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Frontera Merlot Mmm! Mulled Merlot

Frontera Merlot Mmm! Mulled Merlot

1 1.5L bottle Frontera Merlot
3 oranges
Peel of 1 lemon
1/3 cup honey
5 cloves
6 cardamom pods
2 cinnamon sticks
1 pinch grated nutmeg

Add juice and peel of one orange into a large pot. Add lemon peels, honey, cloves, cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks and nutmeg. Add 1

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Tito’s Handmade Vodka Tito’s Holiday Hot Chocolate

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Tito’s Holiday Hot Chocolate

1 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka
1.5 oz dark crème de menthe
4 oz hot chocolate
Garnish with whipped cream

www.titosvodka.com

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Caffè Tessora

Caffè Tessora

3/4 oz Tessora Crema al Limone
3/4 oz Espresso vodka
1/2 oz Amarula Liqueur
1/4 oz Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur
1 shot espresso

Shake with ice until very cold and frothy, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with 3 espresso beans for health, happiness and prosperity.

www.tessora-liqueur.com

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Cocktail Recipes

Cocktail Recipes

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Punch

1-1/2 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
2 oz lemonade
1 oz pomegranate juice

Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a tall glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.

www.woodfordreserve.com

Ginger Monkey

1 part Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
2 parts ginger beer or ale

Fill

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Mint Julep, a Southern classic

Mint Julep, a Southern classic

By Fred Minnick

The official drink of the Kentucky Derby, the mint julep is a simple cocktail with a fascinating history.

We first read about the mint julep in the 1803 journal, Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America; author John Davis called it “a dram of spirituous liquor…

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Classic Sangria

Classic Sangria

1 750-ml bottle Riunite Lambrusco
1 lemon, sliced
1 orange, sliced
1 peach, sliced
1 ripe green apple, sliced
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup brandy
1/4 cup triple sec (optional)
1 can lemon-lime soda

Combine the sliced fruit, brandy and triple sec in a pitcher. Add Riunite Lambrusco, orange juice and lemon-lime soda. Enjoy!

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Tropical Storm

1 oz Peligroso Silver Tequila
1/2 oz Peligroso Cinnamon Liqueur
1 oz grapefruit juice
1/2 oz lime juice
1/2 oz agave nectar
1 lime sliced

Shake liquid ingredients with ice. Strain into ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with lime slice.

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Y-town Sunset

2 parts Y-town Vodka
1 part grapefruit juice
Splash of grenadine

Shake vodka and grapefruit juice with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with splash of grenadine.

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Picnic Perfect

4 oz La Marca Prosecco
1 oz bourbon
3/4 oz sweet & sour mix
1/3 cup strawberries

Muddle the strawberries in an ounce of bourbon. Strain the liquid into your serving glass and add the sweet & sour mix. Pour in the La Marca Prosecco and garnish with a strawberry.

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Limoncello-Bourbon Cocktail

Here’s how to make it at home: Peel eight lemons in long strips. Cut any white peel pith and discard. Throw the long, (likely curly) peels in a container and add vodka. Cover and let it steep for four days in room temperature. On the fourth day, pour simple syrup into the vodka-lemon peel infusion and let it…

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Classic Bloody Mary

Classic Bloody Mary

2 oz vodka
4 oz JB’s Best Bloody Mary Mixer
Kosher salt (optional)
Ice
Celery stick
Lime wedge

Rim cocktail glass with salt, if using. Combine vodka and Bloody Mary mix in a cocktail shaker and mix thoroughly. Pour over ice into glass. Garnish with celery and lime.

Boulevardier

This is adapted…

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Distinctive gins = fun cocktails

Distinctive gins = fun cocktails

Nolet’s Silver Lemon Collins
1 oz Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin
4 oz fresh lemonade
1/2 oz elderflower liqueur
1/2 oz simple syrup

Stir ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and pour into a Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Caipi-G
1-3/4 oz Bols Genever
lime wedges
2 tsp cane sugar

Half-fill

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What to do with gin

What to do with gin

There are plenty of refreshing ways to knock back a little gin in the summer months. Here are a few favorites. You choose the proportions.

  • Gin and grapefruit juice over ice, garnished with mint leaves.
  • Gin with a bit of cassis, over ice, topped off with seltzer and a lime wedge
  • Equal parts gin and Aperol

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Tequila Cocktails

Pomelo Refrescante
The Not-Margarita

Looking for a way to make a refreshing tequila drink that’s not as high octane as a margarita (well, it is, but there’s more liquid to dilute the alcohol), we came up with this summer sipper.

2 oz tequila
1 oz triple sec
Juice of 1/2 lime
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Corzo Silver Infusion

4 seedless watermelon spears
4 cucumber spears

Slice fruit and vegetables into spears. Infuse with 750ml Corzo Silver Tequila. Refrigerate for 12-24 hours. Serve chilled.

(Fruit will stay good up to three weeks. Makes approximately 17 servings.)

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Corzo Modern Margarita

1 part Corzo Silver of Reposado Tequila
1 part agave nectar
2 slices fresh lemon
2 slices fresh Lime
1 slice fresh orange

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