Cocktail ideas for the holidays!

One of the best things about being a brand ambassador in the beverage industry is the exposure you get to various products. So we’ve decided to take a break from our regular blog posts to bring you a little holiday cheer and a few recipes you can make with some of our clients’ products! Read on below for some cocktail recipes perfect for holiday parties, new year’s eve celebrations, and even Christmas movie watching!

Yule Mule – made with Russian Standard Vodka 

Perfect for: Holiday Parties

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Ingredients:

 

2 parts Russian Standard Vodka
4 parts ginger beer
½ part cranberry juice
½ part lime juice

Process:

Add Russian Standard Vodka, ginger beer, cranberry juice and lime juice into a copper mule mug or rocks glass filled with ice. Stir to combine. Garnish with fresh cranberry and a sprig of rosemary or a lime wedge.

Recipe courtesy www.RussianStandard.com

White Rudolph – made with Kerrygold Irish Cream & Russian Standard Vodkaoz Kerrygold Irish Cream

Perfect for: Christmas Eve with family, watching Christmas movies, time spent Christmas decorating or holiday wrapping

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Ingredients:

1 oz Kerrygold Irish Cream

1 oz Vodka

1-2 oz espresso or cold coffee

1 oz whole or 2% milk, half and half, or heavy cream

Process:

Fill a rocks glass 3/4 with ice cubes. Pour Russian Standard vodka, then espresso, then Kerrygold Irish Cream and milk over ice. Stir with a decorative straw and enjoy!

Photo and recipe courtesy: Color Me Styled

 

Celebracion – made with Casamigos Tequila

Perfect for: A sophisticated New Year’s celebration

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Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts Casamigos reposado tequila

1/2 part lemon juice

1/2 part agave nectar

Pinch of cinnamon

Champagne

Lightly rimmed with cinnamon sugar

Process:

Combine equal parts cinnamon and sugar on a plate and lightly wet the outside of the rim of the flute with an orange wedge, lightly press outside of rim of flute into mixture, tap glass to remove loose fragments of mixture. Shake and strain all ingredients with ice except for champagne, strain into a chilled flute, top with champagne garnish and serve.

Photo and recipe courtesy: www.casamigostequila.com

 

Pisco Punch – made with Kappa Pisco

Perfect for: Holiday parties

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Ingredients

2 1/4 cups (18 ounces) Kappa pisco

2 cups sugar

One 3-pound ripe pineapple – peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4 inch pieces (6 cups)

1 cup plus 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (about 8 limes)

Ice

12 maraschino cherries for garnish

Process:

In a large saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Add the pineapple, cover and remove from the heat. Let cool to room temperature, then transfer to a punch bowl. Refrigerate overnight. Add the pisco and lime juice to the pineapple syrup. Fill tall glasses with ice and ladle in the punch. Garnish each drink with a cherry and serve.

Photo and recipe courtesy: Food & Wine

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