Whether You Are Snowed In or Dealing with a Fast Thaw, Great Cocktails for Your Weekend with Absolut Elyx!

Snow days are a great opportunity to enjoy a drink with your girls while you Netflix and chill or get a group together to cozy up with cocktails by the fireplace. Need some inspiration? While Los Angeles hasn’t got snow, the mountains sure have and considering the landslides, others might need these cocktails equally as much.

These cocktails feature Absolut Elyx and it’s a great spirit to work with. These cocktails will take you on a taste trip because a couple of them will feel like Key West or the tropics.
Invite friends and family over this weekend for a round of cocktails! It would certainly take the “chill” out of the air and weather.

Crimson Vesper

Crimson Vesper is an easy and delicious recipe that you can create at home. Combine Elyx vodka, Lillet Rouge and Plymouth Sloe Gin in an Elyx mixing glass and stir over cubed ice. Don’t forget to garnish with Orange Zest.

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Ingredients:

2 Parts Absolut Elyx

1 Part Lillet Rouge

1 Part Plymouth Sloe Gin

Vessel: Cocktail coupe

Garnish: Orange Zest

Directions
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir over cubed ice.
Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe and garnish.

 

 

Elder Fizz

If you’re looking for a lighter and fresher alternative sans the calories, the Elder Fizz was crafted for you!
Shake green Chartreuse, fresh cucumber juice, Elderflower cordial, unsalted Yuzu juice, freshly squeezed lime juice and soda water in an Elyx cocktail shaker.

 

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Ingredients

4 Parts Absolut Elyx

1 Part Green Chartreuse

2 Parts Fresh Cucumber Juice

1 Part Elderflower Cordial (St Germain)

1 Part Unsalted Yuzu Juice

1 Part Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice

Top Soda Water

Vessel: Highball
Garnish: Cucumber

Directions
Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin over cubed ice.
Shake then strain over cubed ice in a highball glass.
Top with soda water, stir gently and garnish.

 

 

 

Easy Money

Warm your heart with the Easy Money — this feel-good holiday concoction brings nostalgic bliss to every celebration! Mix Absolut Elyx, unfiltered apple juice, white grape juice, freshly squeezed lime juice, sugar syrup (1:1) with an Elyx mixing spoon and pour into a signature copper pineapple.

 

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Ingredients

2 Parts Absolut Elyx

2 Parts Unfiltered Apple Juice*

1 Part White Grape Juice

1 Part Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice

1 Part Sugar Syrup (1:1)

Vessel: Copper Pineapple

Garnish: Apple Slice and 2 Grapes

Directions
Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin over cubed ice.
Shake then strain into copper pineapple over cubed ice.
Cap with crushed ice and garnish.

Ocean Drive

For winter hibernators who dream of escaping to Miami for the winter, the Ocean Drive will take you there. This exotic mix includes Absolut Elyx, passion fruit puree or fresh pulp, fresh pineapple Juice, freshly squeezed lime juice, agave syrup (1:1)*, pinches of cayenne pepper, Kaffir lime leaves. Shake all the ingredients together and then strain it over cubed ice using an Elyx strainer.

 

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Ingredients

2 Parts Absolut Elyx

2 Parts Passion Fruit Puree or Fresh Pulp

1 Part Fresh Pineapple Juice

1 Part Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice

1 Part Agave Syrup (1:1)*

2 Pinches Cayenne Pepper

2 Kaffir Lime Leaves

Vessel: Copper Pineapple

Garnish: Dehydrated Whole Chilli and Passion Fruit

Directions
Muddle kaffir lime leaves, add rest of the ingredients in a shaker tin over cubed ice.
Shake then strain into copper pineapple over cubed ice.
Cap with crushed ice and garnish.

 

In case you need some cocktail mixing tools, here are some sets from Absolut Elyx! These would make great gifts for Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day, wedding gifts and birthdays!

Deluxe Martini Set:  $299.
Our luxury eight-piece set of high quality professional bar tools and glassware along with a comprehensive guide designed to perfect your martini making will allow you to give your guests the most memorable cocktail experience.

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Martini Gift Set:  $129.00

An essential collection of elegant bar tools designed to serve the undisputed king of classic cocktails…the martini.

martinigift-setCocktail Gift Set: $119.

Impress your guests with the beauty of copper professional cocktail set for creating delicious mixed drinks.

cocktail-gift-setWishing you a  great – and warmer- weekend!

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

 

 

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