The 12 Cocktails Of Christmas

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Add a 1 ½ measures of gin, ½ measure of anisette (Sambuca) and 1 tablespoon of cream. Shake well. Serve with a dusting of cinnamon powder and add a cinnamon stick or two for decoration.

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Snow Bunny

Add 1 shot of Triple Sec (originally Curaçao liqueur) into hot chocolate and top with marshmallows. Easy.

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Whispers of Frost
Combine 1 ½ shots of Irish whiskey, 1 ½ shots of dry sherry and 1 ½ shots of port with white lemonade and a dash of sugar syrup. Shake well and serve in a hurricane glass with a slice of lemon or lime.

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Apple Pie
Combine 1 ½ shots of apple Schnapps, ½ a shot of butterscotch Schnapps and ½ a shot of cinnamon syrup. Shake and serve in a tumbler with a thin slice of apple or for best effect, rim the glass with red sugar margarita-style.

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Christmas Fizz

Fill a champagne glass 3/4 full of Prosecco and add the juice of ½ a Lemon, ½ a shot of Blue Curacao and ¾ shot of Amaretto.

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Chocolate Orange

Combine 1 ½ shots of Baileys and 1 shot of Triple Sec. Shake and serve in a tumbler with an Orange wedge for decoration.

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Christmas Martini

Mix 1 ½ shots of gin with ½ a shot of Vermouth and 1 tablespoon of peppermint Schnapps.
Shake and serve in an elegant martini glass rimmed with coloured sugar.

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Christmas Cookie

Add 1 shot of peppermint Schnapps to 1 shot of Kahlua and 1 shot of Baileys. Shake and serve in a tumbler.
with a peppermint stick. It’s like dessert.

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Elf’s Revenge

Mix 1 ½ shots of Sambuca with ½ a shot of cinnamon syrup then add 1 shot of apple Schnapps and ½ a shot of gingerbread syrup. Top with apple juice, shake and serve in a tumbler.

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White Christmas

Mix 1 shot of crème de banana with 1 shot of white crème de cacao and lastly add 1 shot of Scotch and a dot of cream.
Shake and serve in a martini glass with a dusting of chocolate on top.

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Early Christmas

Combine 1 shot of dark crème de cacao and 1 shot of Drambuie. Shake and serve in a tumbler with a wedge of lime for zing.Screen Shot 2015-12-02 at 16.33.39

Christmas Pudding

Mix 1 ½ shots of peach Schnapps with 1 ½ shots of Drambuie and top with Guinness. Pretty it up with a cherry and decorative Physallis.

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