Celebrate the Holidays with Festive Cocktails from Van Gogh Imports

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Whether this time of year makes your mouth water for Christmas cookies, gingerbread men, or candy canes, Van Gogh Imports has decadent holiday cocktails that will delight even your wintriest of cravings! Made with the finest of spirits, these expertly handcrafted cocktails are not only satisfying, but they’re guaranteed to put you in a holly jolly mood even on the most ho-hum of winter days!

While trimming the tree, sip the liquid equivalent of a deliciously minty Christmas Cookie – The Candy Cane Lane, which is made with Van Gogh BLUE, Peppermint Schanpps, White Crème de Menthe and Grenadine.  Cuddle up next to the fire and watch the snow fall while sipping the Hot Caramel Buttered Rum – an intoxicating mix of Ron Abuelo Añejo, Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka, and enticing spices such as nutmeg, cinnamon, and ground cloves. Add a little extra pizzazz to your holiday soiree with the vibrantly red Pomchi Smash – made with Rob Abeulo Añejo, fresh raspberries and mint – a refreshing cocktail that is perfect for any time of the year! Make sure to check your list – and check it twice – to be sure these must-have holiday cocktails are invited to the party this holiday season!

CANDY CANE LANE

Candy Cane Lane

2-1/2 oz Van Gogh Blue Vodka

1 oz White crème de menthe

1/2 oz Peppermint schnapps

Cream

Splash of Grenadine

Peppermint candy for garnish

Add a dash of grenadine into the bottom of a chilled martini glass and set aside.  Pour the rest of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into the glass with grenadine to create a “swirl” effect.  Garnish with peppermint candy.

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HOLIDAY NOGTINI

Holiday Nogtini
Holiday Nogtini

1 1/2 oz Molinari Sambuca Extra

1/2 oz Monin Gingerbread Syrup

3 oz Prepared Egg Nog (non alcoholic)

Combine ingredients with ice in a shaker.  Shake well and strain into a graham cracker rimmed martini glass.

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HOT CARAMEL BUTTERED RUM

Hot Buttered Rum
Hot Buttered Rum

3 oz Ron Abuelo Añejo rum

1 oz Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka

1/4 stick Unsalted Butter, softened

2 Tbsp Brown Sugar

2 Tbsp Honey
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Ground Cloves
1/2 tsp Nutmeg

Cinnamon Stick

Combine all ingredients (excluding rum and vodka) into a hot drinking cup or mug.  Mix together with a spoon then add Ron Abuelo Añejo and Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka.  Pour in hot water (1 cup or more to personal taste) and stir vigorously until the mixture has dissolved.  Garnish with cinnamon stick.

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              POMCHI SMASH

Pomchi Smash
Pomchi Smash

1-1/2 oz. Ron Abuelo Añejo rum

2 oz. Cranberry Juice

1 oz. Lemon Juice

1/2 oz. Simple Syrup

10 fresh Raspberries

5 Mint Leaves

Dash Angostura Bitters

Ginger Ale

Muddle raspberry with the mint. Add the rest of the ingredients. Shake hard and strain into a highball glass and top with ginger ale. Garnish with raspberry and mint.

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SPICY GINGERBREAD

Spicy Gingerbread
Spicy Gingerbread

1 oz Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka

1 oz Hazelnut liqueur

1/2 oz Butterscotch Schnapps

2 oz Ginger Beer

Cinnamon stick

Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake over ice.  Pour over ice into a rocks glass and garnish with Cinnamon stick.

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