Easy and Tasty Drinks for New Year Weekend! 8th Annual “12 Drinks of Christmas”, Day 11!

As the 12 Drinks of Christmas (2014 edition) wind down, I am getting to the easy drinks. The rest of this upcoming weekend will be fancier and more complex but I am giving you a break with easy to find spirits and easy DIY recipes! These recipes are of the season and sure to please.
Photos and recipes are courtesy of the various brands!

JACK DANIEL’S HONEY HOT TODDY
Hot Toddy is a popular option this time of year, especially in colder climates. Hot drinks make lots of sense across the country right now!
If you want to use Jack Daniels Honey- go for it. If you want to try WINTER JACK, go hunt it down. It’s a limited edition release from Jack Daniels
Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack is a seasonal blend of apple cider liqueur, Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey and holiday spices. Winter Jack is best served warm; it has an inviting aroma of warm apple cider, orange peel, cinnamon, clove and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey.

honey-hot-toddy

Ingredients:
4 oz. hot water

lemon tea bags: 1 per serving

4 oz Jack Daniels Honey

Fresh lemons

Method:
Make a batch of lemon tea using 4 oz. hot water and 1 lemon tea bag.
Add 4 oz Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey to the hot lemon tea
Squeeze one fresh lemon, to taste.

WINTER CHILL

winter-chill

Ingredients:

2oz Altos Reposado

1oz Pineapple Juice,

1oz Unfiltered Apple juice (or Cider),

¾ oz Fresh Lime juice,

½ oz Cinnamon syrup to a mixing glass

Method:

Mix all ingredients well in a shaker filled with ice.
Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass
Garnish with fresh ground nutmeg and a pineapple spear

MALIBU ISLAND SPICED CIDERTINI

malibu-island-spiced-cidert
Ingredients:

1 part Malibu Island Spiced

3 parts fresh cider

Fresh cinnamon stick

Method:
Wet the rim of a chilled martini glass and dip in cinnamon powder.
Mix liquids in shaker over ice, stain into a martini glass.

Garnish with a fresh cinnamon stick if desired.

PUMPKIN SPICE WHISKEY COCKTAIL

pumpkin-spice-whisky-cockta

Ingredients:

1 part Kahlúa Pumpkin Spice

1 part Jameson Irish Whiskey

Method:

Mix both ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker till chilled and well-mixed.
Strain/pour into an old-fashioned glass with an ice cube.

JACK DANIEL’S EGG NOG

jack-honey-egg-nog

Ingredients:
(Want to really mix this recipe up? Try it with a very smooth silver or reposado tequila and use a peppermint liqueur or schnapps with it instead of the Tennesee Honey! What a rush on the tastebuds!)

4 oz. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey
12 oz. Virgin egg nog. (non-alcoholic)

Cinnamon stick or freshly ground pumpkin pie spice.

Method:

Shake both ingredients together in a shaker filled with ice OR
Chill them both well and stir together in a glass.

Top with cinnamon stick or the ground spice!

Fast, tasty and easy to make; it doesn’t get any better than this! Happy sipping and enjoy your first weekend of 2015!

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

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