Spiced Apple Tiki Smash

(serves 2)3 oz. Kōloa Kaua`i spiced rum2 oz. Kōloa Kaua`i Reserve aged rum½ oz. Allspice dram½ oz. Falernum½ oz. Maple syrup4 oz. Apple cider2 oz. Pineapple juiceFew dashes Tiki bittersMaple syrup, cinnamon sugar, thin apple slices for garnish Dip one half of the rims of two rocks glasses in a little maple syrup then into the cinnamon sugar. Fill glasses with ice. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, then add all of the drink ingredients. Shake well then…

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Cran-Raspberry Negroni

(makes 4 servings)8 oz. Ocean Spray Cran-Raspberry Cranberry Raspberry Juice Drink4 oz. Gin2 oz. Campari2 oz. Aperol2 oz. Sweet vermouth2 oz. Dry vermouth In a cocktail shaker, combine juice and liquors; add ice cubes and shake. Strain into ice-filled rocks glasses; garnish with fresh cranberries and orange twists. Chef Will Gilson from Ocean Spray’s Cranberry Chef Collective created this recipe. The post Cran-Raspberry Negroni first appeared on Cheers. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling {authorlink}

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Low Key Collins

2 oz. Humboldt Organic vodka¾ oz. Giffard Pamplemousse liqueur¾ oz. Fresh lemon juice½ oz. Honey syrup (1:1 honey/water ratio)2 dashes Angostura bitters 1 oz. Soda water Combine the first five ingredients and shake. Add 1 oz. soda water to the shaker and fine strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon wheel and a flower.   Alicia Walton, bartender at The Sea Star in San Francisco, created this recipe. The post Low Key Collins first…

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Pumpkin Paradise

1 ½ oz. Skrewball Peanut Butter whiskey¾ oz. Zaya Gran Reserva rum½ oz. Orange juice½ oz. Pineapple juice½ oz. Pumpkin cream of coconut mix*2 dashes of Vanilla extract1 tsp. Cinnamon¾ tsp. Nutmeg3 tbsp. of sugar, to taste Combine ingredients and shake with ice. Pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with three pineapple top leaves and powdered pumpkin spice. * For Pumpkin cream of coconut mix: Blend one 2 15-oz. can of pumpkin purée and…

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The Smashing Pumpkin

2 oz. Woodford Reserve bourbon1 oz. Grand Marnier1 oz. Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur½ oz. Lemon juice2 oz. Pumpkin pureeSweet boiled potato (optional)Allspice and nutmeg mixture for topping and glass rim (optional)Star anise for garnish (optional) Stir all ingredients together, and pour into a couple glass or glass or choice. (While not required, I|O Godfrey combines its house-made pumpkin puree with boiled sweet potato for the drink’s delicious cocktail base.) Top with a sprinkling of…

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