CONNECTICUT WEDDING PLANNER| HOLIDAY DRINKS

This is our favorite time of year, holiday cheer, the warm glow of fireplaces, trimming the tree and lights everywhere. Of course this is also one of our favorite time to entertain.  What better way to say seasons greeting than with an amazing cocktail.  Here are some fabulous recipies that we recommend.

Ginger Snap Martini

3 ounces of Level vodka

1 teaspoon of ginger syrup

1 small piece of freshly cut ginger

1 ounce of ginger ale

2 thinly sliced orange zests

Add the vodka and ginger syrup to a glass shaker that is 1/2 full of cracked ice and let stand for about a minute.  Rub the fresh ginger around the inside of 2 chilled martini glasses.  Shake and strain your cocktail into the martini glasses and add 1/2 of the ginger ale to each glass. Garnish with orange zest.

White Christmas Dream

1 ounce  Amaretto

1 ounce Heavy Cream

1 ounce Vodka

Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker . Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Option: Garnish with nutmeg.

Peppermint Stick

1.5 ounces Creme De Cacao

1 ounce cream

1 ounce Peppermint Schnapps

Shape well with ice, strain into glass. Garnish with miniature candy cane.

The Grinch

2 ounces Midori

1/2 ounce Lemon Juice

1 teaspoon sugar syrup

Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with cherry.



 

3 ounces of Level vodka

1 teaspoon of ginger syrup

1 small piece of freshly cut ginger

1 ounce of ginger ale

2 thinly sliced orange zests

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