INK Eats & Drinks shares holiday cocktail, mocktail recipes

2:32 PM, Dec 27, 2012   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO, CA - 'Tis the season for holiday parties and what better way to celebrate than with a festive cocktail!

Jocelyn McGregor with INK Eats & Drinks shared some of her favorite holiday inspired cocktails and mocktails so you can impress your friends and family at your next holiday party.

The Apple Fritter:

  • 1-1/4 oz. 360 Glazed Donut Vodka (or a Cake flavored Vodka would do in a pinch)
  • 1/4 oz. Smirnoff Caramel Vodka
  • 2 dashes - Aztec Chocolate Bitters
  • Shake and strain over ice in a wine glass.
  • Top with Martinelli's Sparkling Apple Cider

Pumpkin "Pie" Tai

  • 1-1/4 oz. Meyer's Dark Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Orange Curacao
  • 1 tablespoon Pumpkin Puree
  • 1-2 oz. Orange Juice
  • Shake hard to make sure all the pumpkin gets mixed in, pour over ice into a pint glass.
  • Garnish with Nutmeg

Spiked Apple Cider

  • 1-1/4 oz. Tuaca
  • 1/2 oz. Fire Eater Cinnamon Whiskey
  • Hot Apple Cider
  • Combine all ingredients in a coffee mug
  • Garnish with Cinnamon Stick

MOCKTAILS

Cranberry Mojito:

  • Scoop of Cranberry sauce
  • 4-5 pieces of "spanked" Mint
  • 1 oz. Simple Syrup
  • Shake hard to break up and mix in the Cranberry Sauce. Pour over ice into a pint glass.
  • Top with Soda Water

POM Fizz:

  • 1 part Pomegranate Juice
  • 2 parts Sparkling Apple Cider
  • Combine ingredients in a Champagne flute
  • Lemon peel for Garnish

INK Eats & Drinks is at 2730 N Street in Sacramento.

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