24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 24

And here it is! Day 24 has arrived and to mark the end of the countdown, Makers Mark have created a part cocktail, part dessert for everyone to enjoy! Day 24 – Bourbon Ball – Makers Mark Glass – Martini glass Ingredients – 75ml Maker’s Mark Bourbon 25ml DeKuyper Light Crème de Cocoa 25ml DeKuyper Hazelnut Bliss Heavy cream Method –Continue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 24”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 23

The aptly named ‘The First Word’ using Kammerling’s is a great cocktail to create for those guests at your party you just don’t quite know! Day 23 – The First Word – Kammerling’s Glass – Coupette glass Ingredients – 50ml Kammerling’s 25ml Lemon juice 2 bar spoons Maraschino liqueur 2 bar spoons sugar syrup Dash of egg white MethodContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 23”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 22

Were nearly at the end of Drinks Enthusiast 24 Days of Christmas Cocktails, and Skyy vodka have created the perfect mix for Day 22. Day 22 – Cuppa Good Cheer – Skyy Glass – Heat-proof cocktail mug Ingredients – 50ml SKYY Infusions Cherry 25ml white creme de cacao 125ml Hot Cocoa 35ml Half ‘n Half Whipped Cream Maraschino CherryContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 22”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 21

Todays cocktail involves one of the many flavours of the Stolichnaya vodka range, Blueberi. Day 21 – Stoli Blueberi Fog – Stolichnaya Glass – Martini Glass Ingredients – 50ml Stolichnaya Blueberi 50ml Stolichnaya 25ml lemon juice 25ml simple syrup (or agave nectar) Method – Shake with ice and strain into a chilled Martini glass   Each day for the next 3 days their will beContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 21”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 20

Only 4 days to go till the end of the Drinks Enthusiast Christmas cocktail countdown, but Frangelico have got a cracking chocolate and nut offering for you to enjoy! Day 20 – Frangelico Hazelnut Martini – Frangelico Glass – Martini Glass Ingredients – 75ml Frangelico 75ml Vodka Cocoa powder for garnishing glass Method – Mix together Frangelico and vodka. ShakeContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 20”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 19

On the home stretch now! And to celebrate, Jim Beam have served up a rather simple punch that could even attract the ladies of the group! Day 19 – Sparkling Ruby Punch – Jim Beam Glass – Champagne Flute Ingredients – 1-3/4 cups Jim Beam Bourbon 1 cup cranberry juice cocktail 1 bottle (750ml) sparkling raspberry juice,Continue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 19”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 18

Todays cocktail has a frozen look about it as Eristoff vodka is our Day 18. Day 18 – The Wolf Breeze – Eristoff Glass – Highball glass Ingredients – 50ml Eristoff Vodka 100ml White Cranberry juice 100ml White Grapefruit juice Method – Shake all ingredients together and pour into ice filled highball glass. Garnish withContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 18”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 17

Day 17 is another cocktail to warm the cockles using the relatively new Kraken Spiced Rum.   Day 17 – The Kraken Cider – Kraken Glass –  Heat-proof  glass mug Ingredients – 50ml Kraken Spiced Rum 125ml Hot Apple Cider Method – Build all ingredients into a heat-proof glass. Garnish with cinnamon stick. Each day for the next 7 days their willContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 17”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 16

Day 16 uses the Italian spirit Campari to create a rather simple, yet dazzling in colour, cocktail to hand out to your party guests. Day 16 – Campari Spritz – Campari Glass – Wine glass Ingredients – 50ml Campari 25ml soda 75ml prosecco Method – Build all ingredients and pour into a wine glass full of ice. Garnish with fresh pineapple. Each day for theContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 16”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 15

Nearly on the home stretch now, and we have Patrón tequila leading the way! Day 15 – The Bell Tolls – Patrón Glass – Rocks glass Ingredients – 60ml Patrón Añejo 25ml herbal liqueur 50ml white grapefruit juice 15ml cane syrup Method – Combine all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with aContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 15”