Monday, November 23, 2009

Beverage Monday

Thanksgiving Cocktails

Here are some Thanksgiving Cocktails and a Cranberry & Pumpkin Pie recipie thrown in for good measure.

Thanksgiving Cocktail

1 1/2 oz Wild Turkey® bourbon whiskey
1/2 oz Applejack® brandy
1 tsp Rose's® lime juice
4 oz cranberry juice

Fill Collins glass one-half full of ice, add ingredients and stir. Garnish with a lime wedge, if desired.

Thanksgiving Special

3/4 oz apricot brandy
3/4 oz dry vermouth
3/4 oz gin
1/4 tsp lemon juice
1 cherry

Shake all ingredients (except cherry) with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with the cherry and serve.

A Southern Thanksgving

3 oz Southern Comfort® peach liqueur
1 oz Wild Turkey® bourbon whiskey
1 oz cranberry juice
1/2-1 oz lime juice

Combine Southern comfort and Wild turkey in glass first. Add Cranberry juice and finish with splash of lime juice. Add a garnish of apple or lime and serve on ice.

Cranberry Kiss

4 oz reposado 1800® Tequila
4 oz triple sec
8 oz cranberry juice

Make by the glass for a few guests or in a shaker or pitcher for a large party. Serve in a cocktail glass, garnishing the glass rim with a half slice of fresh lime.

Pumpkin Pie

1/2 oz Kahlua® coffee liqueur
1/2 oz Bailey's® Irish cream
1/4 oz cinnamon schnapps

Slowly layer the ingredients in the order listed above into a large shot glass.


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