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12 Days of Cocktails: Rosemary Gin Fizz

We've reached the last day. We hope you've enjoyed this year's countdown to Christmas. For our final cocktail we present the Rosemary Gin Fizz from Creative Culinary. It's a light, fizzy drink perfect for celebrating. Ingredients 1/4 cup gin 1 TBSP Fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp rosemary simple syrup (1 cup water, 1 cup sugar,… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Rosemary Gin Fizz

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12 Day of Cocktails: Hot Buttered Rum

We're almost to the end of our countdown! It's day 11 and we're bringing you a slightly decadent drink...Hot Buttered Rum! This cocktail is rich and buttery, and perfect for a winter's night. INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon freshly… Continue reading 12 Day of Cocktails: Hot Buttered Rum

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12 Days of Cocktails: Christmas Sangria

It's day 10 and today's recipe can be made in a big batch for all your guest to enjoy. This take on the classic sangria comes from Popsugar. INGREDIENTS 1 (750ml) bottle white wine 1 (12 ounce) ginger beer plus more for topping if desired 1 1/2 cups apple cider 1/2 cup brandy 3 pears… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Christmas Sangria

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12 Days of Cocktails: Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss

It's day eight of our 12 Days of Cocktails! Today we have an easy, fruity cocktail perfect for sipping during cocktail hour and can be made for a crowd. The Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss comes from Thanksgiving.com. Ingredients 16 ounces cranberry juice cocktail 8 ounces vodka 4 ounces amaretto 3 ounces fresh orange juice Ice Clementines, peeled… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss

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12 Days of Cocktails: Peppermint Hot Chocolate

It's day six and we're halfway through our 12 days of cocktails. Today's cocktail is the perfect drink to imbibe after you've been out ice skating, shopping, or just want something to warm you up. Yesterday's cocktail used cranberries, a popular holiday flavor. Today we are using one of the other popular flavors of the… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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12 Days of Cocktails: Cranberry Mimosas

Welcome to day five of 12 Days of Cocktails! Today we're bringing you a twist on a traditional brunch favorite. If you need an easy cocktail for Christmas morning while you open presents, this is it. Ingredients 1/3 Glass of Champagne 1 TBSP of Triple Sec 1/3 Glass of Cranberry Juice Directions Pour champagne into… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Cranberry Mimosas

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12 Days of Cocktails: Yule Nog

It's day four of 12 Days if Cocktails and we are upping the game on a holiday classic...egg nog. This is a simple cocktail that will put you in the holiday spirit courtesy of The Cocktail Project. INGREDIENTS 2 parts Bourbon 1 part DeKuyper® Buttershots™ Schnapps 4 parts Prepared Eggnog Fresh ground Nutmeg INSTRUCTIONS Shake all ingredients… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Yule Nog

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12 Days of Cocktails: Sparkling Christmas Tree Cocktail

It's day three of our cocktail countdown to Christmas! Today's cocktail is pretty and is sure to wow your guest. The Sparkling Christmas Tree Cocktail comes from the Floating Kitchen and uses The Lady of the Podcast's favorite liquor - gin. If you also enjoy a gin drink, then read on. Ingredients  1/2 cup gin  1/2… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Sparkling Christmas Tree Cocktail

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12 Days of Cocktails: Apple Cider Old Fashioned

Welcome to Day 2 of 12 Days of Cocktails! Do you a break from the peppermint? This Apple Cider Old Fashioned from Delish is just the thing to sample a different taste of the season. INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. ice 2/3 c. apple cider 2 oz. whiskey 2 dashes Angostura bitters Apple slices, for garnish Cinnamon sticks, for garnish   DIRECTIONS… Continue reading 12 Days of Cocktails: Apple Cider Old Fashioned