Fall Drinks

Thirsty Thursday: Holiday Drink Round-Up

With the holidays quickly approaching, it is time to start planning those festive parties. Instead of spending hours searching for tasty cocktail recipes, you just have to pick your favorite from our holiday-party-approved #ThirstyThursday drink round-up!

Holiday Sauce

Holiday Sauce

Holiday “Sauce”

What you need:
1.5 oz. Hennessy V.S.
.5 oz. Fresh Squeeze Lemon Juice
Heaping Tablespoon of Cranberry Sauce (yes, the kind you would serve with turkey)
1 dash Fee brothers cranberry bitters (optional)
Garnish: Orange twist, cinnamon sugar rim
Glass: Coupe or martini glass
Method:
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

Horchata Coffee Cocktail

Horchata Coffee Cocktail

Horchata Coffee Cocktail

What you need:
1.5 oz. Hennessy V.S.
1 oz. Espresso
1.5 oz. Diluted Condensed Milk (diluted 1:1 with water)
.25 oz. Grand Marnier
4 dashes Angostura Bitters
Garnish: fresh grated cinnamon and orange twist

Method:
In a shaker tin add all liquids and shake with ice
Strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice
Garnish with a fresh grated cinnamon and an orange twist

Sparkling Owl

Sparkling Owl

Sparkling Owl
2 parts Owl Brew “Coco-Lada”
1 part Champagne or Prosecco
Pour into a champagne flute
Garnish with fresh dill

Owl's Toddy

Owl’s Toddy

Owl’s Toddy

Ingredients:
2 parts Owl’s Brew “The Classic”
1 part whiskey
Apple slices

Method:
Combine in a saucepan
Heat until desired temperature. Do not boil.
Pour into your favorite holiday mug
Garnish with cinnamon stick

Fall Affair

Fall Affair

Fall Affair

What you need:
2 oz. Voli Orange Vanilla
½ oz. Lemon Juice
1 oz. Apple Cider
2 dash of bitters
Dash of cinnamon

Method:
Add all ingredients
Shake and strain

Be sure to take pictures of you and your friends enjoying these delightful drinks and share with us on Instagram @ScottsdaleLiving and use hashtag #ThirstyThursday!

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