Holiday Drink Recipes from 4 of the World’s Most Fabulous Bars
’Tis the season to celebrate with family and friends over a cup of holiday cheer (or two or three). For some, that means breaking open a robust bottle of Bordeaux; for others, it’s popping the cork on a jeroboam of sparkling champagne. However, many exuberant hosts like to flaunt their craft cocktail skills at a festive home fête.
Galerie asked the mixologists at some of the world’s finest hotels and restaurants for a seasonal recipe sure to wow at your next holiday gathering.
Into the Woods
Courtesy of the NoMad Los Angeles
1 egg white
½ oz. maple syrup
¾ oz. lemon juice
1 oz. Brovo Douglas Fir
1½ oz. Dolin Blanc
Combine all the ingredients in a mixing tin, dry shake them together, shake with ice, and double strain into a coupe glass.
Courtesy of The Regent Cocktail Club at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
1.5 oz. Hard Label Whiskey infused with figs
0.5 oz. cynar
0.25 oz. punt e mes
0.25 oz. cinnamon-infused simple syrup
1 dash orange bitters
1 dash anglo bitters
Courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
1.5 oz. peanut-butter-infused Knob Creek Bourbon
1 oz. Benjamin Prichard’s Sweet Lucy Bourbon Cream Liqueur
2 dashes Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
0.25 cup Valrhona Chocolate Guanaja 70%
5 oz. 2% milk
3 oz. heavy cream
Garnish with s’more and chocolate flakes.
Courtesy of La Concha Resort, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Oak heart rum
Honey and spices syrup
Garnish with star anise.