A signature drink (or drinks) takes your bar to the next level — whether you’re hosting just family, the whole neighborhood, or throwing a company party. Here are four crowd pleasing winter cocktails to serve at your next event!

Maple Bourbon Smash 

  • 2 oz bourbon of choice (we love Knob Creek)
  • .5 oz pure maple syrup
  • Small bunch of sage leaves
  • .5 oz lemon juice

Muddle the syrup, sage and lemon, then shake with ice and bourbon. Serve on the rocks with a lemon garnish.

Cranberry Margarita

  • 2 oz blanco tequila (we love Casamigos)
  • .5 oz triple sec
  • 2 oz cranberry juice
  • 1 oz lime juice

Shake everything over ice and garnish with fresh cranberries. Serve with a sugar rim!

Grapefruit and Sage Champagne

  • Pink grapefruit juice
  • Sage simple syrup (boil equal parts sugar, water + two sage bunches)
  • Angostura bitters
  • Ice cubes
  • Champagne or other sparkling white wine
  • Fresh sage leaves

Shake grapefruit juice, bitters and simple syrup with ice. Strain into a champagne flute and top with your favorite champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish with fresh sage!

Peppermint Espresso Martini

  • 2 oz vanilla vodka
  • 2 oz fresh espresso
  • .5 oz Irish cream liquor
  • .5 oz peppermint schnapps
  • Dash of cream

Shake everything over ice and strain into a martini glass – garnish with a candy cane!