Cocktails

Polenta

Makes: 8 Servings Time: 16 Minutes These little crackers are a unique appetizer or party snack, complete with olives, fresh parsley and red peppers. Ingredients 1 tube (24 oz) prepare polenta, plain or sun-dried tomato flavor, cut into 1/2-inch slices ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, eyeball it 3 roasted red peppers, drained well, 1 large …

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Peach-Ginger Julep

Makes: 4 Servings Time: 10 Minutes Kick back and relax with a fruity bourbon cocktail garnished with sprigs of fresh mint. Ingredients 2 ripe peaches, roughly chopped 2 Tbsp granulated sugar ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, plus mint sprigs for garnish 2 cups bourbon Crushed ice 1 cup good-quality dry ginger ale Instructions 1. Muddle …

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Cuba Libre (Rum and Coke)

Makes: 1 serving  Time: 5 mins   A highball cocktail. Tastes so classic. Ingredients Ice 2 ounces Cuban-style rum 4 ounces chilled Coca-Cola, preferably Mexican Coke Wedge of lime Instructions Add ice cubes to a highball glass, followed by the rum. Top off with the Coca-Cola, squeeze in the lime, drop the wedge in the glass, …

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Ruby Rum Punch

Makes: 10 servings  Time: 1 Hour 5 Minutes   Sour, Sweet, Strong, Simple. Ingredients 1 cup fresh lime juice 2 cups grenadine syrup 2 cups Jamaican white rum 1 cup light rum 2 cups fresh pineapple juice 2 cups fresh orange juice Pinch freshly grated nutmeg, optional Orange slices, for garnish Pineapple slices, for garnish …

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Cranberry-Spice Cocktail

Makes: 1 servings  Time: 15 Minutes The cranberries in this delicious concoction perfectly complement the hard cider and the Aperol. Ingredients 1 orange wedge 13 cranberries Three 1-inch pieces crystallized ginger— 2 minced and 1 whole for garnish 2 ounces Aperol 1 ounce Lillet Blanc 4 ounces hard cider 4 dashes Cranberry-Anise Bitters or Peychaud's bitters Ice …

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Milky Coquito

Makes: 2 servings  Time: 15 Minutes The Coquito (Coconut Eggnog), is made with rum, coconut milk and cinnamon. It's creamy and milky! Ingredients 2 1/4 cups water Thick strips of zest from 2 limes 25 cinnamon sticks 2 1/3 cups sugar (1 pound) One 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk One 12-ounce can evaporated milk unces …

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Fancy Marasca Fizz

Makes: 1 servings  Time: 15 Minutes   This fancy and sparkling cocktail is perfect for your holiday party! Ingredients 3 maraschino cherries, plus 3/4 ounce syrup from the jar Superfine sugar 3 dashes of Angostura Bitters brown sugar cubes 1/2 ounce Cherry Heering or cherry liqueur 4 ounces chilled Champagne Instructions Moisten the outer rim of a flute with 1/2 …

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Warming Rusty Nail Cocktail

Makes: 1 serving Time: 5 Minutes The sweetness is beautifully warming. This cocktail is a combination of whisky and Drambuie, the most distinguished of Scotch-based liqueurs. Ingredients 2 oz. Scotch whisky 1/2 oz. Drambuie old-fashioned glass Instructions Combine the Scotch and Drambuie in a double Old-Fashioned glass.  Add lots of ice. Stir and serve.   Source: Esquire MR. PORTER AND …

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Creamy Brandy Alexander

Makes: 1-2 servings  Time: 15 Minutes The Brandy Alexander is a dessert drink: chocolaty, sweet, creamy and smooth as milkshake, which the alcohol taste is so light. Ingredients 1 1/2 ounces brandy 1 ounce dark crème de cacao 1 ounce half-and-half 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg Instructions Fill a shaker halfway with ice cubes. Pour in the …

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Rum Sangaree

Makes: 2-4 servings  Time: 15 Minutes There are many and varied recipes for the Rum Sangaree. Just make one prefect for you! Ingredients 2 ounces dark rum 1/2 ounce Cointreau 1/2 ounce ruby port Sprinkle of nutmeg (optional) Instructions Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Pour in all ingredients except the nutmeg and shake well. Put …

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Chilled Almond Grove

Makes: 1-2 servings  Time: 10 Minutes The Almond Grove cocktail is pure deliciousness. It features the flavours of almond, coconut and cocoa. The powdered nutmeg garnish adds a nice extra spice. Ingredients 1 ounce amaretto 1 ounce crème de coconut 1 dash cocoa powder Instructions Put ice in a cocktail shaker. Pour in all ingredients and …

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Pumpkin Pie Martini

Makes: 2-4 servings  Time: 30 Minutes A drink ideal for fall, which blends the flavours of vanilla and white chocolate with pumpkin and nutmeg. The graham cracker rim just to finish off the flavour to perfection. Ingredients 2 ounces vanilla vodka 2 ounces white crème de cacao 1/4 cup heavy cream 1.5 tablespoons of pumpkin puree (pie …

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Stinger Classic Drink

Makes: 1-2 servings  Time: 5 Minutes A classic drink dates back to the early 1900s. With crème de menthe and brandy as the two ingredients, it sounds very vintage and high society. Ingredients 1 jigger brandy 1/2 ounce white crème de menthe Instructions Shake the ingredients in a shaker full of ice, strain the mix …

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Thanksgiving Cider

Makes: 1 servings  Time: 5 Minutes Blends apple cider with vodka flavoured by pumpkin and spice, this cocktail is ideal for taking off a fall chill. Ingredients 1 part Pinnacle® Pumpkin Pie Vodka 3 parts apple cider Splash of club soda 1 Cinnamon Stick Instructions Fill a highball glass with ice and build the ingredients in order. Garnish …

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Gin Basil Smash

At your next garden party, introduce your guests to the sweet combination of gin and fresh herbs. This recipe calls for basil, but you can substitute with tarragon, thyme, cilantro, or kefir lime leaves. We recommend having an assortment and allowing your guests to choose, as you explore the new flavours gin and nature combined …

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Summery Strawberry Daiquiri

You’ll be feeling all those holiday vibes with this flavoursome strawberry daiquiri. It’s made with strawberries, lime juice and some delicious white rum. Makes: 2 servings || Takes: 5 Minutes Ingredients 1/2 c. frozen strawberries Juice of 1 lime sliced lime, for garnish 4 oz. light rum 1/2 c. fresh strawberries   Instructions Put rum, fresh and frozen strawberries …

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Colourful Rum Sunset

Brightly coloured and full of punchy orange flavours, this juicy cocktail is a must have summer drink. Makes: 2 servings || Takes: 5 Minutes Ingredients 2 tbsp. grenadine 12 oz. orange juice 3 oz. light rum lime slices, for garnish Instructions Combine orange juice and rum and then set aside 1/3 of the mixture. Pour 2/3 of the orange …

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Lovely Lava Flow Cocktail

A smooth yet fruity cocktail which combines pineapple, strawberries, coconut cream and two different kinds of rum to make an exciting lava-like drink. Instructions   In a blender, combine light rum, coconut rum and strawberries and blend until smooth (the mixture should be very thick). Divide the mixture between two glasses. Rinse the blender then …

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Ravishing Rooftop Lemonade

A zesty lemonade with vodka, this refreshing beverage is perfect for all the swanky summer occasions. Instructions   Shake vodka and lemonade. Toss with cucumber slices. Pour into a Collins glass and garnish with lemon wedges. Source: delish.com Ingredients   2 oz. vodka, preferably Belvedere 3 oz. fresh squeezed lemonade Cucumber slices Lemon wedges, for garnish Makes: …

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Giggle Juice

Giggle juice will leave you laughing and giggling throughout the night with this easy to make 10 minute recipe. Instructions   In a small dish, pour sugar. Rim glasses with lemon wedge then dip in sugar. Add ice to a large pitcher. Pour in moscato, pink lemonade, soda, and vodka. Add strawberries and lemon slices …

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