The Dish: Yummy Holiday Cocktails

by Editorial

Need to kick start your Holiday party? Try these festive cocktail concoctions.


Corzo Holly
1 ½ parts Corzo Reposado
¾ part fresh lime juice
1 part simple syrup
3 fresh strawberries quartered
3 fresh basil leaves
½ part balsamic vinegar (optional but highly recommended)
Muddle all ingredients. Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a strawberry slice.

greygooseGrey Goose La Poire Ginger Joy
2 parts Grey Goose
La Poire flavored vodka
½ part premium ginger liqueur
1 part simple syrup
1 part lemon juice
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker fi lled with ice. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a pear slice or crystallized ginger.

midoriMidori Peppermint Kiss
1 oz Midori Melon liqueur
1 oz Skyy vodka
3 oz pineapple juice
¼ oz fresh lemon juice
¼ oz peppermint schnapps
6 basil leaves, gently torn in half to release oils
In a chilled shaker glass, add all the above ingredients. Add ice, shake for 15 seconds, and strain into a Collins glass. Garnish with a basil leaf and one raspberry.

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