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November 21, 2013  •  by Jane Carter

Winter Cocktails: 6 Of Our Favorite Winter Inspired Drinks

Baileys Spiced Coffe via Marie Claire[/caption] 1.) Baileys Spiced Coffee Ingredients: 2 oz. Baileys with a Hint of Coffee 1 oz. pear-flavored liqueur Steps: 1. Layer the pear flavored liqueur first. 2. Then top it off with Baileys with a hint coffee. 3. Garnish it with nutmeg and a grind of seasoned pepper. Cheers!   2.) Ginger Bread Man Cocktail [caption id="attachment_18458" align="alignleft" width="194"]Courtesy Waldorf Astona Hotel via Hotel luxury Spot Courtesy Waldorf Astona Hotel via Hotel luxury Spot[/caption] Ingredients: 1.5 oz Stolichnaya Vanilla vodka 1 oz Heavy cream .5 oz Monin Gingerbread Syrup Fresh nutmeg Steps: 1. Place all the ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice. 2. Shake & strain into martini glass. 3. Top it off with one scrape of fresh nutmeg for garnish.     3.) Mocha XO [caption id="attachment_18459" align="alignright" width="209"]Courtesy: Carnivale Photo by: Grace Willis Courtesy: Carnivale
Photo by: Grace Willis[/caption] Ingredients: 3 oz milk 2 oz chocolate pieces 1/4 oz ground cinnamon 1 oz Patron XO 1/2 oz dulce de leche 1 shot (1 1/2 oz) hot espresso Steps: 1. First you will have to steam the milk with chocolate and cinnamon to make the cinnamon chocolate milk. 2. In a mug mix the Patron, dulce de leche, and espresso shot. 3. Stir it in the cinnamon chocolate milk. Cheers!   4.) The Grinch [caption id="attachment_18460" align="alignleft" width="122"]via Midori Melon Ball Drop Midori via Midori Melon Ball Drop Midori[/caption] Ingredients: 2 oz Midori melon liqueur 1/2 oz lemon juice 1 tsp simple syrup Maraschino cherry for garnish Steps: 1. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice & shake well. 2.  Strain it into a chilled cocktail glass. 3. Garnish the drink with a maraschino cherry. Cheers! 5.) Winter Julep [caption id="attachment_18461" align="alignright" width="211"]via Lara Creasy via Lara Creasy[/caption] Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. bourbon 3/4 oz. brown sugar syrup 1 tsp. peppermint tea Hot water Steps: 1. Warm a glass with the hot water, then pour the hot water out of the glass. 2. Brew tea in a 5 oz. of fresh boiling water for about 4 minutes. 3. Add bourbon and brown sugar syrup. Stir and combine. Cheers! *To make brown sugar syrup you combine equal parts of brown sugar and boiling water and allow it to cool.   6.) Snowball [caption id="attachment_18462" align="alignleft" width="238"]via James Blackler via James Blackler[/caption] Ingredients: 2 ounces Advocaat 2 ounces of fresh lemon juice 1 ounce of simple syrup A dash of soda water   Steps: 1.Fill Collins glass with ice. 2. Add all the ingredients and stir. 3. Squeeze in a touch of fresh lime juice.              ]]]]> ]]>