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’Tis the Season for Festive, Delicious Cocktails

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Add a little extra cheer to your holiday party or family get-together with these delicious — and beautiful — cocktails. We have curated a selection of drinks with a variety of palates in mind that are sure to make your evening sparkle.

Boozy Grinch Punch

Boozy Grinch Punch Cocktail At Bear's Den Resort Orlando.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 (0.13-oz.) packet Kool-Aid Lemon Lime mix
  • 4 c. water
  • 4 c. ice
  • 3 c. lemon-lime soda
  • 2 c. pineapple juice
  • 2 c. vodka
  • 1 c. ginger ale
  • Lime wedges, for rim
  • Red sanding sugar, for rim

SERVES: 12
PREP TIME: 20 minutes

“If the holidays stress you out a little too much, then Grinch Punch was made for you,” according to Delish.com. “It’s an easy, no-fuss Christmas punch perfect for your next party.”

DIRECTIONS:

https://www.delish.com/holiday-recipes/christmas/a29813140/spiked-grinch-punch-recipe/

Driven Snow Cocktail

Driven Snow Cocktail At Bear's Den Resort Orlando.

INGREDIENTS

  • Finely crushed candy canes
  • 1 1/2 oz. white chocolate liqueur
  • 1 oz. blackstrap rum
  • 1/2 oz. ginger liqueur
  • Ice
  • Water

SERVES: 1
PREP TIME: 5 minutes

From the writers at countryliving.com: “Step aside, snow cream! This rum-based refreshment from the bar menu at The Resort at Paws Up will keep you cozy, hydrated, and happy during all your après-ski adventures this season.”

DIRECTIONS:

https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/a29625988/driven-snow-cocktail-recipe/

Santa Clausmopolitans

Santa Clausmopolitan At Bear's Den Resort Orlando.

INGREDIENTS

  • Lime wedge, for rim
    white sanding sugar
  • 1 c. vodka
  • 1 1/2 c. cranberry juice
  • 1/4 c. triple sec
  • 1/4 c. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 c. fresh cranberries

SERVES: 4
PREP TIME: 5 minutes

“All of the presents are wrapped, and you now deserve a Santa Clausmopolitan,” according to Delish.com. “This fresh, tart cocktail is the perfect way to unwind.”

DIRECTIONS:

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a57108/santa-clausmopolitans-recipe/

Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned

Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned At Bear's Den Resort Orlando.

INGREDIENTS

Cinnamon Rosemary Simple Syrup

  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup water
  • 6 sprigs rosemary
  • 3 cinnamon sticks

For the Cocktail

  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon rosemary simple syrup
  • 3 dashes angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 orange peel
  • Rosemary sprig for garnish optional

SERVES: 1
PREP TIME: 20 minutes

Saltedplains.com offers this twist on a popular cocktail: “ This Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned is a warming cocktail made with a honey-based simple syrup that is perfect anytime. If you are sensitive to gluten-grain-based bourbon, Hudson Baby Bourbon is a 100 percent corn based and could be a good alternative.”

DIRECTIONS:

https://saltedplains.com/cinnamon-rosemary-old-fashioned/

We’d love to hear what you think about these holiday cocktails! Please tag us @BearsDenResortOrlando on Facebook and @BearsDenResort on Instagram in your next post.

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