The 12 Cocktails of Christmas Slideshow

In a Pear Tree

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

2 ounces Smirnoff Pear Twist Vodka

1/4 ounce grenadine

2 ounces club soda

Pear slice, for garnish

 

Procedure: Shake ingredients together and serve in a tall glass with a slice of pear garnish.

Two Turtle Doves

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

1 1/2 ounces Sobieski Karmel Vodka

1/2 ounce Carolans Irish Cream

1/2 ounce chocolate syrup

 

Procedure: Shake vodka and Irish cream, then pour over ice. Drip chocolate into the middle of the glass.

Three French Friends

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

1 ounce Rémy Martin

1 ounce Cointreau

1/2 ounce Lillet Blanc

 

Procedure: Shake Rémy Martin and Cointreau together over ice. Pour and float Lillet Blanc on the top.

Four Cocktail Birds

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

1/2 ounce Wild Turkey Bourbon

1/2 ounce Famous Grouse

1/2 ounce Old Crow

1/2 ounce Grey Goose

 

Procedure: Shoot. No squawking!

Five Golden Winter Dreams

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

1 ounce Strega Liqueur

1/2 ounce Cointreau

1/2 ounce orange juice

1/2 ounce cream

 

Procedure: Shake with cracked ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail or martini glass.

Six Geese-a-Layered

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

1 ounce Grey Goose vodka

1/2 ounce Chambord

 

Procedure: Serve layered in a cordial glass.

Seven Sambucas Sparkling

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

2 ounces Sambuca Molinari

 

Procedure: Serve in a cordial glass with one coffee bean. Flame.

Eight Maids in a Mudslide

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

1 ounce SKYY Vodka

1 ounce Kahlua Coffee Liqueur

1 ounce Bailey's Irish Cream

1 ounce cream

 

Procedure: Shake all of the ingredients together with ice. Pour over ice or in a chilled martini glass.

Nine Ladies' Limoncello Libations

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

2 ounces limoncello

1/2 ounces Campari

1/2 ounce orange juice

 

Procedure: Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass with an orange sugar rim.

Ten Laird's-a-Drinking

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

2 1/2 ounces Laird's Apple Jack

1/2 ounce Martini & Rossi Sweet Vermouth

3 dashes Angostura bitters

 

Procedure: Serve over ice, stir gently. Start leapin'.

Eleven Bagpipers Piping

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

2 1/2 ounces of scotch

1 teaspoon brown sugar

Hot coffee

Heavy cream

 

Procedure: Combine slowly and top with heavy cream.

Twelve Drams of Twelve Year-Old

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients:

Deanston

Bunnahabhain

Speyside

Macallan

Cutty Sark

Springbank

Scapa

Lagavulin

Glenfiddich

Glen Ord

Highland Park

Glengoyne