New Year’s Eve Cocktails for 2019
Ringing in the New Year can be done intimately with a loved one or in a party setting with friends. Today we offer up some great cocktail ideas for wherever the day takes you. To finish up we’ve got a cupcake recipe from Colina Colada Horchata that will complement any plans perfectly. Happy new year!
(a riff on the classic Manhattan but made with mezcal)
2 oz. Peloton de la Muerte Mezcal
3/4 oz. Carpano Antica Formula
1/4 oz. coffee liqueur
Combine all ingredients in a coupe glass and garnish with an orange wedge.
Chambord Beer Royale
1½ oz. Chambord Liqueur
12 oz. cold beer
Take a cold beer: wheat beers, dark lagers, white stout, Belgian sour and light lagers are best. Now top with Chambord. Bon. Pass me the wings of a buffalo.
1 oz. Old Weller Antique 107
1 oz. Absolut Elyx
3/4 oz. bronia berry, black garlic syrup
1 barspoon creme fraiche
2 dashes saline
Hard shake and double strain into a classic coupe. Garnish with lemon zest and enjoy.
created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru
2 oz. Speyburn Arranta Casks
1 1/2 oz. pineapple juice
1/2 oz. cinnamon syrup (or simple syrup)
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
Shake ingredients very well with ice and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a pineapple slice before serving.
The Red Phoenix
created by Glenfiddich brand ambassador Allan Roth
2 parts Glenfiddich 12 Year Old
3/4 oz. Joto Yuzu Sake
3/4 part pear juice
1/2 part simple syrup
1/4 part lemon juice
blue pea flower tea
cinnamon stick, to garnish
Combine all ingredients but garnish in a shaker over ice. Shake briefly and pour over crushed ice in a stemless wine glass. Top with a splash of Pea flower tea and add the cinnamon stick.
Spiked Tulum Sunrise
3/4 oz. mezcal
6 oz. Spiked Seltzer Valencia Orange
1 oz. fresh orange juice1 oz. carrot juice
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. agave syrup
Shake mezcal, juices, and spices over ice. Pour into a double rocks glass with ice, add Spiked Seltzer, and stir. Garnish with a carrot ribbon.
Hendrick’s Gin Angel Face Martini
As prepared by Hendrick’s Gin Ambassador, Erik Andersson
1 part Hendrick’s Gin
1 part cider apple brandy
1 part apricot liqueur
Stir down over ice and strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon peel and enjoy.
Moët Champagne O’Clock
courtesy of Bronson van Wyck
3 1/2 oz. Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut
1 oz. Hennessy Cognac
dash of bitters
Pour Moët into a cocktail glass; add the cognac and bitters. Lightly stir, then garnish with an orange twist and a spritz of clove atomizer.
1½ oz. Playa Mandarin
½ oz. lemon juice
½ oz. orange juice
2 dashes Regan’s Orange Bitters
Mix Playa and both juices in a Collins glass. Top with cream soda and garnish with an orange moon. Yummy!
Colina Batida Classic
1 1/2 oz. Colina Colada
3/4 oz. Dos Ron Rum 8 years
1 1/2 oz. of milk
1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
mint leaves for garnish
a pinch of cinnamon
Fill a shaker with ice cubes and add all the ingredients. Shake and put in a drinking glass--enjoy slowly!
Holiday Grown-up Punch
4 oz. red wine
1 oz. Camus cognac (or similar)
1 oz. cinnamon-vanilla simple syrup
Add sweet wine, cognac, and cinnamon-vanilla simple syrup to a glass. Fill with ice. Squeeze lemon into cocktail and stir.
by Milagro’s National Brand Ambassador, Jaime Salas
6 parts Milagro Silver
12 parts guava nectar (pink)
2 parts ginger simple syrup
3 parts lime juice
Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl and mix. Top with Club Soda (Top Chico) or Prosecco. Garnish with lime wheels and white edible flowers to resemble guava flowers. Serve up in rocks glasses.
2 bottles Smirnoff Ice Strawberry
2 bottles Smirnoff Ice Original
1 1/2 cups Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
4 cups blood orange juice
4 cups pomegranate juice
1/4 cup simple syrup–optional
1/4 cup lemon juice
blood orange slices
fresh mint leaves
First, mix everything together into a punch bowl or large pitcher, except Smirnoff Ice Original. Next, pour punch into glasses, top with Smirnoff Ice Original and garnish with mint leaves, pomegranate arils, strawberries and blood orange slice.
Stillhouse Holiday Mule
2 oz. Stillhouse Apple Crisp
3 oz. ginger beer
1 oz. cranberry juice
Combine in copper mug served over ice. Garnish with cranberries and rosemary for a festive appeal.
The Mutti Mary Mix
3 oz. Mutti Tomato Puree (Passata) or Mutti Finely Chopped Tomatoes (Polpa)
1 oz. olive juice
2 tsp. grated horseradish
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
¼ tsp. pesto (optional)
pinch black pepper
1 tsp. of Worcestershire sauce
2 oz. vodka
1 green olive celery
1 wedge lemon
2 leaves basil
Mix all the non-alcoholic Mutti Mary Mix ingredients together in a small pitcher or cocktail shaker. Fill a highball or stem glass with ice. Pour half the vodka over the ice, then add the Mutti Mary mixture. Place the celery stick in the glass and drizzle in remaining vodka, garnish with olives, lemon, basil, and serve. Enjoy! Makes 1 cocktail.
1 1/2 oz. Lillet Rosé
1 oz. gin
1 oz. pineapple juice
1/2 oz. lime juice
1/4 oz. Luxardo cherry syrup
dash of angostura bitters
Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a Collins glass with ice. Top with club soda or seltzer. Before serving, garnish with a Luxardo cherry, lime twist, and an orchid.
Colina Colada Horchata Cupcakes
2 cups granulated sugar
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
2/3 cup oil
2 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups Colina Colada
3 cups cake flour
Cinnamon Sugar mix:
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
1 Tbsp. butter
1 stick butter
3 cups powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. Colina Colada
cinnamon for garnish
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all cake ingredients in a bowl. Pour into cupcake wrappers and put in the oven for 16 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Prepare the frosting by mixing all of the ingredients until smooth. Now prepare your butter by melting it in a bowl. In a separate bowl mix together your cinnamon and sugar. Dip the tops of your cupcakes in the butter, then the cinnamon mixer. Now pipe your frosting on top and sprinkle a little cinnamon for garnish.
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