Santa’s Night Cap and More Festive Christmas Cocktail Recipes

December 20, 2014

Christmas is the season for fun cocktails, so this year we’re branching beyond our standard favorites and getting festive! Below are four fun libations from a dessert-like white chocolate peppermint concoction to a spicy gin and cranberry elixir. Cheers!

Rudolph’s Milk
 2 oz vanilla vodka
.5 oz cherry liquor (bottom float)
.5 oz white crème de cocoa
1 oz Godiva white chocolate
.75 oz house made peppermint syrup

Shake and strain in glass rimmed with crushed peppermint candy

Santa’s Night Cap (shown at top)
2 oz apple pie-infused bourbon
2 oz Rompope (egg liquor)
Dash of Fee Brothers Whiskey Bitters

Shake and roll into rocks glass and garnish with nutmeg.

Taste of the Holidays
2 oz Blue Line gin
1 oz Christmas syrup (orange, clove, nutmeg, simple syrup)
1 oz cranberry juice
Splash of club soda

Build in glass and add ice. Garnish with rosemary and a drunken cranberry.

Holiday Pie
2 oz apple pie infused bourbon
Dash of whiskey bitters
Splash of cranberry simple syrup

Garnish with an orange twist

Recipes courtesy of Whiteface Lodge. Created by mixologist Zachary Blair.