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The 12 Cocktails Of Christmas


by Holly O'Neill
21st Dec 2015
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Add a 1 – measures of gin, – 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 Cura?ao liqueur) into hot chocolate and top with marshmallows. Easy.

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Whispers of Frost
Combine?1 – shots of Irish whiskey, 1 – shots of dry sherry?and?1 – 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 – shots of apple Schnapps, – a shot of butterscotch Schnapps and – 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 – a Lemon,?? a shot of Blue Curacao and – shot of Amaretto.
Stir.

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Chocolate Orange

Combine 1 – 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 – shots of gin with – 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 – shots of Sambuca with – a shot of cinnamon syrup then add 1 shot of apple Schnapps and – 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 cr’me de banana with 1 shot of white cr’me 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 cr’me 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 – shots of peach Schnapps with 1 – shots of Drambuie and top with Guinness. Pretty it up with a cherry and decorative Physallis.

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