Holiday Cocktails

 

 

 

Some of our favorite Holiday Cocktails!

 

The Griswold

1 ½ oz gin
1 ½ oz cranberry Shrub
Prosecco
Sparkling Lemonade
Grapefruit bitters

Add bitters, gin, and shrub to an old fashioned glass. Add ice and stir. Top with 50/50 prosecco and sparkling lemonade. Gently stir. Garnish with lemon twist.

Urbane Equinox (Cranberry Shrub Cosmo)

2 oz Vodka or Gin
2 oz Orange Ginger Cranberry Shrub
Splash of Fresh Lime Juice

Chill a Coupe Glass. Add all ingredients to a shaker full of ice. Shake to chill and strain into prepared coupe. Garnish with a lime or lemon twist. Can also be garnished with fresh cranberries dipped in sugar or rosemary sprig.

Rum, Rum Rudolph

1.5 oz Rum
1 oz Cran Shrub
Squirt of Lime Juice

Build in a glass with ice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with fresh cranberry skewer or a lime wedge.

Smiling’s My Favorite

1.5 oz bourbon
1 oz Cranberry shrub
1 oz red wine,
0.5 oz 7 syrup,

Squirt of lemon juice
Dash of orange bitters

Build in a glass with ice. Garnish with an orange twist.

 

Son of a Nutcracker

1.5 oz brandy or cognac
1 oz orange ginger cranberry shrub
¼ oz of fresh orange juice
Dash of orange bitters
Prosecco or other dry bubbles

Add first 4 ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until very cold. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and top with prosecco. Garnish with orange twist and fresh cranberries.