Friday, December 19, 2014

Unwind With These Holiday Drinks

Holiday Drink Recipes
Spiced Appletini

The holidays can be lots of fun, but there are times when things can get too busy and you just need a moment to yourself or with a few close friends. These signature cocktails are great for unwinding yet have a touch of holiday flare. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and sip on one of these!

Spiced Appletini
In a shaker with ice, add:
1½ ounces Woodford Reserve bourbon
3 ounces apple cider
1 clove
Squeeze of lemon
Dash of cinnamon
Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a slice of red apple

Note: The spiced appletini garnish looks great in a martini glass. Simply slice an apple into a small round and sprinkle top with cinnamon. Float on top of drink.
Recipe provided by Brown Forman



Holiday Drink Recipes
Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned
Add a slice of orange and a cherry
One sugar cube
A dash of Angostura Bitters (or another choice of bitters)
Mix together so that the sugar dissolve and the cherry and orange break up
Add 2 ounces of bourbon Elijah Craig (or other bourbon of choice)
Add ice and stir



Ginger Berry Tea
In a mug or rocks glass, add:
2 ounces Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice
4 ounces cranberry juice
4 ounces unsweetened tea
Serve warm or over ice

“I am always looking for something new in the cocktail world, and this drink is perfect for the holiday season. Just out this year is Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice. It is smooth, delicious and the gingerbread flavor brings a comforting taste that evokes the flavors of the season.” –Lynn House, national brand ambassador for Pama Liqueur with Heaven Hill Distilleries



Southern 75
1c Bourbon
1/2c lemon juice
1/3 c powdered sugar
Add hard cider to taste (such as Angry Orchard)
Mix until sugar dissolves

Recipe provided by the Bourbon Women Association

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