Cherry
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Stir or shake and serve over ice in a toddy glass or coffee cup. Garnish with grated nutmeg and a brandied cherry.