12 Drinks of Christmas Day #6 Van Gogh Vodka Paints an Array of Colorful Cocktails!
It’s Monday– back at work and while it might take a bit to wrap your head around being back in the office, it’s time to contemplate what you are going to drink after work– a cocktail is a much-needed respite at the end of the day to give you a bit of holiday sparkle. Try these sweet cocktails for a real treat. Don’t forget the champagne one either– because it’s really
2 oz Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka
1 oz Hazelnut Liqueur
1/2 oz Crème de Cacao
Splash of Cream
2 Chocolate cookie wafers
Rim a martini glass with crushed up chocolate cookie crumbs and set aside. Shake Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka, hazelnut liqueur, Crème de Cacao and cream over ice and pour into the martini glass. Dust top with more chocolate cookie crumbs.
Berry Merry Xmas
1-1/2 oz Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka
1/2 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Peach Schnapps
1 oz Cranberry Juice
1 oz Club Soda
Add all ingredients into a shaker and shake over ice. Pour into a martini glass or on the rocks.
Café Caramel: created by Rene Matos, Beverage Director, NYC Marriott Marquis
2-1/2 oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka
1/2 oz Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka
1/4 oz House-made caramel sauce
1 oz Vanilla ice cream, softened
Garnished with a cholive
Add all ingredients into a shaker and shake vigorously to ensure the caramel is well blended. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with a cholive.
Marigold Champagne Cocktail
Recipe courtesy of Abrah Smith, The Red Door, Portsmouth, NH
1 1/2 oz Van Gogh Mango Vodka
1/2 oz Orange Juice
3 oz Chilled Champagne. Try Pommery Pop champagne!
Pour first two ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake vigorously for five seconds. Strain mixture into chilled cocktail glass and top with chilled champagne.
That should soothe a ruffled Monday back at work evening and give you a much tastier evening!
Stevie Wilson, LA-Story.com
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