2014 Recipe File: Thanksgiving Cocktails
The day America sits back with family and gives thanks is quickly approaching. And, in the bar industry, we all know what Thanksgiving means…Thanksgiving Eve shenanigans. Next Wednesday is one of the biggest party days of the year and Nightclub & Bar wants you to be prepared to make some sales on festive cocktails. Start killin’ it with these holiday inspired drinks!
More Than a Barrel Full O’ Turkeys
1 oz. Wild Turkey Spiced
Shake and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with orange spiral.
Bring to slow boil, dissolve all sugar. Cover and let sit off heat for 20 minutes, strain, cool and store.
Ginger Lemon Drop
2 oz. Ginger Cardamom Infused vodka
Infuse your favorite vodka with rokz ginger cardamom infusion. Combine the vodka, lemon juice, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass rimmed with rokz lemon infused cocktail sugar. Enjoy!
1 1/2 oz. Cinnamon-Infused Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon
Combine ingredients in a shaker and dry shake. Add ice and shake again. Pour into a coupe glass and spray Absinthe and Baked Apple Bitters on top.
Maple Old Fashioned
1 oz. Wild Turkey 81 Rye
Serve over a big rock cube and orange twist and garnish with a sprinkle of Nutmeg.
1 1/2 oz. Hennessy V.S
Add all ingredients to a shaker tin with ice, shake until well chilled. Take the coupe or martini glass and rub the rim with a fresh cut lemon, now dip the rim in a plate of cinnamon sugar (1 part cinnamon to 1 part white sugar). Strain the cocktail into the rimmed glass and garnish with an orange twist.