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Month: December 2017

Holiday Cocktails – Spiced Caramel Apple Martini

The Appletini created quite a stir when it was first introduced, but Kara Newman, author of Spice & Ice, put her twist on the apple martini with a little holiday cheer: Ingredients 2 oz Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur 1 oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka 2-1/2 oz Apple cider 1 dash lemon juice Directions Rim martini glass with agave syrup and crumbled gingersnap cookies at set aside. Add liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into martini glass. Day 1: The Winter Wonderland Day 2: Spiced Caramel Apple Martini Day 3: Eggnog Martini...

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Holiday Cocktails – Berry Merry Xmas

Want a little fruit with your vodka? No problem. Embrace your guilty pleasures with this berry-licious cocktail. (We’ll even allow you to count it as your ‘fruit’ portion for the day). Ingredients 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 Directions Add all ingredients into a shaker and shake over ice. Pour into a martini glass or on the rocks. Day 1: The Winter Wonderland Day 2: Spiced Caramel Apple Martini Day 3: Eggnog Martini Day 4: Spicy GingerMan Day 5: Candy Cane Lane Day...

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Holiday Cocktails – Eggnog Martini

This holiday classic cocktail is sure to warm your core. We suggest keeping a spare carton of eggnog in the fridge for when your friends want more… Ingredients 2-1/2 oz Eggnog 1 oz Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka 3/4 oz Amaretto Directions Combine ingredients in shaker and shake over ice. Strain into chilled martini glass. Dust with freshly grated nutmeg or cinnamon. Day 1: The Winter Wonderland Day 2: Spiced Caramel Apple Martini Day 3: Eggnog Martini Day 4: Spicy GingerMan Day 5: Candy Cane Lane Day 6: Turtle Doves Day 7: Berry Merry Xmas Day 8: Kringle Kocoa Day...

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Holiday Cocktails – Turtle Doves

Day six brings turtle doves and we suggest you make a batch of these cocktails to go along with the flock. Ingredients 2 oz Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka 2 oz Hazelnut liqueur 1 oz Amaretto 1-1/2 oz Cream Directions Rim martini glass with cinnamon and sugar crystals and set aside. Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake. Strain into the martini glass. Day 1: The Winter Wonderland Day 2: Spiced Caramel Apple Martini Day 3: Eggnog Martini Day 4: Spicy GingerMan Day 5: Candy Cane Lane Day 6: Turtle Doves Day 7: Berry Merry Xmas Day...

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Holiday Cocktails – Star of Night

What’s a more appropriate way to appreciate the night sky than with a champagne cocktail? This holiday martini will put the spark in your starry night. Ingredients 4 oz. Pommery Pink POP Champagne 1 oz. Van Gogh Açai-Blueberry Vodka Directions Pour chilled Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry vodka into a flute. Top with Pommery Pink POP and garnish with a starfruit. Day 1: The Winter Wonderland Day 2: Spiced Caramel Apple Martini Day 3: Eggnog Martini Day 4: Spicy GingerMan Day 5: Candy Cane Lane Day 6: Turtle Doves Day 7: Berry Merry Xmas Day 8: Kringle Kocoa Day 9: Café...

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