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Check out these holiday cocktails!There are never-ending possibilities for holiday cocktails to share with your guests.

Chandler Cararnza with Fine Wine and Good Spirits joined the FOX43 morning team to talk about a few new favorites.

Cocktails:

 

Gin Gramercy

  • 2 oz. New Amsterdam Gin (Size:750ml, Code:6782, Retail: $13.99, Sale: $10.99)
  • ¾ oz. Midori Melon Liqueur (Size:750ml, Code:6782, Retail: $20.99)
  • 2 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • 2 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • Lime wedge

Combine the first four ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and pour over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Eggnog

  • 1 ½ cups of spirit of choice (bourbon, brandy, liqueur)
    • Southern Comfort Liqueur (Size:1.75L, Code:8786, Retail: $32.99, Sale: $28.99)
    • E & J X.O. Brandy (Size:750ml, Code:9824, Retail: $13.99, Sale: $12.99)
    • Evan Williams Bourbon (Size:750ml, Code:7543, Retail: $12.49, Sale: $11.49)
    • 5 egg yolks
    • ¾ cup sugar
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • Pinch of salt
    • 1 tsp. vanilla
    • ½ tsp. nutmeg

Using a mixer, beat the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Gradually add the sugar and continue to beat until it is completely dissolved. Add the cream, milk, spirit of choice, salt, vanilla and nutmeg and stir to combine. Garnish each serving with a sprinkle of nutmeg. Please note: We suggest caution in consuming raw eggs due to the slight risk of salmonella or other food-borne illness. To reduce this risk, we recommend you use only fresh eggs. Yield: 10-12 servings

 

English Christmas Punch

  • 1 bottle Gosling’s Black Seal Bermudian Rum (Size:750ml, Code:6913, Retail: $17.99, Sale: $15.99)
  • 750 ml bottle Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon (Size:750ml, Code:7114, Retail: $12.99, Sale: $9.99)
  • 3 cups strong, brewed tea
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice

Heat, but do not allow to boil, the all of the ingredients in a saucepan or chafing dish. Stir well, ensuring all of the sugar is dissolved. Pour the heated mix into a heat-proof punch bowl. Serve warm.  Yield: 2 Punchbowl (27 servings)

Cinna-tini

  • 1.5 oz Cruzan Velvet Cinn Horchata (Size:750ml, Code:7039, Retail: $19.99, Sale: $15.99)
  • 2 oz. Pinnacle Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Vodka (Size:750ml, Code:7401, Retail: $14.99)

Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into martini glass rimmed with cinnamon and sugar.

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