Raise a Glass to the Holidays:Indulge in These Irresistible Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Add a touch of festive magic to your celebrations with three of my signature Christmas cocktails that are sure to delight your senses and spread holiday cheer.
By GIANLUCA VENTO
December, 2023

Add a touch of festive magic to your celebrations with three of my signature Christmas cocktails that are sure to delight your senses and spread holiday cheer.

Royal Chestnut

Royal Chestnut is  an elegant, powerful and rich of character blend of American whisky, chestnut liqueur and bitter.  Very suitable for more experienced palates, it changes scent and flavor depending on the whiskey and chestnut liqueur that are chosen, so it always allows new horizons. As always, the higher the quality of the products chosen, the better the result will be.

Recipe:

4,5cl American Whisky
2,5cl Chestnut liqueur
2 dash orange bitter
1 dash of Angostura

Method:

Place the ice in the mixing glass along with the ingredients and stir gently with the help of a bar spoon. Strain through strainer into a previously chilled Martini glass and garnish with orange zest.

Christmas Sour

Christmas Sour is an enveloping and seductive cocktail, with a strong and clear flavor with the caramelized and smoky taste of Rum, refreshed by lemon and Mandarin.

Recipe:

4.5cl Rum flavored with Pandoro
1.5cl Mandarin liqueur
3cl Lemon juice
1.5cl Simple syrup
Egg white
2 cash Angostura bitter

Method:

To prepare the Christmas Sour put all the ingredients in a shaker without ice. Start with the fresh lemon juice. Add the sugar syrup. Then pour in the Rum, tangerine liqueur and the egg white Shake the contents in the shaker for about a minute. Add ice. For a second time, shake the shaker very quickly so that the drink is chilled. Pour the cocktail into a glass with ice, straining the contents through a strainer.


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Jingle Tonic

The Jingle Tonic is a long Drink with a refreshing, thirst quenching, pleasant and fragrant taste. 

Scenic and aromatic, perfect for cheers with friends and to wish you the best before the holidays.

Recipe:

2cl Argintario Gin
Fill of Mediterranean Tonic
Splash of HomeMade Citrus Cordial

Method:

The first step in making a great Jingle Tonic is to fill the glass with large ice cubes. Then pour Argintario, a traditional Gin of Maremma, Tuscany in Italy.

Add Mediterranean tonic water and citrus cordial. Stir well with a bar spoon, but without shaking too much, so as not to overly degas the tonic water.

Peel the lemon, squeeze the zest over the top of the glass. Your drink is ready: serve the cocktail without a straw so you can best enjoy the oils released from the lemon peel.

For more recipes see COCKTAIL ALCHEMY: A MOLECULAR COCKTAIL EXPERIENCE THAT TRANSCENDS THE ORDINARY.