With Holiday parties in full swing, take some time to greet your guests with a creative specialty cocktail to set the festive mood. We’ve posted a few of our favorites below!
Pear & Sparkling Cider Cocktail
1.5 oz. spice-infused Sobieski vodka (see recipe below)
1/2 oz. premium white crème de menthe
2 1/2 oz. pear nectar
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
5 sage leaves
1/2 oz. black currant syrup
Muddle sage leaves in mixing tin. Add all ingredients and shake hard for 10 seconds. Strain into a beautiful cocktail glass or Champagne flute. Slowly pour currant syrup through the middle of the drink. It will settle at the bottom. Garnish with fresh sage leaves and pear slices.
Spice-infused Sobieski vodka
8 oz. Sobieski vodka, room temperature
1 chai tea bag
5 black peppercorns, cracked
Put all ingredients into an airtight plastic container. Allow to infuse for 1-2 hours or until desired level of spice is reached. Will yield enough for five cocktails.
Warm Hazelnut Toddy
1 1/2 ounces Frangelico
1/2 cup hot water
2 tablespoons lightly whipped heavy cream
In a mug, stir together the Frangelico and hot water. Spoon the whipped cream over the top before serving.