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Classic & Elevated Holiday Cocktail Recipes To Try Tonight

May your day be merry and bright with these delicious holiday-themed cocktails.

Christmas Old Fashioned (Santa’s Sipper)


2 ounces of whisky0.25 ounce cranberry simple syrup

0.25 pine syrup2 dashes of Angostura Bitters

2-3 medium sized ice cubes


Pour all ingredients into large glass mixerStir for approximately 30 secondsPour over large ice cubeServe in a rocks glassGarnishes, if desired: candied cranberries and orange twist 

Photo by Daniel Herron on Unsplash

White Chocolate Espresso Martini


1.5 ounce vodka

0.75 white chocolate liqueur

0.75 KahlúaShot of espresso  


Pour all ingredients into mixerHard shake with medium sized ice cubesFine strain into chilled martini glassGarnishes, if desired: finely ground candy canes, coffee beans 

Cranberry Mojito:

 1.5 ounce of white rum1 ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice


1 ounce cranberry simple syrup

5 to 6 fresh mint leavesSoda water 


Muddle fresh cut limes, a few mint leaves and simple syrupAdd rum and small ice cubesShake cocktailPour into tall highball glassTop glass with soda waterGarnish with more mint leaves, if desired

Christmas Campfire Cosmo


1.5 ounces of Hpnotiq liqueur

0.5 ounce of Cointreau

1.5 ounce of cranberry juice

0.75 ounce of lime juice


Add wood chip smoke to small bottle and seal

In separate container, hard shake ingredients with small cubed ice

Pour ingredients into bottle and shake briefly

More shaking = smokier flavour

Strain into sugar rimmed glass

Garnish with dehydrated lime

Barman is preparing red alcoholic cocktail with blue smoke in martini glass, decorated with orange.


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