Christmas Thirsty Thursday

written by Melina

Christmas is almost here so let’s all cheers to that! Get on your cosy jumper and try our top 5 Christmassy cocktails, from classics to creative concoctions it will surely make your cheeks rosier than Rudolph’s nose…

Apple Jack Frost:

50ml Applejack (Brandy)
100ml Pear & Apple Tea
1 tablespoon of Honey
Candy Cane

Put all ingredients with ice and stir, discard ice and add a candy cane or a slice of pear on the glass as a garnish.

Homemade Mulled Wine:

Approx. 125ml per glass of your favourite red wine (we personally love it with a light Pinot Noir)
Orange studded with cloves
Ground fresh ginger & nutmeg
2 tablespoons of Grand Marnier
Cinnamon stick
Slices of lemon and orange

Warm all ingredients gently in a pan so the flavours have time to mingle with the wine, when it’s warm and delicious, ladle it into your glasses and serve.

Rudolph’s Red Nose:

50ml Vodka
15ml Gingerbread syrup
25ml Fresh Lime juice
Top up with Cranberry juice
2 dashes of Cardamon Bitters

Put all ingredients in your glass with ice, add 2 dashes of Cardamon bitters and serve.

Mrs Claus:

50ml Gin
10ml Marshmallow syrup
20ml Lillet
10ml Chambord
Top up with Soda Water

Add all ingredients into your glass with ice and top up with soda water, roast a marshmallow and put it as a garnish on a stick, enjoy!

Christmas in Toronto:

50ml Rye Whisky
15ml Maple syrup
1 bar spoon of Fernet Branca (Peppermint liqueur)
Orange twist

Put all ingredients with ice and stir, discard ice and serve with an orange twist on the top.

Merry Christmas to you all xx