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Joyeux Noël!

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger
Photographed By: Niki Cram
Styled By: Lauren Lewellen Best Holiday Cocktails

The holidays are typically a fast-paced hodgepodge of crowded parties, stressful shopping sprees and an overwhelming pressure to be everywhere at once. But this year, things may look a bit different given the current circumstances, and so we turn to the beloved bar cart—a quarantine staple—for an intimate hosting experience. Shake things up this season with Lillet’s line of Blanc, Rosé and Rouge—a premium selection of French aperitifs that are sure to put you and your crew in the holiday spirit! After all, there is no place like home for the holidays.

 

Drink Name: Coat Check Best Holiday Cocktails

Ingredients:
2 oz Lillet Rouge
1 oz Gin
Top with Lambrusco

Recipe:
Combine ingredients over lots of ice in a wine glass and garnish with a grapefruit slice.

 

Drink Name: Classic French Spritz Best Holiday Cocktails

Ingredients:
3 oz Lillet Blanc or Rosé
2 oz Tonic Water
2 oz Sparkling Wine

Recipe:
Combine ingredients over ice in a wine glass. Garnish with cranberries and rosemary.

 

Drink Name: Cranberry Sparkler

Ingredients:
3 oz Lillet Blanc
½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1-2 tbsp Cranberry Sauce
3 oz Brut Champagne

Recipe:
Combine all ingredients except the champagne in a cocktail shaker, shake and fine strain into a glass and top with bubbles. Garnish with a candied orange peel.

 

Drink Name: Lillet Rouge Mule Best Holiday Cocktails

Ingredients:
2 oz Lillet Rouge
1 oz Absolut Elyx Vodka
¾ oz Fresh Lime Juice
Ginger Beer

Recipe:
Combine all ingredients except the ginger beer in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass over ice and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a lime and cinnamon stick.

 

Drink Name: Bonne Nuit

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Martell Cognac
1.5 oz Lillet Rosé or Lillet Blanc
2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Recipe:
Combine ingredients over ice in a glass, stir and garnish with an orange twist.

 

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