Nightclub & Bar's 12 Days of Cocktails
It is the most wonderful time of the year and Nightclub & Bar could not be more excited to share the most tasty and festive holiday cocktail and drink recipes to spice up your holiday parties and menus. Here are 12 of our favorite holiday cocktails.
On the 1st day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
2 oz Grey Goose Pear
Combine all of the ingredients, except the grapefruit Perrier, in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously, top with Grapefruit Perrier. Strain into a Pilsner glass and garnish with sage leafs and blueberries.
On the 2nd day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
Hot Buttered Cider
1 1/2 oz. Appleton Estate Reserve Jamaica Rum
In a footed tempered glass or mug, combined ingredients and steam until butter dissolves. Garnish with grated nutmeg and cinnamon stick and serve.
On the 3rd day of Christmas my bartender shook for me:
2 oz. cranberry infused spiced rum
Infuse your favorite-spiced rum with rokz cranberry infusion. Rim a chilled glass with rokz sweet heat cocktail sugar. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain over a couple of large ice cubes. This recreates the signature cocktail by adding spicy caramel tones and a touch of chili.
On the 4th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
The Candy Cane
3/4 ounce SKYY Berry Vodka
Pour the vodka, peppermint schnapps, white creme de cacao, and grenadine into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass rimmed with crushed peppermint candy. Fill with half and half. Top with a splash of soda water.
On the 5th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
The Alternative Eggnog
1 oz. Cabo Diablo
Combine ingredients and Garnish with a star anise and a sprinkle of nutmeg and cinnamon.
On the 6th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
The Holly Jolly
1 1/2 oz. Midori
Shake all ingredients. Pour in to coupe glass or martini glass. Garnish with a halved strawberry filled with chocolate syrup.
On the 7th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
Seven Layer Cookie
3/4 oz. Godiva® Liqueur
Garnish rim of a martini glass with crushed cookie crumbs. Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice and strain into martini glass.
On the 8th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
Kahlúa Root Beer Float
2 parts Kahlúa
Build over ice. Stir and serve.
On the 9th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
Chocolate Peppermint Cookie
3/4 oz. Partida Blanco Tequila
Rim martini glass with chocolate syrup and crushed candy canes. Shake ingredients in a shaker with ice and strain into martini glass.
On the 10th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
Amarula Peppermint Splash
½ oz Amarula Cream
Place all ingredients in cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake and strain in to a Martini glass.
On the 11th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
Tequila Mint Hot Chocolate
1/4 cup cocoa powder
In medium saucepan, stir cocoa with sugar and salt. Stir in milk, milk chocolate, and bittersweet chocolate. Heat over medium heat until, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is hot. Gently whisk to completely homogenize mixture. Add tequila and peppermint schnapps. Divide into serving cups and top with whipped cream and mint.
On the 12th day of Christmas my bartender gave to me:
1 oz. Coconut Milk
Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with toasted coconut shavings on top.
Check back! More festive holiday cocktails recipes to come each day!