Food & Drink

3 festive cocktails to help you survive the holidays

Published On 12/29/2014 Published On 12/29/2014
holiday cocktail
Monkey Rum
Greg Rice

Figgy Pudding Fizz

Yield:  1 drink

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces Plymouth Gin
  • 1 ounce fig syrup (ingredients below)
  • 1/4 ounce fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 ounce allspice liqueur
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 ounce heavy cream
  • Club soda

Directions:

  • Simmer fig syrup ingredients until sugar is completely dissolved, about 3 minutes. Let cool.
  • Add all ingredients except club soda to a mixing glass, and dry shake for 10-30 seconds. 
  • Open the shaker and add ice, then shake vigorously.
  • Pour into a highball glass with no ice, gradually adding splashes of club soda to "inflate" the level of foam at the top.
Greg Rice

Appleberry G&T

Yield:  1 drink

Ingredients:

  • 1¾ ounces Beefeater Gin
  • 1/4 ounce Lejay Crème de Cassis
  • 1 ounce cloudy apple juice
  • Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic Water
  • 1 dash orange bitters

Directions:

  • Build over ice in a highball glass, and stir.
  • Garnish with a lemon wedge and two currant berries.
Monkey Rum

Monkey Business

Yield:  1 drink

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce Monkey Spiced Rum
  • 1/2 ounce Monkey Coconut Rum
  • Cola
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Lime
  • Orange slice, for garnish

Directions:

  • Combine rums in a highball glass over ice, and top with cola.
  • Add bitters, and squeeze lime wedge over.
  • Stir to combine, and garnish with orange slice.