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Recipes: Three Christmas Cocktails


By Holly O'Neill
24th Dec 2016
Recipes: Three Christmas Cocktails

If it’s the ultimate in Christmassy cocktails you’re after, we’ve got you covered. Stealing from The Shelbourne Hotel, one of Dublin’s most famous hotels, here we share these three Christmas cocktails (€14 with the exception of Winter Delight at €20) that are sure to impress your pals. They’re delicious.

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WINTER DELIGHT

  • 25ml Grey Goose Pear Vodka
  • 15ml Pear Syrup
  • 15ml Pineapple Juice
  • 60ml Champagne
  • 1 drop of Angostura Bitters
  • 1 leaves of Sage for infusion & 1 for garnish

Combine all ingredients in Boston glass, stir very well to infuse liqueurs with aromatic sage, strain into champagne flute, top up with champagne and stir gently. Serve with one sage leaf on top.

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JAMESON a la CRANBERRY

  • 1 teaspoon of Cranberry Sauce
  • 35.5ml Jameson
  • 25ml Ruby Port
  • 25ml Lemon Juice
  • 25ml Sugar Syrup
  • 25ml Egg White
  • 1 drop of Angostura Bitters
  • Mint leaves

Combine all ingredients in a Boston glass, shake very well to create foamy texture and strain into whiskey glass over cubed ice. Garnish with drop of angostura on top and mint leaves.

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FESTIVE APPLE CIDER ICED TEA

  • 35.5ml Calvados Apple Brandy
  • 25ml Butterscotch
  • 25ml Gingerbread Syrup
  • 25ml Lemon Juice
  • 50ml Apple Juice
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 apple
  • Black strong tea to top up

Build all ingredients in a hurricane glass, stir well. Add ice cubes to – high of the glass, fill up the rest with crushed ice. Top up with strong black tea to create layer. Garnish with rosemary cinnamon stick and star cut out of apple.