Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Some Christmas Cocktails

Just in time for Christmas Eve!!!!

Butternut Hot Chocolate
1 1/2 oz Butterscotch Schnapps
1/2 oz amaretto
Hot Chocolate to balance

Combine ingredients in mug or glass suitable for hot liquids. Stir. Top with whipped cream if desired. Enjoy!

Peppermint Twist
1/2 ounce each:
Peppermint Schnapps
Dark Crème de Cacao
Coffee Liqueur

Combine all ingredients in a shaker half filled with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass or over ice in an old-fashioned glass.

1 1/2 oz Irish cream
3/4 oz Level® vodka
1/2 oz RumpleMinze® peppermint schnapps

Shake with ice and strain into a rocks or cocktail glass.

1.5 oz rum
Splash of sour mix
Dash of grenadine
Cranberry juice to balance

Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled highball glass. Stir gently. Enjoy!

1 oz gin
½ oz peach schnapps
OJ to balance

Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled highball glass. Stir briskly and serve.

Candy Cane
1 1/2 oz vodka
1/2 oz peppermint schnapps
Mini Candy Cane to Garnish

Pour vodka and schnapps into a shaker with plenty of ice. Shake until the shaker frosts. Strain into a cocktail glass. Hang a mini-candy cane on the inner rim of the glass. It will add color and flavor. Enjoy!

Gingerbread Man Shooter

1/2 oz each:

Smirnoff® vodka
Goldschlager® cinnamon schnapps
butterscotch schnapps
Irish cream

Shake with ice to chill and strain into a large shot or rocks glass. This is one of my favorite holiday drinks!

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