Photography By: John Glover
Photography By: John Glover

3 Festive Cocktail Recipes to Add to Your Holiday Hosting Repertoire

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Cocktails!

aWinter is right around the corner, which means it’s time to break out the glasses and stir up some holiday cheer! Whether you prefer hot cider or creamy Irish coffee, there’s no better time to put your bartending skills to the test. But before you start muddling, shaking and stirring, we’ve drummed up three drink recipes that’ll take your hosting game to the next level. Cheers to crafty cocktails and a cozy winter season! Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Cheers to crafty cocktails and a cozy winter season!

Drink Name: Cielo Rojo

Photography Provided By: Milagro

Ingredients:
2 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
½ part Ginger Hibiscus Syrup (Dried Hibiscus, Fresh Ginger, Sugar)
½ part Fresh Lime Juice
1 part Fresh Mandarin 

Recipe: Combine juices and Milagro Silver Tequila in a shaker. Shake and pour over fresh ice. Float the syrup on top, and garnish with a lime wheel.

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Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Drink Name: Tully Irish Coffee

Photography By: John Glover

Ingredients:
2 parts Tullamore D.E.W. Original
3 parts Americano or Cold Brew Coffee
1 part Demerara Sugar
2 parts Cream
Nutmeg

Recipe: Pour Tullamore D.E.W., hot coffee and Demerara sugar into an Irish coffee glass. Shake double cream in a shaker until thickened before layering over the drink. Garnish with a grating of nutmeg and enjoy!

Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Drink Name: Mulled Harvest Cider

Ingredients:
1½ parts Hendrick’s Gin
¼ part Honey
2 parts Apple Cider
2 parts Spicy Ginger Tea
Orange Twist
Cinnamon Stick

Recipe: Gently heat the first three ingredients in a saucepan. Then, add two parts spicy ginger tea. Serve warm in a tankard or teacup, and garnish with an orange twist and cinnamon stick.

Holiday Cocktail Recipes

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Milagro Tequila
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Tullamore D.E.W.
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Hendrick’s Gin
@hendricksgin

About the author

Ariane Moshayedi is a natural light photographer specializing in wedding, lifestyle and landscape photography. She resides in Newport Beach but enjoys photographing people and places worldwide. She holds two masters degrees and works with adolescents using her unique skillset for phototherapy. In her free time, you’ll find her shooting medium format film as a way to keep it old school. www.arimophoto.com

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