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.
- 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!