A New Year’s Message of Gratitude From Chairman Jim Perdue
It’s the holidays, baby! That means it’s time to drin… err, celebrate! This heartwarming holiday cocktail pairing guide will help you host a party to remember.
In a saucepan, heat the apple cider, orange peel and cinnamon to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the bourbon. Serve in mugs with a cinnamon stick as garnish.
With an electric mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg until smooth and fluffy. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the butter mixture into a mug. Fill the mug halfway with rum. Top with boiling water and stir well.
Into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the chocolate liqueur, vanilla vodka, chocolate syrup and half and half. Shake well. Pour into a martini glass that has been rimmed with chocolate syrup.
Makes 1 Chocolate Holiday Martini
Chill all ingredients in the refrigerator. When ingredients are cold, combine everything into a large punch bowl. Serve in wine glasses or mugs over ice.
Into a pitcher, pour the Grand Marnier and cranberry juice. Top with champagne. Serve in wine glasses with fresh cranberries as garnish.