Hosting a gathering or company over the holidays? Whip up some of these seasonally inspired sips.
HelloFresh Spiked Peppermint Bark Chocolate:
Directions: Dip the rim of a mug in melted chocolate and then in cursed peppermints. Set aside. Cook hot chocolate according to package directions. Add peppermint flavored liquor and bourbon to drink. Add whipped cream and sprinkle with crushed peppermint.
Holiday Grown-up Punch:
Directions: Add sweet wine, cognac and cinnamon-vanilla simple syrup to a glass. Fill with ice. Squeeze lemon into cocktail and stir.
Knob Creek® Winter Snap:
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake with ice and strain into rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel. *Honey Syrup: Combine equal parts of warm water and honey. Mix until uniform. Chill.
Mionetto Elderflower Spritz:
Directions: Enjoy over ice with a lemon wheel in a highball glass.
Partida Mexican Hot Chocolate:
Directions: Heat hot chocolate (chocolate powder mix and milk) in a pot. When heated, add ancho chili and ground cinnamon and stir until mixed. Pre-heat a mug with hot water. Heat a mug with hot water; pour out water, add spiced hot chocolate and Partida Añejo, and stir. Garnish with grated cinnamon and a cinnamon stick.
Directions: Stir all ingredients with plenty of ice until very cold. Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.
Prosecco Superiore Cranberry Skewer:
Directions: Put cranberries on a skewer and rinse under cold water. Dip skewered cranberries in water, then roll in granulated sugar. Place skewers on wax paper and place in freezer for 5 minutes. Fill glass 3/4 with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore. Place skewers on top of glass and serve. (Note: For a slightly sweeter garnish, soak fresh or frozen berries in maple syrup overnight, then skewer and roll in sugar.)
Holiday Crush: (Created by mixologist Ben Scorah)
Directions: Pour Tequila Don Julio Blanco into camping mug and top with hot apple turmeric cider. Stir to incorporate. Garnish with clove studded orange zest and light dusting of nutmeg.
Casa Noble In Holiday Spirit:
Directions: Combine all ingredients, except orange peel, into mixing glass and stir. Strain into glass over ice. Squeeze orange peel; rub around rim and drop into glass.
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass over ice. Stir & strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a dehydrated pear.
Basil Hayden’s Ward Eight: (Created by Dave Fisher, New York)
Directions: Prepare a mug by rinsing it with boiling water and pouring the water out. Add the cane syrup and hot water and stir until dissolved. Add remaining ingredients and more hot water and stir gently to combine.