Day 11 of “12 Drinks of Xmas”! Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Spectacular Cocktails!

It’s New Year’s Eve.. and are you ready? Maybe you are, maybe you aren’t or maybe you didn’t even really think about doing anything.  This one night is the last night you will have a drink (in 2019!)! Why not try one of these cocktails to toast the end of 2019!

 

Caorunn Cranachan Cocktail

 


Ingredients:

1 1/4 oz. Caorunn Gin

1/2 oz. Calvados

1/2 oz. Honey Syrup

1/2 oz. Fresh squeezed lemon juice

5 raspberries

3/4 oz. Pasteurized egg white

Soda water

Method:
Shake first six ingredients in a cocktail shaker and double strain into a highball glass filled with ice.
Top with soda water.
Garnish with a large cinnamon stick and dust with cinnamon sugar.

 

 

Caorunn Tea Punch (makes 4-6 servings)

 


Ingredients:

1 3/4 oz. Freshly squeezed white grapefruit juice
1 3/4 oz. Freshly squeezed orange juice
1 3/4 oz Ginger syrup
5 oz. Caorunn
7 oz. Green cardamom and cinnamon-infused black tea

Method:

For the tea:
Brew a strong mug of tea, add 6-8 green cardamom pods and two cinnamon sticks.
Leave to cool and strain into a punch bowl (diluted and sweetened to taste)

The Punch:
Add all ingredients to a punch bowl and fill with a large block of ice.
When ready to serve, add punch into glasses with fresh ice.
Garnish with apple slices.
Optional: add pink peppercorns and star anise.


Sparkling Winter Gimlet

(It’s a very tough choice to make, but this cocktail is my favorite!)

 

 


Ingredients:

2 oz. Caorunn Gin

3/4 oz. fresh lime juice

3/4 oz. simple syrup

½ oz. blood orange juice

1 oz. Champagne Palmer & Co Brut Réserve NV, chilled

Method:
Shake ingredients (don’t include the champagne) in a cocktail shaker with ice<
Strain into martini glass.
Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

 

 

Belle-Lychee

 

 

Ingredients:

2 oz. Champagne Palmer & Co Brut Réserve NV

1 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach vodka

1/2 oz. lychee liqueur

3/4 oz. white peach purée

Method:
In a mixing glass, add ingredients with ice and gently fold together without over-stirring.
Then strain into a chilled Champagne flute.

GARNISH floating mint leaf (slap leaf before floating on top)

 

This is an amazing array of cocktails and you are sure to find one you like if you go back through  the previous 10 days of cocktail posts!

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

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