Four Simple Holiday Cocktail Recipes

With Christmas just days away, Here are some simple recipes or tips and tricks to carry you through the holidays and NYE.

Bright yellow alcohol cocktail garnished with rosemary and cinnamon set on fire on black background

Something About Christmas 

1.5 oz. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye

0.5 oz. Amaro

1.0 oz. Cinnamon Honey Syrup

0.75 oz. Fresh Lemon

Muddled rosemary

Garnish with toasted rosemary and cinnamon stick

Pour cinnamon honey into a shaker tin and gently muddle it with the rosemary. Add all other ingredients and ice. Shake to dilution and double strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.

French 75 

2 oz Death’s Door Gin

1 tsp Simple Syrup

0.5 oz. Lemon Juice

5 oz Champagne (or sparkling wine)

Add all ingredients except the champagne into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a champagne flute.  Top with champagne and garnish with a lemon zest.

Mulled wine with spices and christmas decoration on wooden background

Uncle Jack’s House

1.5 oz. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye

0.5 oz. Herradura Reposado Tequila

0.5 oz. Earl Grey tea / Passion fruit/ Orange sports drink reduction

3 oz. Tropical Blend Juice

2 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Top with Ginger Beer

Add all ingredients and ice into a shaker tin, shake and pour into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with ginger beer.

Jackoriander 

1.5 oz. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye

2 oz. Apple juice

0.5 oz. Passion fruit syrup

0.75 oz. Lemon juice

Fresh Cilantro

Ginger ale

Pour passion fruit syrup (available at specialty grocery stores) into a shaker tin and gently muddle it with the cilantro. Add ice and all other ingredients except ginger ale. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Top with ginger ale.