8 Crazy Nights
Mixing cocktails not only for Christmas, but for every denomination of celebration, and Adam Sandler said it best in ‘The Hanukkah Song’ when he sang, ‘instead of one day of presents, we get eight crazy nights!’
- 1 1/2 oz. Absolut Citron
- 1/2 oz Blue Curacao
- 1/2 oz lemon juice
- 6 blueberries, muddled
Preparation: Add ice to a coupe glass to chill. Muddle blueberries in a shaker, then add Absolut Citron, Blue Curacao, and lemon juice. Add ice and shake for 30 seconds. Remove ice from coupe glass and double strain shaker into glass. Garnish with blueberries on a pick.
Candy Cane Cocktail
Christmas is a time for sweet treats, with candy canes being the treat of choice this time of year. For those with a sweet tooth looking to kick off the holiday season, look no further than The Madison’s Candy Cane Cocktail.
1 1/2 oz Absolut Vanilla
3/4 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
3/4 oz Green Creme de Menthe
Red sprinkles (for rim)
Preparation: Add vodka, Bailey’s Irish Cream and Green Creme de Menthe to a shaker, and shake well with ice. Rim a coupe glass with red sprinkles, and strain mixture into coupe glass. Garnish with a miniature candy cane.
Madison Holiday Eggnog
It’s the most eggcellent time of the year for eggnog lovers, Madison Holiday Eggnog is sure to satisfy eggnog connoisseurs this holiday season. Topped with cinnamon, this holiday classic pairs perfectly with chestnuts roasting on an open fire.
- 2 oz eggnog
- 1 oz Captain Morgan spiced rum
- 1 oz Hennessy VS
Preparation: Dry shake eggnog, spiced rum, and Hennessy. Pour into a rocks glass and sprinkle cinnamon on top. Garnish with a cinnamon stick