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5 Drink Recipes to try this Christmas

As Christmas creeps closer – and the ever-daunting family reunions become more apparent – we’ve gathered our top 5 cocktail recipes to keep you busy (and distracted) this year.

Old Fashioned with Maker’s Mark

 Ingredients;
  • 1-1/2 parts Maker’s Mark Bourbon
  • Splash of water
  • 2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Orange peel
  • Cherry for garnish

Method;

FOR A CLASSIC OLD FASHIONED:
  1. Dissolve or muddle sugar with a splash of water in an Old Fashioned glass
  2. Fill glass ¾ full of ice
  3. Add Maker’s Mark and bitters and stir
  4. Garnish with orange peel and cherry

 

FOR MUDDLED OLD FASHIONED:
  1. Muddle sugar, bitters, orange slice, cherry and water in an Old Fashioned glass
  2. Remove the orange rind
  3. Fill glass ¾ full of ice
  4. Add Maker’s Mark and stir

Check out the Marker’s Mark website for more whisky inspiration.

 

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Maker’s Mark Old Fashioned Recipe

Mulled Cider with Cranes

Ingredients;

Method;

  1. Pour the apple juice and Cranes Cider into a saucepan and bring to the boil
  2. Add ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon stick and sliced orange
  3. Stir and leave to simmer for 10 minutes
  4. Enjoy
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Cranes Mulled Cider Recipe

Espresso Martini with Cranes Cranberry and Blood Orange Liqueur

Ingredients;

  • 1 1/2 part Cranes Liqueur
  • 1 part Espresso Coffee
  • 1 part Vodka
  • 1/2 part  Coffee Liqueur
  • Ice
  • Coffee beans to garnish

Method;

  1. Fill a martini glass with ice and set aside to chill
  2. Pour 45ml Cranes liqueur, 15ml Espresso liqueur and a 30ml shot of espresso coffee into a cocktail shaker. Fill the rest of the shaker with ice
  3. Shake until cold, approx 10 seconds
  4. Empty the martini glass of ice
  5. Using a cocktail strainer, strain the liquid into a martini glass
  6. To finish, garnish with three coffee beans.

View more easy Cranes drink recipes on their website.

 

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Cranes Espresso Martini Recipe

Sloegroni with Chase Oak-Aged Sloe & Mulberry Gin

Ingredients;

Method;

For all of the ingredients and more festive drink inspiration, head over to 31 Dover.

 

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Chase Distillery Sloegroni Recipe

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