Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Festive Drinks to Ring in the New Year from Holland America Line

It's traditional to toast the New Year with champagne at midnight, but earlier in the evening you might want to try one, or all, of these drinks with friends.


2 oz Vanilla Absolut Vodka
.75 oz Crème de Cacao White
.5 oz Peppermint Schnapps
3 Drops of Cherry Juice

Glass: Martini

Garnish: 3 drops of Cherry Juice poured in the center, Powdered Candy Cane rimmer glass, 1 Candy Cane hung on the rim

Directions: Mix Vanilla Absolut Vodka, Crème de Cacao White, and Peppermint Schnapps, shake and strain. Garnish with cherry juice and hang one candy cane on the rim of the glass.


1.5 oz Vodka
0.5 oz Monin Passion Fruit Syrup
0.75 oz Cranberry Juice
1 Lemon Wedge

Glass: Martini Glass

Garnish: Sprinkles of Coconut Flakes, Sugar Rim (Full)

Directions: Mix vodka, Monin passion fruit syrup and cranberry juice, shake and strain. Garnish with lemon wedge, coconut flakes, and sugar.


Fresh mint leaves
1 oz Maker’s Mark Bourbon
0.5 oz Chambord
0.5 oz Tripple Sec

Glass: Rock

Garnish: Mint sprig

Directions: Pour all ingredients in a mixing glass. Fill glass with crushed ice. Shake and pour. Garnish with mint sprig.
Recipes & Image Courtesy Holland America Line 

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